Archive | December, 2019


8 Dec

Partnered men and women who have a positive body image report more sexual and romantic relationships. (In brief. Body-confidence=relationship success. Monitor on Psychology, 2018, June, p. 17)


5 Dec

Patients with mild cognitive impairment were asked to self-rate their own cognitive abilities. These self-ratings were compared with ratings from their family members. Those patients with greater discrepancies between self and family ratings were three times more likely to develop full blown dementia over the next two years than those with more accurate assessment of their cognitive abilities. (In brief. Memory lapses. Monitor on Psychology, 2018, June, p. 16)


2 Dec

Social support in adulthood can mitigate the long-term results of having been physically and emotionally abused as a child. (In brief. Mitigating the effects of abuse. Monitor on Psychology, 2018, June, p. 15)