In a twist on the classic marshmallow test of delay of gratification, researchers found children will wait almost twice as long for a reward if they are told another person will find out how long they have waited.
A new study reports tidying up and greening vacant lots in urban areas, can have a positive influence on the mental health of local residents. Researchers say people who lived within quarter of a mile of greened lots had a 41% decrease in depressive feelings compared to those who lived near overgrown lots.
A new study reports early social behavior is linked to a baby's ability to learn new language sounds.
While it might be said that it is wrong to gossip, new research reports talking about other people's actions isn't all bad. Researchers report those who gossip about deviant actions of others have a better understanding of social norms, and a clearer sense of what is appropriate behavior.
A new study reveals prenatal cannabis exposure can cause behavioral and neural deficits in male offspring. Researchers say male rats exposed to marijuana in virto were less sociable than normal animals.
Contrary to popular belief, researchers report most people do not interfere when they witness someone abusing a stranger.
Contrary to popular belief, playing video games does not have an overall negative impact on the social development of boys. However, girls who spend more time playing video games at age 10 have weaker social skills than girls who spend less time gaming.
Researchers explore how stress can influence our cognitive performance.
A new study reveals we trust, or distrust, strangers based on their resemblance to people we have experienced in the past.
People tend to cheat for personal gain as a result of an innate propensity to cheat rather than due to external factors. Researchers say scarcity had no significant impact on cheating behaviors when the beneficiaries are the subjects themselves.