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Oxytocin Mediates Subjective Duration of Social Interactions

Psychologists ZHOU Wen, JIANG Yi and their colleagues at the Institute of Psychology, examined individuals' temporal perception of social interactions and the variation among individuals, noting the gregarious nature of humans, the ubiquity of social interactions in daily life and the pronounced interindividual differences in social proficiency –– a stable personality trait.
Giving Employees 'Decoy' Sanitizer Options could Improve Hand Hygiene

Introducing a less convenient option for hand sanitizing may actually boost workers' use of hand sanitizer and increase sanitary conditions in the workplace, according to findings in Psychological Science. The findings revealed that employees in a food factory used more of their regular sanitizer and had cleaner hands and workspaces after a "decoy" sanitizer option was offered to them.
Researchers Discover that C-fibers Convey Information on Location of Noxious Stimuli to S1

Aδ and C fibers are afferent nerve fibers of nociceptors that conduct sensory information to the central nerve system. The conduction velocity of Aδ fibers is ~15 m/s, in contrast with the much slower conduction speed of C fibers, at ~1 m/s. As a result of this difference, a single and intense cutaneous nociceptive stimulus will cause a double sensation: an initial Aδ-fiber-related pricking ...
Int’l Cooperation News

Mr. Lizhi (doctoral student) of the Institute of Psychology Received “Young Investigator Award” From the 6th Schizophrenia International Research Society (SIRS) Conference

Dr. Raymond Chan from CAS Key Laboratory of Mental Health, Institute of Psychology has been appointed to be the editorial board members of “Schizophrenia Bulletin” and “Psychiatry Research”

Dr. Raymond Chan from CAS Key Laboratory of Mental Health, Institute of Psychology Has Recently Been Selected As a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science

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  • The 4th Mental Health Conference was Held in WUXI, JIANGSU
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  • RAO Lilin Selected as a Member of the Youth Innovation Promotion Association
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