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Why are you so angry? It happens.  You are driving down the left side of highway slightly faster than normal because you are late.  Suddenly someone cuts you off causing the breaks to be slamed … ...
Living in the Moment The human body grows from a cell that is just barely visible to the unaided eye. Although a tiny speck on everyday scales, this cell is far larger than most … ...
May is Mental Health Month: 2015 Campaign Roundup May is officially Mental Health Month. That means it’s time once again to get the word out about the science behind mental illness — and help people understand mental illness is just as real as any other disease. Organizations around the world each have their … ...
Everyday Singlism and That Ton of Feathers Prejudice and stereotyping and discrimination are most likely to grab our attention when they happen in big, fiery, dramatic ways, as when unarmed Black men are killed by police on … ...
The bittersweet world of mental health online A new film highlights how common mental health problems are, and how social media can help.
Campus sex crime reporting nearly doubled in last five years Reports of sex offenses on college campuses provided to the Education Department have nearly doubled over a five-year period.
Non-Euclidean geometries for grid cells Grid cells, space-mapping neurons of the entorhinal cortex of rodents, could also work for hyperbolic surfaces. A new study tests a model (a computer simulation) based on mathematical principles, that explains how maps emerge in the brain and shows how these maps adapt to the environment in which the individual develops.
Do Sounds Have Shapes? Synesthesia, or a mixing of the senses, may tell us something about the origin of speech.
The Downside to Mental Health Awareness Month At its core, Mental Health Awareness Month is a time for people to learn more about mental health conditions and, ideally, seek out help for them. Mental health charities all … ...
3 Mother’s Day Takeaways for Giveaway Moms It’s so easy to be a Giveaway Mom in today’s world. What is a Giveaway Mom? A Giveaway Mom gives away too much of herself, repeatedly moving her own needs … ...
National Nurse Day – Psychiatric Nurses National Nurse Day – This day got me thinking of all the psychiatric nurses I’ve met over the years.  The end result is the above Mental Health Humor cartoon....
Little-Known Depression Symptom Confirmed by Study Although few people know this depression symptom, it's frequently reported by sufferers. » Continue reading: Little-Known Depression Symptom Confirmed by Study » Read HealthiestBlog.com, the new site from PsyBlog's author Related articles:A Strange Depression Symptom That Most People Don’t Know Depression Distorts People’s Perception of Time, Study Finds Long-Held Belief About Depression Challenged by New Study Schizophrenia, Depression and Addiction All Linked to Similar Loss of Brain Matter A Common Vitamin Deficiency Linked to Depression in Women
What’s the deal with crying? When you see lists of symptoms of bipolar disorder, “uncontrollable crying” is commonly among them. Yet, there is not a whole lot of information on why that is. I cry … ...
The Danger in Saying ‘I Can’t Live without You’ “I can’t live without you.” Those can be some of the most endearing words to say — that someone means so much to you. But those can also be the most frightening words to say — that you need someone so much. When you use … ...
The ADHD Heat Is On Don’t tell my insurance company about this, okay? I’m serious, you gotta swear you won’t, or I’m not telling you what I did. I mean, it’s not that bad. It’s … ...
Eliminate passive aggressive behavior I was working with a client today and suggesting that he and his partner, like many couples, have three basic ways in which they relate to one another. The first … ...
Five minutes with Carolyn Mair I’ve often seen people on the web who advertise themselves as ‘fashion psychologists’ who say they can ‘match clothes to your personality’. I’ve always rolled my eyes and moved on. So I was fascinated to meet Carolyn Mair, a cognitive scientist who did her PhD in perceptual cognition, who now leads a psychology programme at […]
BP Hope And National Cartoonists Day And Chato... May 5th – National Cartoonists Day. I was deeply moved and honored for being recognized via a Facebook MEME on National Cartoonists Day. BP HOPE Magazine took the time to … ...
The Most Important Psychological Concepts for Teachers to Apply in Classrooms Report outlines top 20 principles from psychology for elementary, high school teaching and learning
A new study shows a generational shift in beliefs about sex and sexuality Acceptance of premarital sex is at an all-time high along with an acceptance of homosexuality, find researchers led by Jean M. Twenge from San Diego State University. The researchers — also including Ryne Sherman from Florida Atlantic University and Brooke E. Wells from Hunter College — analyzed data from the General Social Survey, a nationally [...] The post A new study shows a generational shift in beliefs about sex and sexuality appeared first on PsyPost.