Study explains the human tendency to look at a situation, or object, that needs improvement in different contexts, and instead, generally believe adding an element is a better solution than removing one.
A new theory proposes executive function, or the ability to control your behavior, might not exist just within the mind. External influences may dictate the development of internal control.
Researchers have identified a specific node in the brain of mice that regulates vocalizations in response to social situations. If a similar location could be found in the human brain, researchers say it could potentially lead to new insight into socia…
Study reveals we all have the capacity to think about others as well as ourselves, but thinking about one’s self takes precedence.
A new video-feedback parenting program shows promise in helping to reduce behavioral problems in children as young as 12 months old. Researchers say addressing problematic behaviors in toddlers could help reduce behavioral problems later in life.
People who displayed pro-social behaviors, including wearing masks or donating goods, even when it came at a personal cost, were more likely to be aware of the connections they share with other people.
People who display moral outrage were considered to be more trustworthy and benevolent, and therefore more likely to display other positive pro-social behaviors than their more controlled counterparts.
People’s reasoning for “swiping right” on dating apps are based on attractiveness and the race for a potential partner, and these decisions are made in less than a second, a new study reports. Users who perceived themselves to be more attractive swiped…
Psychologists have developed a 12-point list of sexual assault prevention strategies aimed at reducing the risk of college-aged males embarking on sexually aggressive or risky sexual behaviors.
The activity of different populations of neurons in the amygdala governs whether mice interact with their peers, or indulge in self-centered behaviors.