For decades, scientists believed that approach motivation is processed in the brain’s left hemisphere while withdraw motivation is in the right hemisphere. But in a new study, experts from the New School for Social Research in New York found that a well-established pattern in the brain activity of right-handers reverses in the case of left-handers.
After conducting a series of experiments, researchers from the University of Chicago found out that people who speak two languages are likely to make more sensible decisions when thinking in their non-native tongue.
Most people believe that when making decisions, it doesn’t matter which language you’re using. But a group of researchers think it&
In a report published in the Social Psychological and Personality Science, researchers suggest that people who are less religious tend to be more generous than the highly religious ones.
Laura Saslow, a doctoral student at UC Berkeley was inspired to establish the relationship between compassion and religion after hearing an atheist friend lament on
Multitasking can keep you out of focus but experts suggest it has positive effects too.
Positive Effects of Multitasking
Reading a book, texting, watching TV, surfing the internet, and talking to someone over the phone at the same time can improve one’s ability to handle multiple tasks. While previous studies show that this kind of habit can have neg
Having a good night’s sleep is essential for a healthy body. Sleeping gives you the energy to carry on with tomorrow’s tasks. And when your body is deprived of sleep, it goes through a state of stress. Others people rely on drugs to be able to sleep fully at night. But actually, there are better ways to do this.
Claire Squires, a 30-year old hairdresser from North Kilworth, Leicestershire, died on Birdcage Walk near St James’s Park on Sunday, less than a mile from the finish. She was the 11th person and first woman to die in London Marathon since it began in 1981.
While there are health risks associated to this popular race, experts say the ris
In a research by the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM), it was found that Chang Shan – a Chinese herbal medicine used thousands of years ago to treat various problems is also beneficial in treating autoimmune disorders. Their findings were published in the journal Nature Chemical Biology.
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Researchers from the University of Western Australia and the Western Australian Institute for Medical Research (WAIMR) found that people who are unhappy at work are prone to severe back pain on a regular basis.
The findings show that 33 percent of people complaining about non-specific backache developed persistent pain which has greatly affected their socia
On a study involving three million mobile phone subscribers, researchers from the University of Oxford revealed that women’s time and attention shifts to their daughters than to their partners as they reach the age of 45.
According to the researchers, women are more strategically driven as compared to men when it comes to finding a partner. During the
Training teens on how to handle their emotions strengthens their mental health. As a result, they suffer less of mental disorders such as anxiety, depression, and social stress, reported a new study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
The researchers, led by Dr Desiree Ruiz-Aranda, a psychology professor at the University of Malaga, conducted 24