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Label your fear to get over it


September 5th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Can describing your feelings when you are particularly stressed make you less anxious? A new study suggests it may very well be so.A new psychology study ... Read more...

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Research now explains the good times


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) Ever wondered why time sometimes seems to fly, and sometimes drags on endlessly? There are times when even with positive feelings of contentment or serenity, time ... Read more...

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Hovering moms have anxious kids


August 21st, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Parents, especially mothers, who hover nervously over their children and are "over-involved" with them, make kids anxious and lacking in confidence.Psychologists at Sydney's Macquarie University studied ... Read more...

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Therapy for Maruti factory violence victims


August 6th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 6 (IANS) To help injured employees overcome the trauma of the July 18 violence and arson at Maruti's Manesar plant, the company has roped in psychologists for counselling, ... Read more...

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Actor needed psychological help to play drug lord


July 25th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, July 25 (IANS/EFE) Andres Parra, the Colombian actor who plays the lead character in the television series "Pablo Escobar, el Patron del Mal" (Pablo Escobar: The Boss of Evil) ... Read more...

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Argentine province offers prostitutes airfare to go home


July 24th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, July 24 (IANS/EFE) The central Argentine province of Cordoba is offering prostitutes airfare to return home, even to other countries, after passing a law to close brothels as ... Read more...

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Why men don’t want to chat after sex?


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Men really do need to sleep after sex because the male brain is designed to switch off at that point, scientists claim.They scanned men's brains before ... Read more...

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Women really have better IQ than men


July 15th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) Men may now need to think twice before questioning a woman's intelligence at home or in the office. Psychologists have found female IQ scores have risen ... Read more...

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Dottie Sandusky takes witness stand at husband’s trial


June 20th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bellefonte, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS)
Dottie Sandusky, Jerry Sandusky’s wife, has taken the witness stand on Tuesday to defend her husband against charges that he sexually abused several minors and teenagers at the ... Read more...

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Better not to advise moms on raising kids


June 18th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS) It would be far better if you thought twice before advising a modern-day mother about her child's habits, as a study has found one in three ... Read more...

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‘Conditioning brain could curb impulsiveness’


June 15th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) Conditioning your brain to curb impulsiveness could open the way to treat addiction to gambling, drugs or alcohol as well as impulse-control disorders such ... Read more...

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Why optimists usually win


June 9th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Thinking positively about something really might make it happen, experts say.Simply anticipating something good can gear up hidden circuits in the brain to drive you towards ... Read more...

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‘Genes key to self-control, sociability’


May 17th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Genes play a greater role in investing you with traits such as self-control, decision-making or sociability than previously thought. A study of more than 800 sets ... Read more...

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‘People see bold pictures of women as objects’


May 16th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 16 (IANS) Perfume ads, beer billboards, movie posters: everywhere you look, women's sexualised bodies are on display, which men and women see as objects, says a new study. ... Read more...

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Indonesia takes charge of Sukhoi crash probe


May 16th, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 16 (IANS) The Indonesian government will take control of the investigation into the Sukhoi Superjet 100 crash that killed 45 people, and Russian teams will have their movements ... Read more...

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New test to certify whether you’re a workaholic


April 30th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Psychologists have devised a new test that would let you know once and for all whether you are addicted to work.Researchers from the Nottingham Trent University ... Read more...

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New test to certify whether you’re a workaholic


April 30th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Psychologists have devised a new test that would let you know once and for all whether you are addicted to work.Researchers from the Nottingham Trent University ... Read more...

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Can robots be blamed for killing civilians?


April 24th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) If a robot develops a programming glitch that causes it to kill civilians, do we blame the robot, or the humans who created and deployed it?Such ... Read more...

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Office boredom drives men to flirt


April 22nd, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) Office boredom rather than sparks of passion drives men to flirt with female colleagues, says a Surrey University study based on a survey of 200 people. ... Read more...

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Trauma victims can develop schizophrenia


April 20th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) Children who have undergone severe trauma are thrice as likely to develop schizophrenia in later life, says a new study.Previous research focused on the biological factors ... Read more...

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Alcohol can help you solve riddles faster


April 12th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Strange but true... scientists say that drinking some beer before solving brain teasers can help you do better than those who attempt the riddles in a ... Read more...

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On Delhi roads, tempers rise with temperatures


April 6th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Motorists, beware of the summer. Every year, as the heat sets in and temperatures rise, the tempers of drivers also head north, causing increased incidents ... Read more...

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Russia’s Chechnya to help reconcile split couples


March 21st, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A special commission has been created in Russia's Chechnya republic to help resolve conflicts between divorced couples.The commission has been created under instructions from Chechen ... Read more...

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Stress taking its toll on youngsters: Experts


February 15th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 15 (IANS) A day after West Bengal saw two youngsters killing themselves and another slashing his ex-lover on Valentine's Day, psychologists Wednesday said stress, nuclear families and lack ... Read more...

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Living ever after, virtually (Feature)


February 15th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Like most people on social networking sites, 27-year-old Aditya Yadav's profile is an active one, with a regular flow of messages and photographs. The ... Read more...

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Stalkers may soon have tough time in Britain


February 5th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) The British government may soon formulate a law laying down "substantial" jail terms for stalkers.British parliamentarians believe the problem has become so acute that a new ... Read more...

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CBSE starts counselling for board exams


January 31st, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) In an attempt to address anxieties of students and parents, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will start from Wednesday the first phase of ... Read more...

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Psychologists propose solution against prejudice


January 29th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Girls are not as good as boys in playing soccer, nor are they clued into cars, but they know how to dance better and stay away ... Read more...

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Anger management lessons for pupils at British school


January 24th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) A British school is compelled to offer anger management lessons to its pupils as young as five after 40 of its rowdy students were excluded for ... Read more...

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Falling asleep after sex reflects love for partner


January 23rd, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 23 (IANS) Even as proving actual love for one's life partner may remain an unending test for many people, a study has suggested that falling asleep straight after ... Read more...

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Rely on your gut feeling


December 30th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) We tend to make decisions based on our gut feeling rather than logic and some psychologists have found a proposition where logic is rooted in intuition, ... Read more...

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Babies remember objects out of sight


December 20th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) It was earlier believed that babies six-month-old or younger have no sense of 'object permanence' - that something exists even when it is out of sight. ... Read more...

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Psychologists turn spotlight on teamwork


December 18th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) Psychologists have turned the spotlight on team work, which is often invoked to boost output, meet targets or deliver better healthcare and services. "We are developing ... Read more...

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Fretting over decisions creates dissatisfaction


December 16th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) You have been looking out for a new microwave oven that would suit your budget and requirements but the simple quest becomes quite an ordeal over ... Read more...

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Men love thinking about sex the most, women about food


December 1st, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) A new study has found it's wrong to believe that men think about sex every seven seconds but, of course, they do think of it more ... Read more...

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