Psychology News

These research articles involve many aspects of psychology such as cognitive psychology, depression studies, mental health, stress, happiness and neuropsychology, Scroll below for more specific categories.

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A new study reveals blacks are five times more likely, and Latinos four times more likely, to fear police brutality than whites. The fear of experiencing police brutality by minorities also exacts an emotional toll that is pervasive, yet largely hidden from view. The emotional burden leads to an increase in psychological and physical health consequences, as well as behavioral changes. Read More
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Repetitive negative thinking (RNT) in those aged over 55 is associated with an increased risk of cognitive decline and deposition of proteins associated with Alzheimer's disease. People who exhibited higher levels of RNT experienced more cognitive and memory problems over four years. They were more likely to have both amyloid-beta and tau protein deposits throughout the brain. Read More