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The Loyalty Bind of the Narcissist’s Child The loyalty bind with a narcissist is different than other loyalty binds, in that it requires the individual involved with the narc to choose between the narcissist and herself.  And of course, when you’re the child of the narcissist it is no contest. The child … ...
Non-invasive brain stimulation can increase honest behavior New research provides more clues about the brain processes involved in honesty and cheating. “Honesty is a fundamental value in many societies,” explained one of the study’s authors, Alain Cohn of the University of Chicago. “Nevertheless, people often cheat when they can privately benefit from their dishonesty. Institutions cannot always prevent people from behaving dishonestly. [...]
New Clinical Trials Try Unorthodox Ways to Target Alzheimer’s... Alzheimer’s disease affects an estimated 5 million individuals in the US and causes a devastating loss of cognitive function due to the buildup of beta-amyloid and tau proteins in the brain. Previous efforts to combat this disease have focused on developing drugs that target beta-amyloid, … ...
To Live Well, Risk Well Life is a risky business. To get anywhere, you’ve got to have the guts to take risks. Stretch your boundaries. Evolve from the person you were to the person you are meant to be. You’ve got to believe, no matter what your age, that you … ...
No, a study didn’t find manspreading is sexy – but it did uncover something new about attractiveness Are you going to swipe left or right? Thanks to modern technology, dating decisions are increasingly reduced to quick responses based on appearance. And now new research suggests that posture could play an important role in initial romantic success. Scientists studying human behavior have found that people tend to be more attracted to individuals who display their bodies [...]
How To Get Happier Now With No Effort It's amazing how little you have to do to make yourself happier right now. → 3 DAYS LEFT: 25% off Dr Jeremy Dean's new depression ebook "Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do" - Use code 'activate'. • Dr Dean is also the author of "The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic" and "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything".
After the Wedding Comes the Marriage It’s almost June — the beginning of the summer wedding season. Some couples are in the last stages of wedding planning. Hopefully they still like each other. Too often the bride and groom (bride and bride; groom and groom) are so focused on the wedding … ...
An Interview on Self Compassion Featuring Dr. Crystal Lee... Jennifer: Thanks for taking the time out to talk with me today. So tell me a little bit about yourself. Crystal: My name is Dr. Crystal Lee, and I’m a psychologist with a concierge therapy private practice in Los Angeles. I help my clients foster self-compassion for … ...
Wearable Devices Communicate Vital Brain Activity Information What can we learn about emotions, the brain and behavior from a wristband? Plenty, according to a prominent engineer.
The 5 Worst Email Mistakes and the 5 Best Ways to Avoid Them Email can be dangerous territory, which can make or break your personal and work life. New research on email etiquette shows how important its proper use can be.
Want to be Healthy? Get Rich! In almost every single way, socioeconomic status is a significant predictor of positive health outcomes. We better figure out how to change that.
Psychology Around the Net: May 20, 2017 Happy Saturday, sweet readers! This week’s Psychology Around the Net takes a look at how human psychology is costing us money, how walking and creativity might have developed together, how anger and depression are connected, and more. Enjoy! Your Psychology Is Costing You Money: Here’s … ...
Technology for Addiction Treatment and Recovery Text based recovery options might be a solid supplemental option for addiction recovery. “Terence…understands the many variables of addiction and applies them to his feedback,” writes A.N. “He’s been an invaluable part of my recovery process.” While this type of therapist review may not be … ...
Chris Cornell: When Suicide Doesn’t Make Sense What might have been happening inside the rock star's mind.
Instagram 'worst for young mental health' Instagram says it provides tools and information on how to cope with bullying and warns users before they view certain content.
Four Tips for Self-Disclosure in Sessions Depending on who you talk to, sharing personal information about yourself during sessions with clients may be considered somewhere on the spectrum between being a valuable tool and strictly forbidden. Most therapists probably walk the line of being somewhere in the middle; using self-disclosure sparingly … ...
What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up? What do want to be when you grow up? That was a question posed often when I was a child and even throughout my life. Back then, I had no clue. For a girl growing up in the 1960’s and 70’s, career paths were limited to … ...
The Biggest Myth About IQ The secret about IQ revealed by study which followed adolescents for four years. → 4 DAYS LEFT: 25% off Dr Jeremy Dean's new depression ebook "Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do" - Use code 'activate'. • Dr Dean is also the author of "The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic" and "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything".
Storing a memory involves distant parts of the brain In studies with mice, researchers discovered that to maintain certain short-term memories, the brain’s cortex relies on connections with the thalamus.
Can omega-3 help prevent Alzheimer's disease? Brain SPECT imaging shows possible link The incidence of Alzheimer's disease is expected to triple in the coming decades and no cure has been found. Recently, interest in dietary approaches for prevention of cognitive decline has increased. In particular, the omega-3 fatty acids have shown anti-amyloid, anti-tau and anti-inflammatory actions in the brains of animals.