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50 Signs of a Toxic Relationship The phrase “toxic relationship” is thrown around quite a bit in our culture. But what really defines a toxic relationship? And how can a person know they are in the middle of one? Fortunately there are early warning signs. Yet it is unfortunate that are … ...
There's more to attraction than what meets the eye Attractiveness isn't just a matter of good looks, but also the right voice and scent, highlights a mini review.
Podcast: Mental Health Awareness Is Not Enough (Special Guest:... In this episode of the Psych Central Show, hosts Gabe Howard and Vincent M. Wales welcome Paul Gionfriddo, President & CEO of Mental Health America. They discuss the origins of Mental Health Awareness Month and the MHA Bell. The understanding and acceptance of mental illness has … ...
Region in Brain Found to be Associated with Fear of Uncertain Future Findings could lead to new ways to identify and treat individuals at risk for anxiety disorders
Why you should quit chasing happiness and pursue meaning instead Studies show that the pursuit of happiness actually makes people unhappy.
Do clothes send the wrong message to girls? Self-objectification is linked to behaviors such as disordered eating and body shame.
How many US high schoolers binge drink? Binge drinking increases a person's risk of harms from alcohol, such as unintentional injuries, alcohol poisoning and violent behavior.
Study uncovers how a candidate’s level of religiosity can impact support among voters A candidate’s religious affiliation has been shown to influence American voters. But a new study reveals that a candidate’s religiosity — meaning how dedicated they are to their faith — also influences voters. The study in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion suggests that voters use a candidate’s religiosity to infer the candidate’s [...]
New Research Analyzes Evolution of Facial Expressions You can tell an awful lot about someone just by looking at his or her eyes — even if the person is a total stranger. How humans are able to so quickly analyze expressions is an ongoing topic of interest for scientists. New research from … ...
Painting and the Art of Being Too Sensitive Have you been told you are too sensitive? Respond with a paintbrush.
Recovery 101 for Family Members Your loved one has finally agreed to attend treatment for their addiction and you probably feel relieved that they are finally sober.  Maybe you are thinking “when they finish treatment we can finally get back to having a normal life!”   As your loved one … ...
Proof That Alcohol Changes This Personality Trait Only one personality trait is changed when people drink. → OFFER EXTENDED, 6 DAYS LEFT: 25% off Dr Jeremy Dean's new depression ebook "Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do" - Use code 'activate'. • Dr Dean is also the author of "The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic" and "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything".
Masturbation and Marriage Why do men and women masturbate within a relationship? Is it about more sex or not enough?
The Right Dose Of Cannabis Reverses Brain Ageing New study on elderly mice suggests cannabis could be a good treatment for dementia. → OFFER EXTENDED, 6 DAYS LEFT: 25% off Dr Jeremy Dean's new depression ebook "Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do" - Use code 'activate'. • Dr Dean is also the author of "The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic" and "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything".
Is Depression Apart from Grief or a Part of Grief? The title above alludes to a really tricky question. And a complicated one, too. For the answer to this two-part inquiry is, well, “Yes” and “Yes.”
Current stimulation may keep visual neurons alive after injury -- but at a cost Researchers report that for rats and mice, repetitive transorbital alternating current stimulation (rtACS) may help preserve visual neurons from cell death after injury.
New way of preventing pneumococcal brain invasion An international team of researchers has identified two receptors on the cells in the blood vessels of the brain that can be blocked and thereby prevent pneumococci from entering the brain. The study shows that the use of antibodies that block the receptors can potentially be used as a new therapeutic strategy for pneumococcal meningitis.
How to Live Life to the Fullest In 2007 travel writer Leigh Ann Henion was on a mountaintop in Mexico watching a million monarchs soar above her. The butterflies had left their homes in Canada and the U.S. to wait out the winter — flying up to 3,000 miles to get there. … ...
Blind people have brain map for 'visual' observations too Is what you're looking at an object, a face, or a tree? When processing visual input, our brain uses different areas to recognize faces, body parts, scenes, and objects. Scientists have now shown that people who were born blind use a 'brain map' with a very similar layout to distinguish between these same categories.
Computer game could help children choose healthy food A simple brain-training game could help children choose healthy snacks instead of chocolate and sweets, according to a new study.