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Study finds naps may help preschoolers learn Research has shown that naps play an important role in sustaining new learning in infants. A new study from the University of Arizona suggests naptime could have a similar effect on language learning in preschool-age children. Researchers studied verb learning in 3-year-olds and found that those who napped after learning new verbs had a better [...]
Using Your Marriage as an Asset in Raising Teens:Three... At a time when teens are negotiating major issues of identity, sexuality, friendships, spirituality, cognitive leaps, emotional swings, and future goals, they are in a push-pull relationship with parents. While … ...
Anti-cell death agent a potential treatment for vision loss associated with MS A new therapeutic agent tested in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis (MS) produced anti-inflammatory activity and prevented loss of cells in the optic nerve, according to a new study.
A Wood-Chopping Process Meet Psych Central’s odd(est) couple — Gretchen Rubin and Nick Saban. Rubin is a New York Times best-selling author, producing self-improvement tomes like The Happiness Project and Happier at Home. Saban is Alabama’s head football coach, collecting national championships like you and I collect stamps. … ...
10 Hidden Lies Said about Love Cupid arrows, chocolate covered cherries, cute stuffed animals, huge balloons, and red flowers have blossomed all over the stores. There is hardly a store (including gas stations) that has not been inundated with Valentine’s Day paraphernalia. But this does not represent true love. This is … ...
Quiz: Do you Seek Professional Comfort over Professional Growth?... A few weeks ago, I posed a question: Are your therapists buddies bringing you down? To my surprise, a lot of you heralded this post as a beacon of truth, shared it, left positive comments. In truth, I was baffled. I thought I’d be pursued with … ...
ADHD and the Transition to Adulthood (Part 1) Let me start off with a little self-congratulation. There are some days where I stop and think to myself “hey, I’m getting pretty good at this whole adulting thing.” Still, … ...
Maybe You Shouldn’t Always ‘Believe Yourself’ How much do you trust your own opinions? Do you feel that your beliefs and worldviews are based upon an “evidence file” of real facts? Most people do — and if asked to justify their position on big issues like politics, religion and life they … ...
Using Your Smartphone to Boost Your Creativity Smartphones can squash our creativity—especially when they get in the way of being bored and give us an all-too easy fix for avoiding discomfort. Plus, smartphones can disconnect us from our work, our … ...
Expert Tips for Marketing your Therapy Practice Featuring Gail... This week I had the pleasure of interviewing Gail Guttman, LCSW, a Certified Imago Couples Therapist & Consultant, of Guttman & Pearl Associates and Evan Leepson, MBA, author of “Critical Connections: The Step-by-Step Guide to Transform Your Business Through Referral Marketing.” As experts in marketing private practice, they … ...
“It Takes One to Know One”—Truth or Half-Truth? Besides my title, consider these expressions: “That’s the pot calling the kettle black”; “I know you are, but what am I?”; “Look who’s talking!” or You should talk!” or even...
The Best Posture To Quickly Relieve Depression Symptoms The posture made people less focused on themselves, more enthusiastic and put them in a better mood. 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
Recommitment Vows and Honeymoons Part 3 More Honeymoons Are Better Linda: I know a creative, dynamic man named Ken. When he got married, he enjoyed his wedding day so much that he said to his wife, … ...
Why there is sometimes permanent vision loss after head injury Research has shed new light on what causes the permanent vision loss sometimes seen in the wake of a head injury, report investigators.
PTSD symptoms may be prevented with ketamine Researchers have evidence that giving a small dose of ketamine one week before a psychologically traumatic event may help prevent PTSD. The study, in mice, may have implications for soldiers who are at risk for trauma and PTSD.
To Exude “Executive Potential” Act Like a Wolf Standards of appropriate "executive comportment" seemingly fly in the face of standards of "political correctness"—with good reason.
How Trump’s Brand of Masculinity Hurts Us All: It’s... You can easily find tweets, posts and messages on all forms of social media with horrific messages designed to degrade and humiliate women. And we just elected a president who unabashedly slanders and bullies women. I want to consider the hate that some men have … ...
Something To Say … I seem never to be at a loss for something to say. Have you noticed that about me? Have you maybe noted that about yourself? And sometimes, I believe, it’s … ...
How can marijuana policy protect the adolescent brain? As more states begin to legalize the use of marijuana, more young people may believe that it's safe to experiment with the drug. However, those under 25 are more vulnerable to the effects of drugs than are older adults. New legislation on legal marijuana use should include consideration of age limits and other guidelines for safe use, according to the authors of a new article.
6 Essential Traits of Healthy Intimate Relationships Healthy relationships require effort -- and that's a large part of what makes them so rewarding.