Psychology

Your in-laws’ history of drinking problems could cause alcohol issues of your own

More than 14 million American adults suffer from some form of alcohol use disorder (AUD), a chronic inability to stop or control alcohol use...

This study shows the best non-drug treatment for inflammation

People automatically go to medication first to reduce chronic inflammation, but medications can be expensive and sometimes have adverse side effects. In a recent review...

Omega-3 can help you reduce impulsive reactions to aggressive behavior

In a new study, researchers found that including certain Omega-3 fatty acids in a person's diet can help them adapt their reaction to impulsive...

This thinking style may increase your risk of Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study, researchers found that persistently engaging in negative thinking patterns may raise the risk of Alzheimer's disease. They found 'repetitive negative thinking'...

People do not fully trust their smart home techs

Smart home technologies are marketed to enhance your home and make life easier. However, UK consumers are not convinced that they can trust the privacy...

Childhood trauma may make your body and brain age faster, Harvard study shows

In a new study, researchers found children who suffer trauma from abuse or violence early in life show biological signs of aging faster than...

How women and men forgive infidelity

Infidelity is one of the most common reasons that heterosexual couples break up. Researchers who have studied 160 different cultures find this to be...

Older people cope with COVID-19 pandemic best, new study shows

In a new study, researchers found adults aged 60 and up have fared better emotionally compared to younger adults (18-39) and middle-aged adults (40-59)...

Your coping and resilience strategies might need to shift as the COVID-19 crisis continues

As people in the U.S. mark six months of coronavirus, the challenges of coping with life during a pandemic continue to evolve. Most recently, reopening...

Global sentiments toward COVID-19 shifting from fear to anger

In a new study, researchers found the fear that people developed at the start of the COVID-19 outbreak has given way to anger over...