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Spring Breakers Beware: Psychological Science Explores Excess Drinking

Researchers have a long history of examining both the psychological lure and effects of binge drinking. ... More>


Experiencing Discrimination Increases Risk-Taking, Anger, and Vigilance

Experiencing rejection not only affects how we think and feel -- over the long-term it can also influence our physical and mental health. New research suggests that when rejection comes in the form of discrimination, people respond with a pattern of thoughts, behaviors, and physiological responses that may contribute to overall health disparities. ... More>


Petraeus affair: Why do the powerful cheat?


Playing It Too Safe?


An Indirect Damage of Terror Attacks: Higher Traffic Fatalities