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The Psychology of the Political Coup One perhaps surprising yet key implication of this research is that elections have the potential to be a force for instability and change, rather than a tool of stabilization.
ADHD In Children Versus Adults Introduction Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder can occur in children and adults. However, are the symptoms the same? Are the symptoms different? To answer this question, the symptoms of Attention Deficit … ...
Stimulant Medication And ADHD Introduction One type of medication used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is stimulants. This article will address how stimulants help individuals to manage the symptoms associated with Attention Deficit … ...
Home Buying Basics for Persons in Recovery Before long Tom would make the second biggest decision of the last ten years. As he read over the documents, he thought back. At 31, he lost his wife, his … ...
Navigating the Tricky and Often Triggering World of Social... For many moms, social media can be a triggering space. It can be a breeding ground for comparison, which so many moms are already prone to in their offline lives. Comparison only creates more and more doubt about everything from your parenting choices to how … ...
ADHD Work-Around I do a lot of things to fill my time. I’m not bragging, I really do a lot of different things. Granted, a lot of them have to do with … ...
When Marriage Is Glorified, It Is Not Just Single... The very wise and savvy advice columnist, Carolyn Hax, responded to a single person who was experiencing something all too commonplace in the lives of single people: Her friends were … ...
APA Welcomes Proposal To Expand Medicare Coverage Of Mental Health Services In Primary Care Will create greater access to treatment
Action needed as decline in HIV cases stalls The U.N. AIDS agency says a long-term decline in the number of new HIV infections in adults has stalled and action is needed to prevent a rebound in the global epidemic.
Police more likely to use force on blacks than whites, study shows Study of thousands of incidents where law enforcement interactions turned forceful concluded blacks are much more likely to be involved than other groups.
What World-Class Therapists and Coaches Think About You... Note: This is an opinion piece based on personal experience. World-class therapists and coaches share a common view of people, in my experience working with colleagues over the years. What’s … ...
5 Ways The Media Can Traumatize Consumers What happens to you, emotionally and psychologically, when you watch the news? What happens when you hear of devastating news within your family, at your workplace, or in society at … ...
Cinnamon may aid learning ability Cinnamon is a delicious addition to toast, coffee and breakfast rolls. Eating the tasty household spice also might improve learning ability, according to new study.
Violent video games may lead to connectivity changes within the brain Violent video games decrease the connectivity within 6 brain networks during game-play, according to a recent study published this April in Neuroscience. The study is the first to provide evidence of the short-term effects of violent video games on the brain, which may lead to long-term connectivity changes. Video game playing has become a normal [...]
What You Didn’t Know About Optimal Experience   Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, (the researcher who coined the term “flow”) originally set out to study exemplary people because he wanted to understand what constitutes those “peak experiences” often described by … ...
Changes in children’s hydration affects cognitive performance, study finds Drinking water has been demonstrated to improve adult cognitive functions in a variety of situations. The effect on children is far less studied, even though they tend to be at a greater risk of becoming dehydrated. Pediatric research has detected benefits in attention and working memory as a result of drinking water, but the relationship [...]
Why emotional abuse in childhood may lead to migraines in adulthood Child abuse and neglect are, sadly, more common than you might think. According to a 2011 study in JAMA Pediatrics, more than five million U.S. children experienced confirmed cases of maltreatment between 2004 and 2011. The effects of abuse can linger beyond childhood – and migraine headaches might be one of them. Previous research, including [...]
Western-style diet linked to state-dependent memory inhibition Obesity may ultimately be a disease of the brain, involving a progressive deterioration of various cognitive processes that influence eating. Researchers at Macquarie University have now shown that memory inhibition – the useful ability to ‘block out’ memories that are no longer useful, which depends on a brain area called the hippocampus – is linked [...]
Genetics play role in character traits related to academic success, study says Character traits, such as grit or desire to learn, have a heavy hand in academic success and are partially rooted in genetics, according to a psychology study at The University of Texas at Austin. Though academic achievement is dependent on cognitive abilities, such as logic and reasoning, researchers believe certain personality and character traits can [...]
Do Female Presidents or Prime Ministers Make Any Difference?... The United Kingdom is going to be led by a female Prime Minister in the near future, as the only two candidates left competing for the post in the Conservative Party leadership contest are now both women–Theresa May and Andrea Leadsom. Meanwhile in the USA, … ...