|Are You Trying to Solve the Wrong Problem?
||What do you do when you have a sticky problem that you’ve attempted to solve in every way possible and none of your solutions have worked?
|The Secret to Great Leadership
||Strong leaders agree on 1 thing: When it comes to great leadership, the first principle is “leader, know thyself.” The latest research takes this a step further.
|Researchers Act Like Giant Weirdos While Holding a Door Open and Expect a Thank You For It
||The world at large received yet more evidence that most psychological researchers have never interacted with a human being in this bizarre study about human behavior based involving, doors, pens, surveys, and researchers hiding from each other behind pillars like Cold War counter-espionage agents....
|How our brains overrule our senses
||Scientists have long known that when sounds are faint or objects are seen through fog in the distance, repetition of these weak or ambiguous sensory 'inputs' can result in different perceptions inside the same brain. Now the results of new research have identified brain processes in mice that may help explain how those differences happen.
|Physical activity may leave the brain more open to change
||Learning, memory, and brain repair depend on the ability of our neurons to change with experience. Now, researchers have evidence from a small study in people that exercise may enhance this essential plasticity of the adult brain.
|"I'll Put Your Eye Out With This Fork": Family Memories
||You’d look up and there would be a woman in a faded floral print house dress, hair in curlers, under a scarf and she’d be frustrated by something and you would cross her path.
|3 Tips to Reduce Midterm Exam Anxiety
||Big exams make just about everyone feel anxious. Here are three tips that can help make exam season go smoothly: Get started now. Anxiety builds as you worry and do nothing. … ...
|Infographic: How to Play the Innovation Game
||Innovation is never fully realized; it's a perpetual work in progress: What if there is no there? That is, what if the real goal is to keep playing the game?
|Can your childhood pet make you depressed?
||Having a pet offers companionship, comfort and emotional security to millions; many love and cherish them like family members. This can in turn have positive effects on mental health.
|New personal monitoring devices for epilepsy may offer alternatives to inpatient video EEG
||Uncontrolled epilepsy often requires a series of trials and errors to identify effective drug combinations. Continuous, long-term EEG data could streamline this process by revealing the full picture of a patient's seizure activity. Three new personal monitoring devices offer biometric recording technology that could allow patients to monitor clinical and subclinical seizure activity in the everyday home environment and get advance warning before a seizure strikes.
|7 Practical Tips for Single Moms with ADHD
||Single moms with ADHD have a lot of stressors to contend with. Being a single parent is hard enough. But when you have ADHD, as Terry Matlen said, “multiply the stress by a million.” ADHD affects your ability to pay attention, prioritize, plan, organize and … ...
|Major Depression: This New Type Could Account For One-Third of Sufferers
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|The Psychopath’s Two Types of Violence
||Most people believe that the psychopath is controlled and calculating when he or she is violent, but psychopaths display a second type of violence that can be equally dangerous.
|RVG-exosome delivered MOR-RNAi rescues drug addiction
||Secreted RVG- exosome-delivered siRNA down-regulates opioid receptor Mu (MOR) in mouse brain and rescues drug addiction, new research indicates.
|A Sure Fire Way to Win Your Own Self-Respect
||Character — the willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life — is the source from which self-respect springs. –Joan Didion I will confess I know little about Joan Didion … ...
|10 Homemade Gifts to Cherish
||As the holiday season comes near, we scramble to buy gifts that will be appreciated and maybe even loved. Sometimes we think that the more expensive the gifts are, the … ...
|New insights into link between taste and behavior
||Evolutionary conserved brainstem circuits are the first relay for gustatory information in the vertebrate brain. While the brainstem circuits act as our life support system and they mediate vital taste related behaviors, the principles of gustatory computations in these circuits are poorly understood. Researchers have studied how the evolutionary conserved brainstem circuits of zebrafish encode gustatory information.
|Men have better sense of direction than women, study suggests
||Researchers studied women and men using fMRI during wayfinding tasks in a recently learned virtual environment. Men consistently performed better than women. When women were given a drop of testosterone under their tongue, however, their ability to orient themselves along the four cardinal directions improved.
|Today I Love Friends And Their Help
||Today I love friends and their help. The changes that I’m working on will be moved forward greatly today by a cadre of friends helping to load and move things. … ...
|Top 5 Hidden Causes of Depression
||Last year, I was seeing four different doctors: a psychiatrist for my mood disorder; an endocrinologist for my pituitary tumor and thyroid issues; a cardiologist for my aortic valve regurgitation; and a primary care physician for some digestive problems and fungus growth. I suspected that … ...