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New research suggests two mindfulness techniques interfere with the development and intensification of chocolate cravings.
A new randomized, controlled trial investigates the effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy for misophonia.
New research suggests embarrassment and awkwardness need not stop you from expressing thankfulness because texting it may be just as beneficial.
Looking for alternatives to manage pain? New research suggests a zest intervention might be effective.
A recent paper discusses the characteristics of typical scam victims and ways to prevent scams.
New research explores the frog-pond effect, which suggests people feel better about themselves when they are the big fish in a little pond.
A recent paper explores 8 mechanisms potentially involved in identity change, such as a sense of belonging,
A recent paper reviews the health benefits of awe, common awe facilitators, and barriers to awe.
Got zinc? A new meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials and observational studies suggests zinc is beneficial for certain patients with depression.
A new study examines the relationship preferences of people who score high on Machiavellianism, narcissism, and psychopathy.
What is the core of aversive psychopathology and dark personality traits, like narcissism? New research examines this core, which is called the Dark Factor of Personality (D).
A recent paper explores the latest developments in managing and preventing two primary headaches: cluster headaches and tension-type headaches.
A recent paper discusses the latest evidence-based treatments for migraine headaches.
Encouraging findings emerge from a new randomized controlled trial of psilocybin-assisted therapy for depression.
New research examines boredom in terms of meaninglessness and how people try to escape or overcome boredom.
Why do people form friendships? I summarize a new study that suggests 41 possible reasons.
I discuss a new study, the first of its kind, that examines the phenomenon of heartbreak (e.g., its prevalence and types) and people’s responses to it.
According to a recently published study, people with depression show a reduction in visual contrast suppression.
New research examines motivations for porn use and factors associated with problematic porn use.
A new review examines the effectiveness of Botox injections for depression.
New research explores the link between fear of happiness, negative affect interference, and depression.
New research explores whether narcissistic children are more likely to emerge as leaders and whether they do a better job better than non-narcissistic children.
New research reviews the negative impact of workplace bullying on family, work, and health.
A new study examines the usefulness of the cognitive approach to lie detection.
New research examines the reasons why people are unfaithful.
New research suggests the existence of five types of relationships in young adulthood.
A new study examines the mechanisms involved in how yoga reduces stress.
New research examines whether there are evolutionary and cultural explanations for the importance of eyelash size to attractiveness.
Findings from two recently published studies on breathing techniques (for relaxation and pain relief) are summarized.
A new study suggests people who buy green and sustainable products or services are seen as more sexy and attractive.
Arash Emamzadeh attended the University of British Columbia in Canada, where he studied genetics and psychology. He has also done graduate work in clinical psychology and neuropsychology in U.S.