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One Year On: Unhealthy Weight Gains, Increased Drinking Reported by Americans Coping With Pandemic Stress

As growing vaccine demand signals a potential turning point in the global COVID-19 pandemic, the nation’s health crisis is far from over. One year after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, many adults report...
11-Mar-2021 12:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Higher Income Predicts Feelings Such as Pride and Confidence

People with higher incomes tend to feel prouder, more confident and less afraid than people with lower incomes, but not necessarily more compassionate or loving, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
2-Mar-2021 12:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

Education Level, Interest in Alternative Medicine Among Factors Associated with Believing Misinformation

While many people believe misinformation on Facebook and Twitter from time to time, people with lower education or health literacy levels, a tendency to use alternative medicine or a distrust of the health care system are more likely to believe...
25-Feb-2021 3:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

Black Females More Likely Than Black Males to Exercise, Eat Healthy When Faced with Perceived Discrimination

Black men and women, as well as adolescent boys and girls, may react differently to perceived racial discrimination, with Black women and girls engaging in more exercise and better eating habits than Black men and boys when faced with...
25-Feb-2021 12:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

Answer Quickly to Be Believed

When people pause before replying to a question, even for just a few seconds, their answers are perceived to be less sincere and credible than if they had replied immediately, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
11-Feb-2021 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

U.S. Adults Report Highest Stress Level Since Early Days of the Covid-19 Pandemic

As the U.S. confronts a bitter election season, political unrest and violence, a shaky economy, and a soaring death toll due to COVID-19, 84% of U.S. adults say the country has serious societal issues that we need to address, according to a new poll.
2-Feb-2021 12:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Sexual harassment claims by less feminine women perceived as less credible

Women who do not fit female stereotypes are less likely to be seen as victims of sexual harassment, and if they claim they were harassed, they are less likely to be believed, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
12-Jan-2021 12:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

Positive Student-Teacher Relationships Benefit Students’ Long-Term Health, Study Finds

Teens who have good, supportive relationships with their teachers enjoy better health as adults, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
27-Oct-2020 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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