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The forgotten psychological cost of corruption in developing countries

May 22, 2021 0

Corruption is a crime which slows economic growth, undermines development, and causes inequality. With a…

Feeling younger buffers older adults from stress, protects against health decline

May 8, 2021 0

Younger “subjective age” can have functional health benefits, study finds WASHINGTON — People who feel…

Taste alone won’t persuade Americans to swap out beef for plant-based burgers

May 8, 2021 0

The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Consumers are more likely…

The Gender Gap in Censorship Support

April 30, 2021 0

Research suggests women favor inclusivity over academic freedom. KEY POINTS In a 2019 study, 59%…

Male and female friendships are maintained by different psychological dynamics, study finds

April 28, 2021 0

While both men and women cultivate close relationships, the dynamics of these relationships appear to…

Anxiety, Depression Similar Among Socially Transitioned Transgender Children as Their Cisgender Peers

April 23, 2021 0

According to the results of a cross-sectional study published in JAMA Network Open, socially transitioned youth…

Reporting of US police killings harms Black people’s mental health

April 20, 2021 0

Black people are more likely than white people to have their mental health affected by…

Childhood spanking is linked to adverse physical, psychological, and behavioral outcomes in adolescence

April 20, 2021 0

Spanking or slapping children as a form of punishment appears to pave the way for…

Study shows Yale’s massively popular (and free) “science of well being” course actually does boost well being

April 17, 2021 0

In 2018, when Professor Laurie Santos introduced her course “Psychology and the Good Life” —…