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Misreading faces tied to child social anxiety

— 31 Mar 2011 15:54 | Health

Children suffering from extreme social anxiety are trapped in a nightmare of misinterpreted facial expressions: They confuse angry faces with sad ones, a new Emory University study…

People would rather let bad things happen than cause them, especially if someone is watching

— 8 Mar 2011 13:38 | Health

People are more comfortable committing sins of omission than commission - letting bad things happen rather than actively causing something bad. A new study published in Psychological…

Freedom to choose leisure activities benefits people with autism

— 2 Mar 2011 12:56 | Health

Free time is not always a fun time for people with autism. Giving them the power to choose their own leisure activities during free time, however, can boost their enjoyment, as well…

Team colours on cans change perceptions of alcohol risks, MU study finds

— 11 Nov 2010 11:11 | Health

Underage and heavy drinking on college campuses continue to be issues for college administrators. While some campuses, such as the University of Missouri, have made strides in efforts…

People learn new information more effectively when brain activity is consistent, research shows

— 10 Sep 2010 10:49 | Health

People are more likely to remember specific information such as faces or words if the pattern of activity in their brain is similar each time they study that information, according…

Addressing negative thoughts most effective in fighting loneliness

— 8 Sep 2010 11:15 | Health

Changing how a person perceives and thinks about others was the most effective intervention for loneliness, a sweeping analysis of previous research has determined. The findings may…

Brain study shows that thinking about God reduces distress - but only for believers

— 5 Aug 2010 08:13 | Health

Thinking about God may make you less upset about making errors, according to a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.…

Reality TV, cosmetic surgery linked, says Rutgers-Camden researcher

— 31 Jul 2010 10:05 | Health

Teenage years have long been linked with a heightened concern with appearance. Some reality TV shows take full advantage and tout happiness as just a nip/tuck away. A Rutgers - Camden…

New research at the University of Leicester links shoplifting to your personality

— 27 May 2010 12:52 | Health

A new study by psychologists at the University of Leicester has identified dimensions of personality seen in persons prone to shoplifting. Three characteristics in his study stood out:…

Few drive well while yakking on cell phones

— 29 Mar 2010 07:03 | Health

A new study from University of Utah psychologists found a small group of people with an extraordinary ability to multitask: Unlike 97.5 percent of those studied, they can safely drive…

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