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Mind Changing Can Be Risky Leaders who change stance on moral position seen as hypocritical, less effective, study says
Heads of Major Mental Health Associations Urge Senate to Reject Flawed American Health Care Act Letter to Senate leaders offers blueprint for health care reform
Don’t Be Afraid to Ask — People Will Help You When I was in my 30s, I taught writing at a university about an hour away from my home.  One semester, I had two classes — one at 8:30 in the morning and one at 6:00 PM.  That made for a long day.  Of course, … ...
Online Matchmaking: Where Benevolence Outshines Beauty The order in which you view online daters' profiles determines how attractive you will find them. Emotionally responsive profiles can be more alluring than attractive photos.
Emotional Match Making: When Benevolence Outshines Beauty Ever wonder how some successful online daters are not the most attractive, the richest, or the most charismatic options? They have one thing in common: emotional responsiveness.
Predicting autism: Study links infant brain connections to diagnoses at age 2 In previous studies, researchers linked infant brain anatomy differences to autism diagnoses at age two. Now they show differences in functional connections between brain regions at 6 months to predict autism at age two.
Income, Education, Social Support, and Brain Development Several studies have found adverse relationships among poverty, low parental educational levels, and brain development.
Great Performers Are Born AND Made Different sports have specific neurological, physiological, and musculoskeletal requirements and if you're not born with those, all of the training in the world won't help.
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Even moderate drinking might be bad for aging brains Moderate drinkers were more likely to develop worrisome brain changes that might signal eventual memory loss.
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Social experience tweaks genome function to modify future behavior What changes in the brain of an animal when its behavior is altered by experience? Research is working toward an answer to this question by focusing on the collective actions of genes. Researchers have identified and documented the activity of networks of genes involved in the response to social stress.
Small group of neurons modulates the amount of insulin that the pancreas must produce A new study emphasizes the importance of the neuronal mechanisms in the detection of nutrients and the control of glucose levels. The results help to understand diabetes in greater detail.
Do You Know How to Be Present Amid Someone’s... I was speaking with a friend tonight about the discomfort some people have in being present for and/or knowing what to say when someone is diagnosed with a life-challenging illness. What happens is that folks sometimes disappear, or are inclined not to step up and … ...
Social support more important to mothers For mothers who feel that they are not in control of certain aspects of life and who are struggling with their relationship to their teenage children, social support may make a great difference. But the same does not seem to apply to fathers in the same situation, a new study shows.
Heart Rate Reactivity May Predict Impact of Childhood Adversity... It may be that resilience in the face of stress is an ability that’s partly in the head and partly in the heart. Actually, technically speaking, it’s probably all in the head, but the heart can still tell us interesting things about what’s going on in the head. That’s because...
Scientists improve people's creativity through electrical brain stimulation Scientists have found a way to improve creativity through brain stimulation, according to researchers.
Certain characteristics linked with ISIS anxiety A new study examines the characteristics of individuals who are most likely to have anxiety concerning threats posed by ISIS.
Stress Is Not Trauma If you experienced a stressful event, is that the same as a traumatic event? The distinction is important, and one's beliefs about it may depend on one's motivations.
Distinguishing Between Medical and Psychiatric Conditions: Q&A with Barbara... TCPR: So I’m interviewing a patient in the clinic; I have only 45 minutes to do a thorough psychiatric evaluation. I’m rushed; I don’t have enough time to really learn all I want to know. It would be great if there were a list of … ...