Eyewitness testimony might not exactly be reliable, even if the witness believes that he/she is telling the truth.
Date Posted: March 14, 2015
Categories: Adult psychological developmentGO
The purpose of these airport security screening interviews is to catch deceptive people. Would you be able to spot someone that is lying? What if you let a criminal through the security? Most importantly, can these few liars be caught effectively?
Categories: Workplace IssuesGO
Do you remember how Apple’s iconic apple logo looks like? We are surrounded by so many Apple products daily. The iPhone, MacBook, IPad and what not. With these frequent exposures, well surely, we must have known how the logo to look like in order ...
Using the search function on your smartphone? Unable to recall your dad’s mobile number? Research has found that smarter individuals use the search function less often than the intuitive thinkers.
You must be thinking how awful one looks when they are drunk. A new study finds that have one to two glasses of wine can make the drinker look more attractive to others. However, above that amount, one does not look more attractive than sober.
Money can't buy you happiness, goes the generally accepted wisdom that was probably made up by someone poor, who wanted to bring his rich friends down a few notches. Some scientific studies have agreed with that sentiment, while others have ...
According to the perspectives of the mental health professionals, implications of stigma include patients being trapped in a vicious cycle of discrimination leading to detrimental consequences for the individual, their families, communities and ...
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According to a new post from the Association for Psychological Science, which references research published last year in Psychological Science, we tend to make wiser decisions when thinking about someone else's problems than when thinking about our ...
A recent study from the University of Georgia shows differences in brain structure according to how trusting people are of others. The research may have implications for future treatments of psychological conditions such as autism, said the study's ...
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Between November 2013 and May last year, migrant worker welfare group Humanitarian Organisation for Migration Economics (Home) conducted a survey on 670 maids and found out that about a quarter of those surveyed could be classified as having poor ...
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Two intense emotions that are linked to massive increase in heart attack risk.
Categories: Health / Illness / Medical IssuesGO
The core symptoms of ADHD frequently cause significant impairment in academic, social and behavioral functioning that adversely impact individuals’ quality of life.
Categories: Adult ADHDGO
We worry about all sorts of things: money, work, family… We are stress over all sorts of events.
Categories: Midlife Crisis / Midlife TransitionGO
We are constantly bombarded with images of thin people on billboards, on magazines and what not. The study looks at the ideals that children have. And how young girls are showing a preference for thin girls by allocating more "positive" adjectives ...
Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child DevelopmentGO
“Even though we all make a lot of attentional errors and we have difficulty focusing, there’s -some potential for those abilities to improve.” - Dr Nicholas Turk-Browne
Teachers unconsciously put girls off math and science by marking down their work in comparison to boys, a new study finds.
Categories: Child Development, Teenage IssuesGO