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To stop bullying, get the popular kids on board On average, schools that had a larger number of influential students supporting anti-bullying programs were significantly more likely to have fewer citations of bullying or conflict.
Mom: The Most Powerful Person In A Daughter’s World The word “powerful” isn’t one that normally comes to mind when we think about mothers or motherhood. The pastel-tinted vision of mother and child captured by Mary Cassatt or  Pierre-Auguste … ...
Coping with the Post Holiday Let Down You survived the holiday. Maybe it was a good holiday, one you enjoyed. Then suddenly Monday comes, the Monday that all goes back to the same routine. Not only are … ...
Loss of cells in brain's memory center linked to schizophrenia Deficits in social memory -- a crucial yet poorly understood feature of psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia -- may be due to a decrease in the number of a particular class of brain cells, called inhibitory neurons, in a little-explored region within the brain's memory center. These findings explain some of the underlying mechanisms that lead to the more difficult-to-treat symptoms of schizophrenia, including social withdrawal, reduced motivation and decreased emotional capacity.
Why low oxygen levels soon after birth may raise risk for learning and behavioral disorders New research shows that the development of white matter in the mouse brains is delayed when they are exposed to chronic low oxygen levels shortly after birth. If true in humans, this may help explain why infants born with cyanotic heart disease, prematurity and/or severe lung disease often exhibit developmental disabilities that effect learning during childhood, years after the low-oxygen exposure.
Cheating Queens and Faux Snakes Is that a rattlesnake on the path up ahead, or just a stick? If you said snake, you may be suffering from the same cognitive disorder as Shakespeare’s troubled Hamlet.
Cheating Queens and Scary Sticks Is that a rattlesnake in the path up ahead, or just a stick? If you said snake, you may be suffering from the same cognitive disorder as Shakespeare’s troubled Prince of Denmark.
Yes, Kids with ADHD Can Do Chores Kids with ADHD can do chores, but it is not as easy. Here are some steps and helpful hints to use in preparing a list of chores for youth with … ...
What Your Sexting Style Says About You and Your Relationship Sending nude or semi nude photos was related to higher degrees of avoidant attachment. Those who send sexually explicit messages display avoidant or anxious attachment styles.
Commitment to Change Emotions are a normal and healthy part of the human experience. However, when they are ignored these feelings become “impacted” and create pressure, tension and internal discomfort, which results in … ...
When People Cross Your Boundaries People cross our boundaries in all sorts of ways. For instance, they might keep pushing you to change your “no” into a “yes” to meet their needs, said Julie de Azevedo Hanks, Ph.D, LCSW, founder and executive director of Wasatch Family Therapy. They might borrow … ...
Lose Weight By Recognising This Mental Bias Healthy foods can paradoxically lead to weight gain. » Continue reading: Lose Weight By Recognising This Mental Bias Related articles:Here’s The Real Psychological Secret to Weight Loss (And It’s Not Counting Calories) 90 Percent Ignore This Psychological Key to Weight Loss The Belief That Inspires Healthy Eating and Weight Loss This Simple Little Message Can Help People Lose Weight Weight Loss: 2 Things to Focus on BEFORE Diet and Exercise
How Healthy Foods Can Hurt Your Weight Loss Goal Healthy foods can paradoxically lead to weight gain rather than helping weight loss. » Continue reading: How Healthy Foods Can Hurt Your Weight Loss Goal Related articles:The Belief That Inspires Healthy Eating and Weight Loss 90 Percent Ignore This Psychological Key to Weight Loss Here’s The Real Psychological Secret to Weight Loss (And It’s Not Counting Calories) Weight Loss: 2 Things to Focus on BEFORE Diet and Exercise The Surprising Impact of Weight Loss on the Emotions
How Do Relationship Patterns Shape Our Expectations and Responses?... Our youngest is just over a year old and can officially be classified as an inconsistent or “bad” sleeper (if there is such a thing in the baby world). Tips, … ...
Does Marijuana Cause Psychosis? One hotly debated topic as states consider legalizing marijuana is the possible link between cannabis and psychosis. This post examines the state of scientific evidence to date.
This Much Alcohol Reduces Alzheimer’s Risk Part 2 in this series of articles on the psychological benefits of alcohol. » Continue reading: This Much Alcohol Reduces Alzheimer’s Risk Related articles:Alcohol’s Surprising Influence on Memory Loss in Later Years The Type of Alcohol Linked To Better Cognitive Function 5 Habits Proven to Reduce Risk of Alzheimer’s and Dementia The Vitamin Which May Reduce Risk of Alzheimer’s and Dementia 4 Very Common Medicines Newly Linked to Irreversible Dementia Risk
Start 2016 With The Most Popular Happiness Exercises Happy new year!! 2015 was a great year and I’m convinced that 2016 will be even better. Let’s start the new year off right with some happiness exercises. I reviewed … ...
Today I Love Music In My Town Today I love the music in my town and how it goes on and on and comes from so many people and groups. If I had to survive without radio … ...
Are You Caving to a Craving? Making a New Year’s resolution isn’t about setting a goal but rather choosing between conflicting goals. Being mindful of that conflict is the first step to success.
Is It Depression or a Dark Night of the Soul? In the fall of 2007 Mother Teresa graced the cover of Time magazine when her private writings were published, many of the excerpts filled with surprising doubt, despair and a kind of spiritual anguish. Some journalists questioned whether or not she was clinically depressed. Did this … ...