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Psychology Magazine
Examining how people's emotions are influenced by others
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Is Facebook Really a Playground for Narcissists? | Psychology Today
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Family members of people living with cancer report equal or more distress than patients: A screening tool to measure caregivers' distress
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Chronic inflammation removes motivation by reducing dopamine in the brain
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Ghost networks of psychiatrists hinder patients' access to care - STAT
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Let's Not Call Things 'Crazy': Language and Portrayal of Mental Illness
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Antidepressants can reduce the empathic empathy - "Novel insights show that antidepressant treatment can lead to impaired empathy regarding perception of pain, and not just the state of depression itself.
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Does Your State Have a High Prevalence of Psychopaths? - "A study recently published in the scientific journal Heliyon sought to answer this intriguing question. It did so by analyzing the Big Five personality pattern of a psychopath across all 48 states in the contiguous U.S...
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How Tiger Woods and other top PGA golfers lose hundreds of thousands of dollars a year based on their loss averse and the predictions of prospect theory (Pope & Schweitzer, 2011)
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Gut microbes of a 2.5-month-old infant are associated with temperament traits at six months of age. Greater diversity in gut bacteria is connected to lesser negative emotionality and fear reactivity, which can also affect depression risk later in life.
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Machine learning from Harvard can predict future incidence of psychosis with 93% accuracy, in part by using Reddit comments as a baseline for "normal" conversation. Researchers found usage of words describing sound, and sentence vagueness were two leading indicators.
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Study suggests that there is an "optimal" level of physiological arousal, and that this relation develops sometime after early childhood. It was found that moderate (not high or low) resting parasympathetic activity was related to more kindness in middle childhood, but not early childhood (N=300).
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Academic press releases are often misleading, with a tendency to confuse causal and correlational claims, leading to inaccurate news headlines. A new study found that it's possible to fix these misleading news headlines by aligning press releases to the evidence, with no reduction in news uptake.
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A recent study found that manipulating neck temperature can reduce contagious yawning in humans, further supporting the hypothesis that yawning functions as a brain cooling mechanism.
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What Ecstasy Does to Octopuses. Despite their wacky brains, these intelligent animals seem to respond to the drug in a very similar way to humans.
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This psychologist explains why people confess to crimes they didn't commit
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The brain consumes half of a child's energy, and that could matter for weight gain - "New hypothesis proposes a variation in brain energy expenditure during childhood may be linked to increased obesity risk.
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Preliminary Evidence That Lonely People Lose The Reflex To Mimic Other People's Smiles, Potentially Sustaining Their Isolation
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Watching pornography as a teenager does not harm sexual satisfaction later, suggests a new study in Croatia (n=775 females, 514 males, ages 15-18), which found no significant association between the frequency of pornography use and sexual satisfaction for either male or female participants.
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1 day ago | Psychology site

Women Can Benefit From Sexual and Physical Valuation in the Context of a Romantic Relationship - Andrea L. Meltzer, 2019
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1 day ago | Psychology site