Have you ever played a video game for a little longer than you intended? Did you crave to play again soon after? Internet Gaming Disorder is the newest form of addiction troubling the youth around the world, and you just might have it.
While most research on reading disabilities has focused on its disadvantages, Dr. Ken Pugh of Haskins Laboratories recently published a trend-breaking study. He shows that dyslexic children have a slight advantage in visuospatial processing.
Are we still the smartest? Study by scientists indicates that perhaps chimpanzees may surpass humans in some aspects.
“Love at first sight” – it lies at the core of classic fairy tales, but recent research into animal mating habits shows that this phenomenon is likely just a fantasy. Scientists at the University of Tokyo have published research that
In her psychology study on mania, Yale Assistant Professor of Psychology June Gruber examines how increased positive emotionality shapes one’s emotional experience and perception of others during a conversation between couples about a distressing topic.
Social media may be psychologists and researchers’ newest tool to analyze the human mind. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Vermont are using data from Facebook and Twitter to learn about our thoughts and emotions.
Contrary to popular belief, eye contact may do more harm than good when trying to persuade others to change their views. A new study in Psychological Science elucidates how people actually react to eye contact.
Led by Professor Katarzyna Chawarska, a team of scientists at the Yale School of Medicine have detected deficits in social attention in infants as young as six months — the earliest detection age for Autism Spectrum Disorders yet.
Yale Psychology Professors Allan Wagner and Susan Holen-Noeksema were given lifetime achievement awards from the APS. The former was recognized for his research on the mechanisms of associative learning, the latter for her work on mood disorders and regulation.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Tara Chaplin finds that whether or not children exhibit emotional responses in line with gender stereotypes depends on context.