Psychology

Loneliness

Do these genes make me lonely?

Loneliness is linked to poor physical and mental health, and is an even more accurate predictor of early death than obesity. To better understand who...
Want better sleep-relationship

Want better sleep? Spend face-to-face time with your friends and family

Studies have shown that the quality of our relationships may determine how healthy we are, how well we recover from illness and even how...
Why online consumers choose inferior products

Why online consumers choose inferior products

A Stanford study found that when choosing between two products online, people tend to favor products with more reviews despite the fact that the...
Emoji fans take heart

Emoji fans take heart: Scientists pinpoint 27 kinds of emotion, not just 6

A new study has pinpointed 27 separate categories of human emotions, challenging an old assumption in psychology that most emotions can be categorized as...
More frequent sexual activity can boost brain power in older adults

More frequent sexual activity can boost brain power in older adults

More frequent sexual activity has been linked to improved brain function in older adults, according to a study by the universities of Coventry and...
What is dance movement psychotherapy?

What is dance movement psychotherapy?

Dance Movement Psychotherapy (DMP) uses the body, movement and dance as a way of expressing oneself and findings ways of exploring and addressing psychological...
How the smartphone affected an entire generation of kids

How the smartphone affected an entire generation of kids

As someone who researches generational differences, I find one of the most frequent questions I’m asked is “What generation am I in?” If you were...
How Porn affects Your Sexual Function

How porn affects your sexual function

In a recent study, scientists find that men who prefer pornography to real-world sexual encounters might find themselves caught in a trap. They are unable...
Are you lonesome tonight? Why we, like Elvis, turn to food for comfort

Are you lonesome tonight? Why we, like Elvis, turn to food for comfort

August 16 is known to many Elvis Presley fans as the anniversary of his untimely death at the age of 42 in 1977. It is...
Mind wandering is common during driving

Mind wandering is common during driving

And it is very common Researchers in the United States have investigated mind wandering in volunteers during a driving simulation. When prompted at random during the...