Psychology

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Look at Eva, 4 months old and standing

With practice, children can stand without support even before they are 4 months old. This is much earlier than has been reported in the literature.

Team building doesn’t really work

Rafting, paintball and go-karting on company outings do not improve interactions at work. Strangely enough, these activities can make things worse.

One-night stand regrets

Women regret saying yes to casual sex much more often than men do. Men – almost exclusively – regret saying no. Why?

cognitive therapy

A cure for social anxiety disorders

Social phobia is the most common anxiety disorder of our time. But the current treatment regimen for patients with this diagnosis has not proven very effective. Now NTNU researchers believe they have found a cure for social anxiety disorders.

Silence as a superpower

Silence is not an empty space. It has its own purpose, both in psychotherapy and in music. Olga Lehmann is working to build a theory of silence.

It’s not your fault

Children with parents suffering from drug or alcohol addiction, or with mental health issues, are in danger of inheriting their parents’ problems. But preventive benefits are obtained from a sense of coping and a clear understanding that it is not their fault.

Beating the winter blues

The lack of sufficient daylight in northern climes makes many tired and depressed. But don’t worry, researchers have come up with ways to counteract the winter blues.