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Article 02 December 2023 | Open Access

Inefficiencies of augmented reality for different sexes and grades in Chinese vocational education

  • Mingjian Yang
  • , Dandan She
  •  &  Xiaofei Hu

Phonetic accommodation in non-native directed speech supports L2 word learning and pronunciation

  • Giorgio Piazza
  • , Marina Kalashnikova
  •  &  Clara D. Martin

Validation of the shortened 24-item multidimensional assessment of interoceptive awareness, version 2 (Brief MAIA-2)

  • Aleksandra M. Rogowska
  • , Rafał Tataruch
  •  &  Klaudia Klimowska

Facilitating question identification through natural intensity eyebrow movements in virtual avatars

  • , James P. Trujillo
  •  &  Judith Holler

Establishing the interpretability and utility of the 4-item BriefPCS

  • Dokyoung S. You
  • , Karon F. Cook
  •  &  Sean C. Mackey

Maximizing choreography and performance in artistic swimming team free routines: the role of hybrid figures

  • Leijiao Yue
  • , Jiawen Zhang
  •  &  Jun Yin

Article 01 December 2023 | Open Access

Observing ageism implicitly using the numerical parity judgment task

  • D. Aisenberg-Shafran
  •  &  N. Gronau

The bodily self from psychosis to psychedelics

  • Amir Harduf
  • , Gabriella Panishev
  •  &  Roy Salomon

Fostering sustainable investments through micro-investing platforms

  • Claudia Gonzalez-Arcos
  • , Cristyn Meath
  •  &  Jake An

State policies increase vaccination by shaping social norms

  • Bita Fayaz-Farkhad
  • , Haesung Jung
  •  &  Dolores Albarracin

A Gestalt account of human behavior is supported by evidence from switching between single and dual actions

  • Lynn Huestegge
  • , Aleks Pieczykolan
  •  &  Iring Koch

Parents’ life satisfaction prior to and following preterm birth

  • Robert Eves
  • , Nicole Baumann
  •  &  Sakari Lemola

Article 30 November 2023 | Open Access

Behavioral examination of the role of the primary visual cortex in the perceived size representation

  • Sang-Ah Yoo
  •  &  Sung Jun Joo

Weakened weekdays: lockdown disrupts the weekly cycle of risk tolerance

  • Virginia Fedrigo
  • , Benno Guenther
  •  &  Jet G. Sanders

Integration of motion information in illusory motion perceived in stationary patterns

  • Taisuke Kobayashi
  •  &  Eiji Watanabe

Both people living in the COVID-19 epicenter and those who have recently left are at a higher risk of loneliness

  • , Ming-Fang Wang
  •  &  Bao-Liang Zhong

Understanding the impact of acne vulgaris and associated psychological distress on self-esteem and quality of life via regression modeling with CADI, DLQI, and WHOQoL

  • A. S. M. Morshed
  • , Towhida Noor
  •  &  Mohammad Borhan Uddin

Short-term evidence of partner-induced performance biases in simultaneous and alternating dyad practice in golf

  • Matthew W. Scott
  • , Jonathan Howard
  •  &  Nicola J. Hodges

Quantifying spatial acuity of frequency resolved midair ultrasound vibrotactile stimuli

  • Antonio Cataldo
  • , William Frier
  •  &  Patrick Haggard

The link between cognitive abilities and risk preference depends on measurement

  • Sebastian Olschewski
  • , Jörg Rieskamp
  •  &  Ralph Hertwig

Article 29 November 2023 | Open Access

Narcissistic coaches and athletes’ individual rowing performance

  • Barbara Nevicka
  • , Emma J. G. van Gerven
  •  &  Constantine Sedikides

The online language of work-personal conflict

  • Gloria Liou
  • , Juhi Mittal
  •  &  Sharath Chandra Guntuku

Gender inequality in cum laude distinctions for PhD students

A common timing mechanism across different millisecond domains: evidence from perceptual and motor tasks.

