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Tag: Social Psychology

Science Says Know-It-All-people Only Exaggerate Their 'Superior' Political Knowledge

Scientists corroborated what people have always suspected and observed among know-it-all people. They merely exaggerated their points of views, which were based on incorrect and biased information most of the time.

Feature | Health April 16, 2018

One Way Money Can Buy Happiness, According To Science

If you think money can't buy happiness, think again. A new study reveals the benefits of buying time, such as paying someone to do household tasks, for greater life satisfaction.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 25, 2017

'Love Hormone' Gene Helps People Form Healthy, Lasting Relationships: Study

Science breaks down love into chemicals. A new study found that a "love hormone" gene affects social behavior, including a person's ability to form healthy and long-lasting relationships.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 22, 2016

Taking Instagram Photos Makes You Enjoy The Moment More, Study Says

A new study has found that people who took pictures of the moments they were in were happier and enjoyed the moments more than those who did not.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 15, 2016

Humanoid Robots May Help Treat Patients With Social Phobia

Humanoid robots and computer avatars may be programmed to help rehabilitate patients suffering from social disorders, a new study revealed. The technology may revolutionize treatments for such disorders.

Life April 14, 2016

How Mark Zuckerberg's Monochromatic Wardrobe Helps His Success

Mark Zuckerberg's wardrobe is apparently a contributor to his success. Find out why not having to think about what to wear helps a person succeed.

Internet Culture January 26, 2016

Research Shows This Is The Only Trait You’ll Ever Need To Win At Life

Studies show that you really just need one trait to #WinAtLife, and this trait is conscientiousness. Being conscientious or careful can help spell the difference between your successes and your failures.

Society January 12, 2016

Ask, Don’t Tell: How To Influence Behavior And Achieve Goals

It’s the new year and it’s time for resolutions! To achieve your goals for 2016, you should phrase them as questions, according to researchers, for better results.

Life January 2, 2016

Culture Plays Role On How Children Perceive Fairness

The culture in which a child was raised has a significant influence on their perception of fairness, a new study revealed. Researchers tested the hundreds of kids’ idea of fairness through a simple game.

Society November 21, 2015

Happiness Declining In Adults Over 30 Years Old

Happiness seems evasive for people over 30 years old. Researchers found adults over 30 are less happy in the 2010s than in the 1970s.

Life November 9, 2015

Greatest Impact Of Nuclear Disasters Is Psychological, Not Physical, Studies Find

Mental problems following nuclear accidents are more widespread than any physical effects of radiation, studies have found. Depression and post-traumatic syndrome affect many people in certain regions, researchers say.

Life August 4, 2015

Smokers Less Likely To Vote As They Become Increasingly Marginalized, Study Suggests

Survey finds smokers are 60 percent less likely to head for the ballot box than nonsmokers. The increasing marginalization of smokers as a group and as indivuals may be part of the reason, researchers say.

Society May 21, 2015

Spotting A Narcissist Is Tougher Than You Think: Study

Just because a person talks a lot about themselves doesn't make them a narcissist, researchers find. Hearing 'I' and 'me' a lot in a person's speech won't help you to easily spot one, they say - look instead for argumentative and arrogant types.

April 8, 2015

Stress Makes It Difficult to Empathize with Strangers: Study

The stress we feel when encountering a stranger may get in the way of our feeling empathy for them, researchers say. Lowering that initial stress can allow for more empathy, they say.

Life January 15, 2015

One, Two, Many? Third baby may not be bundle of joy after all

A new research shows how the order of precedence among siblings can bring certain levels of parental happiness. The joys of mom and dad on their first and second child differ from the third.

Society November 1, 2014

Halloween scares: Why some of us are drawn to fear

We like to be scared, say experts, which is why Halloween is so popular. Fear can be a positive experience, they explain.

Life October 30, 2014

Auto-correct humanity? Rapper tries to convince the world to drop their smartphones

Richard Williams, better known as rap artist Prince Ea, has released a video that begs all people to take a look at what humanity has become with the rise of anti-social behavior. This, he believes, is brought on by the increased use of social media.

Internet Culture October 3, 2014

Harry Potter books promote tolerance, reduce prejudices, psych study says

All those hours spent reading Harry Potter and watching the films may have actually improved attitudes towards outgroups according to a recent study.

Arts & Culture July 31, 2014

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