Psychology

Your smartphone movement can show your personality

In a new study, researchers found that phone movement can say a lot about a user’s personality. They used data from mobile phone accelerometers—the tiny...

This mental imagery technique may help you lose weight 5 times more

In a new study, researchers found that overweight people who used a new intervention called Functional Imagery Training (FIT) lost an average of five...

Mindfulness is key to a happy relationship

In a new study, researchers found that one's ability to be mindful has a profound effect on a romantic partner's happiness. The research was conducted...

How you spend money may show your personality

In a new study, researchers found that how you spend your money can signal aspects of your personality. The research was done by a team...

What makes a good excuse? A Cambridge philosopher may have the answer.

We’ve all done it, offered an excuse for our poor behavior or rude reactions to others in the heat of the moment, after a...
This personality trait may mean high risk of schizophrenia

This personality trait may mean high risk of schizophrenia

In a new study, researchers found that people with inhibited temperament may have a higher risk of schizophrenia. They suggest that inhibited temperament is a...

Your personality may determine your diabetes risk

In a new study, researchers found that positive personality traits, such as optimism, may help to reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. More...

How you lock your smartphone can reveal your age

Older smartphone users tend to rely more on their phones' auto lock feature compared to younger users, a new UBC study has found. They...

This is the best kind of father, according to research

In new research, scientists found that an affectionate, fun-loving father who is involved in the social and emotional development of his children is the...
This simple action can make you look more dominant

This simple action can make you look more dominant

In a new study, researchers found a simple trick that could make people look more dominant. The simple trick is tilting one's head downward. This can...

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