'Psychology' Archive

Repressed Shadow's a Bitch

October 12th, 2007 / Newswire, Psychology, Religion / 3 comments

Utah ranks No. 1 in the nation — and sometimes the world — for using Google to search the Web for such terms as "Jesus," "family history," "Harry Potter," "Mormon," ...

Man cuts off hand for Hindu goddess offering

August 1st, 2007 / Newswire, Psychology, Religion / Comments Off on Man cuts off hand for Hindu goddess offering

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A 23-year-old Nepali man cut off his right hand after morning prayers and offered it to Kali, the Hindu goddess of power, the Annapurna Post local daily ...

Americans Negative on State of Nation's Moral Values

June 4th, 2007 / Newswire, Psychology, Religion, Society / Comments Off on Americans Negative on State of Nation's Moral Values

More than 8 in 10 Americans think morality is getting worse, representing a slight increase in the past three years. The groups of Americans who are most negative about moral ...

Worried families ditch their Wi-Fi

June 4th, 2007 / Newswire, Psychology, Science, Society / 1 comment

Sinead Griffiths, a researcher from Walthamstow, north-east London, also had Wi-Fi removed from her home. She says: "There is not enough information available on the subject. I don't want to ...

If It Feels Good to Be Good, It Might Be Only Natural

May 29th, 2007 / Newswire, Psychology, Religion, Society / Comments Off on If It Feels Good to Be Good, It Might Be Only Natural

The results were showing that when the volunteers placed the interests of others before their own, the generosity activated a primitive part of the brain that usually lights up in ...

Georgians praying for rain

May 25th, 2007 / Newswire, Psychology, Religion / Comments Off on Georgians praying for rain

ATLANTA (AP) - Neighbors are turning in neighbors for violating water restrictions, farmers are jittery about crops and churchgoers are praying for rain as Georgia suffers through one of its ...

Clark Adams: 1969-2007

May 25th, 2007 / Newswire, Psychology, Society / Comments Off on Clark Adams: 1969-2007

The Humanist community mourns the death of Clark Davis Adams, a greatly influential freethought leader and activist, and a person of integrity and personal honesty who expressed his Humanism through ...

Wife blames military gambling for husband's suicide

May 23rd, 2007 / Newswire, Psychology, Society / Comments Off on Wife blames military gambling for husband's suicide

BANGOR, Maine (CNN) -- Carrie Walsh's husband was a decorated Apache helicopter pilot for the U.S. Army. But years ago, Aaron Walsh started playing slot machines on military bases. He ...

Man conned by fraudsters claiming religious morality

May 23rd, 2007 / Newswire, Psychology, Religion / Comments Off on Man conned by fraudsters claiming religious morality

Founders of a defunct Provo credit services company defrauded a California man out of hundreds of thousands of dollars by persuading him to take out a home loan, promising a ...

Sportswriter Mike Penner comes out as transsexual

April 26th, 2007 / Newswire, Psychology, Society / Comments Off on Sportswriter Mike Penner comes out as transsexual

During my 23 years with The Times' sports department, I have held a wide variety of roles and titles. Tennis writer. Angels beat reporter. Olympics writer. Essayist. Sports media critic. ...

Scientists to build robot society

April 26th, 2007 / Newswire, Psychology, Science / Comments Off on Scientists to build robot society

Scientists in Dundee have announced plans to create a "robot village" in an effort to learn how different cultures emerge in society. The University of Abertay's four-year ...

FOXNews.com - Study: Religion Is Good for Kids

April 24th, 2007 / Newswire, Psychology, Religion / Comments Off on FOXNews.com - Study: Religion Is Good for Kids

“getting their kids into heaven is more important than getting their kids into Harvard,”