Psychology

Maybe Hangry Is Not Just A Marketing Invention- New Survey Links Hunger To Irritability

Hangry, a portmanteau of hungry and angry, is widely used in everyday language but the phenomenon has not been widely explored by science outside of laboratory environments. You have probably seen it in television commercials, where someone is irritable, c ...

Article - News Staff - Jul 7 2022 - 4:13pm

If You Don't Get A Third COVID-19 Shot, Are You A Narcissist?

One thing that must annoy psychiatrists is that everyone will try to claim expertise in their field if they want to make a political point- in the case of a recent paper it is literally humanities scholars who want more mask and vaccine mandates. To achiev ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Jul 15 2022 - 11:37am

Put Down Your Phone And Let Your Mind Wander

In the modern era, people are rarely not busy. When we have a free moment we are reading on a cell phone or playing a game. There are even jokes about someone sitting in a coffee shop and seeming bizarre because they just enjoy a coffee.  ...

Article - News Staff - Jul 29 2022 - 9:14am

COVID-19: Paying People To Stay Home Helped Mental Health – But Not As Much As Working

In March 2020, a few days before lockdown was introduced, the UK government launched the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, widely referred to as “furlough”. This scheme provided employees who were unable to work due to the pandemic with 80% of their pay ( ...

Article - The Conversation - Aug 9 2022 - 4:12pm