|Men may feel more threatened by female bosses, research finds
||Men may feel threatened by female supervisors and act more assertively toward them than male bosses, which could disrupt the workplace with struggles over power dynamics, according to new research published by the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. “The concept of masculinity is becoming more elusive in society as gender roles blur, with more [...]
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|Neuroscience and technology come together to support people with disabilities
||Scientists at the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), the research company Starlab and the group BR::AC (Barcelona Research Art & Creation) of the University of Barcelona developed a device that produces sounds from brain signals. This highly interdisciplinary team is led by Mara Dierssen, head of the Cellular & Systems Neurobiology group at CRG. Its [...]
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|Study identifies factors affecting prescription pain reliever misuse
||People who misuse prescription pain relievers all have one thing in common, University of Georgia researchers have discovered: a history of recent illicit drug use. How they acquire such drugs varies according to age, however. The findings, published in the journal Addictive Behaviors, may help health care providers and others curb painkiller misuse. In a [...]
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|Comunicado de prensa y acciones recomendadas: Un Comité de Revisión Independiente declara la existencia de conspiración entre las personas de la APA y los funcionarios del Departamento de Defensa en lo que respecta a la Política de técnicas de interrogación*
||La APA ofrece disculpas por hallazgos y fallas organizativas “sumamente inquietantes” y anuncia acciones iniciales de procedimientos y políticas para corregir los defectos
|Press Release and Recommended Actions: Independent Review Cites Collusion Among APA Individuals and Defense Department Officials in Policy on Interrogation Techniques
||APA Apologizes for “Deeply Disturbing” Findings and Organizational Failures; Announces Initial Policy and Procedural Actions to Correct Shortcomings
|Why Kids Shouldn’t Be Incarcerated for Giving Dad the...
||My husband’s parents divorced when he was in middle school. When I asked how they shared custody of him and his younger sister, he said, “We got to choose who we wanted to live with.” I marveled at that statement. I wasn’t allowed to make any … ...
|Brain Scan Predicts Best Treatment Approach for Depression
||To be ill with depression any longer than necessary can be perilous. As a neuroscientist, I’m devoted to finding better, safer treatments for patients with mood disorders and other mental illness.
|Smoking 'may play schizophrenia role'
||Smoking could play a direct role in the development of schizophrenia and needs to be investigated, researchers say.
|5 Ways to Conquer Negative Thoughts (Infographic)
||The human mind is wired to detect and dwell on negative events and circumstances. Think about cavemen who went out hunting and gathering food for their families. Those who survived … ...
|Healing Through Cooking, Writing and Creating
||At 28 years old while running on the treadmill Jessica Fechtor collapsed. She had a brain aneurysm that almost killed her. After her first surgery, she lost vision in her left eye. After getting … ...
|How the Brain Changes in Response to PTSD
||PTSD is an ongoing problem, not only with survivors of child sexual abuse, rape, violent crime and other traumas, but also with our veterans. Neuroscientists are working to understand how … ...
|Whole Language or No Language?
||There are more things in reading and writing, Educators, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.
|Can you actually hear 'inaudible' sound?
||Are wind farms harmful to humans? This controversial topic makes emotions run high. To give the debate more objectivity, an international team of experts dealt with the fundamentals of hearing in the lower limit range of the audible frequency range (i.e., infrasound), but also in the upper limit range (i.e., ultrasound).
|Making Positive Changes When You’re Busy
||You might assume that making positive changes when you’re busy is impossible. If you can’t make sweeping shifts or create a major overhaul, why even try, right? When we’re busy or feeling overwhelmed, we have a hard time knowing what’s realistic, said Natasha Lindor, MS, … ...
|Revisiting the Ethics Case of Dr. John Leso
||My new commentary in the peer-reviewed, open-access Journal of Social and Political Psychology offers a thorough examination of the seemingly inexplicable decision by the American Psychological Association’s Ethics Office not to pursue action against psychologist John Leso – despite his documented role in the abusive treatment of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay.
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|Facebook-Self vs. True-Self: Presenting Contrived Happiness
||The need to have the false-self visible on a digital platform in an unusual trend parents that has taken shape over the last several years for a variety of reasons.
|Creating a Community of Single People
||All sorts of people get in touch with me, hoping that I can put them in touch with other single people who want to live their single lives fully (and … ...
|The Introvert’s Temper Tantrum
||As a true introvert, to stay as sane as possible after a lot of social time, it is not enough for me to simply keep company with myself (what others … ...
|The Lesser Travelled Road to Satisfaction
||I won’t bend your ear for too long. Just a thought for your consideration: We typically think that freedom has to do with doing whatever you want to do – … ...