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Improve Your Marriage in 3 Minutes a Day The average couple can be summed up in one word: Busy Work, kids, volunteer activities, household chores, soccer practice, dance class and family obligations can leave a family running ragged. … ...
Family-based Programs for Substance Abusing Teen Girls For those who are concerned about substance abuse in young girls
'Odometer neurons' encode distance traveled, elapsed time Animals navigate by calculating their current position based on how long and how far they have traveled and a new study on treadmill-running rats reveals how: neurons called grid cells integrate information about time and distance to support memory and spatial navigation, even in the absence of visual landmarks. The findings challenge currently held views of the role of grid cells in the brain.
Formation of new blood vessels may explain intractable symptoms of Parkinson's disease Unwanted formation of blood vessels (angiogenesis) in the brain is likely to be the cause of intractable walking and balance difficulties for people who suffer from Parkinson's disease. This conclusion is supported by new research.
How To Deal With Sensory Overload, Especially Crowds This past weekend I went to an underground Halloween party full of girls dressed like Peter Pan and guys dressed like grandmothers. We were crammed between gladiators and Obama with … ...
How To Think: Older People Can Teach Us All Something What older people can teach youngsters (and all of us) about how to learn. » Continue reading: How To Think: Older People Can Teach Us All Something
Today I Love Sleeping Through My Alarm Today I love sleeping through my alarm. Two hours of news and music and all I remember is it coming on and thinking, “Oh, time to get up …” and … ...
5 More Skills Taught in Couples Therapy that All... All couples can benefit from learning skills that are taught in couples therapy. That’s because these skills focus on cultivating a deep connection between partners and resolving conflict without shame or blame. And that helps all relationships. Below two relationship experts share the skills they … ...
Twin Connections The study of twins and siblings, and how environment and genes influence us.
The Evolutionary Psychology of “Above and Beyond” Some people shoot for meeting minimal standards in life. Others go above and beyond. In my job as a college professor, I get to help bright young minds learn the value of going above and beyond — and, without question, such an approach to all aspects of life has special rewards.
The Client/Therapist Relationship   For some of us the decision to begin seeing a therapist is a big one and a lot of thought and preparation go into our decision before we make … ...
Are You Emotionally Regressing? Have you ever been in a situation where you felt much younger than your actual biological age and not in a good way? Perhaps when you encounter certain people, like your parents, you start feeling and acting like you did as a child; this is … ...
What Will It Take to Make Depression a Good Cause? Once a year or so, I’m tempted to shave my head like I’m going through chemo to make my depression visible to others. I’m thinking if I pulled a Sinead O’Connor, people would take the illness seriously. I saw a commercial the other day for … ...
Hey ADHD, I Know You Do you have ADHD? Then I know what you’re going through. I know what it’s like to spend an entire day surrounded by the symptoms of this disorder. And I … ...
Chemotherapy-induced hearing loss affects neurocognition in pediatric brain tumor survivors Platinum-based chemotherapy may not only impact hearing, but that the hearing loss may then contribute to long-term neurocognitive deficits, report neuroscientists in a new report.
Psychopath for President? When psychopathy is combined with a high degree of intelligence and a strong ability to delay gratification, the result is a ruthless, Machiavellian type who often makes it to the highest echelons of business and government.
Are Ambivalent Marriages Good for Your Health? Five years ago, when New York Times writer Tara Parker-Pope wrote about marriage and health, she admitted something important: “The mere fact of being married, it seems, isn’t enough to … ...
Racial Anxiety May Alter Time Perception For Some White Americans Approaching black people may cause time expansion effects
5 Ways Halloween Can Affect Traumatized Individuals What did you do for Halloween this past week? Did you dress up? Did you avoid dressing up? Whatever you decided to do, did you once think about the negative … ...
Finding Support Sometimes, you just have to suck it up and ask for help. Asking for help is something I don’t like to do. I hate feeling like I’m putting my problems … ...