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Manhood is a “precarious” status—difficult to earn and easy to lose. And when it’s threatened, men see aggression as a good way to hold onto it.  These are the conclusions of a new article by University of South Florida psychologists Jennifer K. Bosson and Joseph A. Vandello. The paper is More

Thanks in part to studies that follow subjects for a long time, psychologists are learning more about differences between people. In a new article published in Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, the author describes how psychologists can use their data to learn More

BBC Mundo: La mayoría de estos consumidores, tal como reveló un estudio en Estados Unidos, los toman porque “son buenos para la salud”. Pero ahora una nueva investigación sobre estos productos -que incluyen uno o más ingredientes de vitaminas, minerales, hierbas o aminoácidos, solos o combinados- revela que éstos podrían More

The Boston Globe: The proposed plea deal for five defendants charged in connection with harassing 15-year-old Phoebe Prince — a South Hadley girl who committed suicide last year — reminds us of the evils of bullying. Schools across the county have instituted anti-bullying rules, suspending students for abusing their peers More

Humans need to belong. Yet they also commonly leave others out. Animals abandon the weakest to ensure the survival of the fittest. So do kindergartners and ’tweens, softball players and office workers. Common though they are, rejection and exclusion hurt. Endured for a long time, ostracism leaves people feeling depressed More