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Early childhood household smoke exposure predicts later delinquency and dropout risk at age 12 The more children are exposed to household tobacco smoke in early childhood, the greater their risk of adopting antisocial behavior toward others, engaging in proactive and reactive aggression, having conduct problems at school, and dropping out at age 12, research shows.
Stigma and Solidarity I recently read a good article in the Guardian about adults who are diagnosed with autism. The timing of the article was perfect, since I’ve been thinking a lot about … ...
The women challenging sexism in e-sports Few women enter the world of professional gaming, and those that do often face harassment and a huge gender pay gap.
Why college may help you live longer Getting a degree is strongly correlated to a longer lifespan and lower incidence of disease.
Older, Single, and Choosing to Be a Parent—Why Not? The number of single parents of all ages is growing. Is there a “correct” timeframe or blueprint for becoming a parent?
Divided America – How Can It Heal? (Video) Social psychologist Jonathan Haidt answers the post-election question: can a divided America heal?...
The 1 thing you must do to avoid overeating... Thanksgiving is a time for fun, family, friends and celebration. Most of which revolves around coming together and enjoying food. However holidays can be a very stressful time for those who … ...
Today I Love Monday Hustle Today I love Monday hustle. I love waking up rested and facing the day ahead with determination. I love when things converge on one day and become a tangled ball … ...
Self-Care During the Holidays For some the holidays are a time of togetherness, family, and friends. For others, it is a time of isolation, loneliness, and a reminder that they don’t have a support system. Janet is a 27-year-old single woman and has many friends and a close-knit family. … ...
Study finds link between poor sleep quality and increased sexual arousal in women Research in the Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy has found a link between sleep disturbances in women and sexual arousal. The study of 70 Portuguese students found that women who reported poorer sleep during the past month tended to report higher levels of sexual arousal after imagining a sexual fantasy. The study also found [...]
People in Facebook ‘echo chambers’ have similar psychological profiles A new study examining online “echo chambers” suggests that these virtual communities are populated by people who have similar psychological profiles. The study in Computers in Human Behavior analyzed 32,029 Facebook users, who left a combined 3,287,325 comments on public Facebook pages over 5 years. The researchers examined users who participated in online communities devoted [...]
10 Quick Journal Prompts to Reconnect to Yourself Lately, you might feel like you don’t have any time for yourself. You might feel rushed. You might feel the pressure to be “productive,” so you hyper-focus on your list of … ...
The Merchant of Happiness Merchants make their living by selling goods not produced by themselves. The Merchant of Happiness always makes sure s/he, hitherto referred to as he for pithiness, is well stocked before he opens for business each day. In fact, the Merchant of Happiness is always over-stocked, … ...
Dealing with stress – especially when you’re highly sensitive... “I love the atmosphere at the mall – everything about Christmas.” Actor, musician Drake Bell I don’t like holidays. And I don’t like crowds of people. I don’t like noise.” … ...
Red, White, and Turning Me Blue: The Partisan Divide “Trump’s a crook — what a blowhard,” the Democratic voter bellows. “Put her in jail; she deceived the American public,” the Republican voter shrieks. After 18 months of claims, counterclaims, and counters to the counterclaims, the election is over. Thankfully. But is the strident language? … ...
Prehistoric Languages and Prehistoric Minds, Part 1 New research provides a deeper understanding of the languages of our great great great [...] grandparents.
Prehistoric Languages, and Prehistoric Minds? Part 1 The languages of our great great great [...] great grandparents
These Nuts Improve Mood By 28% In 8 Weeks One handful of these nuts a day can help improve mood. 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
Study examines why overweight men often underestimate their weight status Frequent exposure to heavier body weights might be why overweight men often underestimate their weight status, according to research published in the Journal of Health Psychology. The research consisted of three studies of more than 1,000 participants from the United Kingdom and the United States. The first study found that people were generally poor judges [...]
The Sex That Really Does Have a Better Memory Study tested which sex has a better memory for events, words, faces and meanings. 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