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Sexist men underestimate their power in romantic relationships
WASHINGTON -- Heterosexual men with sexist attitudes may underestimate how much power they actually have in their romantic relationships, which could lead to increased aggression toward their female partners or wives, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. Aggressive behavior can have disastrous consequences on a relationship because the female partner is more likely to withdraw, openly share her dissatisfaction and beco ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 26
Kill the competition: why siblings fight but colleagues cooperate
There is a certain rhythm to the swing of sibling relations. We resent our brothers and sisters in childhood. We support them in adulthood. We sue them after the reading of the will. The choreographer of this dance, as in so many others, is competition. When we lobby our parents for their affection and income, we make a claim on finite resources. And since our siblings also expect their cut, we inevitably come into conflict with them. What is implicit in c ...
Psychological Science - Mon. Nov 26
Vergeht uns der Spaß am Fußball? (Do we miss the fun of football?)
Wer wissen will, warum K nig Fu ball die Welt regiert, muss nur die alten Philosophen fragen, am besten Immanuel Kant. Der hat schon fr h erkannt Der Himmel hat den Menschen als Gegengewicht gegen die vielen M hseligkeiten drei Dinge gegeben die Hoffnung, den Schlaf und das Lachen. Der Fu ball l sst sie lachen. Der Spa ist der Sauerstoff der Seele, behaupten kluge K pfe, jedenfalls entf hrt der Fu ball seine Fans aus der qu lenden Realit t des Alltags in e ...
Psychological Science - Mon. Nov 26
The One Thing You Should NEVER Say in a Thank You Email After a Job Interview
The moments after a crucial job interview may feel like a sigh of relief or a pang of anxiety. But, no matter how you feel, there s an important next step writing a thank you note. Whether over email or by hand, a thank you note after a job interview is expected nowadays as a basic sign of appreciation. So how do you both stand out and effectively show your gratitude Never never use your thank you note as an opportunity to ask for a favor. It should stand ...
Psychological Science - Mon. Nov 26
There’s a Downside to Attending an Academically Selective School, Study Says
When sending their children to school, parents will often aim for schools with high scores and challenging programs, but according to a new analysis of data from Project TALENT , selective schools with a higher average achievement level may actually exert a negative influence on students 8217 long-term success. The nationally representative, longitudinal study of over 377,000 high school students found that while students who attend socioeconomically advan ...
Psychological Science - Mon. Nov 26
Americans Can’t Escape Long-Disproven Body Stereotypes
Read the whole story The Atlantic News gt Americans Can 8217 t Escape Long-Disproven Body Stereotypes Published November 8, 2018
Psychological Science - Mon. Nov 26
Work Meetings Are Terrible. Here’s How to Make Them Better.
Read the whole story Inverse News gt Work Meetings Are Terrible. Here 8217 s How to Make Them Better. Published November 20, 2018
Psychological Science - Mon. Nov 26
1 in 3 College Freshmen Faces Mental Health Woes
More than one in three first-year college students around the world struggle with a mental health disorder, new research suggests. The number of students who need treatment for these disorders far exceeds the resources of most counseling centers, resulting in a substantial unmet need, said study author Randy Auerbach, of Columbia University in New York City. Colleges must take a greater urgency in addressing this issue, he said in a news release from the A ...
Healthday - Mon. Nov 26
Sharp Rise Seen in Kids' ER Visits for Mental Health Woes
Mental health issues are sending more and more kids and teens to hospital emergency rooms, and that increase has been most dramatic among minorities, a new report shows. Between 2012 and 2016, overall admissions shot up 50 percent in the United States, the researchers said. Prior to our study, we knew that an increasing number of children with mental health concerns were coming to the nation s pediatric emergency departments, said study author Dr. Anna Abr ...
Healthday - Mon. Nov 26
Major Injuries Take a Toll on Mental Health
People who ve suffered major traumatic injuries are at much greater risk for mental health problems and suicide, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed data from more than 19,000 people in the Canadian province of Ontario who suffered serious injuries. Most of the injuries 89 percent were accidental rather than intentional for example, car crashes and falls . Major trauma was associated with a 40 percent increased rate of hospital admission for one or mor ...
Healthday - Mon. Nov 26
More College Students Seeking Mental Health Care
Anxiety, depression and panic attacks are sending U.S. college students to mental health clinics in record numbers, a new study finds. Between 2009 and 2015, treatment and diagnoses of anxiety increased by nearly 6 percent among these students, followed by depression and panic attacks, which each increased about 3 percent. Anxiety is the most common problem, affecting almost 15 percent of college students across the United States, the researchers reported. ...
Healthday - Mon. Nov 26
Colleges Strain to Keep Up With Students' Mental Health Concerns
As stigmas surrounding mental health issues have eased, more U.S. college students are seeking help for emotional problems, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed data from the Healthy Minds Study, an annual online survey involving more than 150,000 students from 196 campuses. In 2017, 36 percent of students were diagnosed with mental health issues, compared to 22 percent in 2007, the study found. Over the same time span, the percentage of students who re ...
Healthday - Mon. Nov 26
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