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Cellular bubbles used to deliver Parkinson's meds directly to brain Exosomes could help with longstanding medical issues from cancer diagnosis to sophisticated research tool. Now, they could potentially help with delivering potent antioxidants into the brain of Parkinson's patients.
Taking a Child from Cranky To Calm – 6 Strategies From road rage to Black Friday brawls, even adults occasionally struggle with regulating their emotions. After all, the world can be a stressful, confusing and overwhelming place. Now imagine being … ...
How Rules and Bureaucracy Breed Innovation Here's the thing that innovators tend to forget: bureaucracy is our friend. The rules and regulations of any organization are also the forces that unwittingly create whitespaces, the opportunities to break new boundaries.
Adolescence and Honoring Agreements Keeping agreements is a teenage habit worth the parental effort to teach.
Sawyer Sweeten’s Mother Pays Tribute After Suicide It has already been more than a week since former child actor, Sawyer Sweeten, took his own life. Over the weekend, approximately 200 of the 19-year-old’s friends and family gathered … ...
Test: How Competitive Are You? Take this quick test to find out whether or not you are naturally competitive.
Study points to possible treatment for lethal pediatric brain cancer Using brain tumor samples collected from children in the United States and Europe, an international team of scientists found that the drug panobinostat and similar gene regulating drugs may be effective at treating diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas, an aggressive and lethal form of pediatric cancer.
Scientists reconcile three unrelated theories of schizophrenia A new study in mice links three previously unrelated hypotheses about the causes of schizophrenia, a debilitating mental disorder that affects how people think, act and perceive reality. The new findings may eventually lead to treatment strategies targeted for the underlying causes of schizophrenia and related disorders.
Potential new method to assess stress Stress. Life’s trauma, physical or non-physical, can cause a flight-or-fight, or a freeze, stress response. Most experience it. Some are crippled by it. So how can stress, the body’s responses to what life throws at us, be assessed? Researchers think they have found a new approach. It lies in going back to the source of the body’s stress responses, with evaluation of brainwave asymmetry between the left and right sides of the brain’s temporal lobe.
Meditation: Benefits…And Dangers? Meditation may have positive effects, but there are dangers, too....
The Power of Your Thinking You talk to yourself all day. All your waking hours, you are thinking in words and sentences. You carry on an internal conversation with yourself. You comment on events, ask yourself questions and then answer them. This is normal. We all do it, but we … ...
Weight Loss: 2 Things to Focus on BEFORE Diet and Exercise Two factors which may be central to obesity identified by new study. » Continue reading: Weight Loss: 2 Things to Focus on BEFORE Diet and Exercise » Read HealthiestBlog.com, the new site from PsyBlog's author Related articles:The Surprising Impact of Weight Loss on the Emotions 8 Weight-Loss Tips That Might Surprise You (From New Research) Here’s The Real Psychological Secret to Weight Loss (And It’s Not Counting Calories) Most Unlikely Weight Loss Trick Revealed by Psych Experiment Eating This For Breakfast Reduces Food Cravings Later in The Day
What Do Women Look for in a Mate? Some researchers have named those qualities that women look at in choosing a mate as the Three Gees - good genes, good providers, and good fathers. Men who can demonstrate all three of these qualities stand the greatest chance of winning the mate selection competition. But how important are these traits? New research from China puts the Three Gees to the test.
Why You Should Never Say The “F” Word Again       You shouldn’t say it in public. You shouldn’t say it at work. You shouldn’t say it with friends, to you dog, or your family. And you definitely … ...
How to Get Rid of Self-Criticism and Pessimistic Thoughts... Individuals with defensive or low self-esteem typically focus on trying to prove themselves or impress others. They tend to use others for their own gain. Some act with arrogance and … ...
ADHD may lead to binge eating Researchers evaluated kids for ADHD and loss of control eating syndrome, and found that those with ADHD were 12 times more likely to have the eating disorder.
What everyone needs to know about anxiety The disorder touches 18 percent of American adults and is one of the most common mental health issues in the world.
Mentally challenging works may protect your brain later in life Those who had spent most of their working life in jobs that involved a high level of mentally demanding tasks had better cognitive functioning than those who had not held such jobs.
Body Image Booster: Writing A Love Note It’s been a while since I’ve written a body image booster post on Mondays. I used to write these posts at the beginning of every week because let’s face it … ...
Reducing prejudice through brain stimulation People show less prejudice after receiving low intensity electrical stimulation administered to the frontal part of the brain. These researchers were the first to investigate whether the application of a non-invasive, painless brain stimulation technique called transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), has this effect.