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Alcohol: 8 Steps to Slow Down Your Drinking Lots of us enjoy having a drink with our friends. Whether it’s a glass of red with the girls, or a beer at the family barbeque, once we start, it can be difficult to stop. Your age, physicality, gender and any medication you take all affect how you react to alcohol. This is why some […]
6 Incredibly Effective Ways to Love Someone with Social... How to nurture your relationship with your socially anxious partner. What is social anxiety disorder? It’s a type of anxiety disorder characterized by fear of negative evaluation or humiliation, concerns about the judgments of others, and worry that one will be rejected. According to the … ...
Trust No One… Isn’t it amazing when you can look into a person’s eyes and know that you can have complete faith and trust in them?  You can trust that this person won’t … ...
Empowering Your Willingness to Change When talking about creating change, empowerment quite literally means doing something—specifically doing something differently.
Three Reasons to Learn NLP from a Millennial’s Perspective... Should you learn NLP? One of our students recently completed the NLP training, which stands for Neuro-Linguistic Programming. I asked her to give me the top three reasons she thinks … ...
The Healing Power of Hugs One day several years ago, I spontaneously hugged a patient of mine, Gretchen. It was during a moment in which her despair and distress were so intense that it seemed cruel on a human level not to reach out my arms to her, in the … ...
The Illicit Drug That Removes Toxic Alzheimer’s Proteins The neuroprotective effect of this common drug on Alzheimer's. > Use code "10OFF" for 10% off PsyBlog's latest ebook: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" **
A little spark for sharper sight Stimulating the brain with a mild electrical current can temporarily sharpen vision without glasses or contacts, researchers have found.
Transgender people will be allowed to serve openly in military The Pentagon plans to begin a broad, yearlong training program about the changes for service members up and down the ranks.
Personality can change over a lifetime, and usually for the better Studies show that most adults become more agreeable, conscientious and emotionally resilient as they age.
Fast fluency: Can we identify quick language learners? Ever wonder why some people seem to learn new languages faster? The secret might lie in the brain activity they generate while relaxing.
New experimental system sheds light on how memory loss may occur Spatial memory decays when the entorhinal cortex is not functioning properly, a new mouse model shows. The study, say the authors, provides new information about how dysfunction of this circuit may contribute to memory loss in Alzheimer's disease.
MRI technique induces strong, enduring visual association Volunteers in a brain science experiment learned associations between patterns and color such that when shown the patterns later, they were still biased to perceive the color even if it wasn't really there.
“The right of the people to keep and bear... Due to the current Presidential campaign, which include discussions on gun control, and the shooting in Orlando, I have given some thought about weapons and what it means to “Have … ...
The Life of An Empath We all need to have empathy. This past month my goal was to use the Mental Health Humor cartoons to focus conversations on Empathy.  The Life of An Empath cartoon … ...
Understanding the Impact of Trauma at Any Age Significant trauma can cause PTSD, anxiety, grief, and depression at any age. But it can also have lasting effects even after a person has recovered. A childhood tragedy might lie dormant for many years until triggered by a similar event, person or reaction. Teenage disasters … ...
The Most Unexpected Way To Tell If Someone Is Lying It is notoriously difficult to tell when someone is lying to you. > Use code "10OFF" for 10% off PsyBlog's latest ebook: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" **
Disappointing Final Exam Grades? Many good students, despite having studied, didn’t do as well as they had hoped on their final exams. Here are some common reasons: Often, the sheer length of the exam … ...
Big Projects, Big Mood Swings Learn why we bounce between optimism and pessimism while working on large projects. And discover 6 ways to deal with these mood swings.
Parents Affect Their Children’s View of Intelligence It is not surprising that parents influence their children's beliefs about intelligence. How they do it is surprising.