  • Magdalena Stanczyk
  • , Elzbieta Szelag
  •  &  Aneta Szymaszek

Article 28 November 2023 | Open Access

Associations between grip strength, cardiorespiratory fitness, cardiovascular risk and mental health in forcibly displaced people from a Greek refugee camp

  • Markus Gerber
  • , Konstantinia Filippou
  •  &  Antonis Hatzigeorgiadis

Attentional, emotional, and behavioral response toward spiders, scorpions, crabs, and snakes provides no evidence for generalized fear between spiders and scorpions

  • , I. Štolhoferová
  •  &  D. Frynta

The prevalence of anxiety and depression in bronchiectasis patients and their association with disease severity: a cross-sectional study

  • Khaled Al Oweidat
  • , Dana Marie
  •  &  Asma S. Albtoosh

Semaglutide and Tirzepatide reduce alcohol consumption in individuals with obesity

  • Fatima Quddos
  • , Zachary Hubshman
  •  &  Warren K. Bickel

The developmental process of suicidal ideation among adolescents: social and psychological impact from a nation-wide survey

  • Antonio Tintori
  • , Maurizio Pompili
  •  &  Loredana Cerbara

Factors affecting social phobia among Chinese college students in the context of COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional study

  • , Ziming Yang
  •  &  Hui Yin

Dopaminergic D2-like receptor stimulation affects attention on contextual information and modulates BOLD activation of extinction-related brain areas

  • Alina Nostadt
  • , Michael A. Nitsche
  •  &  Silke Lissek

Conditioned flight response in female rats to naturalistic threat is estrous-cycle dependent

  • Gyeong Hee Pyeon
  • , Jaeyong Lee
  •  &  June-Seek Choi

Aesthetic emotions are affected by context: a psychometric network analysis

  • Yoed N. Kenett
  • , Eileen R. Cardillo
  •  &  Anjan Chatterjee

Effects of transcranial direct current stimulation over human motor cortex on cognitive-motor and sensory-motor functions

  • , Kara Bell
  •  &  Yuming Lei

Article 27 November 2023 | Open Access

The effect of free school fruit on academic performance: a nationwide quasi-experiment

  • Torleif Halkjelsvik
  •  &  Elling Bere

Functional connectivity of the human face network exhibits right hemispheric lateralization from infancy to adulthood

  • Keren Lesinger
  • , Gideon Rosenthal
  •  &  Galia Avidan

The role of multimodal cues in second language comprehension

  • , Rong Ding
  •  &  Gabriella Vigliocco

Probabilistic and rich individual working memories revealed by a betting game

  • Syaheed B. Jabar
  • , Kartik K. Sreenivasan
  •  &  Daryl Fougnie

Discriminative machine learning for maximal representative subsampling

  • Tony Hauptmann
  • , Sophie Fellenz
  •  &  Stefan Kramer

Proprioceptive short-term memory in passive motor learning

  • Shinya Chiyohara
  • , Jun-ichiro Furukawa
  •  &  Hiroshi Imamizu

Article 26 November 2023 | Open Access

The role of loneliness and negative schemas in the moment-to-moment dynamics between social anxiety and paranoia

  • Anson Kai Chun Chau
  • , Suzanne Ho-wai So
  •  &  Emma Barkus

Article 25 November 2023 | Open Access

Gender differences in empathy, compassion, and prosocial donations, but not theory of mind in a naturalistic social task

  • Brennan McDonald
  •  &  Philipp Kanske

Influence of stimulus manipulation on conscious awareness of emotional facial expressions in the match-to-sample paradigm

  • Wataru Sato
  •  &  Sakiko Yoshikawa

Association between mental health, psychological characteristics, and motivational functions of volunteerism among Polish and Ukrainian volunteers during the Russo-Ukrainian War

  • Agata Chudzicka-Czupała
  • , Soon-Kiat Chiang
  •  &  Roger Ho

Article 24 November 2023 | Open Access

Effects of disliked music on psychophysiology

  • Julia Merrill
  • , Taren-Ida Ackermann
  •  &  Anna Czepiel

The effect of ten versus twenty minutes of mindfulness meditation on state mindfulness and affect

  • Robert Palmer
  • , Corey Roos
  •  &  Hedy Kober

The influence of musical parameters and subjective musical ratings on perceptions of culture

  • John Melvin Treider
  • , Jonas R. Kunst
  •  &  Jonna K. Vuoskoski

Exposure to social bots amplifies perceptual biases and regulation propensity

  • Harry Yaojun Yan
  • , Kai-Cheng Yang
  •  &  Filippo Menczer

Active production and passive observation of hand movements shift visual hand location

  • Maryvonne Langenberg
  • , Manuel Bayer
  •  &  Eckart Zimmermann

The relationship between harsh parenting and adolescent depression

  • , Jirui Wang
  •  &  Yuan Gao


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Construct validity of the German version of the Emotion Reactivity Scale

Emotional reactivity is an important construct to consider when studying mental disorders. This study was conducted to translate and assess the factor structure, construct validity and internal consistency of ...

