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Infants exposed to baby talk words develop better language skills

The more baby talk words that infants are exposed to, the quicker they grasp the language.

02 Aug 2018 4:17 PM

Women judged more than men for hate speech

Here is what a new study has found.

01 Aug 2018 1:09 PM

Smaller plates don't help you eat less when you're hungry

Hunger stimulates stronger analytic processing that is not as easily fooled by the illusion.

31 Jul 2018 11:38 AM

Alert! You can be caught fake-laughing

People are more attuned to the emotional engagement of others, and more likely to use those signals to predict other people's behavior.

30 Jul 2018 5:21 PM

Boys have more tightly knit band of friends than girls: Study

Males tended to cluster together more in each mixed-sex school in the survey.

26 Jul 2018 12:57 PM


40 per cent of people have a fictional 'first' memory: Study

Current research indicates that people's first memories date from around three to three-and-a-half years of age.

18 Jul 2018 5:35 PM

Coffee scent may boost analytical performance

New study suggestd expectations about performance can be explained by beliefs that coffee scent alone makes people more alert and energetic

18 Jul 2018 11:27 AM

Overly-controlling parents can affect their children's well-being

Children who cannot regulate their emotions are more likely to have a harder time making friends and struggle in school.

16 Jul 2018 1:57 PM

Being positive helps fight cancer

Previous research has focused on how negative emotions impact cancer.

15 Jul 2018 9:57 AM

Turn exercise into game and feel the change

The game, called MapTrek, was designed by the Computational Epidemiology Research team.

13 Jul 2018 2:15 PM


Seeing yourself as Einstein may improve low-esteem problems

Virtual embodiment can have striking effects on attitudes and behaviour.

09 Jul 2018 2:31 PM

Psychology museum explores what makes us human

Visitors can put together a puzzle that was used as an intelligence test.

08 Jul 2018 4:15 PM

Calm, composed candidates less favoured in job interviews: Study

People's behaviour can be influenced by the emotional states they value and want to feel.

08 Jul 2018 3:27 PM

Small talk may not be as bad as you think

Researchers' findings are based on an analysis of four separate studies.

06 Jul 2018 9:45 AM

Higher testosterone levels makes men desire luxury goods

In the animal kingdom, testosterone promotes aggression, but the aggression is in service of status.

04 Jul 2018 9:39 AM


Brain stimulation may decrease criminal tendencies: Study

Find out how it works

03 Jul 2018 3:49 PM

Here's all you need to know about momnesia

Hormones play the primary role to alter the functional ability of the brain during pregnancy.

29 Jun 2018 11:34 AM

Self-obsessed teens more successful at school

Here is what a new study has found.

27 Jun 2018 5:40 PM

Strong sibling bonds key to fight mental health issues

Children may be using their siblings as sources of protection and emotional support

24 Jun 2018 11:58 AM

Close sibling bonds may protect against harm of family conflict

Researchers found that feelings of insecurity and other psychological problems stemming from exposure to family conflict were common.

22 Jun 2018 3:48 PM