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Who Win The Promiscuity Battle — Men or Women?

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This topic has received much attention over the years, and we all have our assumptions about it, but what does psychological research tell us about gender differences in promiscuity? Continue reading

When People Lack a Sense of Control in Their Environment, They Make It Up in Their Heads

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Whenever people are unable to control and predict their environment, they actively seek to restore feelings of control by behaving and thinking in certain ways. Continue reading

8 Scientific Facts About Self-Control

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It takes self-control to stop unhealthy habits.

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Study: Sleep Disturbances Predict the Course of Anxiety and Depressive Disorders

In a study by Van Mill and colleagues (2013), the authors examined the impact of sleep disturbances on the course of anxiety and depressive disorders. The sleep durations of over 1,000 individuals with depressive and/or anxiety disorders, over a period of two years, were examined. Continue reading

Soda Consumption May Cause Behavioural Problems in Children

Soda consumption may have a negative impact on children’s behaviours such as aggression, attention and withdrawal.

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Do Women Beat Men in Multitasking?

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Are women really better ‘multitaskers’ than men? To answer this question, we need to understand what multitasking is, or the so-called simultaneous capacity. Continue reading

The 5 Most Popular Psychology Articles This Month (Aug’13)

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The Certainty Effect: Why We Fail at Calculating Probabilities

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