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Social networking and fear of missing out (FOMO) among medical students at University of Khartoum, Sudan 2021

With students becoming more involved in the internet and social networking sites, they become more prone to their consequences. This study focuses on measuring the social networking intensity and the fear of m...

Cancer patients’ needs for volunteer services during Covid-19: a mixed-method exploratory study

To date, there are no known studies that have investigated the new need for volunteer services among cancer patients during the Covid-19 pandemic. However, it is essential for volunteer associations to heighte...

Effects of open and closed skill exercise interventions on executive function in typical children: a meta-analysis

The effects of open and closed skill exercise interventions for executive function in children and adolescents have received widespread attention. Open skill refers to the skill of performing motor tasks in an...

Correction: The Tendency to Avoid Physical Activity and Sport Scale (TAPAS): Rasch analysis with differential item functioning testing among a Chinese sample

The original article was published in BMC Psychology 2023 11 :369

Modelling the associations between academic engagement, study process and grit on academic achievement of physical education and sport university students

The present study examined the impact of academic engagement, study processes, and grit on the academic achievement of physical education and sport university students.

Psychometric properties of the Portuguese version of the physical activity parenting practices questionnaire

Adopting a healthy lifestyle, including regular physical activity, is often part of interventions targeting childhood overweight and obesity. However, to properly inform the objectives of the intervention, rel...

The mediating role of healthy lifestyle behavior in the relationship between religious practice and academic achievement in university students

The issues of religious practice, healthy lifestyle behavior and academic achievement are global agendas. Most previous research has focused on either one or two of the variables, not three of them (e.g. just ...

Binge-eating adolescent treatment (BEAT) – findings from a pilot study on effects and acceptance of a blended treatment program for youth with loss of control eating

Loss of Control Eating (LOC) is the most prevalent form of eating disorder pathology in youth, but research on evidence-based treatment in this group remains scarce. We assessed for the first time the effects ...

A parent-report measure of children’s anxiety: psychometric properties of the Macquarie Anxiety Behavioural Scale (MABS) in a Chinese sample of preschool children

The Macquarie Anxiety Behavioural Scale (MABS) is a newly developed scale to assess anxiety in children and teenagers. The present study aimed to evaluate the reliability and validity of the Chinese version of...

The association between adolescents’ self-esteem and perceived mental well-being in Sweden in four years of follow-up

The situation concerning adolescent mental health is a global public health concern, and the concept includes the ability to cope with problems of everyday life. A person’s approach and attitude towards themse...

Effect of coaches’ interpersonal style on young athletes’ individual resilience and team adherence intention: a season-long investigation

In the sports context, coaches must be able to improve their players physically, psychologically, and socially. Hence, a fundamental part of this process is the athlete’s individual resilience (IR).

Polytraumatization, defense mechanisms, PTSD and complex PTSD in Indian adolescents: a mediation model

Adolescence is recognized as a particularly susceptible developmental period for experiencing multiple types of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE), increasing the vulnerability to higher levels of Post-Trauma...

Perfectionism, test anxiety, and neuroticism determines high academic performance: a cross-sectional study

Academic performance is an important issue for Korean students. Various psychological factors contribute to academic performance. We aimed to evaluate the psychological factors that affect academic performance...

Preliminary validity testing of the eHealth Literacy Questionnaire (eHLQ): a Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA) in Norwegian hospitalized patients

To perform the first psychometric analysis of the Norwegian version of the eHLQ using confirmative factor analysis (CFA) procedures in a population of patients admitted to hospital using a cross-sectional desi...

“It’s a feeling of complete disconnection”: experiences of existential loneliness from youth to older adulthood

Existential loneliness is a feeling which stems from a sense of fundamental separation from others and the world. Although commonly mentioned in the loneliness literature, there is relatively little empirical ...

Operationalization and measurement of compulsivity across video gaming and gambling behavioral domains

Compulsivity is the hallmark of addiction progression and, as a construct, has played an important role in unveiling the etiological pathways from learning mechanisms underlying addictive behavior to harms res...

Mediating effect of self-concealment between non-suicidal self-injury and internet addiction in college students: a cross-sectional study

Internet addiction, defined as uncontrolled behaviour resulting from the use of the Internet without the influence of addictive substances, which can seriously impair academic, occupational and social function...

