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Money can buy happiness but it's costly to bank on that without measuring debt Yes, money can lead to happiness, but how much debt one has should also be considered in the money-happiness equation, according to a new a study.
Finding Empathy Across the Political Divide No one can figure it out. It is a mind-boggling mystery. “Who ARE these people who support Trump?” “Who ARE these people who like Hilary?” “Who ARE these people who are planning to vote for a third party candidate?” Well, “these people” are our neighbors. … ...
High blood pressure can impair cognitive function, pose risk for Alzheimer's High blood pressure in middle age can lead to impaired cognition and is a potential risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease, researchers conclude.
Rosie Mercado Loses Weight, Fan Says to Kill Herself It’s hard to imagine that someone would actually hate you for succeeding at something but Rosie Mercado is learning that lesson the hard way. Mercado gained fame when, at 410lbs, … ...
Should we be Afraid of Our Genes? In a period when some politicians are exhibiting stereotypical male primate behavior, it is refreshing to ask whether we are really in control of ourselves.
Brain surface stimulation provides 'touch' feedback to direct movement Grasping a cup or brushing hair or cooking a meal requires feedback that has been lost in amputees and individuals with paralysis -- a sense of touch. Researchers have now used direct stimulation of the human brain surface to provide this basic sensory feedback through artificial electrical signals, enabling a person to control movement while performing a simple task: opening and closing his hand.
Saving sight in glaucoma: Why the brain may hold the key What causes vision loss in glaucoma? There are two common answers that at first may seem disparate: the first is pressure, as in elevated ocular pressure, and the second is damage to the optic nerve, which is the structure that sends visual information to the brain. Both answers are correct.
Abuse is Abuse… Why is childhood sexual abuse considered more damaging to a child and more newsworthy than the physical and mental abuse thousands of children suffer on a daily basis? Why is … ...
Social Anxiety Can Be Reduced In This Practical Way Social anxiety can be crippling, leading to lost opportunities at work and in romantic relationships. A simple tip can help, new study finds. 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
Why People Lie to Their Therapists You spend money, time, and emotional energy going to therapy—so why not tell the truth?
Lying to Your Therapist You spend money, time, and emotional energy coming to therapy – so why lie? Wouldn’t deception or omission mean that you’re avoiding your issues, keeping you from reaching goals?
Recovery From Infidelity Part 3 Linda: In the investigation that Simon and Davey embarked upon, they looked into the contributing factors that led to their infidelities. It soon became apparent that they had put their … ...
Why Do We Do What We Do? Nature and nurture almost never influence behavior in isolation. Rather, nature and nurture almost always interact to influence behavior in complex ways.
How Hugging my Mom is Helping Me Show Her Compassion Dear Mom, This is for you. Thank you for loving the unlovable in me and always believing in me even when I didn’t believe in myself. I love you and … ...
Easing labor pain may help reduce postpartum depression in some women Epidural anesthesia may do more than relieve pain during labor; in some women it may decrease the likelihood of postpartum depression, suggests a preliminary study.
Bilingual brains activate different networks when reading opaque, transparent languages Bilinguals use different neural networks to read languages that are pronounced as they are written – such as the Basque language – from those in which this correspondence does not exist, like English, researchers have found. The results are valuable for teaching reading to adults and children, they say.
You’re Beautiful Yesterday, I was sitting in my office at the outpatient counseling center where I see clients ranging in age from adolescent to adult when I began to notice a pattern. Two … ...
Autism study shows benefits when parents get involved Therapy targeting parents could improve parent-child interactions in the home.
So Autism Speaks Isn’t Talking About a Cure Anymore I’m sure we all know Autism Speaks. It’s by far the largest autism organization in the world. And to a lot of people, the most villainous. That’s definitely going to … ...
Additional benefit of omega-3 fatty acids for the clearance of metabolites from the brain Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, which are found in fish oil, could improve the function of the glymphatic system, which facilitates the clearance of waste from the brain, and promote the clearance of metabolites including amyloid-? peptides, a primary culprit in Alzheimer's disease, report scientists.