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2010-01-27 16:20:01

Following an argument or a particularly heated discussion with our partner, they may remember details of the conversation very differently than we do. This may lead to even more arguments, as we try to convince the other that our recollection of the argument is more correct then theirs. It can be frustrating when our partners remember things differently than we do, but according to new research from Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, they are not...

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2010-01-26 11:00:00

When South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford was caught red-handed returning from a tryst with his Argentine mistress last June, he told the Associated Press that he had met his "soul mate." His choice of words seemed to suggest that having a deep emotional and spiritual connection with Maria Belen Chapur somehow made his sexual infidelity to his wife Jenny Sanford less tawdry. What the two-timing governor didn't understand is that most women view emotional infidelity as worse, not better, than...

2010-01-19 17:57:03

 Conducted at the Department of Developmental and Educational Psychology from the University of Granada, the research reveals that the negative effects on the caregiver's physical, psychological and social development are highly associated with previous life history between caregiver and care receiver. To carry out this work, researchers applied a questionnaire to a population of 203 subjects whose only requirement was to be the informal caregiver of a dependent elderly person. UGR News...

2009-11-17 14:00:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Accentmarketing has partnered with internationally renowned psychiatrist and cultural anthropologist Dr. G. C. Rapaille, of Archetype Discoveries Worldwide (ADW), for his most profound Hispanic initiative to date - The Syndicated Discovery Study on Hispanic Culture in the US: Understanding the US Hispanic Community at a Core Cultural Level. This joint venture aims to provide marketers with an in-depth knowledge of the motivating emotional...

2009-10-16 08:24:00

The tour seeks ways to educate for the new competencies required of 21st century mental health leaders NEW YORK, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The rising rates of mental illness, the growing middle class, and rising societal pressures have led the Chinese government to take a hard look at the psychological impact of its growing economy. This tour of China in mid October visits leading forward-thinking mental health institutions that are already preparing for the new challenges....

2009-09-24 11:17:00

More than one-third of infants and toddlers live with the television on most of the time and it may hinder parent/child interaction, U.S. researchers say. University of Massachusetts researchers studied about 50 1-, 2- and 3-year-old children, each of whom was with one parent, at a university child study center. For half of the one-hour session, parents and children were in a playroom without TV. For the other half-hour, parents chose an adult-directed program to watch, such as the...

2009-08-10 00:09:46

Having a narcissistic -- self-serving -- boss creates a toxic environment for everyone who has contact with such a boss, U.S. researchers said. Wayne Hochwarter of the Florida State University College of Business asked more than 1,200 employees to provide opinions regarding the narcissistic tendencies of their immediate supervisor. The study found those who reported working for a narcissistic boss had lower levels of job satisfaction, saw their stress levels increase over the previous year,...

2009-08-07 14:00:00

In recent years, the motivations of business leaders such as financier Bernard Madoff and former Enron CEO Ken Lay have come under increased scrutiny as a result of behavior that caused both their employees and the public considerable distress. Unquestionably, many of the documented lapses in judgment can be traced to selfishness and a failure to check one's ego.To better establish the level of self-serving behavior, a recent study was conducted to examine the narcissistic tendencies of...

2009-05-20 09:29:30

A new study of trends in baby naming indicates Hollywood stars aren't the only ones who give their children unusual names, say two U.S. psychologists. Jean Twenge of California and W. Keith Campbell of Georgia say an analysis of names on Social Security applications indicates a dramatic decline in common names occurred during the 1990s, USA Today reported Wednesday. The two researchers looked at the names of 325 million Americans born between 1880 and 2007. The trend of giving children less...

2009-04-16 20:49:25

German-born radio personality and writer Clement Freud, the grandson of psychoanalysis pioneer Sigmund Freud, has died at the age of 84, his family said. The Times of London said Freud -- a World War II veteran who lived in England most of his life and who was also known as a politician, journalist, nightclub proprietor, celebrity chef and university rector -- died Wednesday night while sitting at his desk at home. The father of five appeared on the first edition of BBC Radio 4's Just a...