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Fresh Truth Potion No. 11 Truth is the light you can use to find your way out of darkness. Turn on the truth-light! You can start over as many times as you need to. Even … ...
The contented shall inherit the Earth: The glum? Not so much The survival of the fittest might just be the survival of the steadfast instead. Researchers say having a positive attitude is advantageous in a computational model that simulates evolution.
Blame On The Train Does it seem like today people reflexively blame others for everything, including their very own, personal states of mind?...
Terrorism May Make Liberals Think More Like Conservatives Attitudes towards Muslims and toward immigrants were more negative following the attacks than before, but only among liberals.
4 Natural Supplements Found To Boost Antidepressant Effectiveness Antidepressants are more effective in concert with four common dietary supplements -- evidence from 40 clinical trials. > Get motivated with PsyBlog's latest ebook: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" **
The Enmeshed Mother: A Daughter Trapped While the daughter of a dismissive mother suffers because she’s ignored and can end up caught in a cycle of behaviors meant to elicit her mother’s attention—either highly constructive or … ...
To help students learn, engage the emotions Research shows learning happens when there is an emotional connection to what might otherwise remain abstract concepts, ideas or skills.
Video game could help doctors diagnose dementia Scientists can use the data generated in the game to gain insight into spatial navigation abilities — one of the first skills lost at the onset of dementia.
Researchers prove utility of imaging tool in surgeon's hand Researchers have demonstrated the utility of new brain tumor imaging tool in the surgeon's hand. This research largely focuses on new means to incorporate imaging methods to view cells of brain tumors with a hand held instrument that a neurosurgeon can use to visualize the individual cells during the progress of the operation.
Alcohol makes you momentarily happier but not more satisfied Research suggests people are momentarily happier when drinking alcohol -- but that over longer periods, drinking more does not make them more satisfied with life.
Our brain suppresses perception related to heartbeat, for our own good Researchers have discovered that the human brain suppresses the sensory effects of the heartbeat. They believe that this mechanism prevents internal sensations from interfering with the brain's perception of the external world. This mechanism could also have something to do with anxiety disorders.
How Your Brain Uses Statistics to Boost Your Confidence We make many decisions every day, from choosing whether to buy skim or whole milk, to deciding which way to turn at an intersection. How confident you feel about your choices will influence your behavior....
3 Reasons It’s So Tough to End a Toxic Relationship Sometimes life is freaking TOUGH. Bad relationships don’t happen all at once, they creep up on us. If they were bad in the beginning, no one would ever do it. So, why do we stay in bad relationships long after it dawns on us that … ...
Why It’s Great To Have Friends Yesterday I confided in a friend about a lot of the shit that’s been bothering me. It felt great. I felt a huge weight fly off my chest. And I remembered … ...
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder AND Pet Therapy Cartoon #ADHD... In this custom Mental Health Humor cartoon, we meet a factious Dave, a Museum Of Paleontology curator in Mississippi.  David’s difficulty in concentration, finishing projects, completing assignments, multi-tasks simultaneously, on … ...
How to Handle an Awful Boss: Tricks to Avoid Engaging A bad boss is bad due to one of two problems: personality issues or incompetence. Sadly, it's the ones with personality issues that cause employees the greatest distress.
Mixing Up The Names of Loved Ones (Even The Dog) Is Perfectly Normal, Study Finds Do you call family members by the name of your dog? It's actually pretty common. > Get motivated with PsyBlog's latest ebook: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" **
How Does Forgiving Someone Affect Their Behavior? Forgiveness is a statement that the particular bad behavior will not affect the relationship going forward. How does this affect the behavior of the person forgiven?
Difference between Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder and Obsessive Compulsive... It is amazing the difference one word can make. Add the word “Personality” to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and it changes the definition and classification. There are some similarities such as obsessive and compulsive traits, thoughts and actions. However the underlying disorder is extremely different. … ...
Why Is It So Difficult To Fight OCD? I’ve previously written about recovery avoidance in reference to obsessive-compulsive disorder, where those who have OCD refuse to embrace proper treatment and fight their disorder. In general, recovery avoidance is … ...