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Science Daily
Faces of black children as young as 5 evoke negative biasesThe research is published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Associatio
Faces of black children as young as 5 evoke negative biases
Science Daily / Posted 3 hours ago
The research is published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. "Our findings suggest that, although young children are typically viewed as harmless and innocent, seeing faces of five-year-old Black boys... Read more
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Daily Mail
How easily distracted are YOU? Try this puzzle and find outHow easily distracted are YOU? Puzzle that hides the letter 'O' inside a grid o
How easily distracted are YOU? Try this puzzle and find out
Daily Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
How easily distracted are YOU? Puzzle that hides the letter 'O' inside a grid of 'Q's reveals how well you're able to concentrate Concentration levels shown in how long it takes to find the two Os Research found more distracted people had symptoms... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Lee University YAPD Grant Recipients AnnouncedThe Office of Alumni Relations at Lee University has announced the winners of t
Lee University YAPD Grant Recipients Announced
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 days ago
The Office of Alumni Relations at Lee University has announced the winners of the second annual Young Alumni Professional Development Grant. The YAPD Grant program supports alumni participating in initiatives, events, trainings and projects related... Read more
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Psych Central
Early Poverty Disrupts Hunger Signs Can Lead to Weight ProblemsIt is well known that emotional eating is a bane for many weight-conscious indi
Early Poverty Disrupts Hunger Signs Can Lead to Weight Problems
Psych Central / Posted 3 days ago
It is well known that emotional eating is a bane for many weight-conscious individuals. A new study suggest another element may influence why you eat when you’re not really hungry — how well off your family was when you were a child. “Our research... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Growing up poor promotes eating in the absence of hunger in adulthoodHow much you eat when you're not really hungry may depend on how well off your
Growing up poor promotes eating in the absence of hunger in adulthood
News-Medical-Net / Posted 3 days ago
How much you eat when you're not really hungry may depend on how well off your family was when you were a child, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. "Our research... Read more
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Psych Central
Comparison with Star Performers May Discourage PeopleTraditional opinion encourages association with high-performing peers as many b
Comparison with Star Performers May Discourage People
Psych Central / Posted 5 days ago
Traditional opinion encourages association with high-performing peers as many believe observing their excellence will raise the bar resulting in greater achievement by everyone. Similarly, rewarding exemplary performance is a strategy used to... Read more
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Science Daily
Seeing exemplary peer work can undermine student performanceBut new research suggests that exposure to exceptional performance can sometime
Seeing exemplary peer work can undermine student performance
Science Daily / Posted 5 days ago
But new research suggests that exposure to exceptional performance can sometimes have the opposite results, effectively discouraging people from higher-level performance. The research, led by Todd Rogers, associate professor of public policy at... Read more
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PhysOrg
Seeing exemplary peer work can undermine student performanceFrom academic honors to "employee of the month" awards, we are regularly expose
Seeing exemplary peer work can undermine student performance
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
From academic honors to "employee of the month" awards, we are regularly exposed to and made aware of the exemplary performance of others. Many believe such recognition not only acknowledges the individual but also motivates others to strive toward... Read more
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Psych Central
Positive Thinking On The Future May Backfire LaterProvocative new research suggests positive fantasies about how future events wi
Positive Thinking On The Future May Backfire Later
Psych Central / Posted 6 days ago
Provocative new research suggests positive fantasies about how future events will turn out can help you feel good in the present, but they may actually lead to increased depressive symptoms in the long run. This finding leads investigators to... Read more
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Psych Central
Teens Take Less Risks When Young Adults AroundIt is well accepted that adolescents often take risks, especially when they are
Teens Take Less Risks When Young Adults Around
Psych Central / Posted 10 days ago
It is well accepted that adolescents often take risks, especially when they are accompanied by peers of a similar age. New research finds an easy way to abate the risk taking is to have a slightly older teen or young adult in the group. University... Read more
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Science Daily
Teens take fewer risks around slightly older adultsThe findings are published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Associati
Teens take fewer risks around slightly older adults
Science Daily / Posted 10 days ago
The findings are published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. "The take home message is that decision making in groups of adolescents and young adults is more prudent when a somewhat older adult is... Read more
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PhysOrg
Shielding a few students from stereotypes benefits everyone's grades, research showsStanford research shows that classrooms with higher concentrations of African A
Shielding a few students from stereotypes benefits everyone's grades, research shows
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
Stanford research shows that classrooms with higher concentrations of African American students protected from stereotype threat by a subtle psychological intervention triggered higher academic performance among all classmates. Credit:... Read more
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Psych Central
Sports and Weather Influence Gambling BehaviorA review of daily lottery purchases finds that unrelated and unexpected positiv
Sports and Weather Influence Gambling Behavior
Psych Central / Posted 17 days ago
A review of daily lottery purchases finds that unrelated and unexpected positive events influence the chance you will play the lottery. In the study, researchers analyzed two years’ worth of daily lottery purchases in 174 New York City neighborhood... Read more
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Daily Mail
Stop blaming SAD for your bad mood 'it doesn't exist'Stop blaming SAD for your bad mood - it doesn't exist! Seasonal changes have 'N
Stop blaming SAD for your bad mood 'it doesn't exist'
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
Stop blaming SAD for your bad mood - it doesn't exist! Seasonal changes have 'NO effect on depression' Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) links depression to seasonal changes But, a new study found SAD is not a legitimate disorder Scientists... Read more
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express
SAD news: There's no such thing as seasonal affective disorder LONG, dark, cold, wet winter nights have for many years been blamed for peopl
SAD news: There's no such thing as seasonal affective disorder
express / Posted 18 days ago
LONG, dark, cold, wet winter nights have for many years been blamed for people feeling miserable to the point of depression at this time of year. New research suggests seasonal... Read more
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Psych Central
Is Seasonal Depression a Myth?New research challenges traditional belief that a season, particularly fall or
Is Seasonal Depression a Myth?
