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Neuroscientists pinpoint key gene controlling tumor growth in brain cancers Investigators have identified a stem cell-regulating gene that affects tumor growth in patients with brain cancer and can strongly influence survival rates of patients. The findings could move physicians closer to their goal of better predicting the prognosis of patients with brain tumors and developing more personalized treatments for them.
The Psychology of Hate Who you hate says a lot about you.
Alcoholism may be caused by dynamical dopamine imbalance Researchers have identified potential alcoholism mechanisms, associated with altered dopaminergic neuron response to complex dynamics of prefrontal cortex neurones affecting dopamine release.
In Preschool, Quality Counts the Most But does preschool really help kids perform better over their academic careers? The answer is complicated.
Why Diverse Teams Are Smarter Striving to increasing workplace diversity is not an empty slogan. It's a good business decision.
How Trumpcare Will Affect Mental Health The American Health Care Act — aka Trumpcare or the AHCA — is the GOP’s effort to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare). You’d think with a proponent like Trump behind it, it would offer the gold standard of healthcare. You know, … ...
Today I Love Opportunities That Find Me Today I love opportunities that find me and then shake me so I don’t miss out on them. I love chances to do better. I love when I can do … ...
Five Free Guided Mindfulness Practices to Recommend Your Patients... As evidence for the health benefits of mindfulness meditation continues to mount, it’s no surprise that behavioral health providers are in need of appropriate ways to incorporate mindfulness practices in their sessions with patients.  After all, though beneficial, mindfulness can be a tricky thing to introduce … ...
The genius in people with learning disabilities, mental health disorders People with learning disabilities, mental health disorders have unique strengths, experts say.
Why women and men too easily accept the gender pay gap Women tend also to be more risk averse than men and have lower preferences for competitive situations which can both lead to career choices with lower earnings than men.
Dealing with Difficult Personalities Often what makes people difficult is that they have a lack of awareness of the needs of others. They’re not about to adapt to you; they expect you to adapt … ...
4 Ways to Connect Your Feelings to Aha! When the Group met this time one girl didn’t want to talk. But everyone cheered, “c’mon!” And so she started, at first nervous giggling and then more serious. By the … ...
PODCAST: Debunking Suicide Myths and Misconceptions In this episode of the Psych Central Show, hosts Gabe and Vincent look at the subject of suicide and the many myths and misconceptions that surround it. A few of the missives addressed are: suicide barriers on bridges are ineffective, since the person will just find another … ...
APA Voices Concerns With American Health Care Act Calls on Congress to maintain mental health and substance use coverage
APA Endorses March for Science Calls on psychologists and allies to participate
Teenagers do dumb things, but there are ways to limit recklessness Cultural mores and patterns of access to opportunities shape how teenagers push limits.
Fake, Fraud, Phoney: The Impostor Syndrome If you’ve ever thought to yourself, “One of these days people will realize I don’t know as much as they think,” then you are in excellent company! I have many … ...
Study: White college women are less likely to to help a black woman at risk of rape A new study has found that white college women are less likely to to help a black women at risk of sexual assault than a non-black woman. In the study, 160 white female undergraduates read a story about a sober man taking a clearly intoxicated woman into a private bedroom at a party. In some [...]
Scientists examine why selfies are linked to lower-quality romantic relationships Despite being created to bring people closer together, social media sites such as Facebook could be causing more damage to relationships than good. According to a recent study published in Telematics and Informatics, when people share pictures of themselves online it can create ‘selfie related conflicts’. Previous research has found that people become increasingly jealous [...]
Profile of a Drug Overdose Victim When you think of a drug overdose victim, chances are you think of someone inexperienced with drug use who takes more than they can handle, or a person who unknowingly … ...