Jena psychologists were able to prove that the volunteer testers were systematically wrong at estimating other people's age after having adapted to the faces of people of a specific age group by intensely looking at them.
Albert Einstein once said that science without religion is lame, and religion without science is blind. Now a Tel Aviv University researcher is one of the first to explore the link between these two realms in the Muslim world.
Older people have a hard time keeping a lid on their feelings, especially when viewing heartbreaking or disgusting scenes in movies and reality shows, psychologists have found. But they're better than their younger counterparts ...
A study of so-called sex addiction and its impact on relationships has found that those with problematic sexual behaviour are more likely to feel threatened by or anxious about intimate relationships.
The subject of individual free will -- whether our fates are beyond our control or whether we command our own destinies -- has been hotly argued for centuries. Now scientists have revealed a new wrinkle in the debate: generally, ...
Why does a child grow up to become a lawyer, a politician, a professional athlete, an environmentalist or a churchgoer?
New research by University of Minnesota psychologists shows how social support benefits are maximized when provided "invisibly"that is without the support recipient being aware that they are receiving it.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Chronic jet lag alters the brain in ways that cause memory and learning problems long after one's return to a regular 24-hour schedule, according to research by University of California, Berkeley, psychologists.
Most everyone has experienced getting lost in a building hospitals, museums, libraries and shopping malls top the list of structures that leave us turned around and wondering where to go next.