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Psychology is the study of human mental functions, behavior and processes.
A higher male susceptibility to disease has helped shape the evolution of social insect behavior

A higher male susceptibility to disease has helped shape the evolution of social insect behavior

Mothers who are concerned about their own health may unwittingly be passing their anxieties on to their children

Mothers who are concerned about their own health may unwittingly be passing their anxieties on to their children

First study to mathematically quantify the emotional impact of music

First study to mathematically quantify the emotional impact of music

Research reveals that children with mild head injury may be at risk of long-term complications

Research reveals that children with mild head injury may be at risk of long-term complications

Study into the duress of space travel as part of a Mars expedition to be staged in the Australian desert later this year

Study into the duress of space travel as part of a Mars expedition to be staged in the Australian desert later this year

Vocational rehabilitation services helps people with traumatic brain injuries get back to work

Vocational rehabilitation services helps people with traumatic brain injuries get back to work

Some amnesiacs can maintain their memories for a longer period of time if they spend time sitting in a dark, quiet room

Some amnesiacs can maintain their memories for a longer period of time if they spend time sitting in a dark, quiet room

Research into placebo effect among Parkinson’s patients

Research into placebo effect among Parkinson’s patients

Study to Look at effect of exercise and education on osteoarthritis

Study to Look at effect of exercise and education on osteoarthritis

New research finds that boys really do have more reading difficulties than girls

New research finds that boys really do have more reading difficulties than girls

Childhood conduct problems may predict depression among young adults

Childhood conduct problems may predict depression among young adults

Kids will do better with their homework and grades if parents step back

Kids will do better with their homework and grades if parents step back

Male pedestrians account for 70 percent of cost to the community from deaths and injuries on the road

Male pedestrians account for 70 percent of cost to the community from deaths and injuries on the road

Having an alcoholic stepfather increases risk of behavior problems in girls more than boys

Having an alcoholic stepfather increases risk of behavior problems in girls more than boys

Researchers fast track the commercial development of a simple and inexpensive screening test for Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers fast track the commercial development of a simple and inexpensive screening test for Alzheimer’s disease

Less educated people have more severe stress

Less educated people have more severe stress

A computer-based test that detects impaired cognition has been developed

A computer-based test that detects impaired cognition has been developed

Identifying the addiction genes, new treatments for addiction, and the possibility of individually tailored drugs

Identifying the addiction genes, new treatments for addiction, and the possibility of individually tailored drugs

Gambling increases level of brain chemical

Gambling increases level of brain chemical

Head-cooling device prevents brain damage in oxygen-deprived newborn babies

Head-cooling device prevents brain damage in oxygen-deprived newborn babies