Psychology News

Mar 4, 2015 by Sci-News.com

With 31 years of data from more than 475,000 participants, a new study published in the journal Psychological Bulletin supports the widely held belief that men are more narcissistic than women. The new study has shown that men, on average, are more narcissistic than women. Narcissus by Caravaggio. Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Antica, Rome. “Narcissism is associated with various interpersonal dysfunctions, including an inability to maintain healthy...

Feb 21, 2015 by Sci-News.com

According to a new study led by Dr Neil Harrison of the University of Sussex, UK, humans are susceptible to the so-called temperature contagion. Windbeeches...

Dec 8, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A new study published in the journal Cognitive Therapy and Research has found that people who sleep for shorter periods of time and go to bed very late...

May 6, 2014 by Sci-News.com

An analysis of 253 nightmares and 431 bad dreams conducted by Canadian psychology researchers shows that nightmares have greater emotional impact than...

Feb 3, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to scientists from the University of Glasgow’s Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, there are only four basic emotions that we all experience. On...

Oct 29, 2013 by Sci-News.com

A new study conducted in the Netherlands has shown that heavy cannabis users, who had a history of cocaine use, have increased levels of impulsive behavior. A...

Oct 24, 2013 by Sci-News.com

Men tend to slow down by about 7 percent when walking with romantic partners, says a team of scientists from Seattle Pacific University, the United States. Men...

Oct 15, 2013 by Sci-News.com

According to a new study led by Dr Tom van Laer from ESCP Europe Business School, a particular type of consumer enjoys stories with plots, characters,...

Oct 2, 2013 by Sci-News.com

Waiting actually does make people more patient, which can provide a payoff for consumers by helping them make better decisions, according to Dr Ayelet...

Aug 27, 2013 by Sci-News.com

Language can play a powerful role in what we see, say Prof Gary Lupyan from the University of Wisconsin and Emily Ward from Yale University. These images...

Aug 23, 2013 by Sci-News.com

According to Dr Peter Jonason from the University of Western Sydney and his colleagues, people who stay up late at night are more likely to display anti-social...

Aug 12, 2013 by Sci-News.com

According to a team of scientists from the University of North Carolina and the University of California, Los Angeles, different types of happiness have...

Jun 5, 2013 by Sci-News.com

According to a new study published in the journal Psychological Science, the width of blood vessels in the retina – a light-sensitive layer at the...

May 27, 2013 by Sci-News.com

According to a new study led by Dr Michael Melnick from the University of Rochester, people with high IQ scores aren’t just more intelligent, they...

May 22, 2013 by Enrico de Lazaro

Researchers at the University of Bristol’s Center for Market and Public Organization who studied why people choose to make large donations to charity...

Apr 12, 2013 by Natali Anderson

According to a study conducted by Dr Jemma McCready and Dr Mark Moss from the University of Northumbria, England, the aroma of rosemary oil may improve...

Jan 22, 2013 by Natali Anderson

According to a new study published today in the online journal mBio, male scientists are far more likely to commit fraud than females and the fraud occurs...

Oct 11, 2012 by Enrico de Lazaro

Canadian researchers have provided new evidence that gamblers interpret near-misses as frustrating losses rather than near-wins. This frustration stimulates...

Sep 20, 2012 by Enrico de Lazaro

Scientists at the Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, have discovered that people with psychopathic tendencies have an impaired sense of smell,...

May 30, 2012 by Enrico de Lazaro

A team of researchers from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and the University of Texas has found that East Asian and American Facebook users...