People who are more determined, or express more "grit" have different patterns of cognitive performance, researchers say. However, having more grit does not necessarily translate into having better cognitive performance.
Women and men who have suffered abuse at the hands of an intimate partner are twice as likely to self-harm, twice as likely to have suicidal ideations, and three times as likely to attempt suicide as those who have not experienced abusive relationships.
People who intentionally hurt others because they believe they are morally right or justified, do not respond rationally to material benefits, a new study reports. Researchers say those who punish others to signal their own "moral goodness" may be more likely to question their claims of moral righteousness when judged negatively by their peers.
People who believe their fate is determined by luck are more likely to develop gum disease, a new study reports.
Neuroimaging of a person's unique brain activity may help predict mental health problems during adolescence, a new study reports.
Social isolation is linked to alterations in brain structure and cognitive deficits. Additionally, social isolation can increase the risk of developing dementia as a person ages.
Willingness in older people to give more money away appears to correlate with cognitive decline associated with dementia. The findings may explain why many older adults could be more prone to financial exploitation.