Joining a choir can improve the quality of life for people suffering from chronic mental illness, according to research published in the July issue of Psychology of Music.
Author Eric W. Dolan
New research published in PLoS One suggests that racial concerns do play a role in support for tea party groups.
When our understanding of cause-and-effect is contradicted by what we actually see, sometimes our understand overrules our perception.
New research shows that teenagers’ heightened self-consciousness is linked with specific physiological and brain responses.
Two musical instruments — guitars and pianos — have their own unique sounds and methods of play. But do the two instruments also have their own unique motivational factors?
Research published online July 3 in Political Research Quarterly has found that news coverage of female politicians focuses more on character traits and less on their policy arguments than it does for their male counterparts.
Research published May 6 in Social Psychological and Personality Science found general negativity among heterosexual college students was driven by the fear that some lesbian, gay and bisexual individuals directed unwanted sexual interest at them.
You can predict a person’s ‘moral compass’ based on their insecurities about attachments to others, new research published in Social Psychological and Personality Science has found.
When it comes to topics like abortion or assisted suicide, there seems to be no common ground between conservatives and liberals. Why is there such a noticeable rift between the two political orientations?
Human beings in cultures across the world engage in extreme rituals that involve self-mutilation or enduring other types of suffering.
Young conservatives believe they are more conservative than they actually are, according to research published June 13 in Social Psychological and Personality Science.
The stimulant drug methylphenidate (Ritalin) could enhance social functioning in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Research published this month in the scientific journal Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin has uncovered a cultural variation in the way American and Japanese people describe everyday actions.
Online dating helps some gay men accept their sexual orientation, according to research published June 7 in New Media & Society.
Researchers have uncovered that Facebook provides a glimpse into the connection between romantic relationships and self-identity.