Psychology

24 November 2017

Heavy drinkers are more likely to choose strongly alcoholic drinks associated with negative emotions, such as...

16 November 2017

Every step you take, every click you make, someone's watching you...

06 November 2017

Scientists have found evidence that baseline sleep prior to fear learning is associated with reduced activity in brain...

16 March 2017

A biochemical test for autism has been developed by scientists in the US.

10 March 2017

Scientists have come up with a potential new way to help patients affected by obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).

03 March 2017

Researchers have found that the brain activity in someone listening to a story bears similarity to the person telling...

16 February 2017

Promoting social causes online can mobilise millions and raise huge sums of money. But it only leads to long term...

02 December 2016

Going to bed angry or upset may make it harder to suppress negative emotional memories.

23 November 2016

Children who are bullied are more likely to be overweight when they become adults according to new research.

28 October 2016

New research shows how small lies escalate over time unveiling the biological basis for the slippery slope of...

20 October 2016

Scientists have shown that sufferers of chronic back pain report a reduction in pain when given pills they know to be...

30 September 2016

Bees can get emotional just like humans, a new study has shown...

18 August 2016

Empathy may make us learn faster when it comes to helping others, new research suggests.

19 May 2016

Study finds that having Botox treatment impairs your ability to read the emotions of others.

17 March 2016

A link between air pollution exposure during pregnancy and subsequent childhood behavioural problems has been revealed...

11 December 2015

Attending life drawing classes improves your body image, research has found.

04 December 2015

Researchers have linked a brain receptor gene with your ability to stop smoking, but not all of the scientific...

27 November 2015

Researchers find compulsive sexual behaviour, more commonly known as sex addiction, is driven by the huge novelty...

26 November 2015

Feeling lonely is linked to a increased disease risk, and now we know why thanks to a new study from the US.

16 October 2015

Young babies use their tongues to help them to hear and make sense of spoken sounds. Might a dummy make a difference to...

31 July 2015

Premature birth is linked to a socially withdrawn personality, resulting in adults who are more neurotic, anxious and...

23 July 2015

A new test matches up a person’s personality traits of empathy and systemizing with the music that they like to listen...

20 July 2015

Rather than pitch or volume, it appears that the roughness of a scream is what grabs our attention...

17 July 2015

Human screams tap into a unique set of reserved frequencies that cause the brain to interpret them as urgent, chilling...