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This Raisin Test Can Predict an Infant’s Academic Future The raisin test can predict children's powers of attention and their later academic achievement. » Continue reading: This Raisin Test Can Predict an Infant’s Academic Future
This Mom’s Tears of Joy Made Headlines. What These... Do you think your life satisfaction is out of your control? Well there are proven things you can use to improve your mood instantly. A touching scrapbook & heart-warming “Lost & Found” … ...
Why This Mom’s Tears of Joy Made Headlines: How... Do you think life satisfaction is out of your control? Well, there are small things you can do proven to increase your outlook on life instantly. A touching scrapbook & heart-warming … ...
A Mom’s Tears Don’t Usually Make Headlines: How This... Do you think life satisfaction is out of your control? Well, there are small things you can do proven to increase your outlook on life instantly. A touching scrapbook and … ...
Do Today’s Teens Lack Character? Teens who study the Enneagram learn to observe behavior and put themselves in others’ shoes, which builds kindness, caring, and character.
Procrastination, Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease Personality traits can confer risk for poor health and adjustment. This recent study documents how procrastination is a vulnerability factor for poor adjustment to and management of hypertension and cardiovascular disease.
When Children Learn About Others Minds, They Learn to Lie Lying is a pretty sophisticated behavior. When you lie to someone else, you need to understand that when you tell them something that you know is not true, that they come to believe the false information. That means that you need to understand that their belief and your belief will differ.
Why I Use Journaling To Cope With My ADHD Introduction Have you ever had a bunch of thoughts stuck in your head and you don’t know how to explain them to someone. Well, having ADHD, I experience this a … ...
#175: Why Kids Love Video Games as Explained by...   amanda tipton via Compfight We can’t help children manage their screen time unless we understand what makes it attractive to them. So I decided to interview a real kid—my … ...
Food and Emotions: 90 percent overlook key to weight loss, survey finds The results of a national survey about weight loss barriers finds 90 percent of respondents discounted one of the most important factors -- your mind. A neuropsychologist says the most crucial factor is your psychological relationship with food and exercise, yet the majority (60 percent) listed diet and exercise to be the biggest barriers of weight loss, and only 10 percent of people thought psychological well being was the biggest barrier to weight loss.
The Introvert in an Extrovert World “Our culture made a virtue of living only as extroverts. We discouraged the inner journey, the quest for a center. So we lost our center and have to find it again.” ~Anais Nin Who we are constitutionally and temperamentally is the essential foundation for who … ...
5 Things To Avoid Asking Someone With Schizophrenia I often want to talk to people of color about racism, and to talk to disabled people about accessibility issues and discrimination. I also find that I have questions for … ...
Today I Love Days With No Plans Today I love days with no plans to hinder their winsomeness from just occurring spontaneously. It’s like the difference between being in a car or being in a boat when … ...
When Psychologists Deny Guantanamo’s Abuses Disgruntled factions are pursuing a deceptive and self-protective campaign aimed at discrediting the recent Hoffman Report, which documented extensive and compelling evidence of collusion between leaders of the American Psychological Association and Department of Defense officials. The latest entry comes from the leadership of the APA's military psychology division.
Bipolar Disorder Can Increase the Risk of Dementia. Bipolar disorder comes with a whole host of psychological issues. The mood swings are only part of it. Mania can cause euphoria and risk-taking to a dangerous degree or it … ...
Best of Our Blogs: December 1, 2015 Happy December, Psych Central readers! Wow, can you believe how quickly 2015 has flown past? Well, we have one more month of 2015 goodies here for you at Psych Central, and our bloggers have already started it off with their best work. Read on to … ...
Why It Is Important To Take Your Medication Introduction Balancing the struggles living with ADHD can be quite challenging at times. With that said, I have good days where I am able to manage the symptoms of my … ...
Your Beliefs Can Kill You! In this video I mention one woman who died just hours after being diagnosed with very early stage breast cancer. In my book—In Your Own Hands, I provide case studies … ...
Lower survival rates in women with breast cancer diagnosed with depression Women with breast cancer who subsequently had a recorded diagnosis of depression had a 45% higher risk of death from all causes, according to a study. The researchers suggest this finding could help to target and support those women most at risk of depression.
Aspirin targets key protein in neurodegenerative diseases A new study finds that a component of aspirin binds to an enzyme called GAPDH, which is believed to play a major role in neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s diseases. Researchers at the Boyce Thompson Institute and John Hopkins University discovered that salicylic acid, the primary breakdown product of aspirin, binds to GAPDH, [...]