The psychostimulant drugs modafinil and dextroamphetamine can enhance the ability of sleep deprived volunteers to detect humor in images, according to a study published in Sleep in 2006.
Author Eric W. Dolan
According to research published in the Journal of Counseling Psychology, the lack of attachment to family and school and having peers that use alcohol are all risk factors for adolescent alcohol abuse.
Male college students are much more likely to report having a “sexually appealing, wild, or offensive” Facebook profile than female college students, according to research published in the Journal of Education for Business in 2010.
According to research published in Experimental and Clinical Psychology, the drug ketamine impairs certain memory processes, but not others.
According to a study that investigated the use of the internet and computer games by adolescents, moderate use of the internet is associated with increased academic performance, while use of computer games is associated with decreased academic performance.
In 2009, the Journal of Psychology published a study that investigated the effect of different levels of humor on attractiveness and desirability as a long-term partner.
According to a study published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, playing action video games can enhance visuospatial attention.
Can you infer a man’s personality based on whether he prefers certain parts of a woman’s body to be larger…
According to research published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, self-esteem moderates the psychological and hormonal response to interpersonal rejection.
Parental gambling problems and certain parenting characteristics can put adolescents at risk for gambling problems, according to a study published in Psychology of Addictive Behaviors.
According to research published in the Journal of Medical Research, depending on what the internet is used for, it can be associated with either an increase in symptoms of depression or a decrease in symptoms of depression.
In 2008, the Journal of Marriage and Family published a study that investigated the relationship between obesity and the attractiveness of one’s romantic partner. The study analyzed data from Wave 3 of the National Longitudinal Survey of Adolescent Health.
How much alcohol do students tend to drink on their 21st birthday? How much alcohol do those under 21 anticipate they will drink? How much alcohol do students believe others drink on their 21st? These questions were the focus of a study published in Psychology of Addictive Behaviors in 2009.