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Amphetamine may slow rise of body temperature and mask fatigue to enhance endurance, study finds Amphetamine may slow down the rise of temperature in the body and mask fatigue, which could allow athletes to run significantly longer but result in potentially dangerous overheating of muscles, according to a study. Researchers at Georgia State University and Indiana University have identified a new mechanism underlying the physical performance enhancement effect of amphetamine, [...]
Parents should avoid pressuring young children over grades, study says New research from ASU suggests parents shouldn’t obsess over grades and extracurricular activities for young schoolchildren, especially if such ambitions come at the expense of social skills and kindness. Doing so, the study says, can work against helping kids become well-adjusted and successful later in life. “When parents emphasize children’s achievement much more than their [...]
New study shows marijuana users have low blood flow to the brain As the U.S. races to legalize marijuana for medicinal and recreational use, a new, large scale brain imaging study gives reason for caution. Published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, researchers using single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT), a sophisticated imaging study that evaluates blood flow and activity patterns, demonstrated abnormally low blood flow in [...]
8 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Manage Anxiety at Work *Head desk* I have an anxiety disorder. I have always had one. My mom says when I was a baby I would freak out for no reason and just start wailing. Not a lot has changed since then, to be honest, except now I am … ...
Non-invasive brain stimulation may help people manage their drive for gambling, sex, alcohol or overeating A new study looks at theta burst stimulation as an intervention in problem behaviors. The study shows how non-invasive brain stimulation might be used as an intervention in sexual desire difficulties, to improve sexual decision-making, or to curb impulsivity in problem behaviors.
Brain pattern flexibility and behavior Researchers have analyzed how brain regions are connected to each other to facilitate high-level cognitive reasoning.
Hire Emotionally Intelligent People It is not difficult to spot those who are, or are not, emotionally intelligent. Certainly emotional intelligence is a high benefit in the work place for all concerned
Enzyme research provides a new picture of depression Depression is the predominant mental disease and constitutes the most common cause of morbidity in developed countries. Now researchers have managed to find a connection between development of depression and the existence of an enzyme in the brain of the fetus.
Too Much Self-Esteem May Be Keeping Millennials Single If you're a Millennial, you may be more skilled at being alone than you are in relationships. Learn the relational skills you missed if you grew up during the self-esteem movement.
It’s Not Always Your Mother’s Fault “Everything’s always the Mother’s fault.” My Mom said this to me recently and it is not the first time she has said something along those lines. It’s kinda a clique to … ...
“Everything’s Always the Mother’s Fault.” My Mom said this recently and it is not the first time she has said something along those lines. It’s kinda a clique to blame everything wrong in someone’s life … ...
Depression Rates Highest In These 17 Jobs There are four things about a job that are likely to make it have high depression rates. 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
Is There a Link Between Sensory Processing Disorder and... Does your child have Sensory Processing Disorder and anxiety? Have you ever wondered why? My initial therapy sessions with parents often start out the same. I can almost guess what … ...
The Personality Trait Linked To Doubling Of Heart Disease Risk How pessimism and optimism independently influence the death rate from heart disease. 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
Cheat to Keep or Cheat to Reap? Are people more likely to behave unethically to avoid falling behind or to get ahead? New research has the answer.
The Role of Make Believe Play in Adult Life “You cannot change the past, but you can change how you feel about the past.” We often hear how important it is for children to use their imaginations. But did you know you can strategically use imagination and make believe play to manage your emotions … ...
Huntington's disease affects muscle as well as neurons, study reveals Mice with Huntington's disease (HD) suffer defects in muscle maturation that may explain some symptoms of the disorder, research indicates. The study suggests that HD is a disease of muscle tissue as well as a neurodegenerative disorder and that therapies targeting skeletal muscle may improve patients' motor function.
Evidence of brain injury found in young NFL players In a small study of young or recently retired NFL players, researchers report finding evidence of brain injury and repair that is visible on imaging from the players compared to a control group of men without a history of concussion.
Why Narcissists Feel They Need to Look so Good It’s well known that people high in narcissism have an endless need to look good. What’s less clear is why. A new study sheds light on why, and how, narcissists seek to seem ideal.
Emotional Intelligence Doesn't Translate Across Cultures Emotions are tricky business when crossing cultures. Here's your cheat sheet for success.