Tag archive for ‘psychology’
Jewish Business News On Monday, January 8th, 2018

Stressed Out? Smelling Your Romantic Partner’s Shirt Could Help

The scent of a romantic partner can help lower stress levels, new psychology research from the University of British Columbia has found. The study, published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Daydreaming Is Good. It Means You’re Smart

Daydreaming during meetings isn’t necessarily a bad thing. It might be a sign that you’re really smart and creative, according to a new study from the Georgia Institute of Technology. “People More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

To Please Your Friends, Tell Them What They Already Know

  We love to tell friends and family about experiences we’ve had and they haven’t—from exotic vacations to celebrity sightings—but new research suggests that these stories don’t thrill them quite More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, February 13th, 2017

Friends, Couples Show Similarity in Personality Traits After All

Friends and Couples Show Similarity Personality Traits Friends and couples show similarity in personality traits after all: Romantic partners tend to have certain characteristics in common, such as age, education, More...

sima On Monday, January 30th, 2017

People Dislike Hypocrites. But Why?

People dislike hypocrites. But why?   People dislike hypocrites. But why? Hypocrites condemn immoral behaviors that they in fact engage in, why we dislike them so negatively? New research propose that hypocrites More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

When A “Golden Opportunity” to Bribe Arises, It’s Hard to Pass Up

Corrupt behavior that happens once, in response to a sudden opportunity, may be easier to rationalize than repeated unethical behaviors.   In four studies, psychology researchers find that people are more likely More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, December 16th, 2016

Bad People Are Disgusting, Bad Actions Are Angering

A person’s character, more so than their actions, determines whether we find immoral acts to be ‘disgusting, ’ according to new research in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological More...

Jewish Business News On Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

ONE Dose of Hallucinogenic Drug Psilocybin From Magic Mushroom Relieves Anxiety and Depression, Studies

    A single dose of psilocybin, the active compound in psychedelic mushrooms, significantly lessens the anxiety and depression in distressed people with advanced cancer for 6-8 months, two clinical More...

Nir Eyal On Sunday, May 1st, 2016

4 Ways to Use Psychology to Win Your Competition’s Customers

  Let’s say you’ve built the next big thing. You’re ready to take on the world and make billions. Your product is amazing and you’re convinced you’ve bested the competition. As a point of fact,  More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, August 3rd, 2015

‘Brain Training’ App May Improve Memory and Daily Functioning of People With Schizophrenia

A ‘brain training’ iPad game developed and tested by researchers at the University of Cambridge may improve the memory of patients with schizophrenia, helping them in their daily lives at work and More...

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