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Psychology Attractive female students no longer earned higher grades when classes moved online during COVID-19

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Psychology Living alone increases the risk for depression by 42%, according to recent research (seven studies; 123,859 individuals)

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Psychology Taking hydrocortisone immediately after a traumatic event may help prevent PTSD

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Psychology Overconfidence in one's reasoning abilities and distrust of science are linked to COVID-19 conspiracy beliefs

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Psychology Cannabis use does not increase actual creativity but does increase how creative you think you are, study finds

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Psychology New study identifies an increasing disinterest in fatherhood among childless men in the United States

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r/science 22d ago

Psychology Small study suggests money can buy happiness — for households earning up to $123,000. In a six-month experiment, people who received cash transfers of $10,000 generally reported feeling happier than people who did not receive the payment.

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Psychology People with a weak future time perspective are more likely to engage in bedtime procrastination

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Psychology Incels report significant issues pertaining to their mental, social, and relational well-being and may seek support from forums that often feature misogynistic and violent content.

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r/science 19d ago

Psychology Study links identity threat among white evangelicals to the belief Trump’s election was part of God’s plan

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Psychology Unwanted celibacy is linked to hostility towards women, sexual objectification of women, and endorsing rape myths

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Psychology Most Americans endorsed false memories of the Capital riot and these memories tended to favor their political party, per a recent study

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Psychology People who earn less than they think they should tend to attribute this to unfairness of the economy

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Psychology Autistic people outperform neurotypicals in a cartoon version of an emotion recognition task

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Psychology Women are more critical of female toplessness than men, which may be explained by objectification theory

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r/science Oct 27 '22 Silver Helpful

Psychology People with insecure attachment styles tend to have strong emotional bonds with pets, study finds

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r/science Oct 26 '22 Take My Energy

Psychology Trump voters’ conspiracy beliefs about the Democratic party increased after the 2020 election, according to a five-wave study

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r/science 27d ago Go Vote! I Voted

Psychology USA sexually ‘teased’ its troops in the First World War to make them fight harder. Believing that sexually satisfied men could not be easily motivated, the aim of this teasing was to generate unmet sexual desire, which the War Department could leverage as motivation to fight

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r/science Oct 26 '22 Silver Take My Energy

Psychology Belief that the COVID-19 pandemic was a hoax – that its severity was exaggerated or that the virus was deliberately released for sinister reasons – functions as a “gateway” to believing in conspiracy theories generally. In study, pandemic skeptics were more likely to believe in 2020 election fraud.

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Psychology Violent sexual predators are using dating apps as hunting grounds for vulnerable victims. Rape cases stood out in disturbing ways: victims with mental illnesses and other vulnerabilities were targeted, and the attacks were significantly more violent.

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Psychology Esports Players Are Less Extroverted and Conscientious than Athletes.

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Psychology Victims of childhood abuse are biologically older than their peers in midlife, study indicates

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Psychology Having many sex partners has an adverse effect on the likelihood marriage -- but only in the short term

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Psychology Individuals prefer to harm their own group rather than help an opposing group

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Psychology Boys and men experience more social isolation than girls and women, study finds

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