Study of U.S. and Dutch infants finds cultural norms influence temperament.
Men study maths and science simply because they overestimate how smart they are – while women tell the truth, study claims
Men may be more likely to pursue careers in science and engineering simply because they think they are better at the subjects than women.
Researchers found that men think they are much better at math than they really are.Read Story
Research shows sleep loss impedes decision making in crisis
The difference between life and death in the operating room, on the battlefield or during a police shootout often comes down to the ability to adapt to the unexpected. Sleep deprivation may make it difficult to do so, according to a Washington State University study published this month in the journal Sleep.Read Story
Jury decisively says Ellen Pao lost sexual-discrimination case against Kleiner Perkins
Did Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers retaliate against Ellen Pao when it fired her? Ultimately, a jury said “no.”Read Story
That loud bang that startles you awake: It may be ‘exploding head syndrome’
It happens in an instant just before you fall asleep. You’re startled by a loud noise — the thud of a book slamming to the floor, or worse, the bang of a shotgun nearby. You a jump up and look around, but everything seems normal. Well it is, but you did hear a noise that wasn’t real. It was in your brain.Read Story
Cigarette warning labels may be more effective with imagery
Young adults are more likely to appreciate the dangers of smoking when warnings are presented in images as well as text, according to a new study by a Washington State University Vancouver psychologist.Read Story