There's new evidence that depression is not just a disorder of the mind.
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Sebastian Ocklenburg, Ph.D.
On Valentine's Day, couples all around the world kiss, but science is only beginning to understand this fascinating behavior.
One out of ten humans is left-handed, but we've only begun to understand handedness (or paw preference) in animals.
January 21 is National Hugging Day 2019 – Did you know that there is quite a lot of fascinating psychological research on how we embrace each other?
Whether a baby will be left-handed or right-handed is largely determined during early development. New research now shows that breastfeeding strongly affects left-handedness.
Trying to look your best on social media? New research from Australia shows a surprising psychological trick to gain more likes on platforms like Instagram.
Embracing someone can go a long way to boost both your mental and physical health.
Left-handedness runs in families, but the processes that determine whether we are left-handed or right-handed are far more complex than previously thought.
We all need a hug sometimes, but science is only beginning to understand this fascinating behavior.
Sebastian Ocklenburg, Ph.D. is a lecturer in biopsychology at Ruhr University’s Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience in Bochum, Germany. His research focuses on hemispheric asymmetries in the language and motor systems.