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Marcus has a degree in psychology, a masters degree in health psychology and has worked within the NHS as well as private organisations. Marcus started psysci a psychology and science blog in order to disseminate research into bitesize, meaningful and helpful resources that are interesting and insightful and often help people on the right track to improving their lives.

Research Finds A New Way To Spread Happiness

It is well established that happiness can be spread through social interactions. Mimicry induced through hearing and vision are both able to spread happiness from person to person. While research has found smell is able to transfer negative feelings, it has not really considered if smell has the power to transfer positive feelings between people. But […]

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The Benefits of Being Proud

Feeling proud is associated with feelings of confidence, accomplishment, and self-worth so has obvious functions. But researchers wanted to examine if these feelings could lead on to actual improvements in success levels in two particular areas: athletic and academic. “When high authentic pride is experienced, individuals should respond with plans to behave similarly in the future, […]

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Sexual Harassment: Myths and Realities

MYTH: Sexual harassment is rare. FACT:Sexual harassment is extremely widespread. It touches the lives of 40 to 60 percent of working women, and similar proportions of female students in colleges and universities. MYTH: The seriousness of sexual harassment has been exaggerated; most so-called harassment is really trivial and harmless flirtation. FACT: Sexual harassment can be […]

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How To Instantly Feel More Powerful

Even the most confident people feel anxious in certain situations. People often develop their own way of getting through a stressful situation, techniques ranging from imagining your audience naked to swapping your nerves for excitement are two of the most common. But few of these ways have been put under scientific scrutiny as a relative […]

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