Slashdot Items Tagged "psychology"

Date / Time Story
Sunday June 17, 2018 @01:30AM Was the Stanford Prison Experiment a Sham?
Sunday June 03, 2018 @02:20AM Meet Norman, the Psychopathic AI
Wednesday May 23, 2018 @06:37PM Money's Better Than E-Cigs Or Nicotine Gum At Helping Smokers Quit, Says Study
Wednesday May 23, 2018 @01:26AM People Are Losing Faith In Self-Driving Cars Following Recent Fatal Crashes
Thursday May 17, 2018 @07:25PM 'Yanny vs. Laurel' Reveals Flaws In How We Listen To Audio
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @04:25PM A Quarter of Americans Spend All Day Inside, Survey Finds
Sunday March 25, 2018 @04:15AM Breakthrough Study Reveals How LSD Dissolves a Person's Sense of Self
Thursday March 15, 2018 @05:28PM Daily Dose of Violent Video Games Causes 'No Significant Changes' In Behavior, Study Finds
Monday March 12, 2018 @07:28PM Sleeping In Rooms With Even a Little Light Can Increase Risk of Depression, Study Finds
Thursday March 08, 2018 @08:48PM Researchers Provide Likely Explanation For the 'Sonic Weapon' Used At the US Embassy In Cuba
Monday February 26, 2018 @11:57PM Children Struggle To Hold Pencils Due To Too Much Tech, Doctors Say
Thursday February 22, 2018 @05:30PM Nearly Half of Parents Worry Their Child Is Addicted To Mobile Devices, Study Finds
Friday February 16, 2018 @07:57PM Distracted Driving: Everyone Hates It, But Most of Us Do It, Study Finds
Saturday February 10, 2018 @07:56PM Is Social Media Causing Childhood Depression?
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @06:21PM US Suicides Spiked 10 Percent After Robin Williams's Death, Study Finds
Thursday January 25, 2018 @01:22AM Study Links Decline In Teenagers' Happiness To Smartphones
Monday January 22, 2018 @07:22PM New Study Finds No Link Between Violent Video Games and Behavior
Thursday January 18, 2018 @07:27PM Why People Dislike Really Smart Leaders
Monday January 15, 2018 @07:01PM Is Pop Music Becoming Louder, Simpler and More Repetitive?
Thursday January 04, 2018 @05:55PM How Do Americans Define Online Harassment?
Thursday December 28, 2017 @03:50PM People Who Know How the News Is Made Resist Conspiratorial Thinking
Friday December 22, 2017 @08:42PM The Lower Your Social Class, the 'Wiser' You Are, Suggests New Study
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @12:11AM The Compelling Case For Working Less
Monday December 04, 2017 @06:45PM Fewer Toys Gives Kids a Better Quality of Playtime, Study Claims
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @05:31PM Study Finds Different Types of Alcohol Can Determine Different Moods
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @06:15PM New Technology Should Be Neither Feared Nor Trusted
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @10:57AM Unselfish People Are More Likely to Wind Up With Depression
Monday June 26, 2017 @05:42PM New Study Explains Why Trump's 'Sad' Tweets Are So Effective
Thursday June 15, 2017 @07:17PM The Quirky Habits of Certified Science Geniuses
Thursday April 20, 2017 @08:47AM CC'ing the Boss on Email Makes Employees Feel Less Trusted, Study Finds
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @11:43PM Two Studies Suggesting a Link Between Violent Video Games, Real-Life Behavior Have Been Retracted
Friday March 17, 2017 @06:00PM Insurance Startup Uses Behavioral Science To Keep Customers Honest
Thursday March 16, 2017 @01:24AM Psychopathic CEOs Are Rife In Silicon Valley, Experts Say
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @06:15PM Owning a Cat Does Not Lead To Mental Illness, Study Finds
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @02:00AM Why An LSD High Lasts For So Long
Thursday January 26, 2017 @01:37AM Personality Traits Are Linked To Differences In Brain Structure, Says Researchers
Thursday January 19, 2017 @02:04AM How the Human Brain Decides What Is Important and What's Not
Monday January 16, 2017 @07:45PM Study Finds Link Between Profanity and Honesty
Thursday December 29, 2016 @09:14PM Paintings Reveal Signs of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's In Famous Artists
