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We know that happiness and social connection can have positive benefits on health.
SkyTrain passengers stand on a Skytrain car traveling east from Commercial-Broadway station during the afternoon rush in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday July 22, 2014.
This will not surprise most dog owners: Dogs can act jealous, finds a new study from the University of California, San Diego.
Reliant Medical Group, the locally based multispecialty medical group, announces that Robin Gay, Ph.D., and Monika Kolodziej, Ph.D., have joined the organization's Department of Behavioral Medicine as psychologists.
A Friday story in the Washington Times suggests that President Obama is trying to provoke Congress to impeach him, the theory being that he can rally his supporters against that effort, much as President Clinton did in the 1990s.
Past research has claimed lack of sleep can cause memory loss. Now, in what is deemed a first-of-its-kind study, researchers from the University of California-Irvine and Michigan State University suggest sleep deprivation could increase susceptibility to false memories.
I would like to enlist the help of Psychology Today readers with some research we're doing at my university.
In their innovative Sunroom Project Space installations, Brooklyn-based artists Reade Bryan and Lauren Carly Shaw encourage visitors to Wave Hill A's Glyndor Gallery to contemplate the impactA-whether emotional or ecologicalA-of our physical surroundings, considering aspects of human psychology, domestic space and nature as they investigate Wave ... (more)
Why are so many of the rich and powerful so callous and indifferent to the struggles of those who aren't so fortunate?: Are the Rich Coldhearted?, by Michael Inzlicht and Sukhvinder Obhi, NY Times : ... Can people in high positions of power - presidents, bosses, celebrities, even dominant spouses - easily empathize with those beneath them? Why does ... (more)
The young Etobicoke, Ont., woman likes watching Disney movies online and wearing nail polish.
In April 2012, Jessica and Allan Macaulay and their three children moved to Portage from Michigan's Upper Peninsula when their son, John Anthony, became the first resident of the Great Lakes Center for Autism Treatment and Research.
Learn how to keep a regular meditation schedule, anxiety -proof your moments, find inspiration from famous names who manage depression and more in this week's Psychology Around the Net.
Lying to friends and family members may seem like a quick way to lose their trust, but new research suggests this may not always be the case.
This week, we reviewed an assortment of nifty gadgets and home appliances that ran the gamut from incredibly disappointing to surprisingly impressive.
In the new action thriller "Lucy" from writer and director Luc Besson, Scarlett Johansson plays a drug mule whose body is implanted with a substance that begins to seep into her bloodstream and affect her body - most importantly her brain.
How to be happy at work, at play, with our money and with our minds. The first two are among the most popular TED talks ever recorded.
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