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Death anxiety prompts people to believe in intelligent design, reject evolution

— 31 Mar 2011 15:21 | Health

Researchers at the University of British Columbia and Union College (Schenectady, N.Y.) have found that people's death anxiety can influence them to support theories of intelligent…

Research explores link between asthma and smoking

— 31 Mar 2011 14:57 | Health

New research out of the University of Cincinnati suggests that being diagnosed with asthma is significantly associated with a greater risk for a lifetime history of daily smoking and…

Stanford psychologists design 60-minute exercise that raises GPAs of minority students

— 18 Mar 2011 14:19 | Health

Along with the excitement and anticipation that come with heading off to college, freshmen often find questions of belonging lurking in the background: Am I going to make friends? Are…

Psychological impact of Japan disaster will be felt 'for some time to come'

— 17 Mar 2011 18:14 | Health

The psychological impact of natural disasters such as the Japan earthquake can be revealed in the way people inherently respond to unpredictable situations, according to a psychology…

Sleep-deprived people make risky decisions based on too much optimism

— 9 Mar 2011 20:08 | Health

The powers that be in Las Vegas figured out something long before neuroscientists at two Duke University medical schools confirmed their ideas this week: Trying to make decisions while…

Text messaging helps smokers break the habit

— 9 Mar 2011 18:53 | Health

A pair of related studies on smoking cessation by researchers at the University of Oregon and other institutions have isolated the brain regions most active in controlling urges to…

Racial identity tied to happiness, study finds

— 5 Mar 2011 13:39 | Health

Black people who identify more strongly with their racial identity are generally happier, according to a study led by psychology researchers at Michigan State University…

The more secure you feel, the less you value your stuff, UNH research shows

— 4 Mar 2011 13:59 | Health

People who feel more secure in receiving love and acceptance from others place less monetary value on their possessions, according to new research from the University of New Hampshire…

Study: Happiness improves health and lengthens life

— 2 Mar 2011 12:16 | Health

A review of more than 160 studies of human and animal subjects has found 'clear and compelling evidence' that - all else being equal - happy people tend to live longer and experience…

Planning and visualisation lead to better food habits

— 26 Feb 2011 17:45 | Health

If you want to improve the way you eat, the best way to do so is to both make an action plan and visualise yourself carrying it out, according to McGill researchers…

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