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A mother seeking custody of her three young children in a divorce battle has been ordered to present herself for a psychological assessment because, a Durban High Court judge has ruled, the best interests of the children trump her constitutional right to privacy.
A Florida teacher was suspended for three days without pay for touching a female student with a banana during a lesson on Freudian psychology.
Dozens of leading psychology researchers are about to descend upon Concordia University for the annual Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies conference .
It is often believed that mega-events like the Olympics are good for a city or country.
In the name of healthy aging, Terry Larose submitted to a head-to-toe physical, rhymed off words that start with S, and answered questions such as whether he had someone to hug him.
A new study by researchers at the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the Waisman Center of the University of Wisconsin-Madison shows that adults can be trained to be more compassionate.
Maggie Koerth-Baker has an article in The New York Times that surveys some recent research on the psychology of conspiracy believers.
With more than 40 million people-roughly a third of working Americans-not getting enough shut-eye, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it's no wonder that industries ranging from furniture makers to pharmaceutical companies are making big money by offering to help people get the recommended seven to nine hours a night.
The Immortality Project awards $2.3 million to study near-death experiences, beliefs in an afterlife and the ageless hydra RIVERSIDE, Calif.
Stereotype threat, the fear of failing in a way that reinforces derogatory stereotypes of one's social group, undermines performance in school, sports and the workplace.
WHEN THOMAS Joiner was 25 years old, his father-whose name was also Thomas Joiner and who could do anything-disappeared from the family's home.
Main Category: Cancer / Oncology Also Included In: Rehabilitation / Physical Therapy ; Psychology / Psychiatry Article Date: 21 May 2013 - 0:00 PDT A new review finds cancer survivors suffer a diverse and complex set of impairments, affecting virtually every organ system.
Jharkhand does care for its women. The state has become the first in eastern India to boast a crisis management centre for victims of rape and sexual assault.
At least 9 percent of U.S. children are medicated for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, compared to less than .5 percent of French children, writes Marilyn Wedge in Why French Kids Don't Have ADHD in Psychology Today.
Think keeping in shape is an uphill battle? Try staying fit in space, where living quarters are cramped and prolonged weightlessness withers muscle and bone.
The Singapore Police Force will be piloting a new voluntary Victim Care Cadre Programme, where members of the public will be trained by police psychologists to provide care services to crime victims.