When it comes to your mental and emotional health, the amount of time between sunrise and sunset is the weather variable that matters most, a new study reports.
Individuals with dark triad personality traits, including narcissism, Machiavellianism, and psychopathy, combined with feeling schadenfreude, taking pleasure from the misfortune of others, are more likely to indulge in internet trolling.
Researchers report one method to help combat anti-vaccine information and reduce vaccine hesitancy is to introduce those with negative views about immunizations to someone who has suffered a vaccine-preventable disease. The study reports 70% of students who were exposed to someone with a vaccine-preventable disease moved from vaccine hesitancy to pro-vaccine. Overall, 75% of those who were anti-vaccine increased their vaccine attitude scores, with 50% moving to a pro-vaccine stance.
Impostor syndrome, feeling as though you are a fraud even though you are capable and qualified for a position, is more common than previously believed. Reaching out to family and friends outside the situation can help to reduce feelings of impostorism.
Many people turn to dating apps to find companionship and love, however, researchers say sexual predators are using dating apps to secure new victims. A new study reveals 14% of rapes committed by an acquaintance occurred as a result of meeting via a dating app. Victims with mental illnesses and other vulnerabilities were the most targeted, and the attacks were significantly more violent.
Researchers report people with a genetic predisposition to Alzheimer's and who carry a variant in the RAB10 gene, may be more resilient to the disease than those without the genetic variant.
People with insomnia have greater brain activity in regions associated with conscious awareness during NREM sleep, researchers report.
Kids pick up themes of aggression, rather than defending behaviors, from exposure to the superhero culture, a new study reports.
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AI researchers developed an algorithm that teaches machines to win games, cooperate, compromise and even trash talk.
A six-year-long study reveals 90% of gamers do not play in a way that is harmful or causes long-term negative outcomes. 10% of gamers develop an addiction to video gaming. Those with video gaming addiction display higher levels of depression, aggression, anxiety, and cell phone addiction than their peers who play games but are not addicted.A six-year-long study reveals 90% of gamers do not play in a way that is harmful or causes long-term negative outcomes. 10% of gamers develop an addiction to video gaming. Those with video gaming addiction display higher levels of depression, aggression, anxiety, and cell phone addiction than their peers who play games but are not addicted.
Researchers report running can help mitigate the impact chronic stress has on the hippocampus.
Researchers have identified a correlation between brain stem volume and aggressive behavior in children with autism. Smaller brain stems appear to be associated with an increased likelihood of aggression.