Source: The GuardianResearchers say women are more likely to have depression and anxiety, while more men report substance abuse. Women are up to 40% more likely than men to develop mental health conditions, according to new analysis by a clinical psychologist at Oxford University.
Source: Yahoo News - Top HeadlinesOne after another, major U.S. corporations have updated anti-discrimination policies to protect gay, lesbian and transgender workers, drawing plaudits from gay-rights groups. There's one prominent exception: Exxon Mobil Corp.
Source: ScienceDailyUtilitarian judgment may arise not simply from enhanced cognitive control but also from diminished emotional processing and reduced empathy, according to new research.
Source: ScienceDailyThe gap between life expectancy in patients with a mental illness and the general population has widened since 1985 and efforts to reduce this gap should focus on improving physical health, suggest new research.
Source: Medical News TodayWhy do so many sports players and athletes choose to wear the color red when they compete? A new study to be published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, suggests that it may have to do with their testosterone levels. The new study, conducted by psychological scientist Daniel Farrelly of the University of Sunderland and colleagues, demonstrated that males who chose red as their color in a...
Source: The GuardianThe Church of Scotland, the country's largest Protestant church, has narrowly voted to admit gay and lesbian ministers after traditionalists agreed to compromise after four years of division.
Source: ScienceDailyVideo games that pit players against human-looking characters may be more likely to provoke violent thoughts and words than games where monstrous creatures are the enemy, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Connecticut and Wake Forest University .
Source: ScienceDailyThere is a link between use of anabolic-androgenic steroids and reduced mental health later in life. This is the main conclusion of a new study on elite male strength athletes that researchers from the University of Gothenburg recently published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
Source: Reuters - US NewsThe United States on Monday appointed a special envoy to monitor and combat anti-Semitism as a new State Department report warned about incidents in Venezuela, Egypt and Iran.
Source: Google News - HealthNew research shows that men who had ADHD as children are twice as likely to be obese by the time they grow up than men who did not have the mental disorder as kids. Even when socioeconomic factors were taken into account, men who had ADHD when ...
SISSA International Summer School in Social Cognitive Neuroscience (SCoNe)
15 - 28 July
Social Cognitive Neuroscience is an emerging field with an interdisciplinary vision on human behavior in social contexts. This perspective, built on confluence of neurological, cognitive, and social sciences, addresses fundamental questions... more
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