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Climate change is making people feel helpless, says Britt Wray

November 29, 2019 7:49 am

The science writer believes that climate change cannot be addressed in isolation, and that the psychological impact has to be considered.

Curious about Stockholm Syndrome? Here's everything you need to know

November 14, 2019 12:21 pm

Here are some films if you are looking to understand Stockholm syndrome better: Three Days Of The Condor (1975), Buffalo ‘66 (1998), Dog Day Afternoon (1975), Highway (2014), and even (an unpopular opinion) Disney classic Beauty and the Beast.

NIMHANS trains 5,000 members as mental health community workers in Bengaluru

September 05, 2019 4:23 pm

Most of those trained as community health workers come from different walks of life including IT employees, homemakers, and cab or auto-rickshaw drivers.

Talking out loud to yourself may be an indicator of higher intelligence

August 29, 2018 4:15 pm

For what can now be considered a brilliant news for your social stature, talking to yourself may indicate a higher level of intelligence.

Nowhere Men

July 09, 2018 12:05 am

The entire country is frantically googling “shared psychosis” and speculating how a seemingly normal family — who were dancing at one of the victim’s engagement two weeks ago — could become unwitting participants in this gruesome tragedy.

Burari deaths: Delhi Police to conduct psychological autopsy, all you need to know about the procedure

July 06, 2018 2:20 pm

Psychological autopsy is considered as a vital tool in the world of forensic science, widely used to determine the mental state of the deceased.

Parents undergoing depression can turn kids into troublemakers

May 13, 2016 1:09 pm

According to researchers, parental depression contributes to greater brain activity in areas linked to risk-taking in adolescent children, leading to more rule-breaking behaviours.

People judge brands on how they sound

April 21, 2016 12:09 pm

People associate certain sounds with nearness and some with distance, says a recent study.

'Grit' found to be heritable, but not a marker for good grades in children

February 16, 2016 7:02 pm

Though a favourable trait, 'grit' adds little to the prediction of academic achievement when other personality factors are taken into account.

Paper Clip: Sleeping off racial and gender biases

June 01, 2015 1:15 am

The tendency to endorse racist or sexist attitudes explicitly has decreased, but social biases may play out implicitly or unconsciously.