Certain parenting tactics could lead to materialistic attitudes in ...

Now, a new study from the University of Missouri and the University of Illinois at Chicago found that parents who use material goods as part of their parenting techniques may be setting children up for difficulties later in adulthood.

Dec 26

Categories: Child Development

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The Jobs With The Highest Rates of Depression

The jobs with the highest and lowest rates of depression.

Dec 26

Categories: Depression, Workplace Issues

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Avoid Backlit Reading Before Bed

Volunteers who read from an iPad before bed took longer to fall asleep and had less restful nights than when they read from a printed book.

Dec 24

Categories: Sleep Disorders

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Bad Leaders Hold Onto Power

Dominating leaders work against their team's best interests to hold onto power.

Dec 24

Categories: Workplace Issues

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Does High IQ Increase the Risk of Depression and Mental Disorders?

The positive association between low IQ and depression

Dec 23

Categories: Depression, Emotional Intelligence

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5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Be In the In crowd

According to science, being "cool" isn't that cool

Dec 23

Categories: Self-Esteem

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Pros and Cons of Exposing Kids to Fairytales

Many parents are apprehensive about the messages fairytales convey. However, some say that such narratives illustrate important lessons. According to an article by Elizabeth Danish, fairy tales provide us with what Joseph Campbell called “the ...

Dec 23

Categories: Child Development

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The Four “Dark Personality” Traits

Distinguishing psychopaths, narcissists, Machiavellians, and everyday sadists.

Dec 22

Categories: Personality problems

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Movies May Rev Up Teens’ Reckless Behavior Behind the Wheel

A newly published study provides evidence indicating another on-screen behavior that could be added to this list: reckless driving. The study shows that children exposed to reckless driving in movies may end up emulating that behavior once they’re ...

Dec 22

Categories: Child Development

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Being Able to Personalize Your Workspace May Have Psychological ...

Several studies have found that open office layouts can negatively impact employee performance. Environmental noise and interruptions can become distracting, impairing workers’ productivity. Employees in open offices have also been found to have ...

Dec 22

Categories: Personality problems, Workplace Issues

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3 in 50 Worldwide Suffer Internet Addiction

More than 6 percent of people worldwide suffer Internet addiction, according to a new study. Researchers explain that Internet addicts suffer an impulse-control problem characterized by being unable to curb their Internet use. The latest study, ...

Dec 20

Categories: Addictions

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A child's popularity is related to where the teacher seats them in ...

Teacher training doesn't usually include a module on how to arrange the seating of pupils. Perhaps it should - a new study by psychologists finds that where children are placed in the classroom is associated with how well-liked they are by their ...

Dec 20

Categories: Child Development

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Enough Is Enough Series #3: A Hallucinogen for Depression?

Biological psychiatry is actually testing Ketamine or 'Special K' for depression

Dec 19

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The Personality Trait Linked To The Strongest Immune System

Outgoing or introverted? Which personality types are best at fighting off infection?

Dec 19

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Social Isolation

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Lack of Sleep During Critical Period of Night Linked to Dementia Risk

Missing out on this kind of sleep can lead to poor memory and dementia.

Dec 19

Categories: Dementia, Sleep Disorders

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