People are less likely to harshly judge a friend or family member who acts unethically than they would a stranger. However, the leniency comes at a cost to the judger's sense of self-worth.
Older people who feel or act younger than their biological age tend to have better cognitive function, lower stress, and less inflammation than their peers who feel their age.
Study reveals a link between personality traits and adherence to shelter at home warnings. Researchers report those who score high on extroversion are more likely to ignore stay at home warnings, while those with other traits were more likely to stay in, regardless of the strength of government warnings.
Children who experience early life adversity experience faster biological aging than children with no history of exposure to abuse. Trauma was associated with biological aging in early puberty, cellular aging, and alterations in brain structure. The findings may explain why children who experienced adversity early in life often suffer poor health as they age.
Traditional concepts of masculinity, including self-reliance and emotional suppression, leads to an increased risk of PTSD in veterans.
Video games are often blamed as a cause of mass shootings, especially if the perpetrator is white. When it comes to perpetrators of other racial backgrounds, people are more likely to assume they are involved in violent criminal activities. Blaming gaming for school shootings perpetrated by white people, and thereby providing an unfounded excuse for their actions, is a sign of a larger racial issue. Similar excuses aren't extended to people of other racial backgrounds. Instead, they are viewed as more culpable for their crimes.