Rumination is a well-known factor for depression. However, in-the-moment effects of rumination on momentary mood, or how rumination effects depression over time are not as well-known. A study from the University of Leuven in Belgium
Do your daydreams contribute to social adjustment? A study examined daydreams associated with social interactions in freshmen starting college, using experience sampling, to find out. Any incoming freshmen with a smartphone at a university in
With the Olympics in full swing, have you ever thought about how athletes keep their composure? Many use sport psychologists to help them “keep their head in the game.” How effective is this treatment, though?
Are you satisfied in your marriage? A daily diary study showed that this loaded question could be answered differently based on if one had more or less sleep. When answering a question like, “are you
Here’s a recent literature roundup from PubMed, PsychNet, and Google Scholar for your enjoyment. “Daily Interpersonal Experience Partially Explains the Association Between Social Rank and Physical Health.” This study examined the relationship between one’s perception
People often listen to music to relieve stress. Hanging out with friends is known to relieve stress. So, does hanging out with friends while listening to music double this effect? This was the question of