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Guy Therapy: Why It’s So Important! Most people who seek out psychotherapy are women. The reason for this, it’s been said, is that women are more open to expressing their emotions and asking for help and support. Guys, in contrast, are viewed as too macho or too self-contained to consider therapy. … ...
13 Ways to Turn Insecurities into Relationships Strengths Recognizing your weaknesses doesn’t have to get in the way of your relationship satisfaction, according to new research on the value of self-security.
Bipolar Symptoms That You Might Be Ignoring Introduction If you look in the DSM-5, there are the standard symptoms for Bipolar Disorder.  However, are you wondering if you are missing some symptoms for Bipolar Disorder?  This article … ...
The Military and Management Incompetence Forty years ago Norman Dixon wrote The Psychology of Military Incompetence. It is the story of loss battles and poor generalship. It has important lessons for us today
Vitamin B For ADHD Introduction You may be wondering what are some supplements for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, in addition to medication.  This article will explore this particular topic.  In particular Vitamin B is … ...
Tips To Prevent Seasonal Affective Disorder: Part II Introduction In my previous article I described tips to prevent Seasonal Affective Disorder during the winter months.  In this article, I will expand upon this topic and describe three more … ...
How To Prepare For Midterms With ADHD Introduction Midterms are fast approaching.  You are stressed out.  How do you prepare for midterms, especially if you have ADHD?  This article will answer this question.  Continue reading this article … ...
The Two Kinds of Body Talk As usual this year, I rang in the New Year with sniffles and honks and snorts and sneezes. It seems no germ can resist me when a whole new year … ...
Are You an Ostrich? When ignorance is bliss: How much would you pay to avoid potentially threatening information?
Today I Love Workday Breakfast Today I love workday breakfast on Tuesday morning with all the good stuff like bacon and eggs and bacon fried buttered toast and … well, that was all really, but … ...
New Insights into Paranoia Research reveals that paranoia is a process rather than character trait, one that operates across various mental disorders.
Discover how to reprogram your mind to eat less... Every action we take has a underlying motivation. You can discover how to reprogram your mind to eat less and enjoy food more by becoming aware of the power that … ...
Best of Our Blogs: February 28, 2017 How do you define wellness? Would it look like an illness-free or symptom-free life? Would it mean the ability to maintain a steady job, exercise regularly, or cultivate healthy relationships? And how will you get there? Would wellness entail eating certain foods, taking time to rest, … ...
Experiencing Life with Bipolar Disorder Living with bipolar disorder can be incredibly difficult. There are periods of mania in which people can feel high levels of energy or irritability. There are also periods of depression … ...
hormones, brain and behaviour, a not-so-simple story There’s a simple story about sex differences in cognition, which traces these back to sex differences in early brain development, which are in turn due to hormone differences. Diagrammatically, it looks something like this: Cordelia Fine’s “Delusions of Gender” (2010) accuses both scientists and popularisers of science with being too ready to believe overly simple, … Continue reading "hormones, brain and behaviour, a not-so-simple story"
These personality traits are linked to fruit and vegetable consumption in young adults New research suggests that personality traits play an important in healthy eating habits in early adulthood. The research, published in Frontiers in Psychology, was based on the widely recognized “Big Five” personality traits: openness to experience, conscientiousness, extroversion, agreeableness and neuroticism. The study of 1,073 young adults at the University of Otago in New Zealand [...]
Falling in love in virtual reality could be a deeper experience than real life The vast majority of us are constantly connected to the things we like and those we are close to through technology – to the point where we may even have problems managing without it. So when something as exciting as virtual reality (VR) comes along, it can quickly become part of our already tech-reliant lives, [...]
Female submissives have reduced empathy to others’ suffering, study on BDSM finds Female “subs” show reduced empathic responses to others’ suffering, according to preliminary research on BDSM practitioners. “Our behavioral and neuroimaging findings cast new light on the relationship between BDSM activities and empathy by yielding evidence that BDSM experience might moderate empathic tendencies an empathic neural responses,” the researchers wrote in their study, which was published [...]
Dogs and toddlers show similarities in social intelligence Most dog owners will tell you they consider their beloved pets to be members of their families. Now new research suggests that dogs may be even more like us than previously thought. Evan MacLean, director of the Arizona Canine Cognition Center at the University of Arizona, found that dogs and 2-year-old children show similar patterns [...]
Study: Given the choice, patients will reach for marijuana over prescribed opioids Chronic pain sufferers and those taking mental health meds would rather turn to cannabis instead of their prescribed opioid medication, according to new research by the University of British Columbia and University of Victoria. “This study is one of the first to track medical cannabis use under the new system of licensed producers, meaning that [...]