Nov. 26, 2014 Even very young children will show signs of schadenfreude when an inequitable situation is rectified. Until now, researchers believed that children didn't develop such a sophisticated emotion ... full story
Nov. 25, 2014 The treatment of people who cannot keep their gambling habits in check is often complicated because they also tend to suffer from personality disorders. Problem gambling creates a multitude of ... full story
Nov. 24, 2014 People, as the biological beings that we are, can be socially regulated by mechanisms such as taxes, property or family relationships. This constitutes part of the social policy that the Roman ... full story
Nov. 24, 2014 People who see their group as more homogenous -- for instance, the more one thinks Americans are similar to each other -- are less likely to be influenced by external terrorist threat alerts, ... full story
Nov. 20, 2014 Current efforts to prevent violence against women and girls are inadequate, according to a new Series published in The Lancet. Estimates suggest that globally, 1 in 3 women has experienced either ... full story
Nov. 20, 2014 The higher your level of education, the greater your earnings and your sense of “personal mastery” or being in control of your fate, researchers say. But wait: there’s a downside. A new study ... full story
Nov. 20, 2014 Disruptions in child care negatively affect children's social development as early as age 4. However, the study also shows that the effects of child care instability are not unduly large -- and ... full story
Nov. 20, 2014 Having job authority increases symptoms of depression among women, but decreases them among men, a new study has ... full story
Nov. 19, 2014 Girls AND boys who mature early face many risk factors that are linked with depression several years later, a researcher has concluded. Early maturation triggers an array of psychological, ... full story
Nov. 19, 2014 In the past years, there have often been cases of fraud in the banking industry, which have led to a considerable loss of image for banks. Are bank employees by nature less honest people? Or does the ... full story
Nov. 19, 2014 Adolescents' alcohol use is influenced by their close friends' use, regardless of how much alcohol they think their general peers consume, a study has concluded. "We've known for ... full story
Nov. 19, 2014 A brief coping strategies therapy which provides stress relief and emotional support for people caring for relatives with dementia can reduce depression and anxiety and improve wellbeing at no extra ... full story
Nov. 18, 2014 In a world where the majority of children spend hours a day playing computer or console game, researchers are starting to utilize those habits for the better. The use of gamification -- using game ... full story
Nov. 18, 2014 Over the last decade, neuroscientists have largely come to believe that physical pain and social pain are processed by the brain in the same way. But a new study shows that the two kinds of pain ... full story
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- Why do people with autism see faces differently?
- Homosexuality may help us bond, experts say
- Problem gambling, personality disorders often go hand in hand
- Biopolitics for understanding social regulation and control
- Threats of terrorism perceived differently depending on identification within a group
- Declining loneliness among American teenagers
- Worldwide action needed to address hidden crisis of violence against women and girls
- Dominant people can be surprisingly social
- Education empowers Canadians, but raises risks of overwork, work-family stress
- Unstable child care can affect children by age four
- Job authority increases depression symptoms in women, decreases them in men
- Bad marriage, broken heart?
- Social sensing game detects classroom bullies
- Teens who mature early at greater risk of depression
- Business culture in banking industry favors dishonest behavior
- When it comes to teen alcohol use, close friends have more influence than peers
- Coping strategies therapy significantly improves dementia carers' mental health, quality of life
- Gamification for behavior change: What is it and how is it useful?
- Pain from rejection, physical pain may not be so similar after all
- Verbal abuse in the workplace: Are men or women most at risk?
- Finding 'lost' languages in the brain: Far-reaching implications for unconscious role of infant experiences
- Most people would rather harm themselves than others for profit
- Recommendations by other customers significantly influence Internet purchasing behavior
- Family ties that bind: Having the right surname sets you up for life
- Use of private social media affects work performance
- Facial motion a clue to difficulties in social interaction among autistic adults
- Hope for those with social anxiety disorder: You may already be someone's best friend
- Is it possible to be addicted to entrepreneurship?
- Self-inflation harms kids' relationships at school
- How does the brain develop in individuals with autism?
- Mental health providers not well prepared to care for military veterans, study finds
- Mothers nurture emotions in girls over boys, new study finds
- Of gods and men: Societies living in harsh environments are more likely to believe in moralizing gods
- Only 6% of people work in the occupations they aspired to in childhood
- Office stress? Workers may wait before acting out, study finds
- Brain's response to threat silenced when we are reminded of being loved and cared for
- Liberals are more emotion-driven than conservatives
- Parent intervention best for helping toddlers with autism, study finds
- Study finds intractable conflicts stem from misunderstanding of motivation
- Can (and should) happiness be a policy goal?
- Election day: The saddest day of the year?
- Neuroscientists offer novel insight on brain networks
- Beliefs about soul, afterlife that we acquire as children stick with us
- Pair bonding reinforced in the brain: Zebra finches use their specialized song system for simple communication
- How do we punish norm violators?
- Social host laws tied to less underage drinking
- Anti-social behavior a consequence, rather than cause of homelessness
- Does having children make us any happier?
- Whites of their eyes: Infants respond to social cues from sclera, study finds
- How culture influences violence among the Amazon's ‘fierce people'
- Relationships benefit when parents, adult children use multiple communication channels
- Receiving gossip about others promotes self-reflection, growth
- Babies' interest in faces linked to callous, unemotional traits
- Teens whose parents exert more psychological control have trouble with closeness, independence
- Stress-related inflammation may increase risk for depression
- Siblings of children with autism can show signs at 18 months
- Sexual preference for masculine men, feminine women is an urban habit
- Irritable bowel syndrome: Males report more social stress than females
- Highly connected CEOs more likely to broker mergers and acquisitions that harm firms, study shows
- Women driven by status, wealth rather than wanting babies, study suggests
- YouTube as peer support for severe mental illness
- Using feminist theory to understand male rape
- How can we be effectively warned not to give away our information online?
- Why me? Many women living in poverty blame children, love life
- Risking your life without a second thought: Extreme altruism may be motivated by intuitive process
- Tool enhances social inclusion for people with autism
- Coping challenges, strategies for families experiencing miscarriage
- How women in drug recovery manage personal networks with family, friend users
- Chemical derived from broccoli sprouts shows promise in treating autism
- Suicide and gender roles: Reporting distorts reality
- Does Facebook make you lonely?
- Newly discovered brain cells explain a prosocial effect of oxytocin
- Oxytocin: How 'love hormone' regulates sexual behavior
- Workplace violence in the health sector: What are the consequences?
- What's your status? Health risks of low social status
- Gay, bisexual youth can thrive with positive family relationships
- Trying to fool a kindergartner? Not so fast
- Toddlers regulate behavior to avoid making adults angry
- Sharing makes both good, bad experiences more intense
- Adolescents with cerebral palsy report similar quality of life to their able-bodied peers
- Sesame Street goes to jail: Physicians should follow
- 'Broad consensus' that violent media increase child aggression
- Workplace diversity can help bottom line, study shows
- Trying to share our 'epic' moments may leave us feeling left out
- Preschoolers with low empathy at risk for continued problems
- Teen texting: Difference in girls, boys text talk, reflection on gender identity
- In a bad mood? Head to Facebook and find someone worse off