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Where Did Colleges Go Wrong? 'Puppy days' and trigger warnings exemplify how colleges are increasingly in the business of infantilizing students rather than developing them.
Larger brains do not lead to high IQs, new meta-analysis finds Is brain size related to cognitive ability of humans? This question has captured the attention of scientists for more than a century. An international team of researchers provides no evidence for a causal role of brain size for IQ test performance. In a meta-analysis of data from more than 8000 participants, they show that associations between in vivo brain volume and IQ are small.
Different types of child abuse: Similar consequences Emotional abuse may be as harmful as physical abuse and neglect. This finding complements previous imaging research showing that emotional and physical pain both activate the same parts of the brain.
The One Word That Can Kill a Friendship This one word - that you use every day - pushes friends away more than any other. Learn what it is and what alternatives will keep your friends close!
Whether You’re Dating or Married — Be Yourself! Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. ~ Oscar Wilde You’ve probably heard it’s best to be yourself. Sounds easy, doesn’t it? Yet many of us, wanting to please someone with whom we are in a close relationship — or with whom we may hope … ...
Which #BlackLivesMatter? Does suicide forfeit a person’s right to be fully cherished and pain acknowledged? If a community deems suicide an act of weakness, are those beliefs the point of intervention? Let's talk suicide in the Black community.
The Serious Eating Disorder Linked to These Microorganisms A serious psychological condition that affects over 3 million Americans. » Continue reading: The Serious Eating Disorder Linked to These Microorganisms
Enlightenment–Thinking About Attachment Does enlightenment depend on the doctrine of non-attachment? Perhaps not, after all....
Consistency! This is something I’ve never had. Not for years anyway. Consistency means showing up day after day for years. I might start to work at something for a couple of … ...
What Makes People Cruel? A recent movie, The Stanford Prison Experiment, tells the story of a notorious experiment done at Stanford University in 1971 by psychology professor Philip Zimbardo. In the actual experiment, twenty-four … ...
'The Dress': Explanation of optical illusion of colors of the striped dress In February 2015, the photo of a striped dress stirred a worldwide internet debate ; now, neuroscientists have further decoded the phenomenon, demonstrating that the optical illusion is linked to specific brain activation patterns.
One step closer to a new drug for alcohol dependence Researchers might be one step closer to finding an effective drug for alcohol dependence. In two separate studies, they show that the so-called dopamine stabilizer OSU6162 can reduce the craving for alcohol in alcohol dependent people and normalizes the level of dopamine in the brain reward system of rats that have consumed alcohol over a long period of time. However, thorough clinical studies are needed to determine if the OSU6162 also can help alcohol dependent people drink less alcohol.
Belief in God and prejudice reduced by directing magnetic energy into the brain New research has revealed for the first time that both belief in God and prejudice towards immigrants can be reduced by directing magnetic energy into the brain.
Today I Love The Joy Of Hope Today I love the joy of hope that I see in friends and family. Just when it seems like I need to be picked up, someone comes along and exhibits … ...
Locus of Control: External or Internal? [TEST] Locus of control is allocation of responsibility for the events in your life. Do you feel like you are in control of your environment and the outcomes you are getting, or do you feel helpless and frustrated as if you were caught up in the river of life? Take this test to find out where do you place the responsibility.
3 ADHD Screening Tests | It’s Not All In The Numbers Have you taken the ADHD tests online yet? There are at least three of them. And while they aren’t valid as a diagnosis, they are a place for you to … ...
A Real Giant Today's installment in my series of "How to Do LIfe" fables.
APA Asks Kerry to Work With Congress to Obtain Emergency Funds for Syrian Refugees Calls on administration to support refugee mental health, community integration
Connect to Teens with `Outside the Box’ Tools Connecting with your clients on their level is crucial to developing and maintaining a therapeutic bond. The majority of my practice population is adolescents and young adults. Therefore, for me to stay relevant with that population I have to stay current with all types of … ...
Authentic Kindness in Work and in Life As I watched my child struggle, I was pulling my hair out searching for a way to take this research into happiness and meaning and goodness and find ways to use it in the tough spots in life.