Watch this video in which Psychology heavy weight Dr. Peter Fonagy is interviewed about Mentalization - a field he helped developed with his colleague Dr. Anthony Bateman. MBT was initially developed for the treatment of ...
Date Posted: October 6, 2016GO
Reporting in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, psychology researchers recorded the brain activity of people looking at disturbing pictures immediately after meditating for the first time. These participants were able to tame their ...
Categories: Meditation, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex ...GO
In a new study in the Journal of Applied Psychology explores the way that female managers are appraised when they treat others unjustly. The research suggests that while the sexes are treated even-handedly when they commit certain injustices, there ...
Many well-regarded leaders appear to find success through psychopathic traits - namely, fearlessness, social influence and immunity to stress. However, research suggests that leaders who also possess psychopathy's negative characteristics - ...
A vast new study finds that a sense of humor lowers mortality rates, especially for women. Women with a strong sense of humor were found to live longer in spite of illness, especially cardiovascular disease and infection. Mirthful men seem to be ...
Categories: Adult psychological development, Happiness, Life Purpose / Meaning / ...GO
Women who receive strong social support from their families during pregnancy appear to be protected from sharp increases in a particular stress hormone, making them less likely to develop postpartum depression, according to a new study published in ...
Categories: Depression, Post Partum DepressionGO
For years, clinicians have suspected that diet may affect ADHD symptoms, and in recent years, research has suggested a potential impact of various aspects of diet on ADHD. This research includes examining the use of elimination diets, as well as ...
Categories: Adult psychological development, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity ...GO
Every action we take involves a cost to us in physical energy, yet studies about decision-making have tended to look at how we weight up external costs like risks or time. However, being unwilling to exert effort is a symptom for a range of mental ...
A new study of adolescents suggests that obtaining an insufficient amount of sleep increases variability in sadness, anger, energy and feelings of sleepiness. The study also showed that nightly fluctuations in sleep in healthy adolescents predict ...
Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Teenage IssuesGO
The way people walk can give clues to how aggressive they are, a new exploratory study from the University of Portsmouth has found. The researchers from the Department of Psychology assessed the personalities of 29 participants, before using motion ...
Categories: Aggression & ViolenceGO
Depression in pregnancy is thought to affect up to one in five women globally in the late stages of pregnancy and shortly after birth. It is characterised by low mood and feelings of hopelessness, and is brought on by a number of factors that can ...
Categories: Child Development, Depression, Pregnancy & BirthingGO
FOMO, FOBO, and NoMo are among a growing list of acronyms relating to people's fear of not being able to check their social media feed. This reflects the phenomenon of social media addiction, and the issue has psychologists scrambling to keep up.
Categories: Addictions, Teenage IssuesGO
Increasingly, more people will be involved in the caregiving process for their loved ones. However, many are not mentally prepared to take on this role. Ren Ci and the Brahm Centre, a non-profit centre to educate people on healthy and happy living, ...
Categories: Caregiver Issues / StressGO
Having a happy spouse may be related to better health, at least among middle-aged and older adults, according to a new study published by the American Psychological Association.
Categories: Relationships & MarriageGO
If you pictured a dancer, you probably wouldn't imagine someone with Parkinson's disease. Worldwide, there are 10 million people with the progressive movement disorder, and they struggle with stiff limbs, tremors and poor balance. But over the past ...
Categories: Dance TherapyGO
ARE you intelligent - or rational? The question may sound redundant, but in recent years researchers have demonstrated just how distinct those two cognitive attributes actually are.
Categories: Adult psychological development, Executive FunctionsGO