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Debunk This Myth that Harms Relationships “My spouse should know how I feel and what I want; I shouldn’t have to tell him,” Cindy thinks. She believes her husband should know when she’s in the mood to go out for pizza, not sushi, and vice versa. He should know what she … ...
The Great Personality Hoax Have you ever taken one of those personality tests that you read about online or you see in a magazine. Well, if you like science, and you appreciate valid input, then I have something of great use to you that is rather unknown....
'Memory region' of brain also involved in conflict resolution The hippocampus in the brain's temporal lobe is responsible for more than just long-term memory. Researchers have for the first time demonstrated that it is also involved in quick and successful conflict resolution.
Does Your Partner Have Rage Attacks? Here's What to Do If, for whatever reason—or possibly no good reason at all—your partner is blasting you, what do you need to do? Granted, many therapists would simply suggest that you leave the scene. For, as a matter of personal dignity and respect, you’re hardly obliged to tolerate such abuse. But although such a response is warranted, it can actually be dangerous. . . .
The Return on Investment in Good Nutrition While some may say that eating well is its own reward, there’s evidence to show that investing in good nutrition pays big dividends. A study from the University of Waterloo … ...
Fighting the Back to School Blues? If you are one of the lucky parents whose kids can’t wait to go back to school, you probably aren’t reading this blog. If, on the other hand, your child … ...
Ramelteon may be useful for sleep problems after TBI Researchers found preliminary evidence for the effectiveness of ramelteon for the treatment of sleep disturbances after traumatic brain injury (TBI). Ramelteon is a melatonin-agonist without the risks for dependence or addiction. Although it is approved for long-term treatment of insomnia, ramelteon had not been studied in this population.
Brief postnatal blindness triggers long-lasting reorganization in the brain A brief period of postnatal visual deprivation, when early in life, drives a rewiring of the brain areas involved in visual processing, even if the visual restoration is completed well before the baby reaches one year of age, researchers reveal.
Priorities Violence, crime, marital breakdown, suicide, and poor financial management. These are just some of the major problems many suffer in society. But what’s the causal link in many cases? You’ve … ...
The Secret to Happiness, According to Strangers What does happiness even mean, and what is the right way to achieve it? In order to answer this question, I walked around Madison Square Park in Manhattan and asked strangers about happiness.
Study finds association between people who have had a traumatic brain injury, ADHD A new study has found a 'significant association' between adults who have suffered a traumatic brain injury at some point in their lives and who also have attention deficit hyperactive disorder.
Brain waves behind indecisiveness discovered Some people find it difficult to make decisions. In a new study, neuroeconomists now reveal that the intensity of the communication between different regions of the brain dictates whether we are indecisive or not.   
Angry Children and Angry Parents Why do some children lash out? Why do they throw things around the room, yell at the people they love and smack those who they rely on? Most parents feel … ...
“Every Woman is a Ten” –Heidi Klum’s response, after Trump was quoted as saying she’s “no longer a ten.” Despite the many strides women have made in terms of equality, there’s one clear area where … ...
The Unexpected Effect of Food On Women’s Romantic Feelings Scientists were surprised by an unexpected effect of food on women's romantic feelings. » Continue reading: The Unexpected Effect of Food On Women’s Romantic Feelings » Read HealthiestBlog.com, the new site from PsyBlog's author Related articles:Diet Tip: The Unexpected Effect of Comfort Food on Bad Moods Eating This For Breakfast Reduces Food Cravings Later in The Day How To Stop Food Cravings: 10 Tricks Based on Science The Healthy Brain Food In Every Fridge That Gets Overlooked A Handful of This Everyday Food Improves Memory, Concentration And Processing Speed
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Why Do We Torture Ourselves With Spicy Foods? Taking a deeper look into the ultimate reasons for the human preference for spicing up our life.
Preventing Burnout and Dysregulation with Self-Care We tend to overlook or minimize, the role of self-care on our mental health resilience. When I first began my psychology studies, the idea that one’s health habits could influence the psycho-biological substrates of emotion was considered fringe and radical. But research is now conclusive; … ...
3 Negative Thoughts Holding You Back from Negotiation Success... If you’ve successfully started your own business, decided to go freelance, or work at a startup, you’re used to rolling up your sleeves, working hard, and doing whatever it takes to get things done. But when it comes to negotiating, do you still freeze up … ...
A Pattern Break # 901 Mind is a pattern.  Break it.  Here are a few of thought-hammers for you: 1. While not everything is permissible, everything is forgivable. 2. Silence is the ultimate form of … ...