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Having a Sense of Purpose May Add Years to Your Life

Feeling that you have a sense of purpose in life may help you live longer, no matter what your age, researchers find. ... More>


Half a Century Later, Psychology Researchers Remember Kitty Genovese

A group of scholars, historians, journalists, and activists recently gathered at a Fordham University conference to commemorate the life and tragic death of Kitty Genovese. ... More>


Nothing Focuses The Mind Like The Ultimate Deadline: Death


Touch May Alleviate Existential Fears for People With Low Self-Esteem

Research shows that people with low self-esteem, who tend not to see their lives as particularly meaningful, might benefit from touch when confronting existential fears. ... More>


Gone but Not Forgotten: Yearning for Lost Loved Ones Linked to Altered Thinking About the Future

People suffering from complicated grief may have difficulty recalling specific events from their past or imagining specific events in the future, but not when those events involve the partner they lost, according to a new study. ... More>