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B vitamins reduce schizophrenia symptoms, study finds A review of worldwide studies has found that add-on treatment with high-dose b-vitamins – including B6, B8 and B12 – can significantly reduce symptoms of schizophrenia more than standard treatments alone. The research – on the effect of vitamin and mineral supplements on symptoms of schizophrenia – is funded by The Medical Research Council and [...]
How to Know If It’s Time for a Career Change We all evolve and reach new phases in our professional life where changing our career makes perfect sense, but sometimes it’s not so easy to do. We may be afraid … ...
What’s in a Moment? As Josh did the dishes, his mind wandered to a memory of lost love. He was happier back then. Regrets washed over him. Frank checked his cellphone the very instant he was left alone. He welcomed the distraction. Charlie barely noticed the people around him … ...
Emotional Health Problems in Pregnancy: A Taboo Topic Prenatal emotional health problems are a taboo topic in our society. Pregnancy expectations are high. Women are meant to be glowing, healthy, happy, excited, and beautiful. Pregnancy is supposed to … ...
When your eyes override your ears: New insights into the McGurk effect Seeing is not always believing -- visual speech (mouth movements) mismatched with auditory speech (sounds) can result in the perception of an entirely different message. This mysterious illusion is known as the McGurk effect. Neuroscience researchers have created an algorithm to reveal key insight into why the brain can sometimes muddle up one of the most fundamental aspects of the human experience.
This Vegetable Will Make You Look 50% More Attractive ...or try the supplement that contains the same critical pigment. 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
The Dangers of Trying to Control Other People Worry too much about trying to control other people and you might just end up giving yourself high blood pressure. Psychologists call being concerned with influencing other people’s behavior agonistic striving. And in several studies, they’ve linked agonistic striving to health problems. In one study published last November, for example,...
System Justification: Why People Buy Into Social Inequality We do not always act in the best interests of our self or our groups.
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Targeted radiosurgery better than whole-brain radiation for treating brain tumors Tumors that originate in other organs of the body and spread to the brain are known as metastatic brain tumors. According to the American Brain Tumor Association, this tumor type is the most common in adults, affecting as many as 300,000 people each year. Researchers compared two common postsurgical therapies for metastatic brain tumors and found that stereotactic radiosurgery can provide better outcomes for patients compared to whole-brain radiation.
The Dangerous Lure of Narcissism The media loves to cover narcissists almost as much as a narcissist loves to be covered by the media. And why not? The narcissist’s stories are colorful, prone to exaggeration, intentionally divisive, and feature them as the star. It is easy reporting because it is … ...
New test may quickly identify mild traumatic brain injury with underlying brain damage A new test using peripheral vision reaction time could lead to earlier diagnosis and more effective treatment of mild traumatic brain injury, often referred to as a concussion.
5 Relationship Red Flags: What You Should Know Do you ever get the feeling that something is really wrong with your relationship — but can’t put your finger on it? Not all red flags are obvious. Of course, things like physical abuse or infidelity can be easy to recognize. But many signs of … ...
Brain differences in ADHD Largest imaging study of ADHD to date identifies differences in five regions of the brain, with greatest differences seen in children rather than adults.
Social exclusion in virtual realities has a negative social and emotional impact in 'real' life In this age of highly realistic computer games and increasingly popular social networks, social exclusion in virtual worlds is becoming more and more socially significant, as is demonstrated by the growing number of "cyber mobbing" cases. However, up until now, very little research has been carried out into the impact of social exclusion in the digital world upon real-life social behavior, and hardly any that addresses the latest developments such as Virtual Reality (VR) glasses. A study has now shown that exclusion from a virtual group has a significant negative impact upon willingness to help and social distance in the real world.
New, ultra-flexible probes form reliable, scar-free integration with the brain Ultra-flexible, nanoelectronic thread (NET) brain probes have been designed that can achieve more reliable long-term neural recording than existing probes and don't elicit scar formation when implanted. These smaller-than-a-capillary-sized probes could provide the reliable brain interface needed to control prosthetics, or follow the progression of neurodegenerative diseases.
Mouse studies offer new insights about cocaine's effect on the brain Researchers have determined how a specific protein regulates the brain's response to cocaine. Their findings provide fresh insights into the neurobiology of addiction, and could lead to the development of better interventions and treatments.
Depression or anxiety may increase risk of surgical wound complications Patients' mental health may affect their risk of experiencing wound-related complications after surgery, new research indicates.
Nervous Dog Owners Have Nervous Dogs Dog owners who have more negative personalities tend to have dogs who are nervous and cope with stress less efficiently
Why Is Immorality "Disgusting"? Disgust may not be just a feeling, but also a social signal.