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Ho! Ho! Who? How Kids Understand Live Santa Clauses In December, Santa is everywhere—malls, parades, and parties. But how do kids understand this live magical man? Experiences, more than age, seem to matter for understanding.
Ho! Ho! Who? How Kids Understand Live Santa Clauses! In December, Santa is everywhere--malls, parades, and parties. But how do kids understand this live magical man? Experiences, more than age, seem to matter for understanding.
Naomi Judd on “Severe Depression,” Needing “Break” From Daughter... There was a time when the Judds were really one of the most successful, fierce groups in country music. It was like this mother/daughter duo were a twanging answer to … ...
When Introversion Is Just the Easy Answer It might seem an easy and unthreatening scapegoat for relationship problems, but identifying introversion is only the beginning of the discussion.
How to Date an Introvert Introversion can be an easy scapegoat for relationship problems, but it's only the beginning of the discussion.
9 Social Anxiety Facts You Must Know Around 50% of people consider themselves shy, but social anxiety is more than that. 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
Symptom of the Day: Grandiosity Grandiosity is one of the seven symptoms of a manic or hypomanic episode in bipolar disorder, though it is also present in several mental illnesses including schizophrenia and psychotic disorders. … ...
What Makes Your Introversion Unique? 5 Ways to Tell There are several ways to distinguish one introvert from another. All the same, this personality trait can be extremely tricky to define, for it embodies multiple dimensions.
Help Your Anxious Child Survive and Thrive Through the... What could go wrong with holiday songs, gifts and yummy treats? Actually lots can go wrong if you have anxious kids. Any alteration from a predictable routine can make anxious … ...
Which Emotions Are the Most Contagious? Welcome back to Giz Asks, a series where we ask experts hard questions about science, technology, and humanity’s future. Today, we’re wondering which emotions are the most communicable, for humans and for other animals....
Psychiatrists, Sorcerers, and Transmissible Brain Disease Fear and stigma about mental illness keeps our society from facing up to its transmissibility; this paradox resonates with the history of Kuru, a transmissible brain disease.
How to Stop Apologizing for Everything You Do Do either of these situations sound familiar? You start an email to your boss with, “I’m sorry to bother you, but…” A colleague plops their papers down on the conference table, knocking your coffee over. “Sorry! Let me get this stuff out of your way,” … ...
Study uses 'Sherlock' to reveal how shared experiences shape our memories We tend to think of our memories as unique, but a new study shows that memories are often shared rather than idiosyncratic.
Direct link between REM sleep loss, desire for sugary and fatty foods discovered A new method has been used by researchers to produce REM sleep loss in mice along with a chemical-genetic technique to block prefrontal cortex neurons and the behaviors they mediate. As a result, the researchers discovered that inhibiting these neurons reversed the effect of REM sleep loss on sucrose consumption while having no effect on fat consumption.
Brain blocks new memory formation on waking to safeguard consolidation of existing memories During consolidation, the brain produces new proteins that strengthen fragile memory traces. However, if a new experience occurs while an existing memory trace is being consolidated, the new stimuli could disrupt the consolidation process. Some memory consolidation occurs while we are asleep. But what happens if we wake up during consolidation? How does the brain prevent events that occur just after awakening from interrupting the consolidation process? Researchers have the answer.
Speed data for the brain's navigation system In order to guide us accurately through space, the brain needs a 'sense' of the speed of our movement. But how do such stimuli actually reach the brain? Researchers have now identified a signal pathway in mice that feeds speed information directly into the brain's navigation system.
No peeking: Humans play computer game using only direct brain stimulation Researchers have published the first demonstration of humans playing a simple, two-dimensional computer game using only input from direct brain stimulation — without relying on any usual sensory cues from sight, hearing or touch.
The Act of Suicide Adds to the Grieving Process It is generally accepted that there are five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. Following a death, these stages can be done consecutively or in a mixed order. There is no proper way to manage grief other than to go through the … ...
Untrue Confessions (and Why They Happen) This is kind of an odd topic for a holiday month post, I realize. But recently my mom gave me a stack of old magazines and inside one I found … ...
Today I Love This Morning Light Today I love this morning light pouring in gently through the eastern windows and painting everything with a wash of gold. I love that, although my camera missed the early … ...