Author Eric W. Dolan
Narcissistic individuals are viewed as sexy thanks to their physical attractiveness and social boldness, research published in the July issue of the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin has found.
New research casts doubt on the claim that merely thinking about religious and moral concepts promotes higher levels of self-control.
Oral sex has accompanied humanity for quite a long time, as evidenced by paleolithic cave paintings. But was the sexual practice tailored by evolution for a greater reproductive purpose than mere pleasure?
New research suggests that understanding the emotional state of others is something that can be learned and practiced.
New research on cultural evolution indicates that conformism tends to hinder cooperation among individuals rather than enhance it.
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.
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?