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Social biases contribute to challenges for those with autism Negative first impressions formed by potential social partners may reduce the quality of social experiences for people with autism, new research concludes. In the study, non-autistic participants reported their first impressions of individuals with autism from videos of them during social interaction.
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Mindfulness: Kindness and Curiosity (Part 5 of 6) Welcome to part 5 of my series on the definition of mindfulness: setting an intention to pay attention in the present moment, with kindness and curiosity, so we can then choose … ...
The New Science of Consciousness Emergence: How can a brain be more that just a bunch of interacting nerve cells?
Children Love These More Than Their Siblings Children get more satisfaction from these and get on better with 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
From Function Head to CEO's Valued Adviser From function head to CEO's valued business adviser. Ready to make the journey? We have a road map for you.
From Function Head to CEO's Valued Adviser: From Function Head to CEO's Valued Business Adviser. Ready to make the Journey? We have a road map for you.
Teens, young adults explore differently Adolescents don't necessarily have 'faulty' decision-making, psychologists have discovered. They simply value different kinds of information. The researchers found that young adults do more 'directed exploration,' or exploration driven by information seeking, than teens.
6 News Stories That Are Actually Positive In A Wise Approach To Taking In The News PsychCentral blogger Elisha Goldstein writes: The global political climate right now is very sensitive and all we need is a little spark to … ...
Still Not Sober?  Deal With a Hangover Organically One of the first things I found when I got sober was how bad I felt. Not just the cravings, but the overall hit-in-the-gut type of sluggishness. I’m SOBER!  I … ...
Learning from Kids: How to Connect with Your Inner... As adults we generally think that children learn from us in a variety of ways. That notion is certainly right because children see everything we do, and absorb all of these life lessons about how to behave, (hopefully like a decent human being) and even … ...
6 Tips to Manage Workplace Anxiety There can be a lot to worry about when it comes to our career. Anxiety can come from toxic co-workers, unstable working conditions, financial uncertainty, and distress about not performing … ...
Life Long Learning “Doing something new involves repeated failure, or as it’s more politely called, substantial trial and error.” –Craig Comstock, Enlarging Your Comfort Zones Linda: To learn requires being willing to try … ...
Wearable AI system can detect a conversation's tone Scientists have developed an artificially intelligent, wearable system that can predict if a conversation is happy, sad, or neutral based on a person's speech patterns and vitals. Coupled with audio and vital-sign data, deep-learning system could someday serve as a 'social coach' for people with anxiety or Asperger's, they say.
The Easy Part Of ADHD I keep trying to figure out how to deal with my ADHD. I’m not looking for easy answers, if I were, I’d be accepting the latest fade crap that the … ...
Today I Love Feeling Strong Today I love feeling strong and breathing easy. I love that, even though my lungs are still giving me grief, I don’t seem to cough as much when I am … ...
Early signs of anxiety, depression may be evident in the brains of newborns Early predictors of anxiety and depression may be evident in the brain even at birth, suggests a new study.
Shyness Trajectories Predict Mental Health in Adulthood... It’s a common assumption that shy children are more likely to have mental health problems as adults, so a group of researchers from McMaster University decided to put that idea to the test. After all, scientists are in the business of questioning common assumptions. What the researchers found was that...
Jonathan Friesen: The Power of Unconditional Positive Regard Jonathan Friesen knows the power of unconditional positive regard. Throughout his life, Friesen has suffered from both Tourette’s syndrome and epilepsy...