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10 Summer Depression Busters Although my mood seems to be better with more sun, I understand why a substantial number of folks get more depressed in the summer. Extreme heat is hard to tolerate. In fact, in a study published in Science in 2013, researchers reported that as temperatures rose, the … ...
What's In a Face? Human faces exhibit more diversity than any other physical feature and more than other species. This fact tells us of the social evolution of our ancestors.
Protein associated with Parkinson's disease linked to human upper GI tract infections Acute and chronic infections in a person's upper gastrointestinal tract appear to be linked to Parkinson's disease, say scientists.
When Being a Pessimist Can Be a Good Thing A positive attitude is often touted as a secret ingredient to entrepreneurial success. And it’s true: your outlook can impact everything from your sales numbers to your mental health. But blind optimism can leave you ill-prepared for stressful situations. And as every entrepreneur knows, pressure … ...
Network of neurons crucial for vocal learning identified Researchers have identified a network of neurons that plays a vital role in learning vocalizations by aiding communication between motor and auditory regions of the brain.
Giving birth multiple times has impact on stroke recovery, study shows While perimenopausal female mice that gave birth multiple times (multiparous) were at higher risk of stroke, they recovered better than mice that had not ever reproduced.
Brain signals deliver first targeted treatment for world's most common movement disorder Researchers have delivered targeted treatment for essential tremor -- the world's most common neurological movement disorder -- by decoding brain signals to sense when patients limbs are shaking.
Training changes the way the brain pays attention Behavioral training changes the way attention facilitates information processing in the human brain, a study has found.
Four Types of Depression Revealed By 1,100 Brain Scans Brain scans of four different types of depression could aid in the diagnosis and treatment of the condition. • Try one of PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do (NEW) The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything
Hey Parents — Put Down Those Devices Did you know being strict about your own screen time greatly improves the odds that you'll manage your children's in a healthy and mindful manner? Here are seven reasons why.
Mice provide insight into genetics of autism spectrum disorders The CHD8 gene is associated with some cases of human autism. A new study shows that mice with mutated CHD8 show defects in brain development and behavioral changes, and may give insight into genetic causes of autism spectrum disorders.
Seizures follow similar path regardless of speed Researchers show that the neurons of mice undergoing seizures fire off in a sequential pattern no matter how quickly the seizure propagates -- a finding that confirms seizures are not the result of neurons randomly going haywire.
2 Easy Ways To Make Memories That Last A Lifetime Why some memories last a lifetime and others are quickly forgotten. • Try one of PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do (NEW) The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything
How to Kick Your Divorce Resentment to the Curb Getting your life back after divorce can be hard. There are financial issues, co-parenting, and emotional roller-coasters to ride that can leave us feeling exhausted, wondering if we’ll ever move on and feel happy. Among these stressors, one of the most challenging obstacles to overcome … ...
A Quick and Painless Way to Manage Social Anxiety One of the most common forms of anxiety people experience involves an extreme fear of being judged by others. Find out how you can identify and cope with social anxiety’s symptoms.
Brain region that affects drug use habits Researchers have identified a brain region involved in cocaine addiction. The findings could lead to targeted drugs or improved behavioral treatments for substance addiction, including opioid dependency.
Are You Hiding Behind Your Texts? Could relying solely on texting with someone you're close with actually be driving you apart from them?
Intracranial pathology not necessary for gadolinium deposition in brain tissues New research suggests gadolinium retention may be more widespread and may be present in many more, or possibly all, patients exposed to gadolinium-based contrast agents, according to new research.
Best of Our Blogs: June 27, 2017 Having trouble getting along with someone? If your relative dug in deep with an insensitive remark or a co-worker is getting on your nerves, there’s a quick life hack you can do to ease your emotional discomfort. Empathy. It’s a surprisingly quick and easy way … ...
5 Paradoxical Ways to Capture the Elusive Art of Creativity Have you ever wondered how you can change your brain and lifestyle to be more creative?