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.

The image shows and mri of the brain with arrows pointing to the amygdala.
Researchers discover some brain cells recognize emotions base on the viewer's perceptions rather than true emotion being expressed.
The image shows the location of the nucleus accumbens in the brain.
Researchers discover a new form of neurotransmission which influences the long term memory created by addictive drugs.
This image shows a person eating a sweet, an FMRI brai scan and two outlines of heads. The caption best describes the image.
A new study reports taste related words like 'sweet' or 'bitter' engage emotional centers in the brain more than literal words with the same meaning.