“Boy, what are we all doing? We are crazy, really crazy”: a qualitative study of psychosocial processes around an atypical one-time smoking cessation course

Smoking prevalence is still high, which requires effective interventions that help many people who smoke at once in addition to time-consuming individual interventions. ‘I Quit’ is a large-scale smoking cessat...

Exploring the dynamics of mobile app addiction: the interplay of communication, affective factors, flow, perceived enjoyment, and habit

The rapid proliferation of mobile apps and their increasing usage have led to growing concerns about potential addiction among users. Previous research has identified several factors that contribute to addicti...

Association between the starting age of non-parental Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC), and psycho-social problems in adolescence in West and East Germany – a natural experiment using data from the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS)

The study aimed to investigate the association between the start age of non-parental Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) and psycho-social problems in adolescence. The similarities and differences betwee...

Effects of person-job fit on occupational commitment among kindergarten teachers: occupational well-being as mediator and perceived organizational support as moderator

The objective of this research was to investigate the effect of person-job fit on occupational commitment among Chinese kindergarten teachers, and to identify strategies for improving the occupational commitme...

The effect of counseling with cognitive behavior approach on self-esteem and body image in lactating mothers: randomized clinical trial

Some of the women experience low self-esteem and negative body image in pregnancy and postpartum. These two factors along with other factors can reduce the rate of exclusive breastfeeding among women. Cognitiv...

Psychometric properties of an Arabic translation of the shortest version of the Central Religiosity Scale (CRS-5) in a sample of young adults

There is a dearth of research on religiosity in Arabic-speaking populations, partly due to a lack of universal, standardized and valid instruments to assess this construct. We sought through this study to esta...

A validation study of the Arabic version of the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being scale among undergraduate students

The main aim of this study was to assess the validity of the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS) and the short version of the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (SWEMWBS) and to evaluate ...

Association between personality traits and smoking cessation among Chinese adults

Although the tobacco epidemic is one of the greatest public health threats, the smoking cessation rate among Chinese adults is considerably lower. Personality information may indicate which treatments or inter...

EFL learners’ boredom coping strategies: the role of teacher-student rapport and support

A significant issue in the language education context is examining the coping strategies that learners apply to combat boredom in the class environment. As a significant contextual element affecting different ...

The structural model of mother-infant bonding in the first pregnancy based on the mother’s attachment style and parenting style: the mediating role of mentalization and shame

This study aimed to evaluate the relationship between the mother’s attachment style and parenting style and mother-infant bonding in the first pregnancy considering the mediating role of mentalization and shame.

Psychometric properties of the Problematic Online Gaming Questionnaire (POGQ) in a Moroccan sample of university students

The Problematic Online Gaming Questionnaire (POGQ) instrument consists of 18 items with a six-factor structure. This questionnaire is widely utilized to measure the degree of problematic online gaming, but the...

Social media and partnership jointly alleviate caregivers’ psychological distress: exploring the effects of online and offline connectedness

The prevalence of caregiving in the United States has increased from 16.6% to 19.2% during the period between 2015 and 2020. Caregivers play a critical public health role post-pandemic and as the population ag...

Time flies, but you’re in control: the mediating effect of self-control between time attitude and academic procrastination

Academic procrastination has become an increasing concern in the educational sector. Prior studies identified various correlations among academic procrastination, time attitude and self-control. Nevertheless, ...

The 4-item family resilience scale: psychometric evaluation and measurement invariance of the malay version in adolescents and young adults

The original Family Resilience Scale (FRS) is a reliable tool to assess family resilience. However, the FRS is based on the United States and parental context. Thus, the usefulness of the FRS for the adolescen...

The relationship between openness and social anxiety: the chain mediating roles of social networking site use and self-evaluation

As social networking sites (SNSs) with diverse functions gradually become an important social place for modern people, openness, as a personality trait that represents the willingness to consider diverse thing...

Psycho-linguistic and educational challenges in Teaching Chinese (Mandarin) Language: voices from None-Chinese teachers of Mandarin language

Chinese/Mandarin language instruction to undergraduate students from non-Chinese speaking countries has become a topic of increasing interest, driven by China’s influential role in global political and economi...

Career urgency and turnover intention among young adult workers: a comparison by gender and employment status

This study aimed to analyze, by grouping young adult workers by gender and employment status, the model that states that the tendency for impatience in situations such as “stagnation in career exploration,” “l...

Post-traumatic growth and influencing factors among parents of premature infants: a cross-sectional study

Post-traumatic growth is a positive psychological change that may aid recovery in individuals experiencing trauma. Owing to the lack of research in the area of parental care for premature infants, we decided t...

