While being treated fairly in a workplace setting is important, distinctive treatment, where a person's skills and qualities are recognized, also provides a sense of value while reinforcing a person's sense of inclusion. Distinctive treatment also boosts mental health.
Social media influencers take note, posting images of fatty foods increases follower engagement, researchers report.
Adolescents and older adults pay less attention to social cues in real-world interactions than young adults.
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Those who live in neighborhoods that are considered safe, orderly, and have a more interconnected social environment are at higher risk of embarking on binge drinking episodes, a new study reports.
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While seeking support via social media doesn't necessarily harm mental health, it doesn't help it either. However, real-life social interactions can have a positive effect on mental health.
Split-second perceptions by adults of children's faces leads them to make judgments of the child's intentions and character.
While many people freeze while witnessing a violent event, researchers say nine times out of ten, at least one person will intervene to help the victim.
Experiencing bullying and aggression as a teen or young adult increases violent ideations, including thoughts of harming or killing others, a new study reports.
While gossiping generally has negative connotations, a new study says gossiping can be a rich and multifaceted form of communication. Gossip can help to build social connections and improve indirect understanding about the world.