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @06:52PM Study Finds That Athletes Perform Better When Reminded of Their Impending Death
Friday October 14, 2016 @06:25PM Smartphones Are 'Contaminating' Family Life, Study Suggests
Thursday October 06, 2016 @07:48PM Apes Can Guess What Others Are Thinking -- Just Like Humans, Study Finds
Thursday September 29, 2016 @08:06PM The Psychological Reasons Behind Risky Password Practices
Saturday September 24, 2016 @12:05PM Poor Scientific Research Is Disproportionately Rewarded
Thursday July 07, 2016 @06:58PM Debian Founder's 2015 Death Ruled A Suicide
Friday May 20, 2016 @02:02PM Uber Knows Exactly When You'll Pay Surge Pricing
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @07:38PM AAA Study: Blood THC Levels After Smoking Pot Are Useless In Defining 'Too High To Drive'
Monday May 09, 2016 @03:23PM Google Testing a Radical Change By Turning People's Search Results Black
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @02:20AM Study Suggests Free Will Is An Illusion
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @09:28PM People Feel Weird About Touching Robot Butts, Researchers Find
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @12:08PM Mass Surveillance Silences Minority Opinions: Study
Saturday March 05, 2016 @03:04PM Why You May Not Like Ted Cruz's Face, According To Science
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @12:10AM Mindfulness Meditators Are Less Affected By Virtual Reality
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @12:29PM People Will Follow a Robot In an Emergency - Even If It's Wrong
Monday February 15, 2016 @04:09PM NASA Is Already Studying What Sort of Person Is Best Suited For Mars
Thursday October 01, 2015 @08:09AM Scientists Discover How To Get Kids To Eat Their Vegetables
Sunday September 20, 2015 @12:36AM Image Doctoring Is Tough To Spot, Even When We're Looking For It
Saturday August 29, 2015 @09:13AM In Hawaii, a 6-Person Crew Begins a Year-Long Mars Isolation Experiment
Friday June 12, 2015 @07:01PM Why Our Brains Can't Process the Gravest Threats To Humanity
Sunday May 31, 2015 @12:18PM Scientists Study Crime In Progress In a VR Simulated Environment
Friday May 15, 2015 @07:57PM How MMO Design Has Improved Bar Trivia
Saturday February 21, 2015 @09:16PM An Evidence-Based Approach To Online Dating
Thursday January 22, 2015 @02:22PM Fujitsu Psychology Tool Profiles Users At Risk of Cyberattacks
Monday January 19, 2015 @12:13PM Innocent Adults Are Easy To Convince They Committed a Serious Crime
Sunday January 18, 2015 @10:49PM Why Some Teams Are Smarter Than Others
Sunday January 11, 2015 @09:37PM Education Debate: Which Is More Important - Grit, Or Intelligence?
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @12:59PM Virtual Reality Experiment Wants To Put White People In Black Bodies
Tuesday November 11, 2014 @09:42AM When We Don't Like the Solution, We Deny the Problem
Wednesday November 05, 2014 @01:28PM Too Many Kids Quit Science Because They Don't Think They're Smart
Thursday October 30, 2014 @08:25AM We Are All Confident Idiots
Saturday July 26, 2014 @02:11AM The Psychology of Phishing
Monday June 23, 2014 @07:42PM Emotional Contagion Spread Through Facebook
Thursday May 15, 2014 @10:08AM Data Mining Reveals How Wording Influences Tweet Propagation
Saturday May 03, 2014 @09:09AM Winning Algorithms For Rock, Paper, Scissors
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @10:07AM Psychologists: Internet Trolls Are Narcissistic, Psychopathic, and Sadistic
Wednesday January 29, 2014 @06:46PM Predicting the Risk of Suicide by Analyzing the Text of Clinical Notes
Wednesday November 27, 2013 @09:02PM Online Shopping: Hazardous To Junk Food's Health
Thursday November 21, 2013 @09:29AM Cute Cat Photos Are Data-Driven Science Behind Cunning New Language Learning App
Sunday October 20, 2013 @08:37AM Debunking the Lorentz System As a Framework For Human Emotions
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @07:47AM Data Visualization: Too Easy To Be Too Slick?
