Mars missions are likely to last 30+ months. The Translational Research Institute for Space Health wants to find and fund disruptive, breakthrough approaches that reduce risks to astronauts’ psychological and behavioral health and performance.
A new funding opportunity from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) seeks to advance scientific understanding of similarities differences and between social isolation and loneliness, and psychological scientists studying social relationships and related topics are
Feeling lonely and being alone are different, often unrelated, states — some may find themselves feeling lonely in the midst of a gathering full of friends and some people experience few moments of loneliness despite
In her final column as APS President, Lisa Feldman Barrett points to a key area of scientific research that could benefit physicians, epidemiologists, and virologists on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Teenagers and young adults who intentionally hurt themselves engage in such behavior based, in part, on how they experience pain and their emotional distress, according to findings published in Clinical Psychological Science. The Centers for
When we hear somebody described as “frosty” or “cold”, we automatically picture a person who is unfriendly and antisocial. There are numerous examples in our daily language of metaphors which make a connection between cold
Folks feeling lonely as the holidays approach have a lot of company, a new study suggests. Loneliness appears to be widespread among Americans, affecting three out of every four people, researchers have found. Further, loneliness