Why Smart People Are Prone To Mental Illness

The risk of mental illness is up to 4 times higher in those with a high IQ. Why? Highly intelligent people are at increased risk of mental illness, according to new research. This is because the brains of intelligent people…

Wearing Red: The Danger Signals It Sends

New study shows that everyone knows what wearing red means, so watch out! Red is very much in fashion in psychology at the moment. Last year PsyBlog reported on the exciting news that women are more likely to wear red…

The Emotion That Does Motivate Behaviour After All

The emotion helped people make healthier choices. Curiosity is a powerful way to motivate people, research finds. It can even help people make healthier choices. Across four experiments, researchers found that people’s curiosity encouraged them to take the stairs and…

Best Way To Make Your Face Look Younger Revealed By Research

The effect was tested on many ethnicities: French Caucasian women, Chinese Asian women, Latin American women and South African women. When women’s facial features stand out more, they look younger, new research finds. What the researchers call ‘facial contrast’, was…

The Weirdest Way To Instantly Relieve Stress

Difficulties dealing with stress are linked to mental health problems. Smelling your partner’s clothes helps to reduce stress levels, new research finds. Women who smelled their partner’s t-shirt felt calmer afterwards. In comparison, those who smelled a stranger’s t-shirt experienced… read more

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