Thursday July 25, 2013 @10:13AM Psychopathic Criminals Have "Empathy Switch"
Saturday March 09, 2013 @10:31AM If Video Games Make People Violent, So Do Pictures of Snakes
Thursday November 22, 2012 @03:56PM Could Testing Block Psychopaths From Senior Management?
Thursday November 01, 2012 @12:04PM Researchers Crown Buddhist Monk the World's Happiest Man
Friday August 10, 2012 @07:35PM How Pictures Skew Our Judgment
Friday August 10, 2012 @08:11AM Baskerville Is the Greatest Font, Statistically, Says Filmmaker Errol Morris
Tuesday August 07, 2012 @08:50AM Overconfidence May Be a Result of Social Politeness
Friday July 20, 2012 @11:22PM Analyzing Tweets To Identify Psychopaths
Thursday July 19, 2012 @04:38PM Political Ideology Shapes How People Perceive Temperature
Friday July 06, 2012 @08:41PM WHO Says Afghan School "Poison Attacks" Probably Mass Hysteria
Thursday June 21, 2012 @09:56AM DarwinTunes Iterates, Mixes And Culls To Create Listenable Music From Noise
Friday April 20, 2012 @08:42PM Computer Game Designed To Treat Depression As Effective As Traditional Treatment
Sunday April 01, 2012 @12:02AM Obama Campaign Deploys New Cellular Weapon
Thursday March 29, 2012 @09:55AM Conservatives' Trust In Science Has Fallen Dramatically Since Mid-1970s
Sunday December 25, 2011 @09:05PM Study Finds Online Cheating Is Infectious
Tuesday December 06, 2011 @01:47PM Research Data: Share Early, Share Often
Friday November 18, 2011 @02:48AM New Study Finds People Remember More Than They Think
Friday November 04, 2011 @05:21PM Mathematically Pattern-Free Music
Friday November 04, 2011 @04:55PM Dutch Psychologist Faked Data In At Least 30 Scientific Papers
Tuesday October 18, 2011 @08:01AM Correlating Psychopathy With Speech Patterns
Saturday October 15, 2011 @11:49PM Who Killed Videogames?
Friday September 23, 2011 @06:32PM Why We Love Things We Build Ourselves
Friday July 29, 2011 @06:36PM Doom Creator: Games Reduce Aggression and Violence
Monday July 25, 2011 @06:09PM The Internet's Age of Rage
Thursday June 30, 2011 @02:32PM Cool-Factor Predicted To Spur Energy Conservation
Friday June 17, 2011 @06:10PM Are 'Nudging Technologies' Ethical?
Wednesday May 18, 2011 @06:31PM Social Influence and the Wisdom of Crowd Effect
Tuesday May 10, 2011 @01:56PM The Psychology of Steam Wallet & Microsoft Points
Saturday April 02, 2011 @10:41PM Engineering Election Debates With Subtle Cues
Thursday March 31, 2011 @01:05PM Gamification — How Much of It Is Really New?
Saturday March 19, 2011 @10:51AM Cognitive Scientist David Rumelhart Dies At 68
Wednesday February 23, 2011 @09:27AM The Psychology of Horror In Video Games and Movies
Thursday February 17, 2011 @05:40PM The Psychology of Horror in Video Games and Movies
Saturday January 08, 2011 @01:43PM It's Surprisingly Hard To Notice When Moving Objects Change
Thursday December 23, 2010 @02:03PM The Tipping Point of Humanness
Tuesday December 07, 2010 @07:15AM People With University Degree Fear Death Less
Friday November 12, 2010 @07:52PM Tetris May Reduce PTSD, But Pub Quiz Makes It Worse
Wednesday November 10, 2010 @03:23PM Feeling stressed? Look at some meat.
