Psychology

Mind the gap-relationship

Mind the gap – does age difference in relationships matter?

Romantic couples with a large age gap often raise eyebrows. Studies have found partners with more than a ten-year gap in age experience social...
What you should know about narcissism

What you should know about narcissism

In Greek mythology, Narcissus was a gorgeous hunter, born of a river god and a nymph. However, he was prideful and too caught up...

How to curb your phone addiction habits

Before you dismiss the idea that you might suffer from smartphone addiction, consider how long could you go without checking your phone. A day? An...

Digital addiction increases loneliness, anxiety and depression

Smartphones are an integral part of most people's lives, allowing us to stay connected and in-the-know at all times. The downside of that convenience is...

Extramarital sex partners likely to be close friends, and men are more apt to...

Americans who admit to having extramarital sex most likely cheat with a close friend, according to research from the University of Colorado Boulder’s Department...
An easy way to beat stress

An easy way to beat stress and build a healthier life

Ten minutes of conscious breathing every day can transform your ‘fight or flight’ reactions. Here’s what to do. Stress is something that we can’t entirely...

The real reason some people become addicted to drugs

Why do they do it? This is a question that friends and families often ask of those who are addicted. It’s difficult to explain how...
Are they lying

Are they lying? What non-verbal clues can and cannot tell you

From dating sites to job interviews to law enforcement, decision making would be much easier if there were some mannerism that served as a...

There’s no such thing as an ‘addictive personality’ – here’s why

“Life is a series of addictions and without them we die”. This is my favorite quote in academic addiction literature and was made back in...
When your attention shifts, your brain 'blinks'

When your attention shifts, your brain ‘blinks’

'Mind's eye blink' proves 'paying attention' is not just a figure of speech When your attention shifts from one place to another, your brain blinks. The...