Neither flashing traffic lights nor the colour yellow deter pedestrians from crossing

A study by scientists at the University of Granada (UGR) has shown that neither flashing traffic lights nor the colour yellow have any effect on pedestrians...   <<Read Article>>  
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Psychologists explain why we are so apathetic about the UK general election

If you are not feeling enthused by the general election, you are not alone. An article in the May issue of The Psychologist magazine quotes research finding that, in the UK, 31 per cent of people trust the government and only 20 per cent trust political parties...   <<Read Article>>
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The Psychology of Healthy Facebook Use

Do you ever go to parties just to look at beautiful people and listen to them chatter about their lovely lives? Lives punctuated only occasionally by some glitch—maybe a death in the family, or a social injustice that warrants reprimanding of societal power structures... <<Read Article>>
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Under-reported suicides: Hiding or compounding the tragedy

A new study has revealed that suicide figures may not be as accurate as they are reported, with key Western countries having a higher suicide rate than that reported in official figures...   <<Read Article>>
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Women think ‘as rationally’ as men – but also use more gut feeling

How much do men and women differ psychologically? Does greater emotional empathy in women result in less rational thinking when it comes to choosing to do harm for a greater good?... <<Read Article>>
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