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Why Are Unhealthy Habits So Hard to Break? For a culture so obsessed with self-improvement, we’re not very good at it. But there is hope, if we change our approach.
7 Experts Give Advice About How to Raise Self-Esteem We often try to compensate for low self-esteem by committing a (paradoxical) negative action, which only feeds the monster that is insecurity. Though the negative action may seemingly have temporary … ...
Bipolar: My Life on the North and South Poles I was born in 1969, the flower power days. School for me was difficult because I had dyslexia, and back then the word “dyslexia” wasn’t in the dictionary. Instead they said I was lazy and not working hard enough. After school, I started a jewelry … ...
7 Scientifically-Proven Ways To Improve Your Memory The associations, aromas, foods, moods and other techniques that science has shown can boost your memory. > Use code "10OFF" for 10% off PsyBlog's latest ebook: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" **
NEW SERIES: Breaking Through the Barriers that Keep You... Women (more than men, research shows) want to serve a worthwhile cause in their work and lives. But research also shows that women (more than men) put their callings on hold … ...
To improve your memory, get moving ... or take a nap Scientists have unlocked new secrets for boosting memory retention: One involves exercise, and the other involves taking a nap.
This Is What People Find Essential In A Long-Term Partner Largest ever survey reveals what men and women are looking for in a long-term partner. > Use code "10OFF" for 10% off PsyBlog's latest ebook: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" **
Make no mistake, revenge is (bitter) sweet Deep, dark and sometimes overwhelming, the human compulsion to seek revenge is a complex emotion that science has found incredibly hard to explain. Despite popular consensus that "revenge is sweet," years of experimental research have suggested otherwise, finding that revenge is seldom as satisfying as we anticipate and often leaves the avenger less happy in the long run. New research is adding a twist to the science of revenge, showing that our love-hate relationship with this dark desire is indeed a mixed bag, making us feel both good and bad, for reasons we might not expect.
Watching the brain during language learning For the first time, researchers have captured images of the brain during the initial hours and days of learning a new language. They use an artificial language with real structures to show how new linguistic information is integrated into the same brain areas used for your native language.
What Types Of Medication Are Used To Treat A... Introduction In my previous article, I discussed in detail the connection between a dual diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and a Mood Disorder in children. In this article, I … ...
Yoga as Self-Care I took an unplanned break from blogging.  I didn’t really decide not to do it, it was really just a matter of not making time for it.  To be honest, … ...
A Dual Diagnosis Of ADHD And A Mood Disorder Introduction It is not uncommon for children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder to suffer from symptoms associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder but also from a Mood Disorder, as well. … ...
How to Play Hard to Get How exactly do people play hard to get? Does it get them what they want? Does it really make them more attractive? Read what the research has to say...
How (and Why) to Play Hard to Get Can playing hard to get make you more attractive? Read what the research has to say.
Do Children With ADHD Need To Consume An Increased... Introduction Summer has arrived. Children are playing outside more, and the weather is becoming warmer. With warmer weather, the need for water consumption is increasing. Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity … ...
New research could lead to restoring vision for sufferers of retinal disorders Engineers and neuroscientists have demonstrated for the first time that the cells in the retina carry out key processing tasks. This could pave the way for improving retinal implants and therefore the sight of thousands of people suffering from retinal disorders, they say.
The Brown Rating Scale For Adolescents And Adults Introduction You may have heard of assessment instruments for Mood Disorders but are wondering if there are assessment instruments for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. The answer is yes. This article … ...
Separate and Unequal You have just fallen off your bike. You hit a rock and were thrown over the handlebars onto your back. Ouch. What do you do now? You go to the doctor. X-rays are taken. Nothing is broken. You get some medicine, you go home. The … ...
New clues about the aging brain's memory functions Dopamine D2 receptor is linked to the long-term episodic memory, which function often reduces with age and due to dementia, report researchers. This new insight can contribute to the understanding of why some but not others are affected by memory impairment, they say.
Broken or Broken Open? “The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.” – Ernest Hemingway Humans are, by nature, resilient creatures. Even if we were born into comfort and … ...