Lead exposure in childhood can be a risk factor for poor mental health in adults

The research findings, which appear in JAMA Psychiatry, indicate that people who had high levels of lead in their blood when they were young are more likely to experience mental health issues by the time they turn 38. The study also indicates that they are also more likely to have developed unhealthy personality traits, such as neuroticism

Lead exposure in childhood can be a risk factor for poor mental health in adultsLead is a type of metal that people throughout the world have used in the construction of water pipes, added into paint to prevent corrosion, and put into gasoline to maintain engine durability. Lead that accumulates in the body can also disrupt the central nervous system, and some studies have linked lead exposure during childhood […]

Using Tinder despite being committed interlinked with dark personality traits

In a new study from Erasmus University Rotterdam, people who used Tinder when in a committed relationship were found to score higher on traits like psychopathy and lower on traits like agreeableness

Using Tinder despite being committed interlinked with dark personality traitsThe study titled ‘Why are you cheating on tinder? Exploring users’ motives and (dark) personality traits’ was published in the journal Computers in Human Behaviour. The researcher team surveyed nearly 1,500 users of the dating app who were asked questions about their motives for using the app and their experiences with it. More than 300 […]