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Don’t Fall for the Common Myth that Stops People... People often ask me, “Why do we struggle so hard to change our habits? Why do we so often fail?” There are a few reasons, but there’s one big one — a popular myth about habits that leads people astray. It makes them accuse themselves … ...
Theatre of the Mind Eyelid curtain drops. I watch the theatre of mind in which mindforms pretend to be me. “Neti, Neti. I am not this, not this.” A familiar lesson of meditation continuously … ...
The Three Different Types of ADHD Did you know the term “ADD” is no longer used in the fields of medicine and psychology? It’s true. ADHD is now the only term used, but it’s broken up … ...
Dealing With Addictions in the Family Dealing with addicted family members is always a big challenge. There are some important issues to explore when someone you love is harming themselves. ARE YOU CONTRIBUTING TO THE PROBLEM? … ...
Super bowl won’t make you feel super, even if your team wins Communication researchers have created a unique way to watch the emotional dynamics of the game in real-time during this year's Super Bowl.
It's the Negative Campaigning, Stupid Do negative campaigns risk alienating voters? Opinion polls have long suggested that they do. But new experimental research tells a different story.
My Fight With A Religious Narcissist (Pt. 1 of 2) It’d been two blissful years since my last run-in with a narcissist. So when it happened again, it kinda’ caught me off guard. Not only did I not recognize it … ...
Depression in Children What are the risk factors for childhood depression and how can it be treated?
10 Hacks for Preventing Burnout Jason came to see me looking for help managing his anxiety and stress. He practically lived at the high-tech start up company where he worked. He ate all his meals … ...
3 Myths about Healthy Marriages that Most People Think... There are many myths about what a healthy marriage looks and feels like. When we start seeing these myths as facts, we get into problematic territory. Many myths create unrealistic standards, which when we bring into our homes and apply to our relationship can hinder … ...
In Addiction As In Life, Honesty Is Key Honesty is the key to recovery from addiction....
Think Twice Before Overdoing The Positive Thinking, Cautions Psychology Study The unexpected negative effect of positive thinking on mental health.
Parental preference for boys damages girls’ self-esteem and happiness While most studies of parental sex discrimination explore the devastating social and demographic effects of a cultural preference for boys, a new study examines its psychological effects on the girls themselves. 
The significance of non-motor microtubule-associated protein in maintaining synaptic plasticity thorough a novel mechanism NMDA glutamate receptors, which function as receptors that bond with glutamates, are known to be deeply involved in animal memory and learning. In order for memories to be created inside the brain, these NMDA glutamate receptors must first be transported to and accumulated in the synapses.
Aggression causes new nerve cells to be generated in the brain Neurobiologists have demonstrated experimentally that aggression has an influence on the production of new nerve cells in the brain. The scientists conducted a series of experiments on male mice.
The Reason You Should Never Use The Term ‘The Mentally Ill’ Why labels matter so much for people with mental illlness.
Finding Happiness: Making Choices to Change When we find the causes of our problems, we don’t find “sick” inner parts; we find old assumptions, old beliefs, old expectations, old commitments, or old goals that we now … ...
Is Choice Overload a Real Thing? Research finds that too many choices can hinder people from choosing...or maybe it doesn't...
Remaining on an Even Keel I have always been prone to emotional highs and lows. Psychologists have told me that I don’t have bipolar disorder, but I’m not sure I believe them. I believe I … ...
More effective speech therapy approach for children with Down Syndrome Children with Down syndrome who have motor speech deficits have been inadequately diagnosed, which could have a major impact on the interventions used by speech pathologists when treating patients, a new study indicates.