Facebook updates can reflect your personality traits
Psychologists surveyed Facebook users to examine the personality traits and motives that influence the topics they choose to write about in their status updates.
Genes influence how sensitive you are
If you are too sensitive to the emotionally relevant things in the world, it could just be in your gene...
Reading 'Harry Potter' may make you a better person
Reading Harry Potter novels or watching movies based on the boy wizard can make children ...
Wearing a suit can change the way your brain works
Rutchick and his co-authors found that wearing clothing that's more formal than usual encourages people to use abstract processing more readily than concrete processing.
Facebook may make you depressed, says study
Frequent Facebook use may be associated with a higher risk of depressive symptoms, a new study has warned.
Browsing the internet can make you feel smarter
In a series of experiments, participants who searched for information on the internet believed they were more knowledgeable.
Low-cost airlines are high stress for pilots
A better system would require pilots to undergo more rigorous and regular psychological screenings performed by psychologists, not physicians.
Friends determine our life expectancy
Social gerontologist Dawn Carr indicates that meaningful relationships with others who share our values can not only make us more resilient to negative feelings.
Body posture may affect memory, learning in kids
"This study shows that the body plays a role in early object name learning, and how toddlers use the body's position in space to connect ideas," says Linda Smith
Close friends know how long you'll live: Study
Using information from previous follow-up studies and searches of death certificates, Jackson and colleagues were able to document dates of death for all but a few study participants.
It takes three months to heal a broken heart!
A study in the Journal of Positive Psychology found that 11 weeks after experiencing a breakup, 71% of participants were able to view their relationship in a positive light.
Computer-based approach could reduce suicide risk
The team has developed a fully computerised treatment that does not require a mental health specialist, only access to a computer.
Assembly polls: Political instability keeping Jharkhand behind
Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda said, "The single biggest factor for instability is the absence of institutional development."
Violent 3D video games can make players angry, new study reveals
Playing violent video games in 3D makes everything seem more real - and can lead to higher anger levels in players, a new study has found.
Companies need to present one face to customers, says Abhijit Bhaduri
The truth is that the organisation's structure, reporting relationships and so on never make sense to customers.
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