Article of the Day: Fear of Death Affects Human Attitudes Toward Animal Life

New insights may help scientists better understand the psychological motivations behind the murder and genocide of humans, says UA researcher Uri Lifshin, who has just co-authored findings published in the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. When reminded of death, humans become more likely to support killing animals, regardless of their existing attitudes about animal rights, 

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Article of the Day: Narcissism and Triangulation in Psychology and GeoPolitics

“… there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”–William Shakespeare Lately, in the world of intelligence and geopolitics, there is much talk about triangulation, what used to go by the name of Finlandization, now considered an obscene word in the world of diplomacy. “Velvet occupation” seems to be preferred. In any 

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Article of the Day: 5 Exercises That Train Your Brain for Success

Get your brain in shape with a little mental strength training.  You have an estimated 70,000 thoughts per day. That’s 70,000 chances to build yourself up or tear yourself down. If you call yourself names, doubt your abilities, and second-guess your decisions, you’ll harm your performance (and most likely you’ll also be risking your physical 

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