|The New Demonic Possession
||How we deal with the mentally ill depends what we think caused the disorder.
|Brain function differs in obese children, study shows
||The brains of children who are obese function differently from those of children of healthy weight, and exhibit an "imbalance" between food-seeking and food-avoiding behaviors, researchers have found. Because of this, mindfulness, a practice used as a therapeutic technique to focus awareness, should be studied as a way to encourage healthy eating and weight loss in children, the new research suggests.
|Researchers uncover how dopamine transports within the brain
||The mechanics of how dopamine transports into and out of brain cells has been uncovered by researchers, a finding that could someday lead to more effective treatment of drug addictions and neurological disorders such as Parkinson's disease.
|Transference-Focused Psychotherapy for Borderline Personality Disorder...
||TCPR: Dr. Levy, there are so many different “brands” of therapy for personality disorders. Can you start by giving us a little background on how and when transference-focused psychotherapy (TFP) was developed, and the evidence that it’s helpful for patients? Dr. Levy: Sure. TFP is … ...
|Neuroscientists uncover how dopamine transports into and out of brain cells
||Researchers at University of Florida Health have discovered the mechanics of how dopamine transports into and out of brain cells, a finding that could someday lead to more effective treatment of drug addictions and neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s disease. The researchers, including Habibeh Khoshbouei, Pharm D., Ph.D., an associate professor of neuroscience in the [...]
|Dude! I’m Your Daughter, Not Your Wife!
||Cringe-worthy. Kinda weird. Definitely uncomfortable. But also, flattering. My emotions ran this gamut every Tuesday and Sunday evening, the times Dad demanded I schedule to be spent, alone, with him. … ...
|Immunotherapy research leads to 'triple play' for one scientist
||Researchers have begun to explore in earnest the concept of "mixed vascular dementia," but until recently there was no reliable animal model. When one expert discovered that a special diet deficient in B vitamins induced cognitive impairment in mice, she gave science the animal model it needed, plus the potential for a modifiable biomarker for vascular cognitive impairment.
|CEOs - “2020 Tipping Point for Purpose Economy”
||By the end of the decade, CEOs expect major changes in consumer and labor markets that will cause a tectonic shift in the economy just as technology did.
|Our (Positive) Emotional Footprint: A Mission for Humanity
||We live in an atmosphere of incivility in politics, media punditry, trolling and everyday life. Unless we concentrate on positive communication, our civilization is threatened.
|Animals with larger brains are best problem solvers, study shows
||Despite decades of research, the idea that relative brain size predicts cognitive abilities remains highly controversial, because there is still little experimental evidence to support it. However, a new paper describes a massive experiment that supports the theory.
|The Importance of Being “Labeled” When It Comes to...
||“Why is everyone so determined to put labels on kids these days? Why can’t parents and teachers just help kids learn how integrate into society without telling them they’re ‘different’?” … ...
|Competitive Parents and High-Performing Preschoolers
||How do you know how hard to push your child? You don't push. Period.
|Drugs Or Jewish Mystic Wisdom To Treat Fear & Anxiety?
||Living with fear is like living in a psycho-spiritual straitjacket—your fears can hold you back from fulfilling your soul's unique life-mission....
|Why You Might Want to Reconsider Putting Yourself Down
||Do you put yourself down a lot? Is self-deprecation your middle name? (That would be awkward.) Novelist and journalist Ilana C. Myer considers some downsides of this common habit.
|Love is a Verb: Findings from the Longest Study...
||For decades psychology as a science studied the flaws in human beings. Depression, anxiety and mental illness research and treatment protocols dominated the journals. Looking for causes and treatments, scientists sought to find ways to alleviate suffering for the populace. In spite of all the … ...
|The Kind of Cholesterol That Reduces The Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease
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|Can your brain reveal you are a liar?
||Psychologists are interested in how the human brain controls the memories stored from participating in criminal acts, and the extent to which they can be hidden.
|Social media red flags parents should know about
||Parents can often disable certain features of apps so they are no longer a problem for children.
|R Kelly Opens Up About Childhood Sexual Abuse, Marriage...
||With the massive success of his song, “I Believe I Can Fly,” from the Space Jam soundtrack, R Kelly became, arguably, one of the biggest entertainers in the world overnight. … ...
|Family Therapy and Psychoanalysis: Are they Mutually Exclusive?...
||As a child and adolescent psychotherapist, a big part of my work involves working with families. One might think that when it comes to family therapy there is no room for … ...