Financial traders are better at reading their 'gut feelings' than the general population -- and the better they are at this ability, the more successful they are as traders, according to new research led by the University of Cambridge. 'Gut...
Daughters and sons of mothers who tied the knot young are more likely to want to marry early too, but only if Mom stayed married, new research has found. And millennials whose moms divorced tend to want to move more...
Lower social cohesion among neighbors and higher crime rates contribute to higher rates of psychotic symptoms among urban children, a new study from researchers at Duke University and King's College London finds. Previous research has also identified higher rates of...
Can you clearly see emotions in the eyes of others? Credit: © elnariz / Fotolia Our DNA influences our ability to read a person's thoughts and emotions from looking at their eyes, suggests a new study published in the journal Molecular...
Flexitime and having autonomy over working hours -- known as schedule control -- impacts differently on men and women and may increase the gender pay gap. That's the conclusion of new research co-led by the University of Kent that shows...
The left graph shows parenting methods (supportive, strict, indulgent) and their effects on children's success. The right shows parenting methods (easygoing, harsh, average) and their effects on children's success.Credit: Kobe University A research group led by NISHIMURA Kazuo (Project Professor...
When and where did humans develop language? To find out, look deep inside caves, suggests an MIT professor. More precisely, some specific features of cave art may provide clues about how our symbolic, multifaceted language capabilities evolved, according to a new paper...
A recently published study documents that the number of people who are diagnosed with depression at psychiatric hospitals in Denmark increases immediately after the transition from daylight saving time to standard time.Credit: Flickr/thetaleofmay "The year has 16 months: November, December,...
Humans can detect about one trillion different odors and have just as good a sense of smell as animals, suggests a new study. Credit: © Anneke / Fotolia When it comes to our sense of smell, we have been led to...
A new study by a Florida State University researcher shows that both a lack of stimulation in the workplace and a dirty working environment can have a long-term cognitive effect on employees. "Psychologists say that the brain is a muscle,...
Research shows 46 percent increase in workplace productivity with use of standing desks. Credit: © Mack Male / Flickr Most people have heard the argument that standing desks are good for the body. They can help burn more calories and...