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Psychological Research/Surveys Thread (December)

Subreddit : psychology
Points : 6
Published : 6 days ago
Comments : 15

Weekly Discussion Thread (December 2-8)

Subreddit : psychology
Points : 2
Published : 6 days ago
Comments : 20

New research provides evidence that conspiracy theories could be considered as a social stigma. Ridiculing conspiracy theories has been suggested as a means to reduce them but this may increase the social stigma attached to conspiracy theories that can be a source of social exclusion.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 290
Published : 8 minutes ago
Comments : 16

Researchers assert that hands-on experience with managing practice money is essential in preparing children for financial literacy.

Subreddit : psychology
Points : 638
Published : 17 hours ago
Comments : 6

This week in psychology science (The Brain 007 Psychology) [psychology study links in comment]

Author : mozartbrain
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 3
Published : 4 hours ago
Comments : 2

Should you lie to children about Santa? Five experts have their say

Author : andre-1425
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 2
Published : 4 hours ago
Comments : 2

Four in 10 U.S. adults (41%) say they lack the time to do all they want, a similar proportion (44%) frequently feel stressed.

Author : Moncef10
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 1,072
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 79

Study of advanced Buddhist meditators suggests inducing near-death experiences can be learned and perfected.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 63
Published : 23 hours ago
Comments : 2

Childhood adversity linked to reduced inhibitory control and alterations in key brain networks, finds new research.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 30
Published : 23 hours ago
Comments : 3

A recent study found that students who were able to sleep 8 hours over a five-day period performed better on their final exams than students who did not manage 8 hours of sleep.

Author : READYlab
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 754
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 19

When Fear Overwhelms You: Panic Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder

Author : PdexpertPhD
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 6
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 2

Childhood Antibiotics Could Raise Risk of Mental Illness, Study Finds. Children who were hospitalized and treated for an infection were 84 percent more likely to be hospitalized for mental illness and 42 percent more likely to be given antipsychotics.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 16
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 7

Mass proliferation of information evolving beyond our control, says new psychology research. The huge proliferation of information and communication is creating “attentional bottlenecks” which are acting to limit our choices to those based on fear, peer pressure, and global groupthink.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 706
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 30

Being yelled at: Our brain on alert in a flash - "Researchers from the University of Geneva studied the way our attention focuses on different sounds in our environment and observed how the brain is alerted when it perceives anger."

Author : Lightfiend
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 17
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 0

Meta-analysis of 64 studies involving 6000 participants finds that self-explanation is a powerful learning technique

Author : dwaxe
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 59
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 1

The Communal Narcissist: A New Kind of Narcissist?

Author : Psychnews
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 12
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 1

Stress may promote cancer - as the immune system produces levels of inflammation that serve to increase the spread of cancer cells.

Author : apiispanen1
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 13
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 1

The brain doesn't care about being perfect - The psychology of perfectionism makes you feel meaningless, leading to self-doubt, perceived failure, and lack of confidence. The solution, research says, is to apply top-down "frame shifts."

Author : sophlk
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 18
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 3

Turning Failure into Fuel for Success

Author : Psychnews
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 5
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 1

New research says your favorite superhero can inspire you to become a better person and act heroically, too

Author : Redzit69
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 17
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 2

Link between newborns with vitamin D deficiency and schizophrenia confirmed - Newborns with vitamin D deficiency have an increased risk of schizophrenia later in life, finds a new study.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 1,325
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 70

Self-explanation is a powerful learning technique, according to meta-analysis of 64 studies involving 6000 participants

Author : Lightfiend
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 8
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 0

People who experience childhood maltreatment frequently have perturbations in their brain architecture, regardless of whether they develop psychiatric symptoms, but a study in Biological Psychiatry found additional alterations in people who don’t develop symptoms.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 17
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 1

Psychology’s Replication Crisis Has Made The Field Better

Author : l_hazlewoods
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 5
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 0

The Dark Side of Information Proliferation

Subreddit : psychology
Points : 1
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 0

Battling back against stress and anxiety depends on how time is represented and encoded in the mind/brain. Present stress is different from past stress is different from future stress. The associated tactics differ as a result.

