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Understanding and improving the mental health of immigrants
A new study suggests economic status cues can affect our perceptions of competence.
A new study suggests fathers should take significant time off after the birth of a child because doing so is associated with positive relationship and parenting outcomes.
Was it appropriate for Dr. Phil and Dr. Drew, health professionals and media personalities with large followings, to have said what they did regarding Covid-19?
Why bother conducting experiments on treatments for COVID-19 (e.g., chloroquine) instead of relying on anecdotal evidence about their effectiveness? Random assignment is discussed.
Why do we need to do experiments on treatments for Covid-19 instead of relying on anecdotes about their effectiveness? Sampling techniques are discussed.
I share the painful struggles of some people with mental illness during the coronavirus outbreak.
Many people find that watching the news of the coronavirus spreading makes them nervous. Here are four ways to get your news without all the anxiety.
Time to gain clarity about Coronavirus Disease 2019.
A recent study examines common reasons people hold a negative attitude toward foreigners and immigrants, especially refugees.
Four distinct views of romantic love—as an evolutionary adaptation, a blind force, what unites us with our soulmate, and a social construct.
The CRAAP Test can help you evaluate the credibility and reliability of what you are reading.
Does caring for yourself feel selfish or like too much work? These three metaphors might help motivate you to engage in more self-care.
Finding the right therapist comes down to three stages: research, interview, and rapport.
A new study examines why people with higher self-control are more successful in making progress toward their goals. Here's what we can learn from the findings.
Part 2 of an interview with narcissism expert Josh Miller of the University of Georgia.
Part 1 of an interview with narcissism expert Josh Miller of the University of Georgia.
A recent study of married couples examines the consequences of support-related touching during discussions of personal stressors.
A new study identifies three clusters of tactics that people use to hold on to their romantic partners.
New research examines causes of far-right support (e.g., support for certain views of Donald Trump and Nigel Farage).
Have you ever wondered why you are drawn to highly narcissistic individuals you have just met? A new study sheds some light on this question.
A new study examines whether the Dark Triad needs to be expanded to include sadism.
A new study reviews five common reasons older adults engage in sexual activities.
New research examines how direct support seeking (e.g., asking for help) and indirect support seeking (e.g., sulking) influence the support provided in romantic relationships.
A recent study in older children examines the relationship between the ability to read minds in social situations and the experience of social anxiety.
A new study examined the relationship between autoimmune diseases and eating disorders in a sample of 2.5 million participants.
A large investigation examines social media usage, loneliness, and in-person social interactions in a sample of 8.2 million young Americans.
The El Paso mass shooter seems to have had an us-vs-them mentality. What gives rise to it? How to prevent it?
What is resilience? Is it the same as competence? Here's a brief review of the history of resilience.
A new research study discusses the dark side of information proliferation.
Gun violence, particularly mass shootings, is repeatedly attributed to mental illness. A new study suggests guns play a much bigger role.
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.