Constant Phone Interruptions Affect Toddlers

New research suggests that constant phone interruptions can have more serious consequences for parents of toddlers than you might think.

Does Video Game Addiction Really Exist?

Despite the political pressure to declare video game addiction a real disorder, the basic science still isn't there. What will this mean for concerned parents and therapists?

Why Early-Life Dreams Correlate with Adult Nightmares

How can your earliest memories shape the nightmares you might be experiencing as an adult? And what might it mean for adults dealing with frequent nightmares?

Telling "Little White Lies"

For all that we value honesty, people still lie for a variety of different reasons. A new research study examines the role that compassion plays in lying for a good cause.

The Art of Choosing a Romantic Partner (Part Two)

Why do we choose the romantic partners that we do? And what shapes the choices we make? New research provides some interesting insights into partner selection.
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The Art of Choosing a Romantic Partner (Part One)

Why do we choose the romantic partners that we do? And what shapes the choices we make? New research provides some interesting insights into partner selection.

Do Fathers Treat Their Sons and Daughters Differently?

A new study provides one of the first in-depth analyses at how fathers interact with their children and what it might mean for understanding early gender roles.
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Cyber Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence

With the rise of social media and smartphones, cyberbullying and other forms of online harassment are becoming more common. This seems to be especially true for domestic abusers.

Why Are So Many Veterans Homeless?

According to one estimate, the number of veterans without stable accommodation was placed at nearly 58,000 (twelve percent of the known homeless across the U.S.) as of 2013.

People Wrongly Gauge How Much They're Observed By Others

How invisible do you really feel when you are people watching? New research explores the invisibility cloak illusion and what it can mean in social situations

Rescuing the Boy in the Bunker

How the FBI helped resolve one of the most harrowing hostage crises in recent U.S. history

How Much Is Too Much Stress?

A new research study takes a closer look at the kind of symptoms seen in people experiencing stress overload and what it can mean for preventing health problems

After the Terrorist Attack

A new study published in the International Journal of Stress Management examines some of the coping styles used in dealing with the daily threat of terrorism

How Universal Is Body Language?

Are emotional signals shaped by different cultures or are they universal to all humans? An ambitious new research project seeks to answer that question,

Learning to Live With Pain

Are there effective ways for people to deal with chronic pain? A new research study examines how resilient pain patients can truly be in coping with their symptoms.

On Race and the Internet

While the Internet has long been seen as the last bastion of free speech where anyone could post comments without fear, the dark side of this freedom is also apparent

Too Much to Do, Too Little Time

While men may find themselves taking on more responsibilities at work and home, women still find themselves doing a disproportionate amount of the domestic chores.

Do You Need a Digital Detox?

A new survey conducted by the American Psychological Association suggests that our relationship with technology and social media can have a major impact on stress and health.
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Are You a Morning or an Evening Person?

While circadian preferences can change over the course of our lifespan, it is important to recognize how important morningness and eveningness can be in how we think and behave.

Bored in the U.S.A.

Psychologists studying boredom have formed some surprising conclusions about why we get bored and the role that it plays in how we think and behave.

Gaining a Window on the World

Can modern telecommunications solve the problem of social isolation in seniors? A new innovation by Swiss researchers making staying in touch easier than ever.

After the Germanwings Crash

A psychological autopsy into the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 and the co-pilot who was responsible.

When Children Lie

Research into how effective adults are in detecting deception in children have turned up some surprising findings.

Why Does Rape Happen?

How are victim blaming, sexual objectification, and sexual scripting linked to sexual assault? New research explores this disturbing question
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Finding Mr./Ms. Right?

Is there such a thing as a "perfect match"? Or is a satisfying sexual relationship something that needs to grow with time?

Spare the Rod and Spoil the Child?

Does sparing the rod spoil the child? New research explores how corporal punishment and harsh parenting can lead to later behavioral problems in children.
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Does a Happy Partner Mean a Healthier You?

Intriguing new research seems to suggest that happiness in romantic partners influence how healthy you can be.

A New Way of Dealing with Mystery Symptoms

According to surveys, an estimated 25 to 33 percent of patients seeing their family doctors report symptoms that defy medical explanation. What kind of help can doctors provide?

Is There a Link Between Poor Sleep and Obesity?

How well did you sleep last night? And what might this mean in terms of your overall health? A new study highlights how poor sleep and obesity are related.

Gay Parents and the Fight for Acceptance

Along with the bullying faced by many sexual minority children in schools, children raised by LGBT parents can experience more subtle harassment as well.

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