People who are socially skilled -- who are adept at metaphorically putting themselves in someone else's shoes -- generally are also more proficient when it comes to spatial skills.
For health-care reform to be successful, one University of Missouri public health expert has determined that professional associations for psychologists and other medical providers need to be at the forefront of the planning stages, and that everyone, including providers and patients, will need to be educated on rights and responsibilities.
Sian Beilock explains what happens in the brain when our performance crumbles under pressure, and why being smarter can be more hindrance than help
Bart Hoebel, a Princeton professor of psychology and the Princeton Neuroscience Institute who became internationally known for his research on food addiction, died of cancer Saturday, June 11, in Princeton. He was 76.
Monday’s Supreme Court ruling on the sale of violent video games to minors may have been a victory for free speech, but raises an important issue: Do violent video games really harm kids?
Fame is the #1 value emphasized by television shows popular with 9-11 year-olds -- a dramatic change in 10 years, UCLA psychologists report in a new study. From 1997 to 2007, being kind/helping others fell from #2 to #13, and tradition dropped from #4 to #15.
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What does the psychological research say about the effectiveness of putting graphic images on cigarette packs? I haven’t had a chance to sort through the original research articles myself, but science journalists are presenting some seriously variant conclusions.
Kenneth Merrell, a leader in developing interventions for emotionally troubled schoolchildren, is honored with the 2011 Senior Scientist Award for his many contributions.
Dr. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, an internationally recognized positive
psychologist, researcher and writer, will serve as the guest speaker at
Fontbonne University’s winter commencement ceremony Saturday, Dec. 18.