Dogs are one of the most common household pets in the world, so it's curious that we know relatively little about their cognitive abilities when we know so much about the abilities of other animals, from primates to cetaceans. Over the...Show More Summary
(Association for Psychological Science) It's curious that we know relatively little about dogs' cognitive abilities when we know so much about the abilities of other animals, from primates to cetaceans. Over the last couple decades,Show More Summary
Why let creepy clowns get all the attention? From now until Halloween, Science of Us is investigating the psychology behind some of the most common fears. In 2014, police in San Clemente, California, found themselves dealing with a very...Show More Summary
Lee Jussim, Jarret Crawford, and Rachel Rubinstein just published a paper in Psychological Science that begins, Are stereotypes accurate or inaccurate? We summarize evidence that stereotype accuracy is one of the largest and most replicable findings in social psychology. Show More Summary
How much of our memory is fictitious? And how is this psychological research now being applied to the world of eyewitness testimony and victim statements? For decades now, we’ve known that our memories are not as infallible as we like to think. Show More Summary
(Association for Psychological Science) The degree to which other people divert your attention may depend on your social class, according to new findings published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Show More Summary
There's a science to dressing for success.
A major idea in psychology might be all wrong.
A team of researchers led by Richard Slatcher, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Wayne State University, has been awarded $2.74 million from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health for a project that aims to improve asthma management in youth.
(Association for Psychological Science) Women underperform on spatial tests when they don't expect to do as well as men, but framing the tests as social tasks eliminates the gender gap in performance, according to new findings published in Psychological Science. Show More Summary
Growing up in a warm family environment in childhood is associated with feeling more secure in romantic relationships in one's 80s, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Show More Summary
(American Society for Horticultural Science) Researchers assessed physical and psychological health benefits of a 15-session gardening intervention for women age 70 and older. Physical and psychological health parameters were assessed before and after the intervention for participants and a control group (nonparticipants). Show More Summary
(Association for Psychological Science) Growing up in a warm family environment in childhood is associated with feeling more secure in romantic relationships in one's 80s, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Show More Summary
If you've never seen Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, you're missing out on one of the most heart-wrenching break-up movies of all time. Plus, it's a fantastic science fiction story. According to THR, this iconic psychological tearjerker is getting adapted into a TV series.
The psychology behind climate change denial October 4, 2016 (Science Daily) “…[There are people who are more prone than others to trust the misinformation being propagated about climate change by those who can profit by delaying action...Show More Summary
(Association for Psychological Science) Is it better to struggle with moral conflict and ultimately choose to do the right thing or to do the right thing without feeling any turmoil in the first place? New research suggests that your answer may depend on how old you are. Show More Summary
What do new replications of Dr. Daryl Bem’s parapsychology research tell us about the original phony replications? photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko I’m joined by science/psychology podcaster and creator of ThePsychFiles.com, Dr. Show More Summary
Categories: Feminism Politics Science Tags: Bill C-16Canadian Human Rights Actgender binarygender identityJordan Petersonnon-binary gendertrans rightstransgendertransgender rights An interview with University of Toronto Psychology professor Jordan Peterson has been circulating around social media for a few days now. Show More Summary
(American Chemical Society) Premenstrual syndrome, or PMS, affects the majority of women to some degree. A grab bag of unpleasant physical and psychological symptoms, PMS can be much more than an annoyance. This week, Reactions looks...Show More Summary
A new study published in Psychological Science has revealed what researchers really believe to be the motivating factor behind eco-friendly behavior. Although I’ve dabbled in vegetarianism since middle school, it wasn’t until I was an adult in my early twenties that I began to adopt a permanent, more mindful way of life. Show More Summary