Psychology News

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 at night are often overwhelmed with more negative thoughts than those who keep more regular sleeping hours. Higher levels of repetitive negative thinking are associated with reduced sleep duration. Image credit: Sweet Briar College. People are said to have repetitive negative thinking – a persistent...

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...