Psychology

June 20th, 2018 Research published by the American Psychological Association found that over-controlling parenting can negatively affect a child's ability to manage his or her emotions and behaviour. "Our research showed that children with helicopter parents may...

June 13th, 2018 When organisations turn a blind eye to sexual harassment in the workplace, how many people need to take a stand before the behaviour is no longer seen as normal? According to research, there is a quantifiable answer: Roughly 25% of people need to...

February 7th, 2018 People who believe Princess Diana was murdered or that John F Kennedy's assassination was an elaborate plot are more likely to think that vaccines are unsafe, despite scientific evidence to the contrary, according to research published by the...

January 24th, 2018 The common practice of using patient self-report screening questionnaires rather than diagnostic interviews conducted by researchers has resulted in overestimates of the prevalence of depression, according to an analysis. "These studies...

January 17th, 2018 The scent of a romantic partner can help lower stress levels, research from the University of British Columbia has found. The study found women feel calmer after being exposed to their male partner's scent. Conversely, being exposed to a stranger's...

January 10th, 2018 ‘Selfitis’ – the obsessive taking of selfies on mobile phones – appears to be a real psychological condition according to a UK-India study. Researchers at Nottingham Trent University and the Thiagarajar School of Management in India began...
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