Tuesday November 09, 2010 @04:09PM The Placebo Effect Not Just On Drugs
Tuesday November 09, 2010 @03:30PM In Praise of Procrastination
Thursday October 28, 2010 @12:43AM Researchers Find a 'Liberal Gene'
Wednesday October 27, 2010 @01:23PM Information Rage Coming Soon To an Office Near You
Tuesday October 26, 2010 @06:17PM FBI and NYPD Officers Sent On Museum Field Trip
Saturday October 23, 2010 @12:48PM Hard-to-Read Fonts Improve Learning
Wednesday October 13, 2010 @12:25PM Dogs Can Be Pessimistic
Tuesday October 05, 2010 @11:13PM Writing By Hand Helps Train the Brain
Sunday September 19, 2010 @08:30AM How Your Brain Figures Out What It Doesn't Know
Thursday September 16, 2010 @10:24PM Some Netflix Users Have Rated 50,000 Shows
Thursday September 16, 2010 @12:55PM Why Are Terrorists Often Engineers?
Thursday September 16, 2010 @12:28AM Study Shows Testosterone is Bad For High-Stakes Decisions
Wednesday September 15, 2010 @04:36PM 72% of US Adults Support Violent-Game Ban For Minors
Tuesday September 14, 2010 @10:32PM Letting Customers Decide Pricing On Game DLC
Friday August 13, 2010 @06:00PM Having Too Much Information Can Narrow Your Focus
Thursday August 12, 2010 @01:55PM Video Quality Matters Less If You Enjoy the Show
Tuesday August 10, 2010 @02:54PM Monkeys Exhibit the Same Economic Irrationality As Us
Tuesday August 10, 2010 @12:49PM Study Says Your Personality Doesn't Change After 1st Grade
Wednesday July 28, 2010 @09:56AM If You Don't Want Your Car Stolen, Make It Pink
Sunday July 25, 2010 @11:12PM Study of MMOG Proves Human Interaction Theory
Wednesday July 21, 2010 @04:29PM Cow Clicker Boils Down Facebook Games
Thursday July 15, 2010 @12:50PM 'Frustration-Venting' Shop For Women Opens
Wednesday July 14, 2010 @08:42AM Given Truth, the Misinformed Believe Lies More
Tuesday July 13, 2010 @11:09AM Nerds Still More Likely To Get Bullied
Sunday July 11, 2010 @05:29PM The Creativity Crisis
Wednesday July 07, 2010 @01:26PM Scientists' Mouse Fight Club
Thursday July 01, 2010 @02:05PM Empathy Is For the Birds
Tuesday June 22, 2010 @10:48PM Young Shoplifters To Be Given Jobs In Shops
Sunday June 20, 2010 @04:21PM Why Being Wrong Makes Humans So Smart
Thursday June 17, 2010 @01:27PM Study Shows Monkeys Like Watching TV
Sunday June 13, 2010 @07:21PM The Truth About the Polygraph, According To the NSA
Sunday June 13, 2010 @03:42PM A Battle of Wits On the Net's Effect On the Mind
Saturday June 12, 2010 @12:29AM Why Video Calling Is a Wasted Feature In the UK
Wednesday June 09, 2010 @01:25PM Violent Video Games Only Affect Some People
Wednesday June 09, 2010 @01:05PM What Gamers Have In Common With Top Athletes
Monday June 07, 2010 @04:48PM Hooked On Gadgets, and Paying a Mental Price
Thursday June 03, 2010 @01:44PM Mars500 Mission Begins
Wednesday June 02, 2010 @03:00AM Students Show a Dramatic Drop In Empathy
Friday May 28, 2010 @05:49PM The "Scientific Impotence" Excuse
Friday May 28, 2010 @08:58AM Video Gamers Have Power Over Their Dreams
Tuesday May 25, 2010 @04:43AM Study Shows Standing Up To Bullies Is Good For You
Thursday May 20, 2010 @05:47PM Why Overheard Cell Phone Chats Are Annoying
Wednesday May 19, 2010 @03:46PM Justice Not As Blind As Previously Thought
Wednesday May 19, 2010 @12:06PM Using Augmented Reality To Treat Cockroach Phobia
Saturday May 15, 2010 @11:45AM Avatars Used For Australian Online Sex Appeal Study
Thursday May 06, 2010 @05:28PM Brain-Scan Lie Detection Rejected By Brooklyn Court
Wednesday April 21, 2010 @02:34PM Brain Training Games Don't Train Your Brain
Wednesday April 21, 2010 @01:10PM True Tales of Tech Hoarding
Saturday April 17, 2010 @07:36AM Research Suggests Brain Has a 2-Task Limit for Multitasking
Thursday April 15, 2010 @01:31PM Maybe the Aliens Are Addicted To Computer Games
Wednesday April 14, 2010 @10:49PM How Many Hours a Week Can You Program?
