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Posts In: Psychology

Why teenage sleep is so important for mental health

April 15, 2021 0

Teenagers can sometimes struggle to get out of bed in the morning – but ensuring…

The Science of Live Theatre

April 14, 2021 0

A new study shows the benefits of attending live theatre. KEY POINTS A new study…

New psychology research indicates a simple cognitive test can predict Twitter behavior

April 13, 2021 0

People who share fake news and other questionable content on Twitter tend to display a…

Students Who Gesture during Learning ‘Grasp’ Concepts Better

April 13, 2021 0

Hand movement appears to help in teaching about statistical models When we talk, we naturally…

DUNNING-KRUGER EFFECT: IGNORANCE AND OVERCONFIDENCE AFFECT INTUITIVE THINKING, NEW STUDY SAYS

April 13, 2021 0

In a newly published study, researchers say the Dunning-Kruger Effect can cause low-performers to overestimate…

‘My Life Is Improving, Why Am I Not Happier?’

April 13, 2021 0

How negativity bias, loss aversion, and the hedonic treadmill can hold you back. KEY POINTS…

Are You Confused by Scientific Jargon? So Are Scientists

April 12, 2021 0

Scientific papers containing lots of specialized terminology are less likely to be cited by other…

Women who experience more stress around the time of conception are twice as likely to give birth to a girl

April 12, 2021 0

Scientists from the University of Granada have analysed the levels of cortisol (a steroid hormone…

New research reveals how long it takes for cannabis impairment to subside

April 11, 2021 0

New research has shown for the first time how long cannabis users are likely to be…