Psychology

Here's What to Expect When Slack Shares Start Trading Thursday

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

It may be psychologically pleasing to see shares of a company rise during its first day of trading following an initial public offering. But in the case of a direct listing...
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Gut Microbes Linked to Temperament Traits in Infants

Gut Microbes Linked to Temperament Traits in Infants

5 hours ago   |   Psych Central

A new Finnish study of 303 infants finds that the gut microbiome of a two-month-old appears to be associated with the child's temperament traits at six months of age. The...
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UN Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer Becomes One of Assange's Most Vocal Advocates

UN Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer Becomes One of Assange's Most Vocal Advocates

12 hours ago   |   MintPress News

On May 9, UN Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer, visited WikiLeaks founder and journalist Julian Assange at Belmarsh Prison, where he is currently serving a 50-week prison...
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How your own ‘alter ego' can activate your best self

1 day ago   |   NBC News

Studies show that what you wear can affect your performance. Mental game coach Todd Herman shares how you can use a psychological phenomenon called enclothed cognition to...
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Orthodontic Braces May Not Boost Your Confidence

Orthodontic Braces May Not Boost Your Confidence

1 day ago   |   Psych Central

A new Australian study counters the belief that getting braces to fix your crooked teeth will automatically boost your self-confidence. In fact, the findings, published in the...
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Patricia Telles-Irvin, Northwestern student affairs VP, dies

1 day ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Patricia Telles-Irvin joined Northwestern University in 2011 as vice president of student affairs, and worked as she had at other schools to foster a welcoming and inclusive...
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How your own ‘alter ego' can activate your best self

1 day ago   |   NBC News

Studies show that what you wear can affect your performance. Mental game coach Todd Herman shares how you can use a psychological phenomenon called enclothed cognition to...
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13 surprising psychological reasons someone might fall in love with you

13 surprising psychological reasons someone might fall in love with you

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

True love may seem perennially elusive to some, but there are certain factors that can increase your chances of finding it. According to various psychological studies, some of...
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Eight Women Accuse Max Landis of Emotional and Sexual Abuse

1 day ago   |   Vanity Fair

Allegations include sexual abuse, physical assault, and emotional abuse; one accuser called Landis “a serial rapist, gaslighter, physical and psychological abuser.”
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People Prefer Dogs With Sad Puppy Eyes, Research Shows

2 days ago   |   Time

What's behind those hard-to-resist puppy dog eyes? New research suggests that over thousands of years of dog domestication, people preferred pups that could pull off that...
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Study: More American women are using marijuana while pregnant

Study: More American women are using marijuana while pregnant

While the health effects of marijuana on a fetus have not yet been established, they could include developmental problems and low birth weight, according to the U.S. Centers... Read more ...

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

Dominican Republic authorities said Wednesday that David Ortiz was not the intended target of the murder-for-hire plot that led to the former Red Sox star being shot. Read more ...

Man arrested for running over pregnant woman, 2-year-old son, police say

Man arrested for running over pregnant woman, 2-year-old son, police say

Police in Jefferson City, Tennessee, have arrested a man they say intentionally ran over a pregnant woman and her 2-year-old son. Read more ...

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

Dominican Republic authorities said Wednesday that David Ortiz was not the intended target of the murder-for-hire plot that led to the former Red Sox star being shot. Read more ...

Capt. 'Sully' criticizes Boeing, says pilots need practice on simulators...

Capt. 'Sully' criticizes Boeing, says pilots need practice on simulators before flying 737 Max jets

Sullenberger, a U.S. Airways pilot in 2009 when he safely landed an Airbus jet on New York's Hudson River after bird strikes knocked out the engines, said all 737 Max pilots... Read more ...

Pittsburgh resident, Syrian man arrested on terrorism charges after planning...

Pittsburgh resident, Syrian man arrested on terrorism charges after planning attack on Christian church

Complaint alleges Syrian man plotted attacks in name of ISIS Read more ...

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday said states can set their own carbon emissions standards for coal-fired power plants - a rule that the agency itself says could... Read more ...

Hope Hicks won't answer questions about the White House in congressional...

Hope Hicks won't answer questions about the White House in congressional interview

White House attorneys are objecting to all questions related to the White House, Democrats say, all the way down to where Hicks sat in the West Wing. Read more ...

Dominican AG: David Ortiz Shooting Result Of Mistaken Identity

Dominican AG: David Ortiz Shooting Result Of Mistaken Identity

The Dominican Republic's lead prosecutor says the target was another man, dressed similarly to the former Red Sox slugger. Read more ...

'Hot weather means hot pavement!': Experts warn owners after dog's pads burn...

'Hot weather means hot pavement!': Experts warn owners after dog's pads burn off during walk

"Olaf walked over a mile on the Fish Trap Trail before his owner realized his pads were burned, and even then he wasn't whining or limping!" Read more ...