|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.
||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.
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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 [...]
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|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 [...]
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|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 … ...