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Brains, Bridges, and Creativity Boosts How to “warm-up” your dynamically creative brain
3-D footage of nematode brains links neurons with motion and behavior Princeton University researchers have captured among the first recordings of neural activity in nearly the entire brain of a free-moving animal. The three-dimensional recordings could provide scientists with a better understanding of how neurons coordinate action and perception in animals. The researchers report in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences a technique [...]
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Ghosting Your Therapist Every therapist has a story or twelve about clients who seem to be connecting and doing well in therapy and then they suddenly disappear. Poof.
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Rethinking Resolutions: 9 Ways to Map Out 2016 that... Happy 2016 everyone! I hope it’s a very nourishing new year for you and your family. Today, I’m sharing different ways we can pause and map out our 2016. Because there are other … ...
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Top 10 TED Talks That Could Change Your Life There’s no time like the present to grow or refine ourselves a little bit more, and few resources are as helpful as TED talks. In that vein, here are the top 10 TED talks we’ve featured on Lifehacker or that have been popular on TED....
Marrying Someone With A Mental Illness Is Not An... I came out publicly about my diagnosis in 2015 after over twenty years of silence and secrecy. Over the holidays, People Magazine published an article about two men who saved … ...
Guest Blogger: The Mother of a Child with Multiple... Hey, y’all. My name is Tiffany, and I have a little man named Felix who was diagnosed with ADHD this year. My sister (the author of this super-informative, crazy awesome … ...
New Year, New Relationship If you’re anything like me, you have high hopes that 2016 is going to be your year. And while, in many ways I make this claim every year and a lot of good happens in my life, there are those tried and true “resolutions” that … ...
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Why You Should Treat ADHD as Soon as Possible Patience is a virtue, but not when it comes to seeking treatment for mental health issues. Before I got diagnosed, I had some idea I might have ADHD. I knew … ...
The Missing Piece in the Puzzle of Human Happiness One of the important pieces of the puzzle of human happiness is almost entirely missing from the proliferation of writings on the topic: consideration of our physical space.
Psychology Around the Net: January 2, 2016 Happy New Year, Psych Central readers! Are you ready to start 2016 off with a bang? We sure are! Below are some of the past week’s trending mental health topics we’d like to share. Read up on mental health successes in 2015, why New Year’s … ...
Psychopaths at Work There is increasing interest in the "normal psychopath". How do your recognise them and how should you react to them in the work place?