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Mothers’ lack of legal knowledge linked to juvenile re-offending Youth who commit crimes for the first time are more likely to re-offend if their mothers don’t participate in their legal process. Unfortunately, mothers are widely unfamiliar with the juvenile justice system – and those who know the least about the system also participate the least. Those are the findings of a first-of-its-kind study led [...]
Leaders and managers should be taught how to ‘love’ their staff Some 80 per cent of managers think leaders and managers should be taught how to be compassionate, to genuinely care for and to be considerate towards their staff. This is one of the key findings of research, published today, Thursday 5 January, by Dr Fiona Beddoes-Jones, Managing Director of The Cognitive Fitness Consultancy, at the [...]
Identifying children at risk of eating disorders is key to saving lives Spotting eating disorder symptoms in children as young as nine years old will allow medics to intervene early and save lives, experts say. A team from Newcastle University has identified that girls and boys with more eating disorder symptoms at age nine also had a higher number of symptoms at age 12. A new study [...]
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12 ways to practice self awareness Being self aware dramatically changes how we live. Understanding how we feel and why, what we are thinking, and how we are being perceived means we can facilitate better relationships privately and professionally. Peter Guber, CEO of Mandalay Entertainment, owner of the Golden State Warriors and best selling author, even said that self awareness is […]
"Inadvertent Demoralization" Is a Real Problem at Work Managers often demoralize and scare away talented employees—without trying to, or even being aware they're doing it.
Development of face recognition entails brain tissue growth A central tenet in neuroscience has been that the amount of brain tissue goes in one direction throughout our lives -- from too much to just enough. A new study finds that in some cases the brain can add tissue as well.
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Understand Impulsivity to Understand ADHD Talk about ADHD and two kinds of symptoms immediately come up: hyperactive symptoms and inattentive symptoms. After all, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, that’s what’s in the name. In the DSM, … ...
How Broccoli Sprouts Help Beat Depression More and more we’re learning that what we eat can affect our mental health. As an example, research from 2015 showed that fiber intake reduces anxiety by feeding “good gut … ...
The Reason Many Face Sizable Extra Dementia Risk The first study to identify a 10% increased dementia risk resulting from home location. 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
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Animal study shows harmful effects of secondhand smoke even before pregnancy Exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke -- even before conception -- appears to have a lingering impact that can later impair the brain development of a fetus, researchers report.
Protein associated with Parkinson's travels from brain to gut 'Alpha-synuclein,' a protein involved in a series of neurological disorders including Parkinson's disease, is capable of traveling from brain to stomach and does so following a specific pathway, researchers have discovered. This study, carried out in rats, sheds new light on pathological processes that could underlie disease progression in humans.
5 Qualities to Help You Stand Out in Your Career It’s not your grandfather’s job market anymore. We live in a fast-paced, highly competitive world, where the path to success is becoming less linear. It’s no longer a guarantee that … ...
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Do Extroverts Manage Stress Better? Our society favors extroverts as the outgoing individuals who discover continents and sell stuff and they may be better at managing stress also. So why did introversion evolve?
Physical Health and Mental Health, Part 1: Eating Healthfully... Mental health and physical health are closely related. Keeping physically fit actually helps our mental health too; because it is very hard to stay psychologically healthy when our physical health is poor. If we are physical functioning poorly it takes an emotional toll on us … ...