Jurnalul Român de Psihoterapie Integrativă

BPS Research Digest

Your free, fortnightly roundup of the latest psychology research from the British Psychological Society.
Research Digest
  1. A new study claims that, under pressure, imposter syndrome hits men harder than women
    The researchers said men with imposter syndrome may particularly struggle to cope with the cultural expectations that they be competent. By Christian Jarrett
  2. Sending a supportive text to your partner can reduce their physiological stress levels, but only if you’re subtle about it
    The findings add to past research suggesting that “invisible” support can be one of the more effective forms of helping reduce others' stress. By Alex Fradera
  3. Taking a photo of something impairs your memory of it, but the reasons remain largely mysterious
    One possibility is that the effort of taking a photo tricks us into thinking we've already paid adequate attention to the target of the photo. By Alex Fradera
  4. People who think their opinions are superior to others are most prone to overestimating their relevant knowledge and ignoring chances to learn more
    The final picture is of human rationality that is flawed, but correctable, not doomed. By Tom Stafford
  5. People with a keener sense of smell find sex more pleasant and, if they are female, have more orgasms during sex
    By Emma Young Scent plays an often under-appreciated role in sexual attraction, helping to account for why visual attractiveness alone…

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Irvin D.Yalom, M.D. Darul Psihoterapiei