The level of support for democracy depends on the person`s self-esteem; narcissistic persons are less inclined to support this system, according to a study conducted with the participation of psychologists from the Polish Academy of Sciences and the University of Warsaw.
A device that monitors selected emotions, such as fear and the level of relaxation and stress with 99% accuracy has been developed for the European Space Agency (ESA) by Polish companies. It may be useful to astronauts, but also to uniformed services and sportsmen.
Wasting food is an ethical, environmental and economic problem of global proportions. Each of us can contribute to its reduction, for example by prudently planning shopping, properly storing food and sharing it with those in need, believes Dr. Agata Rudnicka from the University of Lodz.
Nicotine, alcohol, illegal substances, gambling, pornography, overeating - addiction can have different forms and different courses. Psychologists from the Polish Academy of Sciences have developed the application Nałogometr (Addiction meter), design to support users who recover from addictions and help scientists to better understand the causes of relapse.