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Cognitive Bias May Underlie Both Physical and Financial Health Behaviors

Poor physical health and poor financial health may be driven by the same underlying psychological factors, according to new research. ... More>


Lean Out: The Dangers For Women Who Negotiate


Does Your Sexual Orientation Shape Your Career Plans?

Many gay professionals believe their sexual identities will at some point encumber their careers, and this expectation may influence their actual career choices. ... More>


People Sensitive to Criticism May Be Biased Toward Focusing on the Negative

Research suggests that people who feel that their loved ones are critical of them are more likely to focus on negative emotional information, which may affect their mental health. ... More>


African American Success Stories Have a Downside

A new study suggests that examples of exceptional achievement by African Americans can make White people less sympathetic to the race-based challenges that minorities continue to face. ... More>