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Emotional security system A security system that analyses a user's brainwaves could determine whether the user is in a fit mental state to be granted access to resources, suggests new research.
Today I Love Toast And Jam Today I love toast and jam and the way that it reminds me of being sick at home in bed and my mother bringing me breakfast when I couldn’t go … ...
30 Minutes of Daily Activity May Help Slow Chromosomal Aging A first-of-its-kind study reports that 30 minutes of daily physical activity may offset the chromosomal impact of too much sitting, which is associated with accelerated aging.
Why Marriages Fail After 25 Years It’s shocking. After 25 years of marriage, a couple decides to get a divorce. From the outside looking in, things could not be any stranger. The pressures of establishing a career have subsided, the kids have grown-up (and hopefully moved out), and a desired lifestyle … ...
Best of Our Blogs: January 20, 2017 I heard health coach and author Amy Kurtz say something that changed my worldview of healing and health. On Insights at the Edge, she said, “Healing is a journey, not a destination.” Although she was talking about chronic illness, I think anyone struggling with their health can appreciate … ...
The Cycle of Nightmare Parenting It happened over two years ago in Waukegan, Illinois. A woman named Nicholette Lawrence beat her 11-year-old daughter, Raashanai. to death. In her court proceedings, Judge James Booras called the … ...
ISFJ Personality Type [Protector, Supporter, Conservator, Helper] People who belong to ISFJ personality type are typically loyal and dependable people who do what needs to be done while being considerate towards others.
Try These 20 Tips When You’re Creatively Stuck Since we’re not robots who can produce on demand, we’re bound to get stuck in our creative process. We’re bound to have zero ideas, to feel disconnected and distracted. We’re … ...
Marriage Can Heal Old Wounds from the Family Linda: Sometimes, the greatest lessons that we learn in our family of origin have more to do with what we don’t want than what we do. Judith grew up in … ...
Mending the Rend As I am writing this article, we are on the eve of the inauguration of a man whose election has caused the greatest rift and highest levels of angst in … ...
Heart rate variability predicts post-deployment PTSD symptoms, study finds Heart rate variability appears to be a physiological predictor of PTSD symptoms in veterans, according to research published in the journal Biological Psychology. The study measured hundreds of Army National Guard soldiers’ heart rate variability — meaning the variation in the time interval between heartbeats — before they were scheduled to deploy to Iraq in [...]
Eye-tracking study examines audience gaze while watching a musical performance High-pitched voices affect where audiences direct their visual attention during an ensemble performance, according to research published in the journal Consciousness and Cognition. The eye-tracking study investigated audiences’ gazes as they watched a video of a singing duo performance. The study found that regardless of whether it was the left or right singer, the one [...]
Why women regret saying yes to casual sex much more often than men do Have you ever ended up in bed with someone without it turning into anything more? You’re far from alone. The numbers vary a lot with sources and countries, but a rather safe bet is that around half of people in Western Europe and the USA will have at least one one-night stand. In some countries [...]
Study discusses model for understanding nutrition and brain development For nearly a decade, researchers have studied the piglet as a translational model to understand which aspects of early brain development are affected by nutrition interventions. In a recent review article, investigators provide background for the work they do with nutrition and neurodevelopment using the piglet as a model.
One in 5 adults secretly access their friends’ Facebook accounts Most people are concerned about the prospect of their social media accounts being hacked, but a new study finds that it’s actually people we know who frequently access our accounts without our permission. In a survey of 1,308 U.S. adult Facebook users, University of British Columbia researchers found that 24 per cent – or more [...]
Employee wages not just linked to skills, but quality of co-workers The presence of high-performing co-workers can improve an individual’s earnings, research at the University of York has shown. The team, which included researchers at the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration, University College London (UCL), found that in low-skilled occupations, an increase of 10% in the average performance of co-workers raises a worker’s wage [...]
ADHD Turning Points People who get diagnosed with ADHD as adults often realize in retrospect that the diagnosis was a long time coming. They see how their symptoms shaped their lives going back … ...
Study: In Alzheimer’s, excess tau protein damages brain’s GPS system Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers have discovered that the spatial disorientation that leads to wandering in many Alzheimer’s disease patients is caused by the accumulation of tau protein in navigational nerve cells in the brain. The findings, in mice, could lead to early diagnostic tests for Alzheimer’s and highlight novel targets for treating this [...]
The glorification of history may give rise to a willingness to fight in a war In order to study the perceptions held by people all over the world about different historical figures and events, as well as what the sense of history is, researchers in the UPV/EHU’s consolidated Social Psychology research group participated in the World History Survey (WHS). In it a survey was conducted on the perceptions held about [...]
Teenagers who access mental health services see significant improvements, study shows Young people with mental health problems who have contact with mental health services are significantly less likely to suffer from clinical depression later in their adolescence than those with equivalent difficulties who do not receive treatment, according to new research from the University of Cambridge. This comes as Prime Minister Theresa May announced measures to [...]