- Doing something is better than doing nothing for most people, study shows
- How you cope with stress may increase your risk for insomnia
- More left-handed men are born during the winter: Indirect evidence of a hormonal mechanism
- New social media study investigates relationships among Facebook use, narcissism and empathy
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 11:21 AM PDT
People are focused on the external world and don't enjoy spending much time alone thinking, according to a new study. The investigation found that most would rather be doing something -- possibly even hurting themselves -- than doing nothing or sitting alone with their thoughts.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 07:30 AM PDT
A new study is the first to identify specific coping behaviors through which stress exposure leads to the development of insomnia. Results show that coping with a stressful event through behavioral disengagement -- giving up on dealing with the stress -- or by using alcohol or drugs each significantly mediated the relationship between stress exposure and insomnia development.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 07:29 AM PDT
Men born in November, December or January are more likely of being left-handed than during the rest of the year. While the genetic bases of handedness are still under debate, scientists obtained indirect evidence of a hormonal mechanism promoting left-handedness among men.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 07:25 AM PDT
A new study investigated the relationship among adult Facebook users and found that some Facebook features are linked to selfishness and some Facebook activities may encourage empathy.
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