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Meaning of life depends on your politics

Meaning of life depends on your politics

Wondering the meaning of life, Hamlet famously asked “To be or not to be?” Maybe he was a liberal. A new psychology study led by the USC...

Lied-to children more likely to cheat and lie

People lie – we know this. People lie to kids – we know this, too. But what happens next? Do children who've been lied...

Hangovers do not seem to have much influence on the time...

Many if not most people during their lives have experienced a hangover. Some people believe that hangovers might delay subsequent drinking through pain and...

Chronic pain relief more likely when psychological science involved

Psychologists play primary role in chronic pain treatment When it comes to chronic pain, psychological interventions often provide more relief than prescription drugs or surgery...

Study Explores Kids’ Notions of Prelife

Hard-wired belief in immortality shared by different cultures Most people, regardless of race, religion, or culture, believe they are immortal. That is, people believe that...

In the brain, the number of neurons in a network may...

Last spring, President Obama established the federal BRAIN Initiative to give scientists the tools they need to get a dynamic picture of the brain...

Written all over your face: Humans express four basic emotions rather...

Human beings are emotional creatures whose state of mind can usually be observed through their facial expressions. A commonly-held belief, first proposed by Dr Paul...

Research Finds Link Between Alcohol Use, Not Pot, and Domestic Violence

UT Research Finds Link Between Alcohol Use, Not Pot, and Domestic Violence Alcohol use is more likely than marijuana use to lead to violence between...

Brief visit induces the social attitudes of that neighborhood

Spending as little as 45 minutes in a high-crime, deprived neighbourhood can have measurable effects on people's trust in others and their feelings of...

Animal personalities are more like humans than first thought

A Deakin University study has found for the first time that, just like humans, un-predictability is also a consistent behavioural trait in the animal...

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