Psychology

What is personality? New study reveals different perspectives

An individual's personality does not lie in their behavior or their genes but in the brain, according to a new theoretical study. Do you value...

This small habit may reduce erectile function in men

Pornography has been increasingly available via the internet since around 2007. This has led to a rapid uptake in use, but there is little information...

Scientists find new way to reduce obsessive-compulsive behaviors

In a new study, researchers found that applying low-frequency electrical stimulation to a brain region of obsessive-compulsive behavior patients proved to be effective in...

Scientists shed light on how and why some people report hearing the dead

Spiritualist mediums might be more prone to immersive mental activities and unusual auditory experiences early in life, according to new research. This might explain why...

7 science-based resolutions that will help strengthen your relationship

The new year is going to be better. It has to be better. Maybe you’re one of the 74% of Americans in one survey who...

Self-control in childhood linked to success later in life

In a new study, researchers found a link between the degree of self-control during childhood and success later on in life. The research was conducted...

Laughing is good for your mind and your body – here’s what the research...

Amusement and pleasant surprises – and the laughter they can trigger – add texture to the fabric of daily life. Those giggles and guffaws can...

New nature lover? It’s possibly a COVID-19 side effect

In a new study, researchers found that 26% of people visiting parks during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic had rarely—or never—visited nature...

9 tips to give yourself the best shot at sticking to new year’s resolutions

For many cultures, the dawn of the new year is marked not only with celebration, but also the opportunity for personal reflection and growth. But...

Doing this may harm your memory and attention, Stanford study shows

The eyes may be the windows to the soul, but they can also provide insightful glimpses into memory. In a new study, researchers found they...