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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 … ...
The Truth About Grit But is grit really something that can be measured by psychologists? A new review article takes a critical look at what has been learned so far.
The Mating Strategies of Extraverts Life History Theory views long-term and short-term mating strategies as polar opposites. However, some people, particularly extraverts, may pursue both, others neither.
On Quantitative Methods, Complications and Reductions Mathematics, measurement, and number—hardly a clinician exists who does not recoil upon their mentioning.  Many clinicians, in the early stages of their education, purposefully found safety away from the hauntings of a rigorous scientific education in the hearth of the humanities. Thus, when confronted again … ...
The Blame Game and A Daughter’s Trust in Herself In a culture that accepts the pastel-tinted vision of the loving mother as a certainty, little makes people as uncomfortable as a discussion of how some mothers abuse the power … ...
The Personality of Brexit Voters The vote to leave the EU or to remain can be predicted at the county level from basic personality dimensions.
Why Marriages Are So Difficult to Sustain Don't blame yourself for all of your marriage's problems; the stresses and tensions are deep-seated.
Today I Love The Ambitious Summer Sun Today I love the ambitious summer sun that beats me to the starting line every morning these days  and then finds me nearly ready for bed when it’s just getting … ...