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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>


Different Way to Treat Depression: Games


The Source of Stereotypes

It’s human nature to categorize people. When we meet someone for the first time, we make instant judgments about their social status and their personality. Susan Fiske has devoted her […]... More>


Smartphone game designed to reduce anxiety shows promise in study