Author : slkpc
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 7
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 2

The bad news on human nature, in 10 findings from psychology

Author : singleladad
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 68
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 8

The psychology of regret. You are much more likely to dwell on all you could have been than on all you should have been, according to new 6-part research study.

Author : slkpc
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 3
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 0

"Genetic variation in health insurance coverage", Wehby & Shane 2018

Author : gwern
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 2
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 0

"Maternal prenatal depressive symptoms and risk for early-life psychopathology in offspring: genetic analyses in the Norwegian Mother and Child Birth Cohort Study", Hannigan et al 2018 [genetic confounding]

Author : gwern
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 2
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 0

LGBTQ-Inclusion in Elementary Schools: What Teachers Can Do

Author : Psychnews
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 0
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 0

He used to steal cars, now he runs a stem cell research company! James Fallon is a neuroscientist with the brain of a psychopath, who talked to me about how positive early childhood experience can prevent violent genes from being activated (and also about what's inside Putin's brain...)

Author : dunctanker
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 26
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 3

Introverts can feel out of place within our Western culture that values extraversion. A new study found that introverts become unhappy with themselves if they compare themselves to an extraverted cultural ideal, but if they accept their authentic, quiet selves, they can flourish and be fulfilled.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 171
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 15

"Novel genes for autism implicate both excitatory and inhibitory cell lineages in risk", Satterstrom et al 2018

Author : gwern
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 1
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 0

"It Runs in the Family: A Study of Political Candidacy Among Swedish Adoptees", Oskarsson et al 2018

Author : gwern
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 1
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 0

"SES-of-Origin and BMI in Youth: Comparing Germany and Minnesota", Johnson et al 2018

Author : gwern
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 1
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 0

"Genomic variation in educational attainment modifies Alzheimer's disease risk", Raghavan et al 2018

Author : gwern
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 1
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 0

Researchers find that groups comprised of strangers may become more effective in enforcing social norms as they manage to tacitly coordinate on the strongest member to sanction norm breakers alone.

Subreddit : psychology
Points : 6
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 1

Very shy people are more likely to suffer “hangxiety” – anxiety during a hangover – than their extrovert friends, new research shows.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 29
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 3

A preventative stress curriculum to reduce stress in high school students (research in description)

Author : cwharjadi
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 5
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 1

Researchers say they’ve identified two brain networks – one responsible for volition, the other for agency – that together underlie our sense of free will

Author : dwaxe
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 21
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 12

People should avoid social media after a failure because a culture of happiness may increase rumination over failure. The greater emphasis a culture places on happiness, and the greater the societal pressure is to not experience negative emotions, the more poorly we might react to negative emotions.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 23
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 4

New research (Sept 2018) shows that experiencing failure hurts your self-esteem but doesn’t harm future performance. These findings go against the commonly held view that failure begets failure.

Author : slkpc
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 924
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 18

Predictors of Drinking Problems in High School Students

Author : galgadat
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 4
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 0

The problem with studies saying phones are bad for you

Author : B0etius02
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 8
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 1

Existentialism improves teamwork ability

Subreddit : psychology
Points : 14
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 0

Neurotypical men with high levels of autistic traits form facial trustworthiness impressions of others, but avoid using those impressions when it comes to making trust-based decisions.

Subreddit : psychology
Points : 8
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 1

Narcissists are less likely to support democracy, finds a new study, which suggests this is probably because narcissists tend to feel entitled and superior to others, which results in lower tolerance of diverse political opinions.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 36
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 6

The urge to squeeze or even bite a cute puppy, or being compelled to pinch a baby’s cheeks without a desire to harm it, is called “cute aggression”, and a new electrophysiology (ERP) study is the first to confirm a neural basis for this phenomenon.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 203
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 6

"Reexamining the effect of gustatory disgust on moral judgment: A multi-lab direct replication of Eskine, Kacinik, and Prinz (2011)", Ghelfi et al 2018

Author : gwern
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 1
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 0

High Narcissism and Low Self‐Esteem Predict Decreased Support for Democracy - - British Journal of Social Psychology

Subreddit : psychology
Points : 5
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 0

Dimensions of Personality Pathology: An Alternative to the Five-Factor Model

Subreddit : psychology
Points : 8
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 1

Civil War study shows father's stress affects son's lifespan

Subreddit : psychology
Points : 8
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 2

New research helps alleviate the dooming thought that your self-control abilities are completely pre-determined (and depletable). The study looked at how personal narratives play a role in self-regulations skills and found that it’s all about how we view the task.

