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Article ID: 627039

New Economic Study Finds Scarcity Breeds Rationality

University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Through a series of surveys, the researchers determined that people with less time or money to spare are better able to focus on what the purchase might be worth to them.

Released:
4-Dec-2014 1:00 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 626973

New Study Shows Computer-Based Approach to Treating Anxiety May Reduce Suicide Risk

Florida State University

A group of psychology researchers at Florida State University have developed a simple computer-based approach to treating anxiety sensitivity, something that could have major implications for veterans and other groups who are considered at risk for suicide.

Released:
3-Dec-2014 2:45 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 626950

Ask the Experts: Coping with Stress

Texas Tech University

Richard A. Lenox, director of the Student Counseling Center and a licensed psychologist discusses ways college students can cope with stress.

Released:
3-Dec-2014 11:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 626788

NYU Researchers Find Silver Lining Playbook for Performance

New York University

If we believe a negative trait we possess is linked to a related positive characteristic, we will be more productive in that domain, NYU researchers have found. Their study establishes a novel “silver lining theory”: negative attributes can produce positive results.

Released:
1-Dec-2014 9:30 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 626701

Why Do People with Autism See Faces Differently?

Universite de Montreal

The way people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) gather information – not the judgement process itself – might explain why they gain different perceptions from peoples’ faces, according to a new study from Hôpital Rivière-des-Prairies and the University of Montreal. "

Released:
26-Nov-2014 8:00 AM EST

Article ID: 626745

Pleasure at Another’s Misfortune Is Evident in Children as Young as Two

University of Haifa

Even very young children will show signs of schadenfreude when an inequitable situation is rectified.

Released:
26-Nov-2014 2:35 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 626642

What Online Gaming Can Tell Us About Organizational Trust

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Dr. Rolf Wigand's article, “The Dynamics of Shared Leadership: Building Trust and Enhancing Performance,” was published as the lead story in volume 99, issue 5 of the Journal of Applied Psychology. The article’s publication is a direct result of Dr. Wigand’s $400,000 National Science Foundation’s research grant, which supported the study of a virtual organization using data collected from a massively-multiplayer online game (MMOG).

Released:
24-Nov-2014 1:00 PM EST
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Article ID: 626612

Does Dip Decrease or Deepen Addiction to Nicotine?

West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

Smokeless tobacco products are marketed as a way for smokers to cut back on the negative effects of tobacco, while still being able to use it. Is that really the case? A professor in the Department of Psychology at West Virginia University is investigating whether smokers are using smokeless tobacco products as a replacement, or supplement to cigarettes.

Released:
24-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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