Source: U.S. News and World ReportObama wants you to remember what makes you human – and what makes you American.
Source: CNN - HealthDoctors don't know what causes Alzheimer's or how to treat it best, but they have new evidence to suggest that a common virus may play a role in who gets it.
Source: CNN - HealthWatching as a video game ensnares their child, many a parent has grumbled about "digital heroin," likening the flashing images to one of the world's most addictive substances.
Source: Medical News TodayA new study shows how rheumatoid arthritis inflammation affects different brain areas. The findings may explain the cognitive symptoms of the condition.
Source: Social Psychology Network NewsThe Psychology Coalition at the United Nations has officially endorsed Social Psychology Network. PCUN is composed of representatives of psychology and psychology-related organizations that are non-governmental organizations (NGOs) accredited at the United Nations and those affiliated with U.N. departments, agencies, and missions.
Source: U.S. News and World ReportPolice killings of unarmed black Americans harm the mental health of black adults nationwide, researchers report.
Source: BBC News - EuropeBurger King offering a reward to women who get pregnant by players adds to wave of sexism.
Source: U.S. News and World ReportThe Czech government gave its backing on Friday to a bill which would make the country the first in formerly communist Europe to allow same-sex marriage.
Source: U.S. News and World ReportResearchers found that women who used lithium during the first trimester were more likely to have a baby with a birth defect, compared to pregnant women who had a mental health disorder but did not take lithium.
Source: CNN - Top StoriesThe World Health Organization no longer classifies transgender people as mentally ill.
Source: Reuters - HealthPeople who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other stress-related psychiatric issues may be more likely to develop autoimmune diseases than individuals who don't, a Swedish study suggests.
Source: U.S. News and World ReportDartmouth College's president says one of three psychology professor facing sexual misconduct allegations has chosen to retire following an investigation and recommendation that the school end his employment.
Source: U.S. News and World ReportName of Boston's venerable Faneuil Hall embroiled in debate because its namesake owned slaves.
Source: Yahoo News - ScienceNobel Prize winning economist Richard Thaler tells people to “nudge for good” — not everyone follows his advice.
Source: Social Psychology Network NewsResearchers have so far named nearly five million victims, but now they are in a race against time.
Source: BBC News - AmericasThe same Bible verse was once used by southern preachers to justify U.S. slavery, say critics.
Source: Psych CentralOver the past decade a number of meditation-based interventions have been used to reduce stress and promote wellness. Although most of the approaches have been beneficial, a lingering question has been to what extent these programs are similar or different.