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Can Renouncing Promiscuity Help You Find Monogamous Love? Most people prefer to date nonpromiscuous partners. But what if someone puts their promiscuity behind them and fully commits to monogamy?
Social thinking in the infant brain revealed An innovative collaboration between neuroscientists and developmental psychologists that investigated how infants' brains process other people's action provides the first evidence that directly links neural responses from the motor system to overt social behavior in infants.
How To Instantly Read Someone’s Personality With One Question One type of question can indirectly reveal a lot about a person's personality. ** PsyBlog's new ebook is out now: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" **
Mommy Matters Blog Introduction Being a mom is hard work. We love our kids unconditionally but that doesn’t mean that we don’t get stressed or overwhelmed from time to time (or many times). This … ...
You Know Your Relationship is Toxic When… Sometimes you’re so deep in it that you can’t even see it (it’s the fish-can’t-see-the-water syndrome), so this post is hopefully a bit of a wake-up call. Or maybe you’ll … ...
Biologists discover new strategy to treat central nervous system injury Neurobiologists have discovered how signals that orchestrate the construction of the nervous system also influence recovery after traumatic injury. They also found that manipulating these signals can enhance the return of function.
3 Ways to Keep Your Teen Happy in Family Therapy “Why do They Act That Way” by David Walsh, is a great book to read to see if your teen’s behavior is normal or crossing the line into madness.  Because there is a line. … ...
Take Your Hand Off the Hot Stove Yesterday, I received a call from a friend who was clearly in distress over a recent experience that brought back painful memories of events from her childhood and late adolescence. … ...
A Sunny Outlook on Life! A change in attitude can do wonders. One positive thought in the morning can change your whole day. How you think, to a large degree, determines how your life will … ...
3 Ways to Be More Assertive at Work –... Have you ever admired a co-worker who’s able to navigate challenging situations with ease and professionalism, no matter the politics and difficult personalities involved? You know the type: She has a Teflon-like ability to deflect anger and frustration in the problem-solving process and doesn’t settle … ...
Responding to Antagonistic False Accusations Do not take hurtful words literally as if he means what he says. He is merely “firing for effect.” He wants to intimidate and uses strong words or tone to … ...
Damaging consequences of Zika virus infection in human minibrains Brazilian researchers have demonstrated the harmful effects of ZIKA virus (ZIKV) in human neural stem cells, neurospheres and brain organoids. Since ZIKV has been gradually established as a direct cause of central nervous system malformations, this study help to elucidate the etiological nature of the recently increasing number of microcephaly cases in Brazil.
Today I Love Ship’s Horns Today I love ships horns, there were six ships in our city yesterday and late last night one of the big ones slipped its hawsers from the bollards, sounded its … ...
Research uncovers the effects of traumatic childbirth on midwives and obstetricians When complications arise in the delivery room that lead to traumatic childbirth, clinicians providing care may feel upset and experience secondary traumatic stress. A new study found that feelings of blame and guilt dominate when midwives and obstetricians struggle to cope with the aftermath of a traumatic childbirth, but such events also made them think more about the meaning of life and helped them become better midwives and doctors. Medical mistakes primarily affect patients and relatives, but healthcare professionals can also be profoundly affected. When errors occur, and even when problems arise that may not have been avoided, clinicians often feel personally responsible for negative outcomes experienced by patients.
Zika virus may now be tied to another brain disease The Zika virus may be associated with an autoimmune disorder that attacks the brain's myelin similar to multiple sclerosis, according to a small study.
Good Enough Is Good Enough ADHD comes with plenty of problems. And the obvious thing to do is to try and fix them. That’s what ADHD treatment is about, right? Well, it really depends what … ...
Ten Tasks for the Pregnant Therapist in Private Practice... To keep a private practice alive during maternity leaves requires good self-care, mindful preparation of existing clients and careful planning for your return to work. A maternity leave that is too long can result in a drop in the number of clients when you return. … ...
A Mini Guide for Expressing Yourself Effectively with Anyone... Expressing ourselves effectively is important in all areas of our lives. It’s important at work with our boss and colleagues. It’s important at home with our friends, partners and parents. It’s important when we feel strongly about an issue; when we need to communicate an … ...
ADHD – Decisions, Decisions Making decisions is hard work. I mean, I’m pretty decisive, it just takes a long while to work up to that decisive moment. Well, to tell the truth, sometimes I … ...
Notes From Hohenschönhausen You have heard of the Stanford Prison Study. Textbook, right? Now consider Hohenschönhausen and enter the world of the Staatssicherheit.