Older siblings aren’t always smarter: study

Older siblings aren’t always smarter: study

Are firstborns more intelligent? Are the babies of the family the rebels? It's a theory that's dominated psychology since the 1990s. But new research by Leipzig and Mainz universities suggests there's little to support it.

Employees feel workloads ‘out of control’

Employees feel workloads ‘out of control’

Most depression patients get poor treatment

Most depression patients get poor treatment

Beer as good as therapy for some: health boss

Beer as good as therapy for some: health boss

Long lunches are ‘bad for afternoon concentration’

Long lunches are ‘bad for afternoon concentration’

Experiment simulates chronic crowd crush

Experiment simulates chronic crowd crush

How our brains grasp giggles, grunts, guffaws

How our brains grasp giggles, grunts, guffaws

Stressful pregnancies lead to anxious children

Stressful pregnancies lead to anxious children

Surge in mental illness highlights psychotherapist dearth

Surge in mental illness highlights psychotherapist dearth

Scientists pinpoint genetic changes due to childhood trauma

Scientists pinpoint genetic changes due to childhood trauma

Growing military trauma cases going untreated

Growing military trauma cases going untreated

Sweet snacks could lead to higher shopping bills

Sweet snacks could lead to higher shopping bills

Berlin centre offers web therapy for traumatized Iraqis

Berlin centre offers web therapy for traumatized Iraqis

Suicide in Germany down by half since 1980

Suicide in Germany down by half since 1980

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Psychological problems increasing for German jobless

German arachnophobia therapy may become standard

German arachnophobia therapy may become standard

Being hungry ‘changes brain’ to take risks

Being hungry ‘changes brain’ to take risks