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.

A newly developed blood test screens for biomarkers associated with anxiety to determine a person's risk of developing the disorder as well as monitor the severity of symptoms in those with anxiety.
Study reveals how the brain juggles morally conflicting outcomes while learning, finding people who opt to make decisions for personal gain at the expense of others can comprehend and empathize with potential negative outcomes, but still ultimately choose to pursue options that benefit them.
In adults, levels of GDF11, a gene that is key to the regeneration of murine neural stem cells, are inversely related to depressive episodes. Administering the GDF11 proteins to aging mice reduced depressive states and improved cognition.