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June 28, 2022

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Us Versus Them: Harming the 'Outgroup' Is Linked to Elevated Activity in the Brain's Reward Circuitry

Humans tend to form groups, which often find themselves in conflict with rival groups. But why do people show such a ready tendency to harm people in ...

A Surprising Way to Tamper Ugly 'Dark Triad' Personality Traits

Want to be less selfish, manipulative or impulsive? A new study has found that tasks designed to make someone more agreeable also effectively reduce a trio of negative personality traits known as the ...

The Road to Popularity Can Be Paved With Unpleasantness

A longitudinal study tested the novel hypothesis that aggressive and disruptive children engage in frequent conflicts with classmates to strengthen their position in the group and enhance their ...

Men With High Blood Pressure Have a Biased Recognition of Other People’s Anger

Men with high blood pressure have a biased recognition of other people's anger, as shown in a new ...
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Study Shows Link Between Cyberbullying and Suicidality in Early Adolescence

Researchers found that targets of cyberbullying were more likely to report suicidal thoughts and attempts, above and beyond offline ...

People High in Narcissism Less Likely to Comply With COVID-19 Mitigations

Researchers looked at the effects of narcissism on whether people were more or less likely to wear a mask in public or get vaccinated against COVID-19 and found a person's individual level of ...

One in Four Women Experience Domestic Violence Before Age 50, Analysis Finds

Over one in four women (or 27 per cent) experience intimate partner violence before the age of 50, according to a worldwide analysis. The largest of its kind, the analysis covers 366 studies ...

One in Three Children With Disabilities Globally Have Experienced Violence in Their Lifetimes, Study Finds

Children and adolescents (aged 0-18 years) with disabilities experience physical, sexual, and emotional violence, and neglect at considerably higher rates than those without disability, despite ...

Women's Experiences of Sexual Assault and Harassment Linked With High Blood Pressure

Women who had ever experienced sexual violence in their lifetime -- including sexual assault and workplace sexual harassment -- were more likely to develop high blood pressure over a seven-year ...

Students Who Repeat a Grade Experience More Bullying, Study Finds

Students who have repeated a grade have higher risks of being victims of bullying in countries around the world, according to a new study of nearly half a million ...

Study Discovers Unique Brain Signature of Intimate Partner Aggression

A new study used functional magnetic resonance imaging to examine the brain activity of 51 male-female romantic couples as they experienced intimate partner aggression in real time. They found that ...

Infants Exposed to Domestic Violence Have Poorer Cognitive Development

Infants coming from homes with domestic violence often go on to have worse academic outcomes in school due to neurodevelopmental lags and a higher risk for a variety of health issues, including ...

Witnessing Abuse of Sibling Can Lead to Mental Health Issues

Researchers find that youth who witness the abuse of a brother or sister by a parent can be just as traumatized as those witnessing violence by a parent against another parent. Such exposure is ...

Apologizing to Customers After Product Failures Can Encourage Repurchase, Stave Off Lawsuits

Companies that express remorse in the wake of a product failure are more likely to encourage customers to repurchase from them, according to new ...

Study Shows Uptick in U.S. Alcohol Beverage Sales During COVID-19 Pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic months of March 2020 to September 2020, U.S. alcohol retail store sales increased compared to usual trends while food services and drinking places sales decreased ...

COVID-19 Pandemic Linked to an Increase in Intimate Partner Aggression, Study Shows

Rates of physical and psychological aggression among couples increased significantly after the implementation of shelter-in-place restrictions at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a ...

Belief in Social Darwinism Linked to Dysfunctional Psychological Characteristics, Study Finds

A new survey study links belief in the concept of social Darwinism with certain dysfunctional psychological characteristics, such as exploitative attitudes towards others, hostility, and low ...

Companies Who Pay Scant Attention to Workers' Psychological Health Leave Employees at Higher Risk of Depression, Research Finds

A stressful workplace can take its toll on our mental health, and new evidence backs up this belief. A year-long population study reveals that toxic workplaces can increase full-time workers' ...

Researchers Discover Oligodendrocyte Loss and Subtype Alteration in CTE Brains

While many of the scientific studies to date have focused on repetitive head trauma leading to the development of abnormal tau, a new study provides insights into white matter changes that may offer ...

Youths With Diverse Gender Identities Bullied Up to Three Times More Than Peers, Study Finds

Transgender and other youths with diverse gender identities are victimized up to three times more than their peers, according to a new ...

Expressing Variety of Emotions Earns Entrepreneurs Funding

Despite perceptions that entrepreneurs should always be positive about their ventures, a study found that entrepreneurs whose facial expressions moved through a mix of happiness, anger and fear ...

New Study Reveals Brain Basis of Psychopathy

According to a new study, the structure and function of the brain areas involved in emotions and their regulation are altered in both psychopathic criminal offenders and otherwise well-functioning ...

Mental Health Support at Schools Helps Male, but Not Female, Students Feel Safe from Bullying

Bullying at boarding schools has a negative impact on students' emotional health, but for male students, having a school staff member to rely on for support may mute the harmful effects of ...

Narcissism Driven by Insecurity, Not Grandiose Sense of Self

Narcissism is driven by insecurity, and not an inflated sense of self, finds a new study, which may also explain what motivates the self-focused nature of social media ...

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