User evaluation and feasibility test of an app designed for smoking cessation in Italian people who smoke: preliminary findings from an uncontrolled pre-test post-test open study

mHealth is a public health practice that exploits the use of mobile devices, including smartphone applications. We will describe an uncontrolled pre-test post-test open pilot study concerning the feasibility e...

Impulsivity and sensitivity to reward as mediating factors of the negative relationship between emotional intelligence and health-related risk-taking: evidence from a sample of university students

Better abilities in emotional intelligence (EI) have been linked to a decreased tendency to engage in health-related risk behaviour. However, the processes underlying this relationship are still unclear. The a...

Maintenance in relationships, satisfaction, jealousy, and violence in young couples: a network analysis

The study explores the associations among Relationship Maintenance, Satisfaction, Jealousy, and Violence in young Peruvian couples, particularly in a post-pandemic context, using a network analysis.

Psychometric properties of an arabic translation of the short form of Weinstein noise sensitivity scale (NSS-SF) in a community sample of adolescents

The Weinstein Noise Sensitivity Scale (NSS) is widely recognized as a prominent unidimensional self-reported questionnaire to measure noise sensitivity, which is regarded as the foremost subjective factor mode...

The relationship between social media addiction, fear of missing out and family functioning: a structural equation mediation model

The use of social media became a daily activity for many individuals, with recreational, informational, and social purposes, to name a few. However, for some subjects, the use of these platforms may become pro...

Does early adversity predict aggression among Chinese male violent juvenile offenders? The mediating role of life history strategy and the moderating role of meaning in life

Adolescent aggression has long been of interest to researchers. However, few studies have examined the influencing factors and mechanisms of aggression among violent juvenile offenders. This study tests a mode...

Correction: On fear of missing out, social networks use disorder tendencies and meaning in life

The original article was published in BMC Psychology 2023 11 :358

Breaking the taboo: qualitative analysis of the sexuality in people with acquired motor disability

Globally 1 in 7 people experience some type of disability. In Latin America, as in other regions, there are programs focused on the protection of sexual and reproductive rights of this population group. Howeve...

Study on incentive factors and incentive effect differences of teachers in universities and colleges under the view of demographic variables

The purpose of this study is to explore the factors of University Teachers’ motivation and the differences among the factors under different background variables. Based on a great deal of literatures, this pap...

Adolescent sadfishing on social media: anxiety, depression, attention seeking, and lack of perceived social support as potential contributors

Sympathy-seeking negative online self-disclosure, or “sadfishing,” has proliferated in social media. This study investigates sadfishing by developing and validating a brief self-report questionnaire of the con...

The psychometric property of a short-form of the Social Axioms Survey (SAS II)

Social Axioms are generalized beliefs and broad assumptions about the world, guiding behaviors across various social situations. Social Axioms are usually assessed by Social Axioms Survey II (SAS II). Neverthe...

Closing a chapter? A protocol for a longitudinal mixed methods study on retirement from elite sport

Retirement from elite sport represents a major life transition for athletes and requires them to redefine their central life projects, identities, and perhaps even sources of meaning in life. Although an exten...

Correction: The longitudinal directional associations of meaningful work with mental well-being – initial findings from an exploratory investigation

The original article was published in BMC Psychology 2023 11 :325

Effectiveness of single-session therapy for adult common mental disorders: a systematic review

Common mental disorders (CMDs) impose significant socioeconomic impacts on the global community. Nevertheless, over 50% of individuals with CMDs do not receive proper treatment, indicating that the current tre...

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Potential benefits of synchronous action observation and motor imagery: a commentary on Eaves et al. 2022

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Synchronous action observation and motor imagery may not always represent the optimal form of action simulation: a commentary on Eaves et al. (2022)

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Machine Learning Creates a Massive Map of Smelly Molecules

Scientists can finally predict a chemical’s odor without having a human sniff it

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Beliefs about Emotions Influence How People Feel, Act and Relate to Others

Thinking about a range of emotions as friends rather than foes improves the quality of our life

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Learning to Accept Discomfort Could Help You Thrive

Equanimity, a key ingredient of mindfulness meditation, helps people face life’s ups and downs

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Training Bartenders, Barbers and Divorce Attorneys as Counselors Could Reduce Gun Suicides

Some of the tens of thousands of suicide deaths in the U.S. each year would not have happened if people in the community had been schooled to provide advice about gun safety

