Why we feel spiteful towards certain people

Scientists have explained why we have feelings of spite towards certain people.

Even kids lose sleep over parental divorce
Even kids lose sleep over parental divorce

Parental separation or divorce increases in kids the risk of psychosomatic problems, including concentration and sleep difficulties, says a study.

New test shows Shakespeare wrote 'Double Falsehood'

In another great news for Shakespeare aficionados, researchers from the University of Texas at Austin, US, have discovered a unique psychological profile that characterises Shakespeare's established works.

Higher self-esteem must to identify discrimination

People may not recognise some types of discrimination unless they have high self-esteem, according to a study.

People are wired to get over romantic break ups
People are wired to get over romantic break ups

People are hardwired to fall out of love and move onto new romantic relationships, shows research from Saint Louis University.

How stress can make you poorer

Stress can make people with high level of anxiety poorer by denting their confidence to compete, suggests a new study.

Unemployment can change your personality

Unemployment could be a vicious cycle. It can change peoples' core personality -- making some less conscientious, agreeable and open -- which may make it difficult for them to find new jobs, says a study.

Know what makes people 'intellectually humble'

Do you know why some people are "intellectually humble" from others? This is simply because they love learning so they spend time learning from other people.

Dr Subhash Chandra Show: Move out of your comfort zone and face your fears, says Dr Chandra

Essel Group Chairman Dr Subhash Chandra through his show gives the youth useful tips on how to overcome fear. He asks them to treat it just like any other human emotion and learn to control it so that it doesn't dominate them throughout their lives.

Amanda Bynes hopes to study psychology post recovery
Amanda Bynes hopes to study psychology post recovery

Amanda Bynes recently took to Twitter saying that she hopes to study psychology after she recovers.

Dr Subhash Chandra Show: How to face fear and overcome failure?

Essel Group Chairman Dr Subhash Chandra through his show shares tips with the youth on how to overcome fears and not let it dominate their lives.

Why some tasks never take off from to-do lists
Why some tasks never take off from to-do lists

If you find certain tasks occupying a permanent position in your to-do lists, it has to do with your perception of time, says a study.

Blessed with an introverted child?
Blessed with an introverted child?

Sonali Gupta, a child phychologist shares her expert advice on how to raise an introvert child.

Are you suffering from `always on` stress?

Are you a victim of "always on" stress? Give your smartphone worries a break even if the battery goes dead or there are no signals to connect to a call.

Men more likely than women to slow pace in the marathon

Men are more likely than women to slow their pace in the marathon, according to a new study.
The study, led by Robert Deaner, associate professor of psychology at Grand Valley State University in the US, was based on 14 marathons that occurred in the US in 2011, and it included almost 92,000 performances.

Psych out

Understanding human mind and its influence on behaviour can sure be an intriguing science. Patricia Mascarenhas finds out why psychology as a career is catching up.

Distance just a matter of perception

Why is it that we find the initial hours of a journey longer than the final stretch?

Miley Cyrus suffered from depression

Singer Miley Cyrus has said she suffered from depression and once she had to be physically saved by her father Billy Ray, who burst through a locked door to rescue her.

Motherhood is what I aim to achieve as a woman: Missy

A full-time psychology student staying in a dormitory and doing her own laundry is not the way a multiple Olympic and world champion athlete is normally introduced, but then American swimming sensation Missy Franklin is one of a kind.

Perceived control reduces mortality risk only for lower educated people

Researchers have found that adults without college degrees live longer if they feel like they`re in control of their lives and those who feel little control are three times as likely to die.