Constantly striving for the best may be magnifying negative feelings like regret and dissatisfaction in other parts of our daily lives.
There's always that one guy who wears the bright socks or the obnoxious bow tie. According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, this type of behavior has the potential to increase a person's perceived success.
Today Americans are looking to their marriages to fulfill different goals than in the past — and although the fulfilment of these goals requires especially large investments of time and energy in the marital relationship, on average Americans are actually making smaller investments in their marital relationship than in the past
Scientists have discovered a new neural circuit in the brain that directly links the site of fear memory with an area of the brainstem that controls behavior.
Discussing five movies about relationships over a month could cut the three-year divorce rate for newlyweds in half, researchers report
In the tech world, coolness takes more than just good looks. Technology users must consider a product attractive, original and edgy before they label those products as cool, according to researchers. That coolness can turn tepid if the product appears to be losing its edginess, they also found.
Why some 'non-identifying smokers' face risks while denying the behavior
Overweight study participants exhibited lower levels of NAA in the hippocampus than normal weight subjects. The effect was independent of age, sex, and psychiatric diagnoses.
When food advertisements combine a photo of food with an "imagined odor," consumers both salivate more for the item and then consume it in larger quantities.
"Young people actively seeking to define themselves find it particularly rewarding to accumulate extraordinary experiences that mark their progression through life milestones. On the other hand, once people are older and have established a better sense of who they are, the experiences they view as self-defining are just as likely to include the routine daily events that reveal how they like to spend their time," the authors conclude.