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This Is How Often People Lie in a Day

Deception researchers investigate under what circumstances we are liable to let loose a whopper

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To Lead a Meaningful Life, Become Your Own Hero

From  Gilgamesh  to  Star Wars, the narrative blueprint underpinning many heroic tales can offer a powerful way to reframe experiences

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Children Face Unequal Treatment in the Classroom—With Devastating Consequences

Students often receive feedback that conveys expectations linked to their socioeconomic background 

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Morbid Curiosity Is Linked to Conspiracy Theories

Those fascinated with true crime podcasts may be more vulnerable to conspiratorial beliefs

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The Evolutionary Reasons We Are Drawn to Horror Movies and Haunted Houses

Scary play lets people—and other animals—rehearse coping skills for disturbing challenges in the real world

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People Who Speak Backward Reveal the Brain’s Endless Ability to Play with Language

Argentine researchers studied a regional slang that reverses the order of word syllables or letters. Their findings give insight into our natural ability to engage in wordplay

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Zoom Time May Be Linked to Discontent with One’s Own Appearance

How do people make peace with the image reflected back at them in a video conference?

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Know Yourself Better by Writing What Pops into Your Head

The exercise of writing down unfiltered thoughts enhances self-knowledge

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‘AI Anxiety’ Is on the Rise—Here’s How to Manage It

Rapid advances in generative artificial intelligence have prompted big questions about the future of work and even human creativity. Experts have suggestions for how to manage all these unknowns...

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Stop Trying to ‘Find’ Your Passion—There’s a Better Way to Love What You Do

Recognizing that interests are malleable and can be developed can make us more resilient, open and creative

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How Family Trauma Perpetuates Authoritarian Societies

Pioneering scholar Riane Eisler describes her lifelong quest to understand why warlike societies are the norm

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Your Brain Looks for ‘Winning Streaks’ Everywhere—Here's Why

This is why we misinterpret life’s weird and wonderful random events

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Moon Landing Denial Fired an Early Antiscience Conspiracy Theory Shot

Apollo moon landing conspiracy theories were early hints of the dangerous anti-vax, antiscience beliefs backed by politicians today

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Online Talk Therapy Works as Well as an In-Person Session, a New Study Shows

A study of 27,500 patients in the U.K.’s health system suggests that getting people into mental health treatment faster is a huge boon of online therapy

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What Is Narcissism? Science Confronts a Widely Misunderstood Phenomenon

