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Psychology

What Leads Certain People to Seek Vengeance?

People who enjoy hurting others and seeing them in pain are more likely to seek revenge against those who have wronged them, according to...

Don’t Shop Travel Deals at Work

It is probably not a good idea to shop travel deals and leisure travel from the office during business hours, according to a new...

How Challenges Change The Way You Think

Challenging situations make it harder to understand where you are and what's happening around you, according to a new research published today in Frontiers...

Brain Activity Is Inherited

Every person has a distinct pattern of functional brain connectivity known as a connectotype, or brain fingerprint. While individually unique, each connectotype demonstrates both...

Daydreaming is Good: It Means You Are Smart

A new study from the Georgia Institute of Technology suggests that daydreaming during meetings isn't necessarily a bad thing. It might be a sign...

Why Men Are More Attracted to Women Who Arch Their Backs

Men appear to be more drawn to women who slightly curve their backs, revealing what could be an evolutionary tactic used by females to...

Self Esteem Depends on Other People’s Judgments

Self esteem is often shaped by what other people think of us, according to a new study published in the scientific journal eLife. Researchers from...

Sleep More To Fear Less

Higher quality sleep patterns are associated with reduced activity in brain regions involved in fear learning, according to a study of young adults published...

Jealousy Scientifically Explained, But Only for One Gender

Scientists pinpoint jealousy in the monogamous mind Jealousy typically rears its head when we think a rival threatens a valuable relationship, such as a potential...

What Training Exercise Boosts Brain Power Best?

One of the two brain training methods most scientists use in research is significantly better in improving memory and attention, Johns Hopkins University researchers...

Women Kinder Than Men, More Generous Too

Male and female brains react differently to selfless and selfish behaviour, with women’s brains showing a stronger reward signal for kindness and generosity, a...

Why your Attitude Is More Important Than Your Intelligence

When it comes to success, it’s easy to think that people blessed with brains are inevitably going to leave the rest of us in...

High-intensity Workouts Won’t Work for Most People

The allure of high-intensity interval training is simple -- go all-out for as little as one minute and reap the benefits of a 45...

Bad News Comes Easier Without a Buffer

You know you want to end your relationship, but you're nervous and don't want to be hurtful. So you spend the first 10 minutes...

Why You Are So Addicted to Your Smartphone

The much-anticipated recent iPhone 8 launch was followed by millions who watched the event via livestream and on internet forums, blogs and in the...

Why People Fall Asleep When Bored?

Losing yourself in your favorite activities without any urge to sleep, or falling asleep during boring lectures? As humans, we often defy sleepiness and stay...

Parents: How You Manage Conflict Has an Impact on Your Kids

Few parents want their children to hear them arguing, but since conflict is a normal part of any relationship, it can be hard to...

Success Triggers Desire for Luxury Goods

Footballers in flashy cars, real estate agents in Armani suits, trophy wives with Chanel bags: what drives people to purchase luxury goods? It may...

Lying Is Easier in Groups

Management Studies: Dishonesty Shift Lying comes more easily to people in teams: Behavioral scientists at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich have shown in an experimental study...

Here Is How a Face Reveals Sexuality

New study links the dimensions of a person's face with their sex drive Men and women with shorter, wider faces tend to be more sexually...

A Cure for People Who Worry Too Much

Chronic worriers, take note: Simply writing about your feelings may help you perform an upcoming stressful task more efficiently. People who worry too much burn...

Looking Stressed Can Help Keep Peace

Scratching is more than an itch -- when it is sparked by stress, it appears to reduce aggression from others and lessen the chance...

High School Popularity May Lead to Anxiety in Later Life

Were you the cool kid in high school? High school popularity may take a toll on your mental health later on in life, according...

How Happy You Are Dictates How Healthy You Are

Happy people are healthier and live longer. By now this notion is supposed to be a common belief that dictates lifestyle choices. Chronic unhappiness...