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Tips to identify your emotions Emotions go unacknowledged and unidentified all the time, although not unfelt. This poses a problem in the long term in that due to this lack of awareness, our internal emotional … ...
Major breakthrough in understanding Alzheimer's disease Researchers believe that periodic clearance of a specific protein across the blood brain barrier could hold tremendous potential for new therapies.
Customized exoskeleton helps veteran walk again Former Canadian soldier Trevor Greene, who survived a debilitating brain injury while on duty in Afghanistan in 2006, has recovered his ability to walk again with the help of a customized exoskeleton, his personal determination and support of researchers.
The Perils of Left and Right Swiping Online dating is a common activity for many single (and married) Americans. Still, just how old is that photo in the profile you're eyeing? Is it accurate? Research summarized here answers those questions.
How to Know When It is Time to Find... How to Know When It is Time to Find Help for Substance Abuse Do you ever feel strange when your prescription wears off? Perhaps you wake up shaky, sick to … ...
Putting a Positive Spin on Negative Thoughts So You... In his book How to Be Happy (Or at Least Less Sad): A Creative Workbook, Lee Crutchley includes many valuable prompts. In one prompt he suggests listing 10 negative thoughts … ...
How to Practice Self-Care   Self-care is something that you may hear a lot about but find difficult to fit into your daily life. Work obligations, kid events, and household tasks often get first … ...
The Terrible Truth About Being ‘On-Call’ Everyone knows you can’t drink alcohol when you’re on-call. Everyone knows you can’t jet off to your favorite spot miles and miles away. But that all doesn’t mean you can’t … ...
My Dad Deserves to Die My Dad deserves to die. Unfortunately, California's new assisted suicide legislation won't let him...
Mental Health in the Workplace Mental health issues now are the leading cause of illness in the workplace. A study conducted by the American Institute of Stress in 2014 showed that job pressure was the leading cause of stress in the U.S. The annual cost to employers in health care … ...
Learning: The Mental State You Won’t Believe Can Aid Understanding Working through this state of mind helps people learn more deeply, psychological research finds. » Continue reading: Learning: The Mental State You Won’t Believe Can Aid Understanding
Teaching Autistic Students: College College can be great or horrible for young people with autism. There’s a good chance we get to live on our own for the first time. We get to discover … ...
Need a Boost? Skip the Coffee and Think of Your Partner Need an energy boost? Try skipping the coffee or mid afternoon snack and think about your romantic partner instead!
Repairing the brain: Two genes unlock potential for treatment of schizophrenia Research has linked the abnormal behavior of two genes (BDNF and DTNBP1) to the underlying cause of schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is a devastating mental disorder that affects nearly 1 percent of the total human population. These findings have provided a new target for schizophrenia treatment.
How To Improve Your Multitasking Skills Multitasking is equally difficult for men and women -- but can be improved. » Continue reading: How To Improve Your Multitasking Skills
The good news and bad news about how people die There has been a profound, and positive, change since 1990 in how people die around the world, a new study shows.
Your ears emit sounds There’s a fascinating article on the evolution of hearing in The Scientist that also contains an interesting gem – your ears produce sounds as well as perceiving them. In addition to amplifying hair-cell activity, these active mechanisms manifest as spontaneous movements of the hearing organ, oscillating even in the absence of sound stimuli. Such spontaneous […]
3 Things You Can Lose at the Gym (That... A few days ago, while I was riding a stationary bike at the gym, an older gentleman we’ll call Greg walked up to me and said, “You know you can … ...
Today I Love Crescent Moon " ... I love that it was just for me and those who got to see it. I love that it was different from any other time I've seen the moon and ... "...
Using Data to Improve Outcomes in Addiction Treatment According to the National Institutes of Health, addiction affects 23.2 million Americans — of whom only about 10 percent are receiving the treatment they need. This percentage does not include the gamble that most Americans must make when choosing an addiction treatment facility for themselves … ...