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People Who Think Their Partners Are a Perfect Fit Stay Happier—Even if They’re Wrong

Sunday 23rd February 2020

Research published in Psychological Science has revealed that people who were unrealistically idealistic about their partner when they got married were more satisfied with their partner three years later than less idealistic people. This challenges […]

21 minutes to marital satisfaction

Thursday 20th February 2020

Marital satisfaction generally declines over time. New research has found that a brief writing intervention could help spouses adopt a more objective outlook on marital conflict. Research in Psychological Science has shown that this writing intervention prevents […]

Using smell to boost learning during sleep

Sunday 16th February 2020

A recent study has examined the role of odour in memory and learning, and has confirmed that the use of aromas while learning and sleeping may improve exam performance. To summarise, the study concludes that […]

A happy partner leads to a healthier future

Thursday 13th February 2020

Science now supports the saying, “happy wife, happy life.” Michigan State University research has revealed that people who are optimistic contribute to the health of their partners – this can in turn stave off the […]

Cytokine storm syndrome – how to stop it

Thursday 06th February 2020

Randy Cron, M.D., Ph.D., professor of paediatrics and medicine at UAB, knows to expect calls from people all over the world at any time. “Not a week goes by when I don’t get a call […]