Archive | January, 2021


28 Jan

Although there has been 50 years of research, suicide prediction is still only a little better than chance. (Weir, K. (2019). Better ways to prevent suicide. Monitor on Psychology, 50(7), 38-47)


24 Jan

George Orwell: If liberty means anything at all it means the right to tell people what they do not want to

Saving earnings

15 Jan

Research suggests that people are more likely to save money when they feel more personally insecure about their futures than when they anticipate future success. (In brief. Saving for a rainy day. Monitor on Psychology, 2019, 50(7), p. 18)


10 Jan

Findings from eleven experiments with 1200 online subjects found that people avoid feeling empathy for other people because of the emotional and cognitive effort it demands. (In brief, Monitor on Psychology, 2019, 50(7), p. 13)