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5 Ways You're Doing Introversion Wrong If you think the introvert-proud movement is all about staying home, then you're not doing introversion any favors.
‘High Schizotype’ — It’s Not as Bad as It... Human beings have a strong need for order and a compulsion to categorize phenomena we encounter in the world. Binary thinking stems from an ancient tradition: success or failure, happy or sad, black or white, good or bad, introvert or extrovert. Yet, does anything ever … ...
Feelings Of Abandonment Versus An "I-Thou" Relationship Is this the most important discovery in psychology? In an “I-Thou” relationship, the vagus nerve slows the heart rate and calms, by activating the parasympathetic nervous system.
Vitamin D Deficiency in Bipolar Disorder Vitamin D is essential in maintaining good health. It promotes bone growth, helps prevent osteoporosis, promotes cell growth, helps fight inflammation and boost immune function. Unfortunately, about 1 billion people … ...
Does your mind jump around, stay on task or get stuck? During downtime, some of us daydream while others might focus on a to-do list, or get stuck in a negative loop. Psychology has traditionally defined all these thought patterns as variations of "mind-wandering."
7 Everyday Ways To Reduce Anxiety Psychologists have found a number of everyday ways people can reduce anxiety. Dr Jeremy Dean's latest ebooks are: The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything
Stimulating the brain makes exercising the legs feel easier Stimulation of the brain impacts on endurance exercise performance by decreasing perception of effort, new research shows.
The Real Reason Liars Find Lying So Easy Liars are able to tell the most astounding whoppers without feeling bad. The way the brain works is helping them. Dr Jeremy Dean's latest ebooks are: The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything
Voting? Your Right, Your Responsibility—Or Not Many people question whether it’s worth the time and effort to vote in a presidential election—particularly when they have little enthusiasm or admiration for either candidate....
Dear Mom and Dad, It’s me. Your Anxious Kid.   Dear Mom and Dad, It’s me, your anxious kid. I know you don’t say it, but my anxiety is draining us both. It’s okay, you can admit it. I … ...
What a Real Apology Looks Like To be human is to hurt people sometimes. Yet it’s not always easy to offer a genuine apology when we’ve injured or offended someone. We need robust inner resources and an open heart to not descend into denial — or slip into a shame-freeze — … ...
When Life Doesn’t Go As Planned   I used to think I could set a course, work hard, and arrive at my destination.   I’m a planner. I like it when life goes according to plan. … ...
Why Do Some Narcissists Need to Be So Perfect? A new article analyzing personality data from over 9,000 participants sheds light on why some high in narcissism need to see themselves as destined for perfection.
Legalizing Marijuana: Separating Fact from Fiction Legalizing Marijuana: Separating Fact from Fiction In addition to choosing a president this November 8th nine states have marijuana legalization on the ballot this election day. Just like the presidential … ...
I’m So Glad To See A Movie Like The Accountant I just got out of the theater, and hallelujah THIS is the kind of autism movie I wanted. I’m not saying it’s a good movie. It’s not. It’s Hallmarky and … ...
Researchers watch in 3-D as neurons talk to each other in a living mouse brain No single neuron produces a thought or a behavior; anything the brain accomplishes is a vast collaborative effort between cells. When at work, neurons talk rapidly to one another, forming networks as they communicate. Researchers are developing technology that would make it possible to record brain activity as it plays out across these networks.
Michelle Obama, Super-Popular 1-Perfectionist 1st Lady Enneagram Ones, including Michelle, are highly principled: “You work hard for what you want in life, your word is your bond, and you treat people with respect..."
Getting into the flow: Sexual pleasure is a kind of trance Many people have speculated on the evolutionary functions of the human orgasm, but the underlying mechanisms have remained mysterious. In a new article, researcher seeks to shed light on how orgasm works in the brain.
Could targeting a gene linked to microcephaly lead to a better brain cancer treatment? A new study gives promise for targeting a gene linked to microcephaly in infants as a treatment for medulloblastoma.
Some Habits Are Harder to Break Than Others Our lives are full of habits, healthy and unhealthy, big and small. Sometimes we don’t even realize how deeply ingrained some of our regular behaviors are until we try to break them. According to a new study from researchers at University of Regensburg, some habits might be harder to reverse...