The Family That Dines Together, Stays Together

For many busy families, getting everyone to sit down at the table together for dinner can seem like an impossible task. However, family dinners can have a substantial impact on positive communication and increase bonds between family members of all ...

Jan 12

Categories: Family Problems


People who sleep less than 8 hours a night more likely to suffer from ...

Sleeping less than the recommended eight hours a night is associated with intrusive, repetitive thoughts like those seen in anxiety or depression, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

Jan 11

Categories: Anxiety, Depression, Sleep Disorders


Can your Personality Change as you Age?

It's a question that goes to the heart of human nature - do our personalities change through life or stay essentially the same? You might think psychology would have a definitive answer, but this remains an active research question. This is partly ...

Jan 10

Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues, Personality problems


The Dangers of Antidepressants

A fortunate knock of luck is always welcomed by scientists and researchers, yet any treatment modalities should be novel by design rather than by serendipity. Antidepressants were discovered by chance in the 1950s, and it seems that they suffer from ...

Jan 9

Categories: Depression


Violent Video Games can Reduce Empathy in Players

Video games do not enjoy the best of reputations. Violent games in particular have been linked with aggression, antisocial behaviour and alienation among teens. For example, one study found that playing a mere 10 minutes of a violent video game was ...

Jan 5

Categories: Empathy


The Real Cause of Alzheimer's

The actual cause of Alzheimer's does not lie just in the brain, according to new research.

Dec 27

Categories: Adult psychological development, Other, Parenting


An Ultra-Brief Test For Anxiety Disorders

Research finds this ultra-brief test which can quickly and effectively identify an anxiety problem.

Dec 22

Categories: Anxiety


Double The Depression Risk Linked To This Sleep Style

Running in the family, this effect is linked to a greater risk of depression, research finds.

Dec 21

Categories: Depression


Identified: Little-Known Anxiety and Depression Symptom

Research finds an anxiety and depression symptom that doctors do not frequently recognize. It is a little known sign that can help identify depression and anxiety more quickly.

Dec 13

Categories: Anxiety, Depression


The Age At Which People Are Happiest With Their Lives

A longitudinal study of over 30 years reveal the age at which people are the happiest in their lives.

Dec 8

Categories: Happiness, Other


Personality Traits That Protect Against Depression

Two personality traits, when in conjunction, has proven found to counter the effects of depression positively. Extroversion, and conscientiousness.

Dec 6

Categories: Depression, Other


The Easiest Way To Boost Long-Term Memory

With the easiest method you can ever imagine, long term memory can be boosted. Find out how!

Dec 6

Categories: Other


5 Amazing Facts You Should Know About Memory and Recall

Human memory and recall is something that is fascinating to understand and experience, and it works nothing like a computer! Here is a 5-point guide to the psychology of memory and recall.

Dec 5

Categories: Other


A Fascinating Sign That You Have A High IQ

Research finds that people with high IQ's find it easier to keep time. Good timing is important but it is something that seems to be built in to the brains of the more intelligent.

Dec 4

Categories: Other


The Most Irrational Self-Enhancing Bias of All: Belief In Our Moral ...

Most of us believe that we are more intelligent, harder-working and better at anything in particular, than average. When it comes to certain moral qualities, our personal sense of superiority is so inflated, research suggests. Even jailed criminals ...

Nov 30

Categories: Other, Self-Confidence, Self-Esteem