Games tackle psychological distress with narratives that ease anxiety and help players develop coping mechanisms.
Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, PhD, professor of psychology and Richard & Rhoda Goldman distinguished professor of social sciences at the University of California, Berkeley, recently co-edited a book called Are We Born Racist?: ...
Marine litter can undermine the psychological benefits of coastal environments, a study has shown.
Traffic accidents claim lives, cause injury and cost money. Working on ways to reduce them is a constant battle.
Some working parents are carrying more psychological baggage than others—and the reason has nothing to do with demands on their time and energy.
Spending as little as 45 minutes in a high-crime, deprived neighbourhood can have measurable effects on people's trust in others and their feelings of paranoia. In a new study, students who visited high crime neighbourhoods ...
In areas where adult men are scarce, young people are 36 percent more likely to commit assaults, a research team led by the University of Michigan School of Public Health has shown.
There is no single personality profile that can reliably predict who will use a gun in a violent act, but individual prediction is not necessary for violence prevention, according to a comprehensive report on gun violence ...
The unhappiness of being in a bad job is strongly linked to people's decision to leave permanent work for the uncertain world of temporary employment, the British Sociological Association's conference in Warwick heard today.
A recent University of Auckland study has revealed a preference for humanlike features on a robot's display screen.