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Psychology Research News

  • AI May Aid in Diagnosing Teens With ADHD
  • Melanoma Metastasis to the Brain
  • Mindfulness for Cardiac Arrest Survivors
  • Treating Secondary Brain Cancer
  • Soccer Heading: Decline in Brain Function
  • Eye-Safe Laser Tech to Diagnose TBI
  • Neuroinflammation and Alzheimer's Disease
  • Fat Cells Help Repair Damaged Nerves
  • Repairing Nerve Cells After Injury
  • Heart's Cycle and Neural Responses
  • Discrimination During Pregnancy Can Affect Infant's Brain Circuitry
  • Innovative Design Achieves Tenfold Better Resolution for Functional MRI Brain Imaging
  • Lowering a Form of Brain Cholesterol Reduces Alzheimer's-Like Damage in Mice
  • Our Brains Are Not Able to 'rewire' Themselves, Despite What Most Scientists Believe, New Study Argues
  • Hearing Loss Is Associated With Subtle Changes in the Brain
  • Brain Hemorrhage Cause Other Than Injured Blood Vessels
  • New Study Reveals the Genetics of Human Head Shape
  • Hunger Hormones Impact Decision-Making Brain Area to Drive Behavior
  • A Small Molecule Blocks Aversive Memory Formation, Providing a Potential Treatment Target for Depression
  • Lab-Grown 'small Blood Vessels' Point to Potential Treatment for Major Cause of Stroke and Vascular Dementia
  • High Levels of Maternal Stress During Pregnancy Linked to Children's Behavior Problems
  • Study Reveals Broader Impact of Alzheimer's on Brain Function
  • New Studies of Brain Activity Explain Benefits of Electroconvulsive Therapy
  • Smaller Hippocampus Linked to Cognitive Decline
  • Pulling the Plug on Brain Injury: Manipulating Fluid Flows Could Save Lives, Improve Recovery Post-TBI
  • Tau-Ting the Importance of Protein Mapping
  • Clustering Method Can Better Describe the Pathological Process in Patients With Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ultrafine Particles from Traffic Disturb Human Olfactory Cell Function
  • Reducing 'vivid Imagery' That Fuels Addiction Cravings
  • Hormonal Contraceptives in Teens May Alter Risk Assessment, Rat Study Suggests
  • Early-Life Stress Changes More Genes in Brain Than a Head Injury
  • Do Pets Make You Happier? Study Shows They Didn't During the Pandemic
  • Physical Fitness Since Childhood Predicts Cerebellar Volume in Adolescence
  • Brain Imaging Identifies Biomarkers of Mental Illness
  • A Thyroxine Derivative Enhances Brain Drug Delivery
  • Researchers Identify Brain Network That Is Uniquely Activated Through Injection Vs. Oral Drug Use
  • Anesthesia Blocks Sensation by Cutting Off Communication Within the Cortex
  • Why We Don't All Develop Posttraumatic Stress Disorder After Trauma
  • Brain Implant May Enable Communication from Thoughts Alone
  • Location of Strong Sense of Discomfort in Brain Found
  • Research Connecting Gut Bacteria and Oxytocin Provides a New Mechanism for Microbiome-Promoted Health Benefits
  • Metabolite Tells Cells Whether to Repair DNA
  • One Sleepless Night Can Rapidly Reverse Depression for Several Days
  • New Clues to the Mechanism Behind Treatment-Resistant Depression
  • What Happens When We Pass Out? Researchers ID New Brain and Heart Connections
  • High Metabolism Is an Early Sign of Alzheimer's Disease
  • DNA Organization Influences the Growth of Deadly Brain Tumors in Response to Neuronal Signals
  • Marijuana Use May Damage Brain Immune Cells Vital to Adolescent Development, Study Suggests
  • Lab Unlocks Keys to Alcohol Withdrawal Headache
  • Hidden Way for Us to Feel Touch
  • New Clue to Treat Brain Cancer
  • An Unexpected Link Between 2 Schizophrenia Risk Proteins
  • Perception--but Not Expectation--of Reward Is Altered in People With Cocaine Addiction
  • Researchers Use Pioneering New Method to Unlock Brain's Noradrenaline System
  • Pupil Response May Shed Light on Who Responds Best to Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Depression
  • Researchers Confirm Postpartum Depression Heritability, Home in on Treatment Mechanism
  • Study Finds Men's Antidepressant Use Did Not Negatively Impact IVF Success
  • Converting Brain Immune Cells Into Neurons Helps Mice Recover After Stroke
  • Smarter CT Scans May Approach the Level of MRI
  • Depression, Anxiety Common Among College Students
  • Brain Connectivity Is Disrupted in Schizophrenia
  • Fungal Infection in the Brain Produces Changes Like Those Seen in Alzheimer's Disease
  • Study Shows Long-Term Health Impacts After Exposure to Environmental Disaster
  • Viral Persistence and Serotonin Reduction Can Cause Long COVID Symptoms, Research Finds
  • Human Brain Cell Atlas Offers Unprecedented Look at Neuropsychiatric Disorders
  • How Brain Inflammation in Children May Cause Neurological Disorders
  • Researchers Construct First 'multiome' Atlas of Cell Development in the Human Cerebral Cortex from Before Birth to Adulthood
  • Cell Atlases of the Human Brain
  • Brain Tumor Treatment by Targeting TUG1, a Gene That Controls Replication Stress
  • A Better 'map' Of the Lights You See When You Close Your Eyes Can Improve 'bionic Eye' Outcomes
  • New Guidance Issued on the Determination of Brain Death
  • Jet Lag Disorder Associated With Shift Work Can Lead to Brain Changes Increasing Appetite
  • AI Language Models Could Help Diagnose Schizophrenia
