“Anyone who has been admitted into a hospital or undergone a procedure, even if cared for in the most appropriate way, can feel as though they were treated like an animal or object,” says Harvard University psychologist and physician Omar Sultan Haque. Health care workers enter their professions to help More
Huffington Post: When a stranger asks for money, people choose not to give for a variety of reasons, even if their hearts want to — perhaps they’re not sure what the money will be used for, or perhaps they’d rather give to an organization that helps people in need. Or More
The New York Times: AMID the squawks and pings of our digital devices, the old-fashioned virtues of reading novels can seem faded, even futile. But new support for the value of fiction is arriving from an unexpected quarter: neuroscience. Brain scans are revealing what happens in our heads when we More
De Standaard: Een juiste diagnose is uiteraard cruciaal als je ziek bent, maar nieuw onderzoek toont aan dat ook het beeld dat de patiënt zelf heeft over de aandoening, een rol speelt. Van onze medewerkster Als je een diagnose te horen krijgt, heb je meestal al een beeld van die More
When Dan Ariely was a teenager, he suffered burns so severe that he spent three years in the hospital. Ariely worried about how his injuries would affect the way he fit in socially — especially when it came to dating. Now a professor of behavioral economics at Duke University, Ariely More
In case you missed it, the cameras were rolling at the 23rd APS Annual Convention in Washington, DC. Watch Jessica L. Bowler from Pitzer College present her poster session research on “Self-Esteem and Components of Romantic Jealousy.” Bowler distributed a survey that described four scenarios designed to induce romantic jealousy. More
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