social psychology - updates

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The pursuit of passion and how it can be wrong

May 27, 2017 - 10:37 AM

Passion needs to be reframed The original passion of passion as it were was to suffer in view of something greater and beyond the self

Weekly sex makes for happy couples – US study

Nov 18, 2015 - 11:21 PM

Researchers say their findings suggest that happy couples don t need need to have sex every day as long as they maintain an intimate connection

SEX AND HAPPY COUPLES. Researchers discover that once-a-week sex is enough to keep heterosexual couples and those in long-term relationships happy.

Empathy among mice and men

Jan 23, 2015 - 7:45 AM

[Science Solitaire] Do we have enough empathy to save most of us? Or do we just have pockets of it to save a few?

Are we evil? Review of famous Milgram experiment sparks rethink

Sep 08, 2014 - 2:07 PM

What prompts ordinary people to commit acts of evil? Psychologists having reviewed an opinion shaping experiment carried out more than 50 years ago are calling for a rethink

Facebook boosts connections, not happiness - study

Aug 15, 2013 - 8:44 AM

A study of young adults released August 14 concluded that the more people used Facebook the worse they subsequently felt