Men more likely to cheat if they are economically dependent on their female partners — Economic dependency has the opposite effect on women – The more economically dependent a man is on his female partner, the more likely he is to cheat on her, according to research to be presented at the 105th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association.
Empathy: College students don’t have as much as they used to – Today’s college students are not as empathetic as college students of the 1980s and ’90s, a University of Michigan study shows.
Women can be blinded by jealousy, emotional upsets – Women who were made to feel jealous were so distracted by unpleasant emotional images they became unable to spot targets they were trying to find, revealed by two University of Delaware psychology professors.
Loneliness can be contagious — People who feel lonely spread that feeling to others. – Loneliness can spread among groups of people. Lonely people tend to share their loneliness with others. Gradually over time, a group of lonely, disconnected people moves to the fringes of social networks.
New study finds men and women may respond differently to danger – Men and women respond differently to positive and negative stimuli, revealed by researchers in a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
Children who are spanked have lower IQs, new research finds – Children who are spanked have lower IQs worldwide, including in the United States, according to new groundbreaking research by University of New Hampshire professor Murray Straus.
Depression and anxiety affect up to 15 percent of preschoolers — International investigation published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. – Almost 15 percent of preschoolers have atypically high levels of depression and anxiety, revealed by researchers in a new study published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.
Renowned canine researcher puts dogs’ intelligence on par with 2-year-old human – Border collies are brightest dogs. – Dogs can count the checkbook, and they can also understand more than 150 words and intentionally deceive other dogs and people to get treats, revealed by researchers.
Divorce undermines health in ways remarriage doesn’t heal — Impact of chronic illness lingers after remarriage. – Divorce and widowhood have a lingering, detrimental impact on health, even after a person remarries, research at the University of Chicago and Johns Hopkins University shows.
Swearing Can Make You Feel Better — New Research Reveals That Swearing Can Actually Increase Pain Tolerance. – Researchers from Keele University’s School of Psychology have determined that swearing can have a ‘pain-lessening effect,’ according to new study published in NeuroReport, published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.