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Why We Love to Be Scared Wonder why chills run down your spine (in a good way) at the first sign of fall? Here's why.
Medical diagnosis: Will brain palpation soon be possible? By drawing on seismology, researchers have just developed a noninvasive brain imaging method using MRI that provides the same information as physical palpation. They say that it may be possible to use this procedure in medical diagnosis.
Attention's place in the human cognitive architecture Neuroscientists can't build a brain, so they have settled with reverse engineering -- learning a lot about each part in hopes that they can understand how all of the pieces fit together. Researchers are presenting integrated theories on how processes -- such as attention, body self-consciousness, and language -- function within the hardware of the human brain.
A Performance Review... for Your Marriage? What's the secret to marital bliss? Maybe an occasional performance review.
A Road Map for Stepfamilies: The Early Stages All families have their phases and roller coaster moments. Changes in dynamics, children becoming more independent, or a switch in roles or obligations can have an influence on every person in … ...
What’s Wrong With Me? My friend’s husband is leaving her. He used to have more interest in her and the kids, but then his work and his golf game took over. It was obvious to everyone, … ...
3 Skills Taught in Couples Therapy That All Couples... We often think of marital therapy as a last resort. We assume that only couples with “serious” issues should seek it. We assume that only couples in dire straits can benefit. But all couples can enhance their relationship by learning the skills taught in couples … ...
Mindfulness is the Easiest and Hardest Thing To Practice... Allow me to explain this paradox; and then I’ll provide 5 tips to help you with your practice. Look at your right hand. See the shades of color in your … ...
Our brain's response to others' good news depends on empathy The way our brain responds to others' good fortune is linked to how empathetic people report themselves to be, according to new research. They study shows that a part of the brain called the anterior cingulate cortex (ACC) seems particularly attuned to other people's good news, but how it responds varies substantially depending on our levels of empathy.
'Black'-sounding name makes people imagine a larger, more dangerous person In a study exploring racial bias and how people use their mind's-eye image of an imagined person's size to represent someone as either threatening or high-status, researchers found that people envisioned men with stereotypically black names as bigger and more violent.
Brain cooling lessens chances of head injury recovery, study finds Head injury patients do not benefit from a therapy that involves cooling their bodies to reduce brain swelling, research has found. Doctors say the therapy may increase patients' risk of death and disability and should not be used to treat traumatic brain injuries.
Manipulating the brain controls maternal behavior in females and reduces aggression in males, mouse study shows Most female mammals give birth and care for their offspring, while the males often breed with multiple partners and play little role in parenting once the mating is over. Yet researchers have had a hard time pinpointing where, exactly, in the brain these differences between the sexes are located and how they translate into behavior. The extent of 'hardwired parental behavior' is hotly disputed.
Kris Jenner on O.J. Simpson: “I Will Always Feel... A new documentary titled, The Secret Tapes of the O.J. Case: The Untold Story aired on September 30, 2015 and Kris Jenner (formerly Kardashian) weighed in on the trial and, … ...
Bindi Irwin Dances in Tribute to Late Crocodile Hunter There was a time when the Crocodile Hunter was the most talked about personality on television. Although, many had made jokes about his death for years (since he was always … ...
Why Starting Over Is Good For The Soul The soul hungers to improve, heal, grow. Starting over is a vital part of fulfilling your soul-needs....
10 Of The Latest and Greatest Findings on Character... Character Day was a huge success! Thousands of people from all over the world participated in this movement dedicated to strengthening our world through character development. To keep the character … ...
Verbal Memory Strengthened By Twist On Old Strategy Reinforce verbal recall with advance on old strategy. » Continue reading: Verbal Memory Strengthened By Twist On Old Strategy
Six Reasons Pop Singers Pronounce Some Lyrics in Odd Ways Why do some pop singers pronounce words in songs in idiosyncratic ways, or seem to pick up or lose accents when they sing?
Attempted suicide rises after weight-loss surgery New finding raises questions about mental-health issues connected to obesity.
Delaying kindergarten offers key benefits to kids A new study finds strong evidence that delaying kindergarten by a year provides mental health benefits to children, allowing them to better self-regulate their attention and hyperactivity levels when they do start school.