The perceived harms associated with drug use are not reflected in the United States illicit substance classification system, according to…
Author Eric W. Dolan
How you respond to ADHD medication like Adderall may be partially determined by your personality, according to research published online January 23 in the Journal of Psychopharmacology.
Rats given cannabidiol sleep more and experience other changes in their sleep-wake cycle, according to research published online in the Journal of Psychopharmacology on January 23.
A study published in Psychopharmacology on February 8 has confirmed that just one cup of coffee has a positive effect on prolonged highway driving in well-rested individuals.
Research published in Psychopharmacology suggests that methylphenidate, a stimulant drug commonly prescribed to those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), can enhance some aspects of memory and other cognitive functions in health adults.
New research from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and Boston College find that members of a cohesive group are judged to have less responsibility for their own individual actions.
Men’s cognitive performance declines if they merely anticipate an interaction with a woman, according to a recently published study.
The drug ecstasy, or methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), cannot compensate for the impairing effects of sleep loss on driving performance, according to research published in Psychopharmacology.
Young women given the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) paroxetine, also known as the antidepressant drug Paxil, are less likely to cry when watching an emotional movie, according to preliminary research published in Psychopharmacology.
Nearly 92 percent of songs in the Billboard Top Ten charts for Country, Pop, and R&B in 2009 contained reproductive themes, with an average of 10.5 reproductive messages per song, according to an analysis by psychologists at the University at Albany in New York. And the trend extends back more than 400 years.
A study conducted by the Medical University of Bialystok in Poland has found that the antiepileptic drug levetiracetam can help prevent oxygen deprived nerve cells from dying.
The tears of a crying grown adult elicit more sympathy from observers than the tears of a crying young child or infant, according to a study published in Evolutionary Psychology.
Reality TV shows such as A&E’s “Hoarders” and TLC’s “Hoarding: Buried Alive” do not accurately portray compulsive hoarding, according to a licensed counselor who has worked with hoarding clients since 1997.
Conveying lower levels of self-esteem may have a greater impact on the desirability of men as potential relationship partners than it has for women, according to research published in the scientific journal Evolutionary Psychology.
The main psychoactive compound in marijuana, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), protects against brain damage caused by methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), commonly known as the drug ecstasy.