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I Want To Make a Decision….But What If???? I used to be that person; that person who couldn’t make a decision about anything without completely analyzing all of the pros and cons of the situation before eventually talking … ...
New computer program predicts cochlear implant success in hearing-impaired children A new computer program that analyzes functional brain MRIs of hearing impaired children can predict whether they will develop effective language skills within two years of cochlear implant surgery, according to a study.
41 Ways to Use a Notebook for Meaningful Ideas... Months ago I wrote about the importance of keeping a notebook. Today, I’m sharing all sorts of ways we can use our notebooks to spark ideas, get to know ourselves … ...
No, Taking Your Coffee Black Does Not Mean You’re More Likely to be a Psychopath Is that friend who always very politely turns down your offers for cream or sugar very possibly hiding a dark secret, as haters around the internet have been insisting recently? Nah, probably not—but here’s why some people are saying taking your coffee black means you’re more likely to be a psychopath....
What birth month reveals about your risk of disease Study shows babies born in the latter part of the year might experience a higher incidence of neurological illness.
Many kids with mental health issues see only pediatricians One in three children who were diagnosed and treated for mental health conditions on an outpatient basis saw their primary-care doctors for this care.
BMS-The New Teen Perfect “10” These days, texting and posting on some form of social media are the ways in which teenagers communicate with each other. As adults, many of us have also started to … ...
Visible Results Make Study Skills Stick When teaching study skills, I don’t just explain the skills, because the student will tend to listen but then not change his behaviors. I look for ways to make sure … ...
A Lesson Learned From Auschwitz: Who Am I to Judge? What is the psychological relevance of the phrase "Who am I to judge?"
In Control of Your Emotions: Stop Blaming Everybody Else... As an adult, we can choose to express our anger in the middle ground between the two extremes: saying everything we feel or nothing at all. Instead, we can tell … ...
Are Mental Health Issues On the Rise? Are today's young people more anxious and depressed, or does it just seem that way?
Hidden brain pathways crucial to communication Being able to understand speech is essential to our evolution as humans. Hearing lets us perceive the same word even when spoken at different speeds or pitches, and also gives us extra sensitivity to unexpected sounds. Now, new studies clarify how these two crucial features of audition are managed by the brain.
Key differences in brain activity in people with anorexia nervosa revealed by study When people with anorexia nervosa decide what to eat, they engage a part of the brain associated with habitual behavior. These findings open up entirely new avenues for treatment development and understanding of disease mechanisms, say the researchers.
What Do Master Manipulators and Psychopaths Have in Common? Psychopathy, narcissism, and Machiavellianism are personality traits that make up the "Dark Triad." These three traits all have interrelated features. But Machiavellianism and psychopathy have more in common with each other than either has with narcissism.
Fear of Missing Out In case you didn’t have enough to worry about, there’s a new mental health syndrome on the horizon with a funky acronym. It’s FOMO: the Fear of Missing Out. Missing out? But on what? On what other people are doing. They’re having exciting experiences that … ...
Tyra Banks Discusses “Traumatic” Fertility Struggles... It’s difficult to juggle working and becoming a mother. For this reason, many women put off having children in order to focus on securing their career. For many, it works … ...
Today I Love My Weird Sense Of Humor It's possible that the one person in my country who appeared to be completely disinterested in voter apathy, our Prime Minister, may have been the one who has solved the problem. It seems that due to possible massive dislike and distrust of him ......
5 Ways Of Coping With Your Anxiety That Are... Do you ever get angry at yourself for feeling anxious? Beating yourself up for feeling anxious only multiplies the misery. This is #3 on the list of 5 ways of coping with anxiety that … ...
Angry at Your Therapist?…This Doesn’t Mean “Bad Therapy”... This topic can take an entire book to talk about, so this post alone will probably not do it justice. When people think of therapy, many people think that “good … ...
How Memory Is Affected By This Common Mental Health Problem The mental health problem that affects at least one in six people in their lifetime. » Continue reading: How Memory Is Affected By This Common Mental Health Problem