It’s well known by now that a lack of sleep can interfere with learning and memory. What’s relatively less studied is how sleep deprivation affects the memories we form of our personal experiences. Recently, a group of researchers from Iran
The people around us influence how we see the world, so perhaps it’s not so surprising that who our neighbors are plays a role in determining how we interact with society. New research published in Journal of Personality and Social
Riding your bike to work will put you in better shape and help protect the environment. Apparently, it’ll also make you a little paranoid. That’s according to a new paper titled State Paranoia and Urban Cycling from researchers in London.
Your life story is unique, and how you use it might be a matter of individual preference too. Different people use their autobiographical memories in different ways, and a person’s age, gender and personality can all influence what they choose
Is flouting social rules more forgivable if it’s done as a genuine accident than if it’s intentional? Depends who you ask, apparently. In particular, whether people have higher or lower levels of social anxiety seems to influence how they perceive
How British teenagers feel about young people seeking asylum depends in part on how happy they currently feel, according to a new study from researchers at University of Surrey, University of Birmingham and Oxford University. In the study, researchers divided
Creativity can be thought of as a process of breaking down walls between different ideas. Now, a team of researchers in China and the United States have taken that metaphor to entirely new levels by showing that breaking down walls
The outcome of the 2016 election was a shock for many. And apparently, some Clinton voters still haven’t gotten over that shock psychologically. If you don’t believe me, just check out a recent study published in the journal Emotion. In
Can one person be addicted to video games the way another person might be addicted to a drug? Psychologists agree that it’s possible to be addicted to behaviors like gambling. There’s still some some debate, though, over whether gaming addiction
Whether you dwell on relatively minor, everyday stressful situations could foreshadow what the future holds when it comes to your physical health. That’s the eye-catching, and possibly somewhat stressful, finding from a study just published in the journal Psychological Science.