"Depressive realism", a theory that has been touted since the late 1970s, states those with depression are more realistic in how they judge the control they have over their lives. A new study says the evidence is not there to sustain this old theory.
Following a breakup, women are more likely to experience feeling a short-term decline in their sense of control than men. People who lost a loved one to death experience an overall increase in perceived control during the first year post-loss.
Recognition of our own voices creates a sense of agency in speech and is a critical factor in our sense of control over our speech. Researchers say personal connection to our voices may be key to understanding auditory hallucinations and could help to improve a person's virtual reality experience.
Findings reveal how the brain calculates controllability based on neural activity and behavior.
Researchers reveal the neurobiology and typical behavior associated with psychopathic personalities. The paper explores the red flags that might mean you are in a relationship with a psychopath.
The fear of losing control over thoughts and actions can impact OCD behaviors and other anxiety disorders, researchers report.
A new study reports the way antidepressants affect learning about control and helplessness could explain why the therapeutic effects take time, as well as why their effectiveness differs among people.