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Researchers use classroom to understand neurodynamics of real-world social interactions
NEWS MEDICAL When going to the movies with a group of friends, one small action can make a big difference when it comes to being on the same page after... 33 minutes
Research consortium develops evidence-based diagnostic model for mental illness
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have has developed a new, evidence-based alternative to the mental health field's long-established diagnostic tools for the classification, treatment, and research of mental disorders. The Hierarchical Taxonomy of Psychopathology... 2 days
Medical News Today: Spiritual retreats alter brain's reward, emotion centers
MNT New study sheds light on the psychological effects of spiritual retreats, after finding they alter chemical systems in the brain associated with emotion. 3 days
Spiritual retreats alter brain's reward, emotion centers
MNT New study sheds light on the psychological effects of spiritual retreats, after finding they alter chemical systems in the brain associated with emotion. 3 days
Study into who is least afraid of death
PHYS.ORG A new study examines all robust, available data on how fearful we are of what happens once we shuffle off this mortal coil. They find that atheists are among those least afraid... 3 days
Managing bushfires for safety and biodiversity
PHYS.ORG VIDEO People have long used planned fires as a tool to open up access to hunting grounds, to encourage new plant growth, and to cultivate plants for cooking, heating and spiritual purposes. 3 days
stratcom s no 2 says clear space norms could help with north korea STRATCOM’s No. 2 says clear space norms could help with North Korea
SPACE NEWS Speaking the day after a North Korean missile exploded within seconds of launch, U.S. Strategic Command’s second-in-command said March 23 that the reclusive nation... 3 days
Study shows effect of spiritual retreats on neurotransmitter systems in the brain
NEWS MEDICAL More Americans than ever are turning to spiritual, meditative and religious retreats as a way to reset their daily life and enhance wellbeing. 4 days
How does spousal suicide affect bereaved spouse mentally, physically?
SCIENCE DAILY People bereaved by the suicide of a spouse were at increased risk for mental and physical disorders, suicidal behavior, death and adverse social events, according to a nationwide study based... 4 days
Children born to older mothers are at an advantage, report researchers
NEWS MEDICAL Children of older mothers experience fewer behavioral, social and emotional problems, according to a new study. 4 days
White families with children drawn to less diverse neighborhoods, schools
PHYS.ORG White families with children continue to live in predominantly white neighborhoods, in part to send their children to predominantly white schools, according to a new study on racial... 4 days
Non-breeding ravens live in highly dynamic social groups
PHYS.ORG Ravens have impressive cognitive skills when interacting with conspecifics – comparable to many primates, whose social intelligence has been related to their life in groups. An international collaboration of researchers led by... 4 days
Spiritual retreats change feel-good chemical systems in the brain
SCIENCE DAILY More Americans than ever are turning to spiritual, meditative and religious retreats as a way to reset their daily life and enhance well-being. Now, researchers show there are changes in... 4 days
Exploring the negative consequences of stereotyping
PHYS.ORG Social mythologies, like the old saw that "white men can't jump," may in fact have some negative consequences for those being stereotyped. And even if the majority of people do not openly endorse these negative beliefs,... 4 days
'Smell you later!' Abililty to smell well linked to social life in older women
SCIENCE DAILY A new study of older US adults reports that a woman's social life is associated with how well her sense... 4 days
Charitable giving: How do power and beliefs about equality impact donations?
