Anxiety can kill your social status

Researchers have identified a brain region that links anxious temperament to low social status.

Bullies have high self-esteem, low depression rates

Contradicting earlier findings, a new study suggests that bullies are least likely to be depressed, have the highest self-esteem and the greatest social status.

Internet helps ordinary people advance status

The internet has given ordinary people unprecedented scope to reach mass audiences and advance their social status through displays of "good taste", says new research.