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The 'Dark Tetrad' Makes Up The World Of The Internet Troll
2014-02-17 08:42:35

[ Watch the Video: The Psychology Behind Internet Trolls ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Look almost anywhere on the Internet and you will likely find negative comments related to whatever content is featured on a webpage. Be it images, video, a news story or a blog, people just love to share their negative feedback. Now, a new study from Canadian psychologists has gone a step beyond the realms of sanity and delved deeper into the mind of the Internet troll....

Everyday Sadism
2013-09-12 12:34:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Anyone who has experienced cruelty at the hands of another person has probably had trouble wrapping their minds around how someone else can act in a sadistic manner. A new study published in the journal Psychological Science may provide insight into sadistic behavior by making a connection between inflicting pain and experiencing pleasure in some individuals. "Some find it hard to reconcile sadism with the concept of 'normal'...

2013-09-05 23:30:17

A person’s ability to delay gratification—forgoing a smaller reward now for a larger reward in the future—may depend on how trustworthy the person perceives the reward-giver to be, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 A person’s ability to delay gratification—forgoing a smaller reward now for a larger reward in the future—may depend on how trustworthy the person perceives the reward-giver to be,...

Booze And Sex Are Key To Happiness: Survey
2012-11-24 06:55:17

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online This just in -- adults enjoy having sex and drinking alcohol. Those stunning discoveries are the result of a new study conducted by Carsten Grimm, a psychology researcher at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. Grimm asked participants to rank 30 typical activities in terms of four different qualities: pleasure, meaning, engagement, and happiness, according to a university report detailing his work. "Psychologists...

2012-01-18 22:53:48

A nurse's tender loving care really does ease the pain of a medical procedure, and grandma's cookies really do taste better, if we perceive them to be made with love - suggests newly published research by a University of Maryland psychologist. The findings have many real-world applications, including in medicine, relationships, parenting and business. "The way we read another person's intentions changes our physical experience of the world," says UMD Assistant Professor Kurt Gray, author...

2011-07-12 22:29:15

Study co-authored by USC Marshall professor examines the link between posture, effectiveness and pain tolerance Mothers have been telling their children to stop slouching for ages. It turns out that mom was onto something and that poor posture not only makes a bad impression, but can actually make you physically weaker. According to a study by Scott Wiltermuth, assistant professor of management organization at the USC Marshall School of Business, and Vanessa K. Bohns, postdoctoral fellow at...

2011-03-08 19:40:33

Lent in the Christian tradition is a time of sacrifice and penance. It also is a period of purification and enlightenment. Pain purifies. It atones for sin and cleanses the soul. Or at least that's the idea. Theological questions aside, can self-inflicted pain really alleviate the guilt associated with immoral acts? A new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, explores the psychological consequences of experiencing bodily pain....

2011-02-10 06:15:00

SADDLE BROOK, N.J., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The answer to female sexual pleasure is already here, but not in the form of a little pink pill...rather, it's in a little green packet and it's called Zestra®! Mary Wallace Jaensch and Rachel Braun Scherl, CEO and President of Semprae Laboratories, Inc., marketers of Zestra®, are not surprised this week's release of Orgasm Inc: The Strange Science of Female Pleasure, is arousing a lot of controversy....


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin