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Tools for Social Influence: Facial Expressions

Maybe it was a sweet-as-pie, pretty-please smile meant to talk a friend into sharing her dessert, or a serious stink eye intended to shake...

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...

How Anxiety Can Be Good for You

The reason that some things instill fear and anxiety is because they can cause us harm, either physically or psychologically.

How to Make Better Decisions: Look at The Big Picture or...

New research suggests how distancing yourself from a decision may help you make the choice that produces the most benefit for you and others...

How to Be Happy in Recession

People are happier in stable economic environments than in down periods. And as a result of experiencing the newly unfolding recession, many of us...

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...

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...

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...

Online Social Communities Can Help You Stop Smoking

Online social networks designed to help smokers kick the tobacco habit are effective, especially if users are active participants, according to a new study...

People Became Less Intelligent, or IQ Tests Are at Fault

A defining trend in human intelligence tests that saw people steadily obtaining higher IQ scores through the 20th century has abruptly ended, a new...

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...

The Connection Between Food and Mood

Most probably, you know a little bit about the connection between food and mood, especially if you have noticed that while you are tired...

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...

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...

Digital Devices during Family Time Trigger Bad Behavior in Children

Parents who spend a lot of time on their phones or watching television during family activities such as meals, playtime, and bedtime could influence...

The Secret to Being Cool: Try Smiling

For many people, one of the unspoken rules for being cool is maintaining an emotionally inexpressive attitude. This message is reinforced through advertisements where...

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...