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Adolescent deaths from AIDS have tripled since 2000 Adolescents with HIV is the only infected group for which mortality is not decreasing according to UNICEF study.
How psychology can save the world from climate change Social sciences should play a critical role in dealing with global warming by changing the approach to climate change communication.
Processing facial emotions in persons with autism spectrum disorder Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often have difficulty recognizing and interpreting how facial expressions convey various emotions – from joy to puzzlement, sadness to anger. This can make it difficult for an individual with ASD to successfully navigate social situations and empathize with others.
ADHD Captions for Iconic Paintings A picture is worth a thousand words! So I decided to take some of the most iconic works of art and give them ADHD-related captions. Here are the results. 1. … ...
How Minds Work: As Little As Possible Once we're familiar with the windy contours of a path it becomes to us a straightaway. We love straightaways. They free our attention and fill us with confidence that we can cruise forever more.
Creativity is Not About Amateurs or Academies We have big problems causing big divides. We have a huge global class divide that is becoming canyon-wide and deep. We have people resurrecting primal fears and prejudices and hatreds.
Over 40 In Hollywood; Survival Guide What are some ways older writers can find help trying to break in? If you’re older and can write a really great spec script for a TV show that’s on … ...
Risky Behavior and Victimizers: Two Issues, Not One A teen passes out drunk at a frat party and gets raped. A woman whose husband beats her goes back to him repeatedly despite having the ability to leave. Lately, anyone even bringing up the subject of the risky behavior of people like these is accused of "excusing" the victimizer and "blaming" the victim. Nonsense. Though connected, these are two separate issues, not one.
Choosing a Family Counselor With the highs and lows that can at times present themselves in a remarriage and stepfamily, you may find yourself in a position of looking for a family counselor. Family … ...
Birthday Wishes My birthday was this past Saturday and as always, after I’ve celebrated my special day with my friends and loved ones, I sit quietly before I blow out my birthday … ...
Defense Mechanism is Denial, Distortion, Delusion Defense Mechanism is Denial, Distortion, Delusion Today, we will- NOT BE TALKING ABOUT THEM – we are talking about people who are living-dealing/ living-dealing with some type of mental illness … ...
Denial, Distortion, and Delusion. The 3D’s Denial, Distortion, and Delusion. The 3 -D’s Chato Stewart, he knows how deferring, ducking and dancing around, NOT dealing with or confronting “triggers” or “emotional issues” do to some degree … ...
The Brilliant Way We Avoid Our Emotions Mary picks a fight with her husband at night so she doesn’t have to deal with her sex anxiety. Looking for what’s wrong with her husband distracts her from her discomfort and the feelings of vulnerability that are causing her anxiety in the first place. … ...
Brain surgery through one-inch opening successfully treats epileptic seizures in children A minimally-invasive endoscopic surgery has been developed by researchers, demonstrating efficacy in treating intractable epileptic seizures in children.
Could fish have consciousness? 'Emotional fever' experiment suggests they might Researchers have observed an increase in body temperature of between two and four degrees in zebrafish, when these are subjected to stressful situations. This phenomenon is known as 'emotional fever,' as it is related to what animals feel in the face of an external stimulus.
Risk-takers are smarter, according to a new study Do you often take chances and yet still land on your feet? Then you probably have a well-developed brain.
Magnetic stimulation of brain may help patients with cocaine addiction Targeted magnetic pulses to the brain were shown to reduce craving and substance use in cocaine-addicted patients, report scientists. The results of this pilot study suggest that this may become an effective medical treatment for patients with cocaine addiction, although a larger trial is needed to confirm the initial findings.
This Diet Makes Immune Cells Eat Connections Between Neurons ...but the detrimental effect was easily reversed in two weeks. » Continue reading: This Diet Makes Immune Cells Eat Connections Between Neurons
Air evacuation may do further harm in patients with brain injury Over the past 15 years, more than 330,000 US soldiers have suffered a traumatic brain injury. Many were evacuated by air for further treatment. A new study has found evidence that such air evacuations may pose a significant added risk, potentially causing more damage to already injured brains.
What’s Happening to College Students Today? So, what’s going on? Is life really that bad for these students?