- Are You Addicted to Your Phone?
Excessive cell phone use is a trend that is growing every day. We are consumed with life behind the screen. But why? Because often, in the digital world, flowers are...
- This Style of Entertainment Makes You Smarter
An unsettling feeling, like the absurdity of life, can engender the desired state. → Enjoying these psych studies? Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month (includes ad-free experience and [...]
- Schools Need to Protect Students Physically – And Mentally
Dealing with increased expectations, social pressures both in-person and online and astronomical education costs, all while simultaneously facing major life choices and changes has led to a dangerous [...]
- Neurotic folk spend more time doing chores
The researchers speculated that that high scorers on trait neuroticism may find clutter more distressing. By Christian Jarrett
- Best of Our Blogs: June 19, 2018
In being well (even when you’re sick), author Elana Rosenbaum says freedom and peace from illness can come with acceptance. How do we let go of the “if onlys” of our mind.. [...]
- New literature review warns that current sexual assault interventions might actually increase offending among high-risk men
There has been little systematic investigation of the sexual assault reduction programmes implemented on most US university campuses. By Alex Fradera
- 10 Questions to Take Your Relationship to a Deeper Level
They might be uncomfortable. But that’s good. Let’s face it: we all love taking shortcuts. And if we aren’t careful, our relationships are often taken for granted. But too many...
- The Personality Trait Linked To Good Mental Health
The personality traits that are linked to both good and bad mental health. → Enjoying these psych studies? Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month (includes ad-free experience and more ar [...]
- Everything you need to know about facial tics
Facial tics are sudden, involuntary muscle movements in the face. They can be mild or severe, making it difficult for a person to carry out everyday activities. Facial tic disorders include transient [...]
- Are gut bacteria to blame for anxiety, depression in obesity?
A study of mice with diet-induced obesity suggests that increases in anxiety and depression behavior may be due to gut bacteria altering brain chemistry.
- Happy Couples Talk This Way, Research Finds (S)
How to listen for the subtle sign of a happy relationship. → Enjoying these psych studies? Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month (includes ad-free experience and more articles). → [...]
- Exercise and Brain Health in the Aging Population
Studies have shown that exercise is good for us in so many ways. It keeps our bodies and our minds healthy and has even been shown to have a positive...
- Religious belief may extend life by 4 years
A new study of over 1,500 obituaries finds that religious affiliation is linked with a 4-year longevity boost. Social conformity may play a role.
- Ep 14: A Bipolar, a Schizophrenic, and Their Mothers
Our mothers are incredibly naive when it comes to what it’s like to live with bipolar and schizophrenia — or are they? In this episode, Gabe interviewed Susan Hammer...
- Researchers have compared different cognitive strategies for falling out of love
The most effective strategy was "negative reappraisal" – thinking about the bad and annoying aspects of an ex-partner. By Emma Young