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Are You a Natural Cat Whisperer?

Are You a Natural Cat Whisperer?

For most people, discerning a cat’s mood is somewhat difficult, but a new Canadian study has found that some people are natural “cat whisperers” who excel at recognizing cats’ moods...
Partner’s Sexual Issues Can Factor Into Low Libido in Older Women

Partner’s Sexual Issues Can Factor Into Low Libido in Older Women

A new study has discovered several reasons for a lack of libido in women in their 60s, including sexual dysfunction in their partners. “If a woman is having sexual problems,...
Loneliness ‘Epidemic’ May Reflect Population Demographics

Loneliness ‘Epidemic’ May Reflect Population Demographics

Two new studies rebut claims that Americans are in the midst of a “loneliness epidemic,” with scientists finding older people today may not be any lonelier than their counterparts from...
Ex-Prisoners Who Face Barriers to Re-Entry Prone to Poor Mental, Physical Health

Ex-Prisoners Who Face Barriers to Re-Entry Prone to Poor Mental, Physical Health

Formerly incarcerated individuals who face barriers to reintegration within the first year of release are more likely to experience poor physical and mental health, according to new research from
Delicate Watercolor Paintings of People Capture Fragile Human Emotions

Delicate Watercolor Paintings of People Capture Fragile Human Emotions

Art has the power to express ideas, personal identity, and raw emotion. As human beings, we’re often able to connect to visual imagery and empathize with the message behind it. Slovakia-based artist
Young Cancer Patients Gain Confidence Through Life-Story Photography

Young Cancer Patients Gain Confidence Through Life-Story Photography

Young cancer survivors who retell their life stories through photography experience a significant increase in self-esteem and self-efficacy, according to a new study by researchers at the University
Mistreatment By Customers Strongly Tied to Employee Quit Rates

Mistreatment By Customers Strongly Tied to Employee Quit Rates

Research has shown that dealing with problematic customers can lead to emotional exhaustion, negative moods, poorer physical health, reduced performance and lower job satisfaction. But does it also
How Nightmares Help Us Face Our Fears When We’re Awake

How Nightmares Help Us Face Our Fears When We’re Awake

A new study finds that when we wake up from a bad dream, the brain regions linked to emotional control tend to respond better to fear-inducing situations. The findings, published...
Those More Tolerant of Classroom Cheating More Likely to Tolerate Unethical Behavior in the Workplace

Those More Tolerant of Classroom Cheating More Likely to Tolerate Unethical Behavior in the Workplace

A new study finds that students who are tolerant of cheating in the classroom may let that tolerance spill over into their careers later on, tolerating unethical behavior in the...
Getting Your Game Face On Can Boost Performance

Getting Your Game Face On Can Boost Performance

Putting on a serious face in preparation for competition — known as the game face — impacts performance, according to a new study. “Game face may not only improve performance...
In U.K., Analyzing Social Media Use to ID Depression Runs Into Privacy Concerns

In U.K., Analyzing Social Media Use to ID Depression Runs Into Privacy Concerns

In a new U.K. study, researchers assessed if analysis of social media content could detect mental health issues and then automatically steer an individual to appropriate support services. Moreover,
Non-Opioid Meds Can Also Be Abused

Non-Opioid Meds Can Also Be Abused

A major new study in the journal Clinical Toxicology on the use of common non-opioid medications suggests these drugs also appear to be associated with substance abuse risk. Investigators analyzed...
UK Study: Family Support Reduces Bullying

UK Study: Family Support Reduces Bullying

New research in the United Kingdom suggests having a supportive family environment makes school-age lesbian/gay/bisexual youth significantly less likely to be victims of bullying. The finding stems
Trash-Talking Robots Fluster Human Opponents

Trash-Talking Robots Fluster Human Opponents

Trash talking has been a tactic long used to fluster game opponents, and now a new study shows that discouraging words can affect game play — even when coming from...
Around The World, Family May Be Most Important Motivator

Around The World, Family May Be Most Important Motivator

An international study that included 27 countries found that caring for loved ones is what matters most to people. An international team of researchers led by evolutionary and social psychologists...
Teen Anxiety Symptoms Shown to Track Amount of Screen Time

Teen Anxiety Symptoms Shown to Track Amount of Screen Time

New research suggests that social media use, television viewing and computer use, but not video gaming, are linked to an increase in anxiety symptoms among adolescents. Canadian investigators
‘Feeling Loved’ Shown to Impact Well-Being

‘Feeling Loved’ Shown to Impact Well-Being

New research suggests the perception of brief feelings of love throughout the day appear to be associated with an individual’s psychological well-being. Pennsylvania State University scientists

Here’s How Colour Affects Mood In Photography

Here we will delve a little deeper into how colour affects mood in photography and a little on how you can control that colour. The post Here’s How Colour Affects Mood In Photography appeared... [[
Financial Therapy Can Help Save Marriages

Financial Therapy Can Help Save Marriages

Financial therapy, which combines the emotional support of a marriage counselor with the money mindset of a financial planner, could help couples navigate disagreements, money concerns, and financial
Bad Relationships With Blood Relatives Have Major Effect on Health

Bad Relationships With Blood Relatives Have Major Effect on Health

Strained relationships with blood relatives, such as parents, siblings or extended family members, may be more harmful to your health than romantic partner troubles, according to a new study