|Are Women More Emotional Than Men?
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|Mariel Hemingway Discusses Personal Triumph Over Family History of
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|Can media reporting lead to more suicides?
||In the past year there have been clusters of student deaths and suicides at several US colleges including, MIT, University of Pennsylvania, Tulane University, Appalachian State College and George Washington University. These clusters have received quite a bit of media attention, and have precipitated discussions about campus mood, college stress, student vulnerability, leave of absence [...]The post Can media reporting lead to more suicides? appeared first on PsyPost.
|Kindergartners who shared iPads in class scored higher on achievement tests
||Using tech, like iPads, in schools has turned into a heated political debate. Los Angeles infamously spent $1.3 billion on a program to give iPads to each student that has subsequently been plagued with problems. In the United Kingdom the head of the National Association of Head Teachers claimed he was dubious about using tech [...]The post Kindergartners who shared iPads in class scored higher on achievement tests appeared first on PsyPost.
|Dodo bird verdict given new life by psychosis therapy study
||A study by researchers at The University of Manchester and the University of Liverpool has examined the psychological treatment of more than 300 people suffering from psychosis, showing that, whatever the therapy, it is the relationship between the patient and therapist which either improves or damages wellbeing. The research relates to one of the more [...]The post Dodo bird verdict given new life by psychosis therapy study appeared first on PsyPost.
|Toxoplasma gondii parasite linked to generalized anxiety disorder
||Toxoplasma gondii is one of the most common parasites in humans, affecting as much as one-third of the world’s population. Individuals can become infected with this parasite in several ways, such as by eating undercooked meat, drinking unpasteurized milk, or eating raw fruits and vegetables. In addition, the Toxoplasma gondii’s eggs are present in cat [...]The post Toxoplasma gondii parasite linked to generalized anxiety disorder appeared first on PsyPost.
|How to Understand and Resolve your Depression (2 of 2)
||In the first part of this article, we focused on the first steps to understanding and resolving your depression: becoming self-aware, taking responsibility and ownership over it, and how to … ...
|Make Meditation a Habit to Improve your Life
||Make Meditation a Habit to Improve your Life I wasn’t really into it at first. Meditation was hard. It required sitting and quieting my mind, neither of which I was … ...
|5 Scientific Reasons to Choose Your Friends Wisely
||While it makes sense to befriend people you come in contact with regularly—like neighbors and co-workers—research shows the importance of being selective about who's in your social circle.
|Mapping energy metabolism of growing nerve cells to better understand neuronal disorders
||A group of scientists has discovered how nerve cells adjust to low energy environments during the brain's growth process. Their study may one day help find treatments for nerve cell damage and neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases.
|How to Manage 3 Mindsets that Instigate Anxiety
||Naturally, we assume that what our minds tell us is the truth. Even thoughts that are irrational or unrealistic, we interpret as cold, hard facts. But they aren’t. In fact, we have a choice. After our brains spit out an automatic thought, we have a … ...
|The Best Bosses Aren't Bossy
||Overmanaging is one of the least discussed but most prevalent problems of management. Too much management - often aka bossiness - is the enemy of productivity.
|Having a Body is Hard Work
||A couple months ago I got very, very sick. It was the kind of sick where you walk around the house muttering to yourself, “I am soooo sick,” because you … ...
|Seven Prerequisites of Love
||Sigmund Freud saw love as an outcome of sexual development. If an individual manages to go through the stages of psychosexual development without incurring any major traumas and fixations, that … ...
|Why Does Game of Thrones' Hodor Only Say "Hodor"?
||There's a neurological explanation behind why Hodor only says one word: expressive aphasia.
|The Secret To Learning is Reverse of Conventional Wisdom
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|What Is the Best Way to Help More of
||Look at the tagline at the top of this site, Psych Central, and you may find, “We’ve helped over 175 million people. We can help you too.” The focus here … ...
|20 Questions for Exploring Unconditional Self-Love
||Yesterday, we explored what unconditional self-love looks like. Today, I’m sharing some questions we can ask ourselves to start (or keep) loving ourselves unconditionally. Because I personally find it helpful … ...
|If It Is Broke, Should You Fix It?
||On Wednesday I said, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” about people who’s ADHD predated a diagnosis and who seemed to be making things work. And I meant it. … ...