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Mindfulness a great coping mechanism to manage stress

Mindfulness can reduce anxiety and stress as well as increase psychological functioning, self-control and social connectedness.

Psychology can give an edge for effective negotiations

Turn most negotiations into an advantage with the knowledge of human psychology.

10 psychology blogs you should read

Here are the best psychology blogs that offer information, insight and interesting content.

Monkey experiments offer clues on origin of language

Scientists set up the experiment with a community of green monkeys in Senegal which they have been observing for more than a decade.

Norwegian researchers released a study on the sexual health of couples...

'We examine how men and women's sociosexuality, relationship length and various dimensions of relationship quality impact couples' intercourse frequency.'

Personal and career growth through psychology

Learning psychology provides excellent training in analytic thinking and scientific research methods that are applicable to a broad range of careers.

Study: Faces seen as competent also interpreted as more masculine

As faces increased in masculinity, so did their perceived competence, suggesting that competence and masculinity are correlated components of appearance-based first impressions.

Which career’s best for you? Let your personality tell you

Introvert? Extrovert? Have an eye for detail or see the big picture? Take the International Psychology Centre's personality test to discover which career suits you best.

Don’t belittle counselling, Yeoh urges MPs

The deputy women, family and community development minister says if MPs themselves feel there is no need for counselling, it will be difficult to go out and tell people to end the stigma

Reducing depressive symptoms in teens could also reduce depression for parents

New US research suggests that the bond between parents and children could affect their symptoms of depression.

Exercise linked to better mental health, but too much may do...

The research also found that more exercise was not always better for psychological well-being, with people who exercise every day reporting lower levels of mental health.

Using phones and laptops in lectures can affect students’ exam performance

New US research has found that allowing devices such as smartphones and tablets in lectures could cause students to perform worse in their end-of-term exams.

Depression could increase the risk of cardiovascular disease

New US research has found that both short- and long-term symptoms of depression may be linked to the development of cardiovascular disease, increasing the risk of the condition for up to 15 years.

Put down your phone if you want your brain to reap...

Being in nature can give a boost to your brain power, but only if you put away your phone and laptop, suggests a new US study.

FBI flags signs that may help detect mass shooters

Mass shooters are mostly white men suffering from various stress factors, a belief that they are victims of some injustice and who pick targets that they are familiar with, the FBI report said.

Increased screen time linked to insomnia and depression in teens

More time spent on each screen activity was associated with more insomnia symptoms and shorter sleep duration, which was further associated with greater depressive symptoms.

Not to be sniffed at: BO haters more likely to vote...

Smells listed in the questionnaires included breath, sweat, feet, faeces, urine and gas -- the participants' own and that of strangers.

From playing truant to arson — the road to delinquency

Expert says that 'minor' acts of delinquency such as smoking and loitering must be nipped in the bud as they can escalate into serious acts of delinquency.

Honey, I scared the kids

Horror movies are more likely to distress and traumatise children than to entertain them, says a psychologist.

Why people will believe in bogus credentials

Clinical psychologist says it's normal for people to believe without verifying information while lawyer says businessman Azizan could have run foul of the law.

Doctor: Pokemon Go may help people with depression

Psychologist Dr Edward Chan says the game could serve as a distraction for people dealing with depression and indirectly help them to venture outside their cocoon.

More screaming heard at ‘hysteria’ school

'Black figure' reportedly seen by pupils and teachers of SMK Pengkalan Chepa.