Psych Central / Posted 18 days ago
New research challenges traditional belief that a season, particularly fall or winter, can influence or cause depression. Investigators performed a large-scale survey of U.S. adults and found no evidence that levels of depressive symptoms vary from... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Survey provides no evidence that depressive symptoms vary from season to seasonA large-scale survey of U.S. adults provides no evidence that levels of depress
Survey provides no evidence that depressive symptoms vary from season to season
News-Medical-Net / Posted 18 days ago
A large-scale survey of U.S. adults provides no evidence that levels of depressive symptoms vary from season to season, according to new research published in Clinical Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The... Read more
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Daily Mail
Speed reading DOESN'T work: Researchers say people don't understand information they take in Technologies eliminate need
Speed reading DOESN'T work: Researchers say
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
people don't understand information they take in Technologies eliminate need to make eye movements by presenting words Researchers say roadblock isn't our vision Say problem is our ability to recognize... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Experiencing Holiday Season StressFor most of us, the holiday season is a joyful time spent with family and frien
Experiencing Holiday Season Stress
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
For most of us, the holiday season is a joyful time spent with family and friends. But for others, it is a time of year when feelings of loneliness can reach their peak. Holiday stress occurs when we expect bad things to happen. It is the sense of... Read more
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Science Daily
Speed reading promises are too good to be true, scientists find"Speed reading training courses have been around for decades, and there has bee
Speed reading promises are too good to be true, scientists find
Science Daily / Posted 24 days ago
"Speed reading training courses have been around for decades, and there has been a recent surge in the number of speed reading technologies that have been introduced to the consumer market," says Elizabeth Schotter, a psychological scientist at the... Read more
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New Kerala
'Speed read' programmes might not increase your reading speedWashington D.C., Jan. 15 : Speed read might look like an obvious strategy for m
'Speed read' programmes might not increase your reading speed
New Kerala / Posted 24 days ago
Washington D.C., Jan. 15 : Speed read might look like an obvious strategy for making quick work of all the emails, reports and other pieces of text a person encounters every day, but a new study has showed that the claims put forth by many speed... Read more
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Psych Central
Behavioral Link with Spouse Remains Strong Even After DeathNew psychological research finds that a person’s quality of life often remains
Behavioral Link with Spouse Remains Strong Even After Death
Psych Central / Posted 25 days ago
New psychological research finds that a person’s quality of life often remains consistent after the death of a spouse. Investigators believe this occurs because of the strong bonds that had been forged when both partners were living. Specifically,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Basic ratio capacity may serve as building block for math knowledgeThis image shows sample pictorial ratios of either pairs of dot groupings or pa
Basic ratio capacity may serve as building block for math knowledge
PhysOrg / Posted 27 days ago
This image shows sample pictorial ratios of either pairs of dot groupings or pairs of line segments. Credit: © Percival G. Mathews, Mark Rose Lewis, Edward M. Hubbard. Psychological Science, 2016. Understanding fractions is a critical mathematical... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Experiencing Stress This Holiday Season?For most of us, the holiday season is a joyful time spent with family and frien
Experiencing Stress This Holiday Season?
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
For most of us, the holiday season is a joyful time spent with family and friends. But for others, it is a time of year when feelings of loneliness can reach their peak. Holiday stress occurs when we expect bad things to happen. It is the sense of... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Research shows link between lead exposure and ADHD symptoms in children with HFE C282Y gene mutationExposure to small amounts of lead may contribute to ADHD symptoms in children w
Research shows link between lead exposure and ADHD symptoms in children with HFE C282Y gene mutation
News-Medical-Net / Posted a month ago
Exposure to small amounts of lead may contribute to ADHD symptoms in children who have a particular gene mutation, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. "This research... Read more
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