Psychology

These personality traits linked to lower dementia risk

In a recent study from the American Institutes for Research in Washington, D.C., researchers found that older people who were calm, mature and energetic high schoolers...

Why bad customer service won’t improve anytime soon

Some of the most hated companies in the U.S. are also the most profitable. Much of this consumer resentment may stem from poor customer service. In...

Strained family relationships may strongly harm your health

In a new study, researchers found that strained relationships with parents, siblings, or extended family members may be more harmful to people's health than...

Practicing gratitude may help lower blood pressure

Before the feast begins, everyone around the table shares something that makes them feel grateful. It's a Thanksgiving tradition in many U.S. families, but you...

Despite what you might think, sexting isn’t just about sex

Let's talk about sext. Sexting is extremely common among adults—but maybe not for the reasons you think. In a new study, researchers found that two-thirds of...

Sleep deprivation may be more harmful than we thought

In a new study, researchers found that sleep deprivation affects health much more than prior theories have suggested. This one of the largest sleep studies...

Dogs really can chase away loneliness

Feeling lonely? A dog may help. Our research out today confirms what many dog owners already know: dogs are great companions that can help you...

Smart people may learn music faster

In a new study, researchers found that some people learn music more quickly than others and that intelligence could play a role. the study may...

Meditation may help you make fewer mistakes

In a new study, researchers found that if you are forgetful or make mistakes when in a hurry, meditation could help you to become...

A Loving bond with mother may prevent abusive relationships

In a new study, researchers found a mother's warmth and acceptance toward her teenagers may help prevent those children from being in an abusive...

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Harvard scientists confirm an important cause of grey hair

When Marie Antoinette was captured during the French Revolution, her hair reportedly turned white overnight. In more recent history, John McCain experienced severe injuries as...

Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...

This study finds a new cause of autism

Autism affects 1 in 59 children and is 4 times more common in boys than in girls, and it is a developmental disorder. People with...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This walking exercise can make older people healthy and fit

In a recent study from Shinshu University in Japan, researchers found an effective way to increase overall fitness and decrease lifestyle-related disease (LSD) through...