Psychology & Sociology

Money makes you happy

Money makes even the very rich happy. (Image: Nattakorn Maneerat / iStock) Does a higher income mean more satisfaction? Apparently yes, suggests a...

Happiness is culture dependent

Can happiness be measured across cultures? (Image: Prostock Studio / iStock) What does happiness mean? When researchers want to measure how happy people...

Starving for social contacts

Social isolation is currently affecting more people than usual. (Image: Xesai / iStock) When people are forced to isolate themselves from others, after a short...

Light pollution threatens the brown bear

By choosing the beautiful moth butterfly of the year, conservationists want to draw attention to the consequences of artificial lighting. (Image: creativenaturemedia /...

Effect of the “eye smile” confirmed

Behavioral research focuses on kitties: this cat "smiles" by narrowing its eyes. (Image: Prof Karen McComb University of Sussex) Cats supposedly appreciate it when...

Religious attachment thanks to the body’s own opioids

Whether yoga or umbanda: combine endorphins. (Image: skynesher / iStock) In religious rituals, people often feel a strong togetherness. Researchers have now experimentally...

Unscrupulousness doesn’t make you more successful

Are unsympathetic managers more successful. (Image: mediaphotos / iStock) Do traits such as arrogance, selfishness and aggressive dominance help to achieve more professional success?...

Names shape memory early on

When different plush toys are given personal names, toddlers are evidently more likely to memorize their individual characteristics. (Image: Alexander S. LaTourrette) This is...

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Money makes you happy

Money makes even the very rich happy. (Image: Nattakorn Maneerat / iStock) Does a higher income mean more satisfaction? Apparently yes, suggests a...

‘Rolls-Royce is working on a completely new EV’

Rolls-Royce is working on the development of a first EV, the British reports Autocar. It seems that the completely new model will be...

Video: Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport can go loose in the mountains

Bugatti has released a video of a Chiron Pur Sport going wild in the mountains outside Dubai. Andy Wallace is behind the wheel. Also...

Skoda Octavia RS iV still to the Netherlands

The Skoda Octavia RS iV is coming to the Netherlands after all! The sporty plug-in hybrid can be ordered immediately from just above...

This was what car sales in Europe did in 2020

Winners, losers. You know. Car sales in Europe in 2020 show interesting figures. We do not need to explain to you that car...

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