Take a test to find out - How old are you psychologically?

Take a test to find out - How old are you psychologically?

Our actual age may play a very insignificant role in determining our maturity level. 

Are you suffering from ''ringxiety''?

 If you often face a situation where you hear your mobile phone ringing or feel it vibrating but in reality it is not, you may have "ringxiety" and be psychologically primed to detect such signals, according to a study.

Psychology of Fear: Why do we love watching horror movies?

Psychology of Fear: Why do we love watching horror movies?

Do we love the fear and violence that these movies present us with? For many of us, being scared out of our wits seems like a fun concept!

Psychology research is often questionable, study finds

Scientific studies about how people act or think can rarely be replicated by outside experts, said a study Thursday that raised new questions about the seriousness of psychology research.

Do you often see faces in random things? You could be suffering from Pareidolia!

Do you often see faces in random things? You could be suffering from Pareidolia!

Often when you see clouds drifting in the sky, does your mind conjure a bunny or a human face out of it? Also do you find random patterns on your meal staring back at you?

Overweight? Don't ponder over it all the time

If you believe you are overweight or obese, chances are that rather than reducing weight, you may actually be adding extra kilos around your waistline.

Sex key for psychological well being in the elderly: Study

With ageing comes a broader understanding of the factors that influence the quality of life and psychological well-being among the elderly and sexual activity is a crucial part of this.

Delhi University fifth cut-off: Varsity door still open for sought-after courses

Delhi University on Monday night released the fifth cut-off list for the 2015 academic session, with preferred colleges like Lady Shri Ram (LSR), Hindu, Kirori Mal and Ramjas keeping their doors open for courses like Economics, English, B.Com (Honours) and Psychology.

Single close friendship can help overcome adversity

A single supportive close friendship can help young people from low-income backgrounds to thrive in challenging circumstances, says new research.

Virtual reality to treat alcoholism: Study

There is new hope for heavy boozers who want to quit drinking. A 'virtual-reality' therapy may help people with alcohol-dependence reduce the craving for their favourite tipple, says a new study.

Kids exposed to multiple languages become better communicators

Just hearing more than one language spoken at home increases the chances of your kid becoming a much better communicator, says a new study.

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.