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Children with Narcissistic Parental Alienation Syndrome... Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS) is the unhealthy coalition between a narcissistic parent and his or her children against the targeted, non-narcissistic, non-abusive parent.  The innocent or targeted parent receives hostility and rejection from his or her children in this system.  The psychological health of the … ...
Are You Someone’s Back Burner? Five Ways To Tell You think someone might have their eye on you for a future relationship? There's only one way to know for sure.
5 Facts About Back-Burner Relationships Do you think someone might have their eye on you for a future relationship? There's only one way to know for sure.
Introverts' Secrets to Running a Successful Business How can you thrive as an introvert business owner? The Introvert Entrepreneur is brimming with tips to help you run your own show, while honoring your quiet energy.
Trauma and Mental Health: 7 Facts You Should Know What do you know about trauma? How would you define it if you had to? The best way to describe trauma is not so much by discussing the actual event … ...
Speed dating study finds narcissists and psychopaths get more dates Narcissists and psychopaths may have more dating success than others, according to a recent study published in European Journal of Personality. The study used speed dating to examine the effect of the three “Dark Triad” (DT) personality traits (explained below) on dating. Narcissism: Tendencies of attention-seeking, charm, vanity, grandiose yet low self-esteem, and a willingness [...]
The Link Between Disorganization, Depression and Anxiety... Although it appears to be a mundane sort of thing, I find disorganization and chaos to be one of the biggest problems reported by depressed and anxious individuals. Emotional baggage … ...
Infidelity perceptions differ between men and women New research published in Sexual & Relationship Therapy has uncovered the different ways in which men and women perceive infidelity. Infidelity can lead to relationship dissatisfaction and breakdown, though in some cases the problems may be caused by the different ways in which individuals define infidelity. The authors, based in the USA, sought to better understand potential [...]
Gamble on your opponent’s gaze if you want to win blackjack Blackjack players who hold high-value cards tend to glance fleetingly to the right, whereas those with a lower-value hand do so spontaneously to the left. This is according to research on aspects of mental arithmetic, led by Kevin Holmes of Colorado College in the US. The findings are published in Springer’s journal Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. [...]
Certain leisure activities may reduce post-surgical delirium among older adults Delirium, or the medical term for experiencing sudden confusion, is upsetting for both older adults and their families. In fact, it is one of the most common complications older adults face after surgery (a time often referred to as the “post-operative” period). Researchers believe that older adults who have higher levels of “cognitive reserve” may [...]
Taking notes boosts memory of jurors, new study finds Jurors who are allowed to take and review notes during court trials are less likely to forget critical evidence, a new University of Liverpool study has found. This finding has important implications for justice, as jurors who forget critical trial evidence often reach different verdicts to those who remember it. There are variations in practice [...]
Study finds teen-adult social media interactions can be valuable Friend requested by mom, dad and the math teacher? When teen and adult worlds collide on social media it can be weird and awkward at times, but research from Drexel University suggests these socially messy interactions can turn out to be valuable life experiences. Researchers from Drexel’s College of Computing & Informatics and the University [...]
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and Asperger’s Syndrome... Excitement abounds about the potentials of research in neuroplasticity and Trancranial Magnetic Stimulation in particular (TMS) for the treatment of autistic spectrum disorders. John Elder Robinson, the famous author of … ...
Research shows how visual perception slows with age Grandparents may be some of the best storytellers around, in the sense that they usually have plenty of stories to tell. What they’re not always as good at, however, is staying on topic when they regale others with their tales. Indeed, what might begin as an account about their snowy trek to school could easily [...]
Researchers explore epigenetic influences of chronic pain Chronic pain is one of the most prevalent, disabling and expensive public health crises in the United States. It affects more than 100 million Americans, with annual costs estimated at $635 billion, says a 2014 report from the American Pain Society. Despite the enormous societal impact of chronic pain, present treatment options are limited to [...]
Young children learn to take turns for mutual gain It takes children until they are about 5 years old to learn to take turns with others, while the social skill seems to elude chimpanzees, according to new findings published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The findings show that 5-year-old children adopted a turn-taking strategy more effectively than their [...]
Squeezing a Rubber Ball May Boost Creative Thinking Psychological research suggests a simple brain hack for temporarily boosting creativity and all it requires is a rubber ball. The technique itself is extremely simple: all you have to do is squeeze a rubber ball with your left hand as hard as you can for … ...
I Have To Try I got a new part-time job about a month and a half ago as a very busy barista. That was one of my goals when I moved here to Nashville, … ...
The Hidden Danger in Your Diet Soda About 10 years ago, through a series of bad accidents and illness, I became afflicted with vertigo. I was able to manage it — somewhat — with chiropractic care and … ...
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