Tuesday April 13, 2010 @11:12PM Handling Money Brings Pain Relief
Tuesday April 13, 2010 @01:26AM Do You Have a Secret Immunity To 3D Movies?
Wednesday April 07, 2010 @02:01PM Recasting the Presidents As Famous Dictators
Wednesday April 07, 2010 @01:19PM Videogame Driving Skills Don't Apply In Real Life
Wednesday April 07, 2010 @01:15PM Memorizing Language / Spelling Techniques?
Wednesday March 31, 2010 @01:45PM MIT Finds 'Grand Unified Theory of AI'
Tuesday March 30, 2010 @02:12PM Magnetism Can Sway Man's Moral Compass
Thursday March 25, 2010 @01:55PM BC Prof Suggests Young Children Need Less Formal Math, Not More
Monday March 22, 2010 @11:35PM Later School Start For Teenagers Brings Drop In Absenteeism
Monday March 22, 2010 @06:10PM Study Shows People In Power Make Better Liars
Saturday March 20, 2010 @02:20PM Baffled By the Obsession With Pretend-Business Games
Thursday March 18, 2010 @01:13PM Milgram's Experiment — the TV Show
Wednesday March 10, 2010 @02:29PM Japanese Baby Robot Teaches Parenting Skills
Tuesday March 02, 2010 @09:57PM Another Study Attacks Violent Video Games, Claims To Be "Conclusive"
Friday February 26, 2010 @07:31PM Scientists Develop Financial Turing Test
Friday February 26, 2010 @07:22PM Recommendation Algorithm Wants To Show You Something New
Thursday February 25, 2010 @07:41AM Beliefs Conform To Cultural Identities
Saturday February 20, 2010 @05:12PM Math Anxiety Affects Skills As Basic As Counting
Monday February 08, 2010 @07:55AM Statistical Analysis of U of Chicago Graffiti
Wednesday February 03, 2010 @04:29AM Studies Reveal Why Kids Get Bullied and Rejected
Thursday September 03, 2009 @07:21AM Running Over Virtual Pedestrians Helps In-Game Ad Recall
Thursday April 16, 2009 @12:28PM Quantum Theory May Explain Wishful Thinking
Wednesday October 29, 2008 @04:29PM Depressed Astronauts Might Get Computerized Solace
Thursday October 23, 2008 @02:50PM Voters Swayed By Candidates Who Share Their Looks
Monday April 14, 2008 @06:52AM Brain Study Calls Free Will Into Question
Friday April 11, 2008 @11:00AM Psychologists Don't Know Math
Wednesday March 05, 2008 @12:14PM Psychologist Beating Math Nerds in Race to Netflix Prize
Thursday December 20, 2007 @04:37PM Evidence That Good Moods Prevent Colds
Thursday January 11, 2007 @03:30PM Women "Advertise" Fertility
Thursday December 28, 2006 @03:34PM Videogames Fill Psychological Needs for Players
Friday December 08, 2006 @08:38AM Even The Blind Get Deja Vu