Psychology

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...

9 in 10 men may be harmed by domestic violence, new study shows

In a new study, researchers found 90% of men believe their doctors should ask whether they have perpetrated or experienced domestic violence — but...

Scientists find the worst reason to give a gift

Here's a good way to make sure a friend hates a gift from you: Say it will save him money. In a series of studies,...

Optimistic people can sleep better

Optimists live longer than pessimists and have a lower risk of chronic disease—this has been scientifically validated on multiple occasions. In a new study, researchers...