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3 Intriguing Ways Early Birds and Night Owls Are Different It's more than just bedtime.
The Conspiracy Effect Can merely being exposed to popular conspiracy theories make you less pro-social?
Causes of Pedophilia According the DSM-5, the criteria to diagnose Pedophilia (Pedophilic Disorder) is defined as recurrent experiences of intense sexual arousal, fantasies, sexual urges or behaviors involving sexual activity with a prepubescent child or children, usually under the age of 14. The person has acted on these … ...
Today I Love The Feathered Clouds Today I love the feathered clouds that are coursing their way North-north-west and wiping the suns face every now and then as they go. I love the cooler morning and the threat of rain ...
Activated neurons produce protective protein against neurodegenerative conditions Activated neurons produce a protein that protects against nerve cell death. Researchers have found out how this effect comes about and defined a crucial player.
An Evolutionary Basis to Behavioral Differences Between Cats Is the denial of evolved behavioral sex differences in humans similar to the idea of denying that cats and dogs differ from each other by nature? (warning: satire alert!)
Contempt, Attachment and Meditation My wife and I are older parents. We like to think we have much wisdom to pass on, but we have to be mindful of negative things we also can pass on. Age brings healthy skepticism, and raising a daughter who reasonably questions authority will … ...
Which Fve Powerful Self-Beliefs Motivate Donald Trump? Research indicates most people are unable to articulate their own motives. Accurate detection of motivation is even more challenging when assessing others. Do you really know what motivates billionaire Donald Trump?
ADHD Life Goes On Sometimes life seems overly complicated. Sometimes it is brought on by my own actions. And sometimes it just seems that life’s complications catch up to me. Sometimes life isn’t complicated. … ...
Magnetic stimulation effective in reducing bed-wetting Bedwetting, or nocturnal enuresis, causes distress in children and young adults, as well as for their parents or caregivers. The causes are not fully understood and there may be both physiological and psychological components to the condition. Researchers now report that repetitive sacral root magnetic stimulation can reduce the frequency of nighttime bed-wetting and improve quality-of-life for sufferers.
The Effects of Crying Although crying results in sympathetic stimulation, it may help by eliciting empathy of others. Additionally, people recall feeling better after having cried.
The Shocking Health Benefits of Your Candy Crush Addiction... Do you feel that itch? That urge that leaves you shamelessly seeking your guilty pleasure? While you may think your Candy Crush appreciation is becoming a problem, it may actually … ...
My Moods; My Life       Strategies For Wellness The overall purpose of this blog that I have been posting for the last several months has been that of connecting you to a … ...
Looking up is psychologically associated with healing The relationship between mind and body has been debated for centuries. In more recent years, cognitive psychologists have suggested that bodily functions can be the cause or the effect of thought processes. This concept is known as embodied cognition and has been demonstrated with various body and mind functions, such as the discovery that men perceive themselves [...] The post Looking up is psychologically associated with healing appeared first on PsyPost.
This Word Finally Ended My Abusive Relationship It took me five years to finally escape from my abusive relationship. And this one word did it. Five years. That’s how long it took for me to wake up. Five years of being a b*tch. Of being an idiot. Of being too embarrassingly fat … ...
How "Awesome" Are You, Really? Individuals appear to differ in how often they experience awe. Guided by this assumption, researchers have developed measures of “awe-proneness,” two of which are presented in detail here. Research suggests that the tendency to experience awe predicts several aspects of everyday experience.
Mindfulness meditation might help people who are struggling with gambling problems The use of mindfulness as a therapeutic intervention continues to garner attention as a treatment approach among diverse groups. Canadian researchers recently published a study examining how mindfulness meditation may be used to treat problem gamblers. The study, published in the Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health, adds to the growing research indicating [...] The post Mindfulness meditation might help people who are struggling with gambling problems appeared first on PsyPost.
This Week's Puzzle Puts Your Logical Reasoning to the Test Don’t answer this puzzle too quickly. Read the question closely, and consider your answer carefully (especially if you’ve seen this kind of puzzle before)....
Sex development disorders affect the mind as well as the body While it may not shock you to learn that children born with disorders of sex development (DSD) face challenges, Concordia University researchers have confirmed that these go far beyond the physical. In a paper published in the journal Hormone and Metabolic Research, psychology professor William M. Bukowski and his co-authors Elizabeth McCauley and Thomas Mazur [...] The post Sex development disorders affect the mind as well as the body appeared first on PsyPost.
Can science predict gang killings? Study examines systematic movement of homicides Gang slayings move in a systematic pattern over time, spreading from one vulnerable area to the next like a disease, finds a groundbreaking study by Michigan State University criminologists and public health researchers. Their findings, published online in the American Journal of Public Health, could help pave the way for communities to one day anticipate and [...] The post Can science predict gang killings? Study examines systematic movement of homicides appeared first on PsyPost.