Sometimes science really comes up with a way of proving something we felt was right all along. In this case researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have confirmed what the editors at Readers Digest have claimed for years – that ‘laughter really is the best medicine.
If you have siblings then you’ll be well aware of the pleasure and pain of growing up with both rivals and playmates. But does your order of birth affect your personality ? In this article we look at how birth order may shape your personality, behaviour and outlook on life.
There is something rather disturbing about the idea that our actions could be influenced by ideas slipped into our unconscious mind. So does subliminal advertising work?
Whether you like it or not your body leaks information about you. Every day in every interaction your body posture and movements are transmitting information about your inner thoughts and feelings without you knowing it .. this is “body language”. The trick is can you consciously control it or even read other peoples ?
Emotions are very curious thing. Happiness, sadness, rage. What possible use could they be ?
The age old question … Can money buy you happiness ? Psychologists think that they have a handle on it.
Graphologists claim that individuals who share certain personality traits write in a similar fashion … Is this science or science fiction ?
There’s a new kid in town. There’s a new intelligence that psychologists are calling “Emotional Intelligence” … colloquially we might call it “street smarts”
Does our language influence the way we think and perceive the world around us? Psychologists think it does.