Author : sophlk
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 11
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 2

Teens don’t have to be underweight to have anorexia. A new study finds that 31 percent of patients with anorexia nervosa had all the cognitive features and physical complications of the disease without being underweight.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 23
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 1

Research shows that chewing peppermint gum increases blood-flow to the brain and can give you a 65% increase in focus

Author : slkpc
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 604
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 50

Real-world learning experiences, like summer camps, can significantly improve children’s knowledge in a matter of just days, a new study suggests. The study is one of the first to show how quickly knowledge organization changes can occur in children.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 250
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 2

A study indicates that sleep problems are both prevalent and increasing among students. These findings extend on the mental health crisis facing college students today, and emphasize that sleep problems, equal to mental health problems, warrant attention as a public health concern in this population

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 15
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 2

Research-based framework for the popular advice 'Fake it till you make it'

Author : Shred77
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 3
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 7

Psychology’s favourite tool for measuring implicit bias is still mired in controversy

Author : Lightfiend
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 2
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 0

Psychology’s favourite tool for measuring implicit bias is still mired in controversy

Author : dwaxe
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 1
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 0

New study finds evidence that political ambition can be genetically inherited from one's parent

Subreddit : psychology
Points : 38
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 1

Psychology of Humor (Article)

Subreddit : psychology
Points : 1
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 0

As couples age, humor replaces bickering. Longitudinal study finds spouses are more forgiving and tender to one another after surviving the early and middle years of marriage.

Subreddit : psychology
Points : 1,537
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 45

Study quantifies importance of team chemistry in sports - Analyzing statistical data from pro sports leagues and online games, researchers find past shared success among team members improves their odds of winning future games — findings that have implications for business and even space research.

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 15
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 1

A new review looks into the optimum exercise intensity, type and duration for boosting mood

Author : dwaxe
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 43
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 5

In Team Sports, Chemistry Matters - "Sports analytics analysis reveals that past shared success among team members improves odds of future wins"

Author : Lightfiend
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 2
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 0

Why Smart People Are Vulnerable to Putting Tribe Before Truth

Subreddit : psychology
Points : 16
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 3

The Cognitive Benefits Of Chewing Gum | WIRED

Subreddit : psychology
Points : 1
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 0

Explaining the power of curiosity – to your brain, hunger for knowledge is much the same as hunger for food

Author : dwaxe
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 508
Published : 6 days ago
Comments : 19

Study finds bad bosses could turn you into a great boss - When offered leadership opportunities, prior victims of workplace abuse are more likely to treat their own subordinates better by learning from the bad behavior of their bosses.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 38
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 2

Crash Course in Drug Development

Author : Neuronologist
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 2
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 1

I’ll believe it when I meme it - "Memes can be used to spread prejudiced messages and are more likely to be believed if they are paired with a lot of likes from like-minded people, researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have found."

Author : Lightfiend
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 75
Published : 6 days ago
Comments : 6

Boys with Social Difficulties More Susceptible to Early Substance Use

Subreddit : psychology
Points : 19
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 3

The ‘best prospect’ for ensuring success in demanding roles - "A new study finds that mindfulness training can improve cognitive performance in US Special Operations Forces"

Author : Lightfiend
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 3
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 1

"Academic achievement across the day: Evidence from randomized class schedules", Williams & Shapiro 2018

Author : gwern
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 1
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 0

Researchers studied the "zero acquaintance effect" that makes narcissists so magnetic upon first meeting. They found that people misperceive narcissists as having high self-esteem based on their physical appearance, even if this may not be true, and people are drawn to others with high self-esteem.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 985
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 17

Schadenfreude deconstructed and reconstructed: A tripartite motivational model

Author : iamsatyajeet
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 2
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 0

