Psychology News

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 bad dreams do, and fear is not always a factor. Nightmares in men were more likely than those of women to contain themes of disasters and calamities, while themes involving interpersonal conflicts were twice as frequent in the nightmares of women. Image credit: Sweet Briar College. Dr Geneviève Robert...

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...