Learn Languages Better With This Psychological Tip

Boost language learning with this tip.

Feb 9

Categories: Learning Difficulties

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Adult vs. Child Depression

Did you know that depression presents differently in children than it does in adults?

Feb 9

Categories: Depression

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Two Personal Qualities Vital to Success

Here are two trainable personal qualities which predict success four times more than intelligence. Being open to experience and conscientious is four times more important than intelligence in predicting academic success, a new research review finds.

Feb 7

Categories: Career Development and Change

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Emotion that drives people to work harder

People prone to feeling guilty are amongst the hardest workers, a new study finds. Not only that but people prone to feeling guilty are also highly ethical and are less likely to take advantage of other people’s skills to get paid more.

Feb 7

Categories: Career Development and Change

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Repressing our thoughts/feelings

"Our conscious thoughts seem protected from our surroundings, but we found that they are much more tightly linked to the external environment than we might realize, and that we have less control of what we will think of next," said Ezequiel ...

Feb 7

Categories: Other

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Preventing Memory Loss with Food

A compound found in common foods such as red grapes and peanuts may help prevent age-related decline in memory, according to new research published by a faculty member in the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine.

Feb 6

Categories: Learning Difficulties

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Stanford Prison Experiment in Movie

Have you heard of the famous Stanford Prison Experiment? It has premiered this week at Sundance to mostly positive reviews. In 1971, Dr. Philip Zimbardo recruited 24 male undergraduates to participate in a psychological experiment where they would ...

Feb 6

Categories: Aggression & Violence

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Can Physical Exercise Improve Cognitive Abilities?

Improvement in brain function associated with moderate physical activity has been noticed in both growing children and older adults. The cognitive benefits of physical exercise also last for decades. Parents and teachers can take cue from these ...

Feb 5

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57% of lower-Primary kids not getting enough sleep

SINGAPORE - About 57 per cent of children from lower Primary lack enough sleep, according to a survey conducted by students from Nanyang Technological University.

Feb 5

Categories: Child Development, Mental Health in Asia

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Depression and Addictions can cause Brain matter loss

A meta-analysis of 193 brain-imaging studies shows similar gray-matter loss in the brains of people with diagnoses as different as schizophrenia, depression and addiction.

Feb 5

Categories: Addictions, Depression, Schizophrenia

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Your Pet Says More About Your Personality Than You Might Think

Cat people and dog people really do have different personality traits, new research suggests.

Feb 4

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The Value of Remembering Ordinary Moments

"They(people) choose to forgo opportunities to document experiences in the present," Zhang writes, "only to find themselves wanting to retrieve those records in the future."

Feb 4

Categories: Happiness

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If Facebook Use Causes Envy, Depression Could Follow

Browsing Facebook has become a daily activity for hundreds of millions of people. Because so many people engage with the website daily, researchers are interested in how emotionally involved Facebook users can be with the social networking site and ...

Feb 4

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New Book on Neuroplasticity: The Brain's way of Healing

Chances are you know someone struggling with Parkinson's disease, who lost their life to multiple sclerosis, who has been irreparably harmed by concussion or is trapped within the confines of autism spectrum disorder. Or perhaps you've watched ...

Feb 3

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Why Cambodians Never Get 'Depressed'

People in Cambodia experience what we Americans call depression. But there's no direct translation for the word "depression" in the Cambodian Khmer language. Instead, people may say thelea tdeuk ceut, which literally means "the water in my heart has ...

Feb 3

Categories: Depression, Mental Health in Asia

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