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2 Feb

In a survey of almost 300 Americans, including evidence also from their peers, it could be seen that those who had lived abroad had a clearer sense of self than those who hadn’t. (In brief, Finding yourself,far from home. Monitor on Psychology, 2018, 49(7), P. 17)


31 Jan

Soren Kiekegaard: Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.


26 Jan

A research study showed that as many Americans as Dutch and English responders believed that they were active, but fitness-tracker data showed Americans actually to be less active than the other two groups. (In brief. Of course I exercise! Monitor on Psychology, 2018, 49(7), p. 16)


23 Jan

People who live in more racially diverse neighborhoods are more likely to be helpful to others. (In brief. Diversity breeds pro-social behavior. Monitor on Psychology, 2018, 49(7), p. 13)


19 Jan

Isaac Asimov: Science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.


16 Jan

Men who were reported by their parents to have spent time with their friends as children had lower blood pressure and lower BMIs when they were in their early thirties than those who had not. (In brief. Lifelong benefits of childhood friends. Monitor on Psychology, 2018, 49(7), p. 12)


12 Jan

Autism, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder may all three be based on a common gene set. This finding may lead to new treatments. (Fischetti, M. Mental illness overlap. Scientific American, 2018, 319(1), p. 76)