Infamous cycling champion and high profile cancer survivor Lance Armstrong is a self-professed atheist. Raised by his church deacon step-father, a violent and overbearing man, Armstrong rejected conventional religion in his early life. Yet throughout much of his suffering and cycling career, Armstrong has openly worn a silver cross. New research in Journal of Contemporary Religion explores his journey through defeating cancer, sporting triumph and drugs scandal, and asks must spirituality go hand-in hand with religion? Lance Armstrong believes not.
South Korean researchers have just revealed details of an usual case which offers new insights into frontotemporal dementia (FTD).
Everyone knows that money can’t buy happiness – but what might make rich people happier is revealed in the current issue of The Journal of Positive Psychology.
The popularity of the recent hit TV show 'Benefits Street' has alerted the public’s attention as to who is really claiming benefits these days. Are the people on the TV series genuinely ‘disabled/unfit to work,’ or are they just clowns in the media circus surrounding the benefit system?