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How We Recognize Faces And Interpret Expressions

How We Recognize Faces And Interpret Expressions

A researcher at TAU is working to understand how the mechanisms of the fusiform gyrus process information about how we recognize faces and interpret facial expressions. Future research could help develop new computer algorithms for facial recognition.

Listening To Music Can Impair Cognitive Performance

Listening To Music Can Impair Cognitive Performance

New research from psychologists at UWIC states that listening to music does not enhance cognitive performance while participating in recall tasks.

Two Tests Developed To Predict Risk Of Suicide

Two Tests Developed To Predict Risk Of Suicide

Psychologists at Harvard University have developed two new tests which they believe can predict a patients risk of attempting suicide. Initial results show that patients who have strong associations between “self” and “death” are six times more likely to attempt suicide than those who associate “self” with “life”.

Narcissistic Males Hostility Towards Females

Narcissistic Males Hostility Towards Females

New research shows that narcissistic hetrosexual males express hostility most strongly towards hetrosexual females, and also believe that hetrosexual relationships should be patriarchal.

1 In 5 Californians Report A Need For Menal Health Treatment

1 In 5 Californians Report A Need For Menal Health Treatment

A new study from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research states that 1 in 5 California residents believe they are in need of mental health treatment.

Bridgend Suicides – An Ex-Bridgend Pat’s View

Bridgend Suicides – An Ex-Bridgend Pat’s View

Over the past six months, we have posted a number of articles concerning the increasing number of teenage suicides in the small Welsh town of Bridgend and its surrounding areas. As of Sunday, November 9th 2008, there have been 21 reported suicides within this region in addition to a number of attempted suicides. To fully understand these macabre events, it is vital to understand a little about the area.