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Common Brain Drains and Natural Brain Boosters Have you ever felt so unusually fatigued, and generally drained? While fatigue, despite being well rested, can be generally attributed to many things, the cause of your malaise and mental funk might be quickly resolved by first recognizing and identifying the stress triggers below that … ...
Study: Women who have more sex have better word memory recognition New research published in the Archives of Sexual Behavior suggests that frequency of sex and improved memory are linked in young women. “Previous experimentally controlled rodent studies had shown a relationship between frequency of sexual experience and memory function. We wanted to see whether this relationship held up in humans, which is how we became [...]
Did Narcissism Just Kill Another Marriage? She was very young. He was very young. They were very much in love, so they eloped. But her overtly, in-your-face, textbook narcissistic Daddy was not pleased. Hell no! He … ...
The Richest Life I was putting the pro in procrastination. Perfecting my stall tactics, I switched coffee shops, buried my cellphone in my backpack, and refreshed cnn.com more times that I can count. While the CNN headline changed, my lethargy didn’t. “Well, Matt, maybe you are having one … ...
Study finds academic cheaters live in the present instead of the future Attitudes toward time are associated with academic cheating, according to research published in the journal Learning and Individual Differences. The study of 623 Hungarian high school students found that future time perspective was negatively related to academic cheating, while present hedonistic time perspective was positively related to academic cheating. Future time perspective describes an attitude [...]
Study links heart rate variability to anxiety-related behavior problems in dogs Research has found a physiological difference between dogs affected and unaffected with anxiety problems. The study found that heart rate variability — meaning the variation in the time interval between heartbeats — was related to a range of anxiety-related behavior problems in dogs. The study was published in the journal Physiology & Behavior. PsyPost interviewed Dennis [...]
Best Supplement To Improve Memory In Healthy People Working memory is vital to holding pieces of visual, verbal or other information in your mind while you manipulate them. Dr Jeremy Dean's ebooks are: The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything
Men and women are not that different with respect to age preferences of sexual partners The difference between men and women with respect to their age preferences, when it comes to sexual partners, is smaller than earlier believed. A recent study shows that also men become interested in older and older women as they themselves age. While earlier research has indicated that even older men prefer young women, a recent [...]
Today I Love Slowly Starting Sunday Today I love slowly starting Sunday off right, lazy first coffee, Facebook on my phone in bed, catching up on IT work at my other job (still on my phone, … ...
Dads are more involved in parenting, yes, but moms still put in more work On Jan. 21, in a collective demonstration of historic proportions, millions of women marched in Washington, D.C. and other cities around the world in support of key policy issues such as reproductive rights, equal pay for equal work and support for balancing work and family. These marches demonstrated the empowerment of women and a widespread [...]
Empathetic people experience dogs’ expressions more strongly Human empathy can even extend to dogs: empathetic people interpret dogs’ facial expressions more intensely. A study by the University of Helsinki and Aalto University explored how empathy and other psychological factors affect people’s assessments of the facial images of dogs and humans. The results show for the first time that human empathy, or the [...]
Personality traits ‘contagious’ among children, study finds When preschoolers spend time around one another, they tend to take on each others’ personalities, indicates a new study by Michigan State University psychology researchers. The study, published online in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, suggests personality is shaped by environment and not just genes. “Our finding, that personality traits are ‘contagious’ among [...]
Creativity-Boosting Things to Do When You Put Away Your... Our phones are amazing devices, aren’t they? They connect us to anyone from anywhere around the world. They provide us with any information we’re seeking—from how to make a chocolate cake … ...
Telomere Length and Depression What can old shoelaces teach us about genetics and staving off depression?
The Knowledge Curse How do you handle people that "know it all" and won't shut up about it?
Why Balance is Key — in Yoga and Relationships You know how the tree pose in yoga looks? You stand straight, then raise one foot and place it against the calf of the leg that is taking all your weight. Staying in this pose for thirty seconds can feel like an eternity. It’s easy … ...
4 Steps To Putting Yourself First Do you struggle with self-care? Do you put others’ needs before your own? Are you afraid to ask for help? Is it hard for you to know what you like, what … ...
Beck Depression Inventory: Part II Introduction In my previous article I described what the Beck Depression Inventory was, in addition to describing the first 10 questions on this particular scale.  In this particular article, I … ...
Beck’s Depression Inventory Introduction What is the Beck Depression Inventory?  This article will explore what the Beck Depression Inventory is and provide readers with the various questions that are on the Beck Depression … ...
Caring for Carrie: A Story of Foster Parenting She was small for four-years-old, with light brown hair cut short and bangs bordering a pale, pixie face. Her dark brown eyes could not hide the pain and fear that was churning inside. Carrie had been taken into care by the authorities following an incident … ...