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How To Deal with Embarrassing Situations

Feelings of embarrassment can be overcome through mental training. This is the finding of a study published in Springer's journal Motivation and Emotion. By...

Gender Inequality in Willingness to Punish: Who Is More Cruel

A new research measures gender differences in cooperation and punishment behavior. Results showed that men punish more than women, men obtain higher rank, and...

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...

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...

Here is Why Loneliness Is Bad for Your Health

Imagine a 65-year-old woman who sees her physician frequently for a variety of aches and pains. She might complain of back pain on one...

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...

Stop Caring About Five Things to Feel Happier

Happiness comes from the little things, like listening to birds’ songs, watching the sunrise with someone you love, or even watching your favourite TV...

New Year’s Resolution: Learn to Love Your Body

Put together a list of New Year's resolutions yet? Every year, many of us pledge to work harder at being healthy, losing weight or eating...

Rich and Poor Equally Happy! Sadness is The Problem

One of the latest reports by Oxfam states global inequality has reached records levels. According to the research, the richest 1% of the population...

People Get Nicer as They Age

Have you ever wondered why older people seem more responsible, kinder, and more agreeable than those still in their youth? After conducting numerous research...

The Real Risk of Automation: Boredom

We are at risk of boring ourselves to death? Less than 5% of occupations are 100% automatable, according to estimates. However, 30% of the...

Adults Also Affected by Summer Brain Drain

Summer brain drain is usually associated with children and school holiday. However, not many people are aware of the fact that adults are also...

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...

Behavior in High School Predicts Success Later in Life

Being a responsible student, maintaining an interest in school and having good reading and writing skills will not only help a teenager get good...

Buy Happiness on a Budget

Money can't buy happiness! This is a popular saying and we are not even imagining to argue against it. However, the connection between happiness...

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...

Remote Workers Often Feel Shunned, Left Out

When it comes to virtual teams, if you’re out of sight, you’re also out of mind. While more and more people are working remotely,...