As suicide rates continue to climb, psychologists and public health officials scramble to find solutions. Michael Nadorff, a psychologist at Mississippi State University, argues that one treatable risk factor has been hiding in the dark: nightmares.
Date Posted: January 14, 2017
Categories: Depression, Sleep Disorders, Suicide PreventionGO
Immediately after we've been shunned, a new study shows our brains engage a subtle mechanism that alters our sense of whether other people are making eye contact with us, so that we think it more likely that they are looking our way.
Categories: Friendships, Relationships & Marriage, Social IsolationGO
This comforting guided meditation video by Jason Stephenson includes soothing music and his calm voice guiding you through a ...
Categories: Grief, Loss, BereavementGO
The primary treatment for adults with ADHD has always been the primary treatment together with good empirical support, however, many adults would rather not take it. Research studies have explored if medication is likely to provide significant ...
Categories: Adult ADHDGO
The best things in life are free! Self-talk is one simple technique that can be used to guide you through difficult times in a relationship and help you see the situation from a new perspective.
Categories: Relationships & MarriageGO
The increased desire to eat when you're drunk might have more to do with changes in your brain than changes in your stomach!
Stress has multiple damaging effects on your mental and physical health. Furthermore, neuroscientists have discovered that stress could even inhibit your ability to learn!
Categories: Stress ManagementGO
A major influence to instilling an exercise habit for the new year clearly depends on one psychological factor which affects our chances on how we think we will feel during the exercise, and how that compares to the way we actually feel when we get ...
Categories: Health Psychology, Sports PsychologyGO
Due to the immaturity of the teen brain, lacking of the same connectivity between frontal decision making areas and deeper reward-related brain areas, teenagers are more prone to taking risks. However, there’s a social element involved when an ...
Categories: Teenage IssuesGO
Bilingual children might have an extra advantage of knowing two languages--they are prone to develop brain pathways that save mental resources.
Naps have been known to boost cognitive performances and researchers have further discovered that the best time to do so is right after lunch--and it keeps your brain young!
Erica Hepper and her colleagues explain one simple method to invoke empathy in narcissists.
A novel suite of 13 speedy mini-apps - IntelliCare has been created to help individuals with depression and/or anxiety to cope. Participants who used the app up to four times a day reported significantly less depression and anxiety.
Categories: Anxiety, DepressionGO
Are you the majority who cannot do your job well and stress out easily without email? A new study shows how personality differences affect how we use email and what we find stressful.
Categories: Stress ManagementGO
In the animal kingdom it is the norm to bare teeth in the face of danger or to display threat. However, humans have treated bare-teethed smiles as a friendly gesture. Frank McAndrew of the Knox College explains possible reasons why this human ...