  • Protein That Could Help Defeat Alzheimer's and Increase Productive Lifespan
  • Brain Is 'rewired' During Pregnancy to Prepare for Motherhood
  • Psychedelics Improve Mental Health, Cognition in Special Ops Veterans
  • Scientists Develop 3D Printing Method That Shows Promise for Repairing Brain Injuries
  • Brain Biometrics Help Identify Sports Concussions
  • Researchers Find a Cause of Parkinson's Disease
  • Discrimination Alters Brain-Gut 'crosstalk,' Prompting Poor Food Choices and Increased Health Risks
  • Increased Risk of Depression and Anxiety When in Higher Education, Study Finds
  • Compensation by Healthy Brain Parts Alleviates Parkinson Symptoms
  • For the Lonely, a Blurred Line Between Real and Fictional People
  • New Study Provides Evidence for More Effective Brain-Based Treatment of Chronic Back Pain
  • Decoding the Complexity of Alzheimer's Disease
  • Is a Longer Reproductive Lifespan Good for Your Brain?
  • Depression, Anxiety May Be Among Early Signs of MS
  • Marker for Brain Inflammation Finally Decoded
  • A Promising Drug Candidate for ALS -- Prolongs Lifespan and Eases Symptoms in Rats and Mice
  • Posttraumatic Brain Activity Predicts Resilience to PTSD
  • Structure of Crucial Receptor in Brain Development, Function
  • Decoding Depression: Researchers Identify Crucial Biomarker That Tracks Recovery from Treatment-Resistant Depression
  • Newfound Brain Circuit Explains Why Infant Cries Prompt Milk Release
  • Exposure to Plasticizers in Pregnancy Associated With Smaller Volumetric Measures in the Brain and Lower IQ in Children
  • Researchers 'bioprint' Living Brain Cell Networks in the Lab
  • New Blood Marker Can Identify Parkinsonian Diseases
  • Living in a Disadvantaged Neighborhood Affects Food Choices, Weight Gain and the Microstructure of the Brain
  • New Evidence Indicates Patients Recall Death Experiences After Cardiac Arrest
  • Revolutionizing Brain Monitoring and Stimulation With Thin-Film Neural Electrodes
  • All Work and No Play Will Really Make a Dull Life
  • Researchers Use AI to Predict Recovery After Serious Brain Injury
  • Potential New Approach to PTSD Treatment
  • Could a Breakdown in the Brain's Networks Allow Infections to Contribute to Alzheimer's Disease?
  • New Neural Insights Into Processing Uncertainty in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Risk of Brain Hemorrhage Appears Transmissible Via Blood Transfusion
  • Your Body's Own Cannabinoid Molecules Calm You During Stress
  • Healthy Lifestyle Can Help Prevent Depression -- And New Research May Explain Why
  • New Insights Into the Development of Parkinson's Disease in the Brain
  • Study Links Epigenetic Changes to Historic Trauma in Alaska Native Communities
  • A Secret Passage for Mutant Protein to Invade the Brain
  • Health & Medicine
  • Diseases & Conditions
  • Alzheimer's Research
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Back and Neck Pain
  • Birth Defects
  • Bladder Disorders
  • Blood Clots
  • COVID and SARS
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Brain Tumor
  • Colon Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mesothelioma
  • Skin Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chikungunya
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Cold and Flu
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Dengue Fever
  • Down Syndrome
  • Eating Disorder Research
  • Encephalitis
  • Epilepsy Research
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gastrointestinal Problems
  • HIV and AIDS
  • Headache Research
  • Hearing Loss
  • Heart Health
  • Cholesterol
  • Stroke Prevention
  • Heart Disease
  • Hormone Disorders
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Insomnia Research
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Kidney Disease
  • Liver Disease
  • Lung Disease
  • Lyme Disease
  • Mental Health Research
  • Multiple Sclerosis Research
  • Mumps, Measles, Rubella
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parkinson's Research
  • Prostate Health
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sickle Cell Anemia
  • Sleep Disorder Research
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Triglycerides
  • Tuberculosis
  • Medical Topics
  • Accident and Trauma
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Birth Control
  • Bone and Spine
  • Chronic Illness
  • Controlled Substances
  • Dietary Supplements and Minerals
  • Epigenetics
  • Food Additives
  • Foodborne Illness
  • Foot Health
  • Gene Therapy
  • Health Policy
  • Human Biology
  • Immune System
  • Joint Health
  • Medical Imaging
  • Nervous System
  • Pain Control
  • Personalized Medicine
  • Pharmacology
  • Psychology Research
  • Wounds and Healing
  • Waxy Surface On Plants: Chemical Signals to Bugs
  • Musical Preferences Linked to Our Moral Compass
  • Great Mysteries of Cosmology: Solution?
  • Human Behavior Guided by Changes in Dopamine
  • Lives of Medieval England's Common People
  • Huge Magnetic Storms: Ancient and 2025?
  • Meteorites Likely Source of Nitrogen for ...
  • How Meat-Eating Pitcher Plants Acquired Bug Trap
  • A Mixed Origin Made Maize Successful
  • Tiny Biological Robots Built from Human Cells


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