PHYS.ORG Are powerful, well-to-do people more charitable? It depends. According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, wealthier people are more likely to donate... 5 days
Poor sense of smell may hinder women's social lives
MNT Researchers have found that older women with a loss in sense of smell tend to have less active social lives than those with a good sense of smell. 5 days
Medical News Today: Poor sense of smell may hinder women's social lives
MNT Researchers have found that older women with a loss in sense of smell tend to have less active social lives than those with a... 5 days
Spreading rumors on Twitter and mistaking retweets for truth
PHYS.ORG A new study of the believability of information received via Twitter and the intention to pass on a tweet—whether news or rumor—is influenced by the number of times the information... 5 days
Implications of humor in social media job adverts
PHYS.ORG Can humour on social media help managers find the most appropriate candidates for the job vacancies they hope to fill? Writing in the International Journal of Internet Marketing and Advertising, researchers from... 5 days
Study examines drinking behaviors, alcohol-related consequences among transgender college students
NEWS MEDICAL Although college can be demanding for young adults, it may be particularly so for transgender students struggling with identity-formation and other emotional, social, and developmental challenges 5 days
Review of research on wild primates underscores importance of super-spreaders in disease transmission
NEWS MEDICAL An extensive review of research on wild primate social networks and parasites underscores the importance of super-spreaders, or central individuals that play an outsized... 5 days
Boys secure in their racial identity seek more diverse friendships
SCIENCE DAILY Kids often seek answers from parents, friends and media to better understand their racial identity, suggests new research. The study's researchers sought to explain how ethnic-racial identity exploration... 6 days
Having a laugh with recruitment
SCIENCE DAILY Can humour on social media help managers find the most appropriate candidates for the job vacancies they hope to fill? Researchers suggest that humorous recruitment campaigns can increase exposure for a given job ad but conversely the approach... 6 days
Older mothers are better mothers, study suggests
SCIENCE DAILY Older mothers are less likely to punish and scold their children while raising them, and that the children have fewer behavioral, social and emotional difficulties, according to a recent study. 6 days
Older mothers are better mothers
SCIENCE DAILY New research shows that older mothers are less likely to punish and scold their children while raising them, and that the children have fewer behavioral, social and emotional difficulties. 6 days
Boys secure in their racial identity seek more diverse friendships
PHYS.ORG Kids often seek answers from parents, friends and media to better understand their racial identity. 6 days
Intervention that engages youth on ethnic, racial identity can enhance positive development
SCIENCE DAILY Developing an ethnic-racial identity is an important task for young people growing up in the United States. A new study examined the Identity Project,... 6 days
People remain calm as the world ends, video game study suggests
SCIENCE DAILY As the world ends, will you lock arms and sing 'Kumbayah' or embark on a path of law-breaking, anti-social behavior? A new study, based upon the... 6 days
Political polarization? Don't blame the web, study says
PHYS.ORG A study by a Brown University economist has found that recent growth in political polarization is largest for demographic groups in which individuals are least likely to use the internet and social... 6 days
Researchers find new method for diagnosis of autism
NEWS MEDICAL New method for the diagnosis of autism was found by researchers at Mie University. Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder, characterized by impairments in social interaction, communication and sensory abnormalities, such as sensitivity... 6 days
Evolutionary computation scientists find social norms required for the transition to cooperative societies
PHYS.ORG A research team led by Hitoshi Yamamoto from Rissho University clarifies what role the diversity of social norms can play in the... 6 days
Intervention that engages youth on ethnic and racial identity can enhance positive development
PHYS.ORG Developing an ethnic-racial identity is an important task for young people growing up in the United States. A new study examined the... 6 days
Research teaches machines to decipher the dawn chorus
SCIENCE DAILY Innovative research looking at the timing and sequence of bird calls could provide new insight into the social interaction that goes on between birds. It will also help teach machines to differentiate... 7 days
Primate-parasite network analyses show how germs jump from host to host
SCIENCE DAILY An extensive review of research on wild primate social networks and parasites underscores the importance of super-spreaders, or central individuals that play an outsized role in... 7 days
Sharers rather than authors more important on social media
PHYS.ORG The person who shares a news story on social media is more important than the story's actual source in determining whether readers believe it, a study by the Media Insight... 7 days
Primate-parasite network analyses show how germs jump from host to host
PHYS.ORG An extensive review of research on wild primate social networks and parasites underscores the importance of super-spreaders, or central individuals that play an outsized role in... 7 days
Research teaches machines to decipher the dawn chorus
PHYS.ORG Innovative research looking at the timing and sequence of bird calls could provide new insight into the social interaction that goes on between birds. It will also help teach machines to differentiate... 7 days
Social difficulties faced by young cancer survivors persist for years after diagnosis, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL A new study indicates that the social difficulties faced by many adolescent and young adult cancer survivors often persist for... 7 days
Medical News Today: Young survivors have social difficulties years after cancer diagnosis
MNT New research reveals that adolescent and young adult cancer survivors report low social functioning years after receiving their diagnosis. 7 days
Young survivors have social difficulties years after cancer diagnosis
MNT New research reveals that adolescent and young adult cancer survivors report low social functioning years after receiving their diagnosis. 7 days
Managing bushfires for safety and biodiversity
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