Psychology

Psychology

Computer Science - Psychology - Mar 4
The speed at which we produce facial expressions plays an important role in our ability to recognise emotions in others, according to new research at the University of Birmingham. A team in the University's School of Psychology carried out research which showed that people tend to produce happy and angry expressions more rapidly, while sad expressions are produced more slowly.
Life Sciences - Psychology - Mar 3
Life Sciences - Psychology

The brain's emotion-processing center — the amygdala — is one of several brain regions involved in social behavior.

Campus - Psychology - Feb 25

Last fall, college students reported their highest levels of depression and anxiety of any prior semester, according to the University of Michigan Healthy Minds Study, an annual web-based survey looking at mental health and service utilization among undergraduate and graduate college students.

Psychology - Event - Feb 23

It's not just Zoom. Popular video chat platforms have design flaws that exhaust the human mind and body. But there are easy ways to mitigate their effects. Even as more people are logging onto popular video chat platforms to connect with colleagues, family and friends during the COVID-19 pandemic, Stanford researchers have a warning for you: Those video calls are likely tiring you out.

Psychology - Feb 22

PhD Candidate Aarron Toal on the psychology behind our cravings. In 2020, the UK Government announced a ban on junk food advertising before 9pm. This followed the ban on in-store deals like ‘buy one get one free' on unhealthy foods.

Social Sciences - Psychology - Feb 19
Social Sciences - Psychology

Boys who regularly play video games at age 11 are less likely to develop depressive symptoms three years later, finds a new study led by a UCL researcher.

Environment - Psychology - Mar 2
Environment - Psychology

A researcher from the University of Geneva has compiled the scientific literature of the last five years linking emotion and climate change, highlighting the main levers that will make it possible to strengthen behaviour in favour of sustainable development.

Psychology - Feb 24
Psychology

Campaigners used quasi-religious and mythological themes to create a ‘Brexit religion' with the National Health Service (NHS) at its heart - persuading people to support Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, according to a new study.

Psychology - Feb 23

Fake news stories are more likely to be believed and consequently shared on social media if readers think they have seen them before, research suggests.

Life Sciences - Psychology - Feb 22
Life Sciences - Psychology

When you slip into sleep, it's easy to imagine that your brain shuts down, but University of Michigan research suggests that groups of neurons activated during prior learning keep humming, tattooing memories into your brain.

Environment - Psychology - Feb 18

Social media giant turn to behaviour and communication expert to help them tackle the dangerous anti-science myths that circulate online.   Facebook is in a unique position to counter the circulation of online misinformation Sander van der Linden Facebook has sought the help of experts on anti-environment propaganda, including a Cambridge psycholog


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