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2013-02-22 12:24:36

Pre-war vulnerability is just as important as combat-related trauma in predicting whether veterans’ symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will be long-lasting.

Boosting Your Child's Intelligence
2013-01-26 05:38:06

Parents seeking ways to boost the IQs of their young children can do so by making sure they choose a high-quality preschool, encouraging them to read, and supplementing their diets with fish oil.

2012-12-28 15:43:40

Research using new technology shows that our ability to imitate facial expressions depends on learning that occurs through visual feedback.

2012-12-17 14:28:14

Two new studies published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, explore the development of reasoning and perspective-taking in children.

2012-12-12 12:23:28

When we’re faced with things that seem threatening, whether it’s a hairy spider or an angry mob, our goal is usually to get as far away as we can.

2012-12-11 12:03:06

Public opinion on environmental issues such as climate change, deforestation, and toxic waste seems to fall along increasingly partisan lines.

2012-12-03 17:17:59

Although several studies have followed the course of depression throughout the lifespan, the characteristics of depression at different developmental stages haven’t been clearly identified.

2012-10-01 10:15:35

This gives new meaning to the complaint “I’m bored” — literally.

2012-09-07 11:09:37

Every ten years or so, someone will make the observation that there is a lack of political diversity among psychological scientists and a discussion about what ought to be done ensues.

2012-09-07 09:49:42

The fourth-quarter comeback to win the game.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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