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Psychology is the study of human mental functions, behavior and processes.
Aging brain's failure to coordinate deep-sleep brainwaves makes older adults forget

Aging brain's failure to coordinate deep-sleep brainwaves makes older adults forget

Experts call for more action on gambling-related research and treatment

Experts call for more action on gambling-related research and treatment

Scientists explore effectiveness of action video games to combat dyslexia

Scientists explore effectiveness of action video games to combat dyslexia

Researchers developing smartphone app to help patients with eating disorders

Researchers developing smartphone app to help patients with eating disorders

'Virtual child' to help professionals learn key techniques to treat children with autism

'Virtual child' to help professionals learn key techniques to treat children with autism

Researchers explore neuro-psychological mechanisms behind existential threats

Researchers explore neuro-psychological mechanisms behind existential threats

Urinary incontinence may affect learning and academic performance of teenagers

Urinary incontinence may affect learning and academic performance of teenagers

Having older brothers may increase the likelihood of being gay

Having older brothers may increase the likelihood of being gay

Brain responses of children with inherited dyslexia risk predict their future reading speed

Brain responses of children with inherited dyslexia risk predict their future reading speed

Discrimination experiences affect health of both people in relationship

Discrimination experiences affect health of both people in relationship

IUPUI researchers receive $1.8 million grant to develop potential treatments for hydrocephalus

IUPUI researchers receive $1.8 million grant to develop potential treatments for hydrocephalus

Optogenetics research sheds new light on social-spatial learning

Optogenetics research sheds new light on social-spatial learning

Researchers identify challenges to understanding and classifying mental disorders

Researchers identify challenges to understanding and classifying mental disorders

Short online program improves ability of teen girls to communicate about safe sex

Short online program improves ability of teen girls to communicate about safe sex

Racial differences in parents’ reports of child’s autism symptoms may contribute to delayed diagnosis

Racial differences in parents’ reports of child’s autism symptoms may contribute to delayed diagnosis

Some 3D video games benefit older adults' brains

Some 3D video games benefit older adults' brains

Study shows effects of sex offender registration policies on children

Study shows effects of sex offender registration policies on children

Hot flashes may increase risk of developing diabetes, study suggests

Hot flashes may increase risk of developing diabetes, study suggests

'Lazy eye' could be treated with wearable augmented-reality technology

'Lazy eye' could be treated with wearable augmented-reality technology

Binge eating can act as barrier to achieving weight-loss success

Binge eating can act as barrier to achieving weight-loss success