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Those Things We Do… Do you ever catch yourself doing something the same way every single day and you really don’t know why or when you ever started doing it that way?  The way … ...
Unhealthy Relationships: 16 Signs You Are in a Toxic...     Most relationships begin with hope, anticipation, excitement, and optimism as the thought of two people sharing and building a life together can be exhilarating. Most of us enters … ...
The Most Attractive And Trustworthy Facial Features The most trustworthy and attractive face shape and eye colour. > Use code "10OFF" for 10% off PsyBlog's latest ebook: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" **
Helping kids with brain tumors recover beyond the disease Social strains and lack of social competence are common in children recovering from malignant brain tumors. A behavioral scientist and colleagues from across the U.S. and Canada, examined a peer-mediated intervention at the survivor’s school and found it was feasible to carry out in the public school setting and was acceptable to the survivor’s family.
How to Deal with People Who Repeatedly Violate Your... You can’t make people respect your boundaries. Unfortunately, people who are manipulative, narcissistic, and have a poor sense of self tend to repeatedly violate personal boundaries. One of the biggest … ...
Migraines Linked To Lack Of Specific Vitamins Many young adults, teens and children with migraines are deficient in these three nutrients, study finds. > Use code "10OFF" for 10% off PsyBlog's latest ebook: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" **
Mice can see again! Visual activity regenerates neural connections between eye and brain A study in mice shows for the first time that visual stimulation can help damaged retinal neurons regrow optic nerve fibers (retinal ganglion cell axons). In combination with chemically induced neural stimulation, axons grew further than in strategies tried previously. Treated mice partially regained visual function. The study demonstrates that adult regenerated CNS axons are capable of navigating to correct targets in the brain.
The City Environment and Happiness Across the Lifespan Millions of people migrate every year from rural to urban areas. More work is needed to understand how the city environment influences happiness and health across the lifespan.
Link found between traumatic brain injury and Parkinson's, but not Alzheimer's Traumatic brain injury (TBI) with a loss of consciousness (LOC) may be associated with later development of Parkinson's disease but not Alzheimer's disease or incident dementia, new research indicates.
Predicting language deficits after stroke with connectome-based imaging Imaging all of the brain's connections after stroke in addition to imaging only the areas of cortical tissue damage could better predict which patients will have language deficits and how severe those deficits will be. Such imaging could also be used to guide rehabilitative therapy.
On Being Ourselves — What This Really Means &... So often we hear “just be yourself.” Or we read articles about being “authentic.” But what does this really mean? And what does it actually look like? “Being yourself requires knowing and being comfortable with the different parts of yourself, owning those parts and remaining … ...
Association discovered between atrial fibrillation, reduced frontal lobe brain volumes People who experience the heart arrhythmia atrial fibrillation, may also suffer from a smaller brain, specifically reduced frontal lobe volume, according to a recent Framingham Heart Study.
Pokemon Go Reportedly Helping People’s Mental Health, Depression... Pokemon Go is a new mobile game app that is based upon the popular Pokemon game that was created in 1995. It uses a person’s smartphone camera and GPS to place Pokemon characters in the real world around the player. These characters need to be … ...
Single dose protects cognitive function after mild traumatic brain injury A new molecule could protect the brain from cognitive impairments after a mild traumatic brain injury, according to scientists. Mild traumatic brain injury, or mTBI, is especially common in children, athletes, and the elderly. Further studies could establish the potential for a single dose of TXM-peptides to prevent damage if administered even one hour after brain trauma.
New discovery on how the inner ear works Parts of the inner ear that process sounds such as speech and music seem to work differently than other parts of the inner ear, researchers have discovered.
The Strange and Enduring Appeal of Charles Manson Charles Manson was convicted of seven counts of first-degree murder for a killing spree in 1969, but he did not actually murder the victims himself.
Attract, Don’t Pursue What You Desire Several years ago, I was in a room with 14 other participants who were paying rapt attention to motivational speaker Lisa Nichols. The intro to her work on a global … ...
Identity Experimentation in Early and Mid Adolescence Adolescence is partly about experimentation with self-definition to try out and find out what identity truly fits.
Today I Love The Calm Of This Morning Today I love the calm of this beautiful Monday morning. I love that there are noises of industrious behaviour in the air, but they are steady and sure, not erratic … ...
Do You Recognize Verbal Abuse When You Hear it?... Despite what science knows, what’s astonishing is how our culture and many of the people in it continue to downplay the effect of verbal abuse. It’s not just the “sticks … ...