News tagged with psychological factors

Human-tiger conflict: Are the risks overestimated?

Wildlife conservationists are well aware of the potential conflicts that exist between the endangered species they seek to protect and the human populations which inhabit areas where the animals live. Carnivores, ...

dateJan 21, 2013 in Ecology
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Do female footballers ignore pain to stay in the game?

(PhysOrg.com) -- There are key sociological and psychological factors that affect the way girl and women footballers experience pain, injury and risk according to a new study by a researcher at the University of the West ...

dateJan 25, 2011 in Health
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Why Americans believe Obama is a Muslim

There's something beyond plain old ignorance that motivates Americans to believe President Obama is a Muslim, according to a first-of-its-kind study of smear campaigns led by a Michigan State University psychologist.

dateAug 31, 2010 in Social Sciences
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