Latest Psych News


Here’s a summary of the latest Psych News from APA.org.

Performance can boost language learning for kids with hearing difficulties.
Posted: April 12, 2017, 1:33 am
A recent study found that crying to sad songs really does produce a measurable sense of pleasure in the listener.
Posted: April 11, 2017, 1:29 am
More than half of people living with typical psychiatric illnesses also report chronic sleep problems.
Posted: April 11, 2017, 1:26 am
The results of the small study justify a larger follow-up trial to test the long-term effects of Tetris therapy.
Posted: April 10, 2017, 1:31 am
Many adults don't realize the number of adolescents across the country struggling with anxiety and depression.
Posted: April 9, 2017, 1:30 am
A WHO advisory group says six questions can reliably identify adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
Posted: April 6, 2017, 1:32 am
Science shows the brain can't do two cognitively demanding tasks at the same time, and that includes talking on the phone while driving.
Posted: April 5, 2017, 3:49 am
New research shows a half-hour or less power nap can make you more content.
Posted: April 4, 2017, 3:48 am
Experts say don't look in places you already know the missing object is now.
Posted: April 4, 2017, 3:46 am
Researchers confirm the link between chronic stress and packing on pounds, as well as difficulty shedding excess weight.
Posted: March 31, 2017, 3:44 am
The links between childhood stressors and adult behaviors are becoming clearer and clearer with each passing study.
Posted: March 30, 2017, 3:43 am
As tax deadlines near, one preparer explains how reading her clients helps their bottom lines.
Posted: March 29, 2017, 3:42 am
The topic of how breast-feeding may influence cognitive ability is controversial.
Posted: March 28, 2017, 3:41 am
Studies suggest that the perpetuation of the gaydar myth has unintended consequences.
Posted: March 25, 2017, 3:40 am
The duration of a prescription may give clues into how long a person ends up using a narcotic painkiller.
Posted: March 20, 2017, 2:44 pm
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