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Energetically exercising may dramatically cut your risk of dementia Aerobic exercises greatly increase brain volume, which shrinks in Alzheimer’s.
Be Mindfully Married: How Thinking Improves Relationships... With the demands of everyday life, marriages often bear the brunt of whatever is happening in a couples’ life. Most partners in this culture handle a good deal of stress … ...
The Dangerous Ups and Downs of Our Terrorism Fear We sometimes worry too much about terrorism, and sometimes not enough.
Outrage and Outrageousness: Secret to Trump’s Popularity How the hurts, fears, and hatreds of Donald Trump's followers have prompted them to espouse The Donald as their vengeful hero.
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5 Reasons This Election Is Nuts—and the Science Behind It Here's why the leading candidate is someone everyone hates.
Fighting high anxiety with fly anxiety Anxiety disorders are the most prevalent of all brain disorders, and yet there's been little progress in drug treatments for anxiety in more than 50 years. Now, researchers suggest that studies in flies might help to elucidate fundamental mechanisms underlying anxiety and point the way to new anti-anxiety treatments.
Is CBT a Scam & a Waste of Money? Renowned UK psychologist Oliver James argues that cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a “scam” and a “waste of money.” His proof for the argument? Effects of CBT do not last. It’s true. The effects of virtually all treatments for mental illness do not seem to … ...
Back Pain: 2 Psychological Treatments Are Both More Effective Than Medication Back pain can be eased with two psychological treatments, study finds. ** PsyBlog's new ebook is out now: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" **
Does being funny make me a dude? My whole life people have called me by my last name “Loberg.” Recently I have given a thought as to why I am often referred to as Loberg. Rarely do … ...
How “Tracking” Can Actually Help Disadvantaged Students A new Brookings Brown center education report shows that "tracking" can actually be used as a tool for greater fairness in helping disadvantaged students.
A New Perspective On PTSD PTSD is known as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. It’s a label used to describe how your body locks into itself a pattern of abuse and trauma that gets repeated again … ...
Rage Disorder Linked To Common Parasite Carried By 30% of People Around 30% of people are thought to carry the parasite often caught from a common domestic pet. ** PsyBlog's new ebook is out now: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" **
3 Commons Myths About Depression Depression is one of those things that everyone has heard about, but few understand. I often joke that depression is like a panda bear in that everyone is familiar with … ...
Do People Take Autism Seriously? So what kinds of reactions do you get when you tell people you have autism/Asperger’s? I’ve only told maybe a third of the people I know, but I’ve had the … ...
A Criminal Personality or So-Called "Radicalization"? Radicalization does not "happen" to just anyone.
Prenatal steroids reduce risk of brain bleeding in preemies, Stanford study finds Prenatal steroid treatment reduces by half a premature baby's risk for a severe form of brain hemorrhage after birth, a study has found. The research, on nearly 26,000 premature infants, demonstrated that the benefit applies even to the earliest born preemies, who can be overlooked as potential candidates for this steroid treatment.
How to Prioritize Your Life When You Have ADHD, Part 1 Prioritizing may seem simple enough. You figure out what you need to do, when you need to do it, and then you do it. But there are actually many steps and processes involved in prioritizing your life. These include everything from paying and shifting attention … ...
Mental Attitude and Disease Dr. William Osler, MD is considered the father of modern medicine. When Johns Hopkins Medical Center was opened in the 1880s, he started the first residency program. Prior to that, … ...
We Thought You’d Never Ask: Autism and Self-Advocacy Assumptions of mental retardation limit opportunities for autistic people to express their intelligence.