Psychology

smoking

Why depressed people find it harder to quit smoking

It is not easy to quit smoking, and this is especially true for depressed people. Recent studies shows that the cessation rates are consistently...
selection

Striving to choose the best: Less happy than the rest?

We all know people who won’t give up shopping until they have found the best even if that means spending a lot of time...
drinking

How drinking or marijuana use influences romantic relationships

Romantic relationships can give us great joy and grief. Satisfaction of a relationship can strongly influence our body and mental health. Substance use, such as...
online-dating

The order of profiles on dating website can change people’s dater choice

Due to technology development, people are increasingly turning to online dating websites and smartphone apps to meet new dating partners. It is common that one...
weight loss

Frequent self-weighing can control weight but may hurt self-esteem

When we lose weight successfully, we tend to weigh ourselves a lot to monitor the weight. As a common strategy, self-weighing can help us correct...
couple

Pornography could have positive effects on romantic relationships, says study

Most people fall in love at some point of their lives. How to maintain a healthy and happy romantic relationship is a very important...
Happy couple

Does a taller husband make his wife happier?

It is known that women prefer tall men in romantic relationships. For instance, a French survey showed that 41% of women clearly mentioned tallness...
Watching TV

What we see influences what we eat: food cues in TV programs reduce energy...

When we watch TV programs, we see lots of food cues. It is common that TV characters eat at home or in restaurants. These food...
lady wearing red

Women’s red clothing can drive more mate-guarding from their men

Mate-guarding is a strategy to guard a partner from extra-pair relationships. It is a science term for possessiveness in love. Both men and women...
stock market

Daily happiness can bring high stock returns: evidence from international markets

In traditional financial theory, stock price is determined by supply and demand in the stock market. However, recent studies have shown that investor sentiment can...

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Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

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...
Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

With the help of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, a German-led group of astronomers have observed the intriguing characteristics of an unusual type of...

To control your blood pressure, try to eat 3 foods and avoid 4 things

High blood pressure is a common chronic health condition. It is a silent killer because there are no obvious symptoms. However, it is a big...