|WATCH: Some scientists think this is the most beautiful face in the world
||Can we define beauty?
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|Virtual training makes veterans with PTSD nine times more likely to nab a job
||Finding a job is difficult for veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and individuals with severe mental illness, who have high unemployment rates even though many want to work. The job interview — especially hard for those with mental illness — can be a major hurdle. A virtual human — based on software originally used [...]
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|Is LSD really dangerous? This video explains the real science behind the infamous psychedelic
||LSD is a psychedelic drug that was popularized in the 1960’s. What are the effects, and is it really dangerous?
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|New study finds words speak louder than actions
||When it comes to the art of persuasion, you can attract more followers if you turn conventional wisdom on its head and stress what you like, not what you do. A new study, to be published in an upcoming issue of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, finds that people are more likely to [...]
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|VIDEO: You’re wired for anxiety — and you’re wired to handle it
||Dr. Anne Marie Albano, Director of Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders, traces the biological and evolutionary origins of anxiety, the unique features of anxiety in the 21st century, and the powerful research and tech-driven treatments that have emerged in recent decades.
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|Sunday Morning Potpourri
||Two unrelated thoughts for your consideration: a reality check and a pattern-break 1. Reality (and by that I mean Cosmos) is “zero-fat.” Reality saves up nothing for a later day. … ...
|The Hoffman Report: Background & Introduction
||In November 2014, the Board of Directors of the American Psychological Association engaged our Firm to conduct an independent review of allegations that had been made regarding APA’s issuance of ethical guidelines in 2002 and 2005, and related actions. These ethical guidelines determined whether and … ...
|Why Management Civility Increases Productivity
||Studies show that employees who are treated rudely perform worse on routine tasks.
|Tips to Restore Sexual Intimacy
||What if you want sex more often than your mate? Or vice versa? Too often the “deprived” partner will blame the other. Don’t make this mistake. By calling your beloved selfish, cold, or frigid, you will only make things worse. Pretending that no problem exists … ...
|Self-Care Sunday: Dealing with Bad Days
||Some days are just harder than others. Some days you wake up drained. You don’t feel like talking to anyone. In fact, you don’t feel like doing anything at all. … ...
|This Eye Colour Linked to Higher Chance of Alcoholism
Link explained by similar set of genes coding for both eye colour and a tendency towards alcoholism.
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|A Surprising Cause of Narcissism
||Marcy Marcy is a bright and beautiful woman. She often says that her main goal in life is “to get to the top of the heap, and stay there.” Marcy puts … ...
|You and the Magic Question
||Connectedness Relationships-an emotional or other connection between people. Connectedness or belonging – a state in which we feel wanted and accepted. It is my belief that we all want and … ...
|Top 10 Reasons Relationships Fail
||Most of us want to meet and settle down with the “right” person, and most of us want such a relationship to last. At the same time, the majority of romantic partnerships end in dissolution. What are some of the major causes? Here are ten common reasons why relationships fail...
|Reducing Your Guilt About Not Being Productive
||There are tons of articles about how to be more productive — how to get things done, how to work smarter (not harder), how to cross every task off your list. Productivity is certainly a topic I’m interested in and have explored many times on … ...
|The Creative Process: What if it Doesn’t Get Easier?
||There are many days that I get bummed out, disappointment setting in, because writing hasn’t gotten any easier. Yes, some articles don’t take as much time as they once did. And … ...
|Taking Care of YOU
|| Taking Care of YOU When Your Loved One is Psychiatrically Hospitalized There are allot of instructions out there and allot of people who are happy to tell … ...
|A mild zap improves cognitive control in people with schizophrenia
||Applying mild electrical stimulation to an area of the brain associated with cognitive control helps people with schizophrenia to recognize errors and adjust their behavior to avoid them as much as it helps healthy subjects do so, according to a new study by Vanderbilt psychologists. The research was published June 29 in the Proceedings of [...]
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|What makes siblings from the same family so different? Parents
||A colleague related the following story: while running errands with her 11- and 7-year-old daughters, a back seat battle began to rage. My colleague’s attempts to defuse the situation only led to a shouting match about who was to blame for the skirmish. Finally the 11-year-old proclaimed to her sister, “You started it the day [...]
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|Call for breastfeeding guidance for babies with Down’s syndrome
||Despite compelling evidence about the benefits of breastfeeding little is known about the breastfeeding experiences of mothers of infants with Down’s syndrome. In the UK, clinical commissioning groups and practitioners have a vital role in empowering and enabling these women to access help and support as soon as the child is born. Mothers of babies [...]
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