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Researchers map ‘self-regulation’ to develop comprehensive definition The term “self-regulation” has started appearing in children’s report cards of late, but what it means is often unclear to parents. Thanks to three York University researchers, who have created a clear-cut definition for learning this important psychological concept, parents and teachers can now have a better understanding of what “self-regulation” means and how they [...] The post Researchers map ‘self-regulation’ to develop comprehensive definition appeared first on PsyPost.
New study shows how complex bonobo communication is similar to that of human infants Researchers at the University of Birmingham, UK and the University of Neuchatel, Switzerland, have found that wild bonobos, our closest living relatives in the primate world, communicate in a similar manner to human infants, using a high-pitched call type, or ‘peep’, that requires context to be understood. The finding that bonobos use a type of [...] The post New study shows how complex bonobo communication is similar to that of human infants appeared first on PsyPost.
Scans show brainwaves of those with epilepsy synchronize with music The brains of people with epilepsy appear to react to music differently from the brains of those who do not have the disorder, a finding that could lead to new therapies to prevent seizures, according to research presented at the American Psychological Association’s 123rd Annual Convention. “We believe that music could potentially be used as [...] The post Scans show brainwaves of those with epilepsy synchronize with music appeared first on PsyPost.
The Shocking Truth About Your Child’s Freshman Year [Long-term... Have you heard how painfully high the dropout rates are at four-year colleges? Well, there also may be some pretty scary mental health issues we should look into according to research … ...
Forgotten Yet Priceless: The Common Pitfall Your Freshman Needs... Have you heard how painfully high the dropout rates are at four-year colleges? Well, there are also some scary mental health issues you should look into according to research on college … ...
The Shocking Truth About Your Child’s Freshman Year Have you heard how painfully high the dropout rates are at four-year colleges? Well, there may be some pretty scary mental health issues we should look into according to research on … ...
The Evolutionary Psychology of “You’re Dead to Me” From time to time, people “cut others off.” This happens in all kinds of social spheres. Evolutionary psychology can help us understand why. It can also help us understand how to do better than that …
Finding Peace in Any Moment Ironically, we’re often unaware of what we’re paying attention to. And where our attention wanders can be anything but peaceful. At any moment your mind might be stuck on a record of negative, troublesome thoughts. According to psychologist Gail Brenner, Ph.D, “you might be worrying … ...
8 Things Mentally Strong People Do Every Single Day Mentally strong people work had to keep strengthening their mental muscles.
Can Music Help People With Epilepsy? Scans show brainwaves of those with disorder appear to synchronize with music
What Does the Richest Person in the World Want? I spent much of the past few years traveling around the country asking people to let me into their homes and their lives. So much has changed about the way … ...
Missing Link Found From Brain To The Immune System Vessels discovered in the brain that were thought not to exist -- could revolutionise study of neurological diseases like Alzheimer's. » Continue reading: Missing Link Found From Brain To The Immune System » Read HealthiestBlog.com, the new site from PsyBlog's author Related articles:The Personality Trait Linked To The Strongest Immune System Discovered: How The Brain Repairs Itself After a Stroke Alzheimer’s: New Direction Reveals Surprising Source of Disease Surprising Link Between Body Weight and Dementia Risk, Study Finds The Healthy Brain Food In Every Fridge That Gets Overlooked
Self-Care Sunday: Exploring Your Social Media Use This week has been all about asking ourselves questions to identify our needs, dreams and desires; to explore our thoughts and feelings; and to get honest with ourselves. Today is … ...
Humility as the Foundation to Emotional Well-Being “The seeker after truth should be humbler than the dust. The world crushes the dust under its feet, but the seeker after truth should so humble himself that even the dust could crush him. Only then, and not till then, will he have a glimpse … ...
Art Therapy in Addiction Recovery The Breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you. Don’t go back to sleep. ~ Rumi As a survivor and “thriver” of a coma, 27 surgeries and a decade of medical trauma, I know firsthand the healing power of the arts. As a child, the … ...
The Fallacy of Unconditional Love We all want to be unconditionally loved, but how realistic is that? Partnerships require mutuality, where we each have certain basic minimum needs and requirements, such as for respect, understanding, and nurturing. Our children require unconditional love, but adult relationships ask that we be mindful of how we affect each other.
Can a Good Marriage Have Problems? If your partner says, “We have a problem,” does your chest tighten? Do you forget to breathe? What goes through your mind? “A problem! Aggh! Does that mean he (or she) will leave me? Is our relationship doomed?” Do you imagine that something is terribly … ...
Study NOW for Fall Success! Many students believe it’s best to leave their summer schoolwork for the end of the summer; they fear that if they do the work too early they will have forgotten the … ...
Character traits outweigh material benefits in assessing value others bring us When it comes to making decisions involving others, the impression we have of their character weighs more heavily than do our assessments of how they can benefit us, a team of New York University researchers has found. “When we learn and make decisions about people, we don’t simply look at the positive or negative outcomes [...] The post Character traits outweigh material benefits in assessing value others bring us appeared first on PsyPost.
Simple intervention can moderate anti-vaccination beliefs, study finds It might not be possible to convince someone who believes that vaccines cause autism that they don’t. Telling skeptics that their belief is not scientifically supported often backfires – strengthening, rather than weakening, their anti-vaccine views. But researchers say they have found a way to overcome some of the most entrenched anti-vaccine attitudes: Remind the [...] The post Simple intervention can moderate anti-vaccination beliefs, study finds appeared first on PsyPost.