On the programme today: People are likely to be greedy not generous, kind children tend to be more popular, how to stick to your New Year resolutions, boredom at work can make us more creative and the advantages of imaginary friends.
A quick review of some of the publications from 2013. Including why social networking means happy staff, what happens when women workers ask for higher pay and why it's possible for kids to change their eating habits. Our final broadcast of 2013! Thanks for listening everyone! See you next year!!
Does conscious awareness affect the influence of emotional provocation on unrelated stimuli?
Research has shown a memory advantage for emotional information, but it is unclear whether emotional arousal affects memory for neutral events that precede or follow it.
Research has shown that men respond differently to women during different parts of their ovulatory cycles.
Thinking about time as a cycle of recurring experiences — a reality Bill Murray’s character knows all too well in the movie Groundhog Day — may help us to put more money away into our savings, according to new research. The findings are published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
Women across the country could be unwittingly holding themselves back in their careers because they are suffering from imposter syndrome, Rosalind Adler and Lea Sellers from Media Skills for Women have warned in an article for the Daily Telegraph.
A new study has discovered that when someone perceives another person as trustworthy, they begin to see this individual's face as more similar to their own.
New research has shown that teenagers who get the recommended amount of sleep per night are likely to be academically and emotionally better off than their peers who do not.
This Christmas, Doctor Who will undergo another of his periodic regenerations as Peter Capaldi takes over the role from Matt Smith. The process, argues Chartered Psychologist Sarita Jane Robinson, can be seen as a metaphor for adolescence.
Although many people will be looking forward to getting together with friends, family and workmates over the festive season, this sudden increase in socialising could prove debilitating and overwhelming for sufferers of social anxiety disorder.
People who speak a second language are less likely to suffer the effects of dementia in early life, the largest study on the topic to date has found.