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Just Say No… “No.”  It’s such a small word, requiring little to no effort to get it out of your mouth, yet it is one of the hardest things for many of us … ...
Are You Capable of Being Made a Monkey Of? Machiavellians love to con others. If you allow yourself to be deceived, they’ll figure you had it coming.
Are You Easily Conned? Machiavellians love to con others. If you allow yourself to be deceived, they’ll figure you had it coming.
Dads: Today and Yesteryear Though Hillary has broken the glass ceiling once again, let us keep in mind that it’s not just women’s roles that have changed since the struggle for women’s lib began. Men’s roles have changed as well. And one of the best ways men’s roles have … ...
The Daily Chore That Reduces Anxiety By One Quarter When done properly, the chore decreased nervousness by 27% and increased mental inspiration by 25%. ** Get 10% off PsyBlog's motivation ebook -- use code "10OFF" **
Some Dogs Prefer Praise and a Belly Rub Over Treats New neuroimaging and behavioral research show some dogs prefer praise to treats as a reward. Saying "good dog" and rubbing a belly are great ideas for training/teaching dogs.
Starting Over: 10 helpful Tips to Overcome Setbacks or...   For most of us life can be an ongoing cycle of challenges, disasters, loss, pain, successes, accomplishments, gains, happiness, and failures. Although, no one’s cycle of life looks exactly … ...
Who’s the Boss in Your Relationship? Equality is one of the most important elements of a relationship, and yet, countless couples fall into dynamics and roles that are inherently unequal and generate a lot of problems
Bioimaging: A clear view of the nervous system A new and versatile imaging technique enables researchers to trace the trajectories of whole nerve cells and provides extensive insights into the structure of neuronal networks.
Hope for reversing stroke-induced long-term disability Permanent brain damage from a stroke may be reversible thanks to a developing therapeutic technique, a study has found. The novel approach combines transplanted human stem cells with a special protein that the US Food and Drug Administration already approved for clinical studies in new stroke patients. The researchers say they are the first to use 3K3A-APC to produce neurons from human stem cells grafted into the stroke-damaged mouse brain.
What Activities Do People Use to Regulate Their Moods? Even if we aren’t always aware of it, we all have tricks we use to manage our emotions on a day-to-day basis. One of these is that we engage in different activities that help us regulate our moods. When we’re feeling down, we do something that’ll help bring our mood...
Young Adults: 3 Ways to Shape Up Your Future Right Now An article in the NY Times this week says that one intervention changed college kids’ success outcomes. What is it? Telling them they have to work hard. The biggest difference … ...
How Long Does it Take Someone With ADHD to... Longer than someone without ADHD, apparently. Researchers from Israel recently asked the question why do people with learning disabilities tend to be late? Their study caught my eye because it’s … ...
An Easy Tip for Overeaters Are you trying to eat less or at least eat better? It's all in your timing.
5 Ways to Motivate a Child With ADHD Get what you want with less frustration! It should be simple, really: You ask your child to do something, and they do it! Getting fellow adults to do as you ask is challenging. But, with ADHD kids — all kids, actually — it is more … ...
Harambe wisecracks attack my mental health I am a journalist and my profession has been taking a lot of hits lately. Never mind that we are the ones who informed you about the Hillary’s emails and … ...
Today I Love This Perplexing Monday Today I love this perplexing Monday with its lack of crowds and it’s quiet distant roar of people going places that make no sense to my mind. I love that … ...
Lousy jobs hurt your health by the time you're in your 40s Job satisfaction in your late 20s and 30s has a link to overall health in your early 40s, according to a new nationwide study.
The Changing Reputation of Parents With Their Adolescent It can be hard for parents to lose their positive reputation with the child to the more negative reputation with the adolescent.
Watching thoughts -- and addiction -- form in the brain In a classic experiment, Ivan Pavlov conditioned dogs to salivate at the ringing of a bell. Now, scientists can see what happens in the brains of live animals during this experiment with a new technique. The approach could lead to a greater understanding of how we learn and develop addictions.