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Men Systemize. Women Empathize. An important variable that we can use to differentiate between users is gender. Research has provided evidence that there are inherited differences between the cognitive style of men and women—in other words, the way men and women think, perceive, and remember information.
3 Exercises for Being Kinder to Yourself A lot of us have a hard time being kind, understanding and patient with ourselves. We know that self-compassion is good for us. But practicing it is a whole other matter. Because when you’ve spent years criticizing and berating yourself, it’s hard to do anything … ...
Evolutionary Psychology 2.0 Evolutionary psychology got its start with a large focus on evolved behavioral sex differences. Since its inception, the field has broadened to the entirety of topics studied within the behavioral sciences. It may be time to start talking EP 2.0.
Why I Welcome Adversity and You Should Too I want to be resilient. I want to laugh in the face of stress. I want to take on life’s challenges bravely, and be made stronger for them.   But … ...
The Secret to Longevity If you really wanted to live to be over 100, and you were able to take advice from those who had achieved it, would you do it? Would you try their … ...
Anger Problems It is nearly impossible to understand other people's perspectives when angry or resentful. You're bound to oversimplify and see only the negative aspects of something.
Don’t Be a Client Hoarder Today we’re going to travel into the future! We’re focusing on when your practice is full to bursting. Now before you say I’m putting the cart before the horse, consider that this situation will actually do some early-practice mindset shifting. Let’s talk a bit about … ...
How Fear Fuels Obsession Do you have clients caught in a repetitive trap resulting in feelings of helplessness, frustration and discouragement?  Is their careful and cautious behavior perceived by others as obsessive? Does it repel others instead of drawing them closer?  Certain emotions such as fear can add fuel to an … ...
3 Ways a Smartphone Can Detect If You’re Depressed Smartphone data can be incredibly accurate in predicting depression, study finds. » Continue reading: 3 Ways a Smartphone Can Detect If You’re Depressed » Read HealthiestBlog.com, the new site from PsyBlog's author Related articles:Using a Smartphone For One Day Has Transformative Impact On The Brain, Study Finds Smartphone Addiction: How It May Affect Your Thinking Skills 4 Surprising Advantages of Being Depressed A Fast-Acting Treatment Which Helps Severely Depressed Experience Pleasure Again Depressed People Take Social Rejection Harder, Here’s Why
With ADHD There’s No “One Step At A Time?” Have you ever tried to do something that requires several steps to be completed by doing it step by step? For me, it doesn’t work. If I can’t do two … ...
Best of Our Blogs: July 17, 2015 I can’t remember who said it nor can I recall the exact quote. But I remember the essence of what was said because it was so shockingly true: We walk all over the people we love and bend over backwards to impress the people that … ...
Rights of the Psychiatrically Hospitalized       Know Your Rights This is a reminder to not only learn about how to get the best possible treatment and how to support your loved one while … ...
Too much TV time for toddlers linked to risk of being bullied Study shows that as the number of hours of TV watching increased, so did the risk of being victimized by classmates in middle school.
Tiny eye movements highlight the world around us Without us being aware of it, our eyes constantly perform tiny corrections of their viewing direction. Until recently, the purpose of these corrections was not well understood. A group of Tübingen researchers at the Werner Reichardt Centre for Integrative Neuroscience (CIN) and the Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research (HIH) has now tackled this problem. [...] The post Tiny eye movements highlight the world around us appeared first on PsyPost.
Writing Exercises and Prompts for Moms Through writing, we discover who we are. We discover what we think and feel. Writing grants us access — almost like getting the keys to the different doors in our … ...
Are You Indecisive? Indecisive? Some causes and tips for learning to be bold.
What if He Gives You Flowers? The last Quick Fix cartoon answers what you probably ask yourself every day: Should you write that ebook? (The answer might surprise you.) For any cartoon you enjoy, you’re invited … ...
Keys to Healthy Relationships: Processing Past Fights and Regrettable Incidents “Experience is the best teacher, and the worst experiences teach the best lessons.” Anurag Prakash Ray Throughout my life experience, I have come to recognise that some of my most valuable life lessons – lessons about who I am and how I relate to others; were not taught in any classroom or lecture theatre, but […]
How to Avoid Being Hurt at Church I consider myself to be highly spiritual. Just like many other people throughout the world, I go to church, read the Bible, and try very hard to demonstrate love wherever I go. Over the years, my spirituality has allowed me to develop a great respect … ...
Self-Harm: The Myths & the Facts If you’ve followed me here on Psych Central, my personal blog or my Facebook page then you know I’m very open about my own trials and triumphs when it comes … ...