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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 … ...
Emotional Freedom-Easy Moods       Adjunct and Complimentary Therapy Over the last several months we have explored a variety of adjunct and complimentary therapies that la person who is managing symptoms of bipolar … ...
Trauma Informed Care: Using the SELF Model To Gain... Trauma is a complex, but necessary subject. For the month of June and July I spent the majority of time writing articles on childhood trauma. It’s a known fact that … ...
Brain scans show unequal healthcare funding provokes ‘moral disgust’ Areas of the brain associated with social and moral disgust are triggered when healthcare funding is split unequally, researchers from the UK and Australia have found. The study , which is the first to use fMRI scans to examine what happens in the brain when people are tasked with making difficult decisions about healthcare spending, found [...] The post Brain scans show unequal healthcare funding provokes ‘moral disgust’ appeared first on PsyPost.
New compounds could reduce alcoholics’ impulse to drink Alcoholism inflicts a heavy physical, emotional and financial toll on individuals and society. Now new discoveries and promising animal studies are offering a glimmer of hope that a new class of drugs could treat the disease without many of the unwanted side effects caused by current therapies. Researchers are presenting the results of their work [...] The post New compounds could reduce alcoholics’ impulse to drink appeared first on PsyPost.
5 Steps To End An Emotional Affair  In case you missed my last blog, 8 Signs You May Be Having An Emotional Affair, it explored how sometimes innocent relationships turn into something more; and how to know … ...