This Is Your Brain on Silence

Author : burtzev
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 56
Published : 6 days ago
Comments : 3

The Brain 006: Melatonin for stress, Ashwagandha and Rhodiola, sleep, Cereset and more new studies [mostly Psychology / all links in comment]

Author : mozartbrain
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 15
Published : 6 days ago
Comments : 2

Repeated Listening Increases the Liking for Music Regardless of Its Complexity: Implications for the Appreciation and Aesthetics of Music

Author : TrannyPornO
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 22
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 2

Bigger brains are smarter, but not by much - Using a larger dataset than all previous studies on the subject combined, researchers found a small but significant connection between brain size and cognitive performance.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 91
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 11

Researchers have found that college students prefer food deprivation over smartphone deprivation. The frequency with which we use our cellphones range from five to nine hours a day

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 51
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 3

"Challenging Assumptions: A Genetically Sensitive Assessment of the Criminogenic Effect of Contact With the Criminal Justice System", Nedelec & Silver 2018

Author : gwern
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 2
Published : 6 days ago
Comments : 1

Scientific signs you might be in a relationship with a psychopath

Author : jezebaal
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 7
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 1

Those who ghost are believed to subscribe more to destiny beliefs than growth beliefs. To them, relationships are either perfect or not which is why they may see no point in working on the relationship or even spending the time to communicate that it's over.

Author : memorysteries
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 17
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 7

Parents who force unremorseful kids to apologize to others before they’re truly sorry may do more harm than good, suggests a new study. That’s because the point main point of an apology is lost as children may dislike the apologizer even more after the insincere apology than before.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 1,185
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 23

Why Don't We Forget How to Ride a Bike? The way memories are anchored in the brain plays a role

Author : B0etius02
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 32
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 3

Time-traveling illusion tricks the brain

Author : stereomatch
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 3
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 1

Nationalism, Patriotism, and Group Loyalty: A Social Psychological Perspective

Author : ebpimpin
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 13
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 8

Anger Management: Tips and Techniques for Getting Anger Under control

Author : mahtabalam93
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 2
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 1

5 learning/studying techniques based on cognitive psychology research (original papers linked)

Author : Shred77
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 39
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 0

At Yale, we conducted an experiment to turn conservatives into liberals. The results say a lot about our political divisions.

Author : StcStasi
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 10
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 7

Older people can come to believe their own lies - New EEG research shows that within an hour of telling a falsehood, seniors may think it's the truth. Findings suggest that telling a falsehood scrambles older people’s memory so they have a harder time recalling what really happened.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 1,089
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 47

Is IT Generalized Anxiety Disorder or Borderline Personality Disorder with Dr. Fox

Author : PdexpertPhD
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 3
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 2

Greater belief in oneness was linked to regarding others as members of one’s own group—unlike vilifying others because who you perceive them as out-group, which is antithetical to peace. So, belief in oneness might be beneficial.

Author : byrd_nick
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 107
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 23

Wired that way: genes do shape behaviours but it’s complicated – Kevin Mitchell | Aeon Ideas

Subreddit : psychology
Points : 3
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 0

An eight-year study following adolescents from Philadelphia found that cannabis use did not lead to conduct problems, but rather, increasing levels of conduct problems and associating with peers who use cannabis led to cannabis use and may predict cannabis use disorders in adulthood.

Author : READYlab
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 37
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 5

Any of you know about or have any experience with the group/program - Adult Survivors of Child Abuse (ASCA)? If so I would be interested in knowing your thoughts/experiences. Thanks.

Subreddit : psychology
Points : 8
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 4

Research shows that being in a state of flow can make you more productive and happy

Author : slkpc
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 59
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 4

New research investigates different coping styles used among perfectionists. Turns out, problem-focused coping (directly dealing with the problem) rather than emotion-focused coping is associated with better outcomes.

Author : sophlk
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 50
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 1

Study finds children distinguish between willingly given and coerced expressions of remorse. Findings suggest that exploring ways to help the child learn to have empathy for the victim, thus ensuring a sincere apology, is more constructive than immediately coercing a reluctant “I’m sorry.”

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 20
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 2