Autism study finds early intervention has lasting effects

Teaching parents of children with autism how to interact more effectively with their offspring brings the children benefits that linger for years, according to the largest and longest-running study of autism interventions. It has been lauded as one ...

Mar 14

Categories: Autism spectrum disorders

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Keeping Your Anxiety Under Control

We will experience anxiety attacks to varying degrees throughout our lives, there is no doubt about that. More importantly, we should know what anxiety is telling our body, and how we can manage these attacks.

Mar 13

Categories: Anxiety

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Diet shown to reduce stroke risk may also reduce risk of depression

A new study explores the correlation between diet and depression, another angle in which research on the treatment or/and assessment of risk of depression can be done.

Mar 9

Categories: Depression

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Belief in brain myths and children developmental myths continues even ...

It is common for people to believe in myths. But for those who have studied psychology, would understand better in regard to these myths. Yet, to find that some still believe in claims proven wrong in their studies is appalling.

Mar 9

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Adopting a more active lifestyle today could have benefits for your ...

Everyone is familiar with the harmful health consequences a sedentary lifestyle causes, but a less known effect would be to one's personality over time. A new paper in the Journal of Research in Personality has found that greater physical ...

Feb 27

Categories: Personality problems

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At what age do girls prefer pink?

In most cultures, genders are most often stereotyped based on their preferences of colour, evidenced by the pink and blue colours infants wear from birth. While some are adamant that these choices are innate, new research has proved otherwise, with ...

Feb 21

Categories: Gender Identity disorder

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Study conducted during war finds one symptom that is especially ...

Determining the symptom that is a major indicator of vulnerability to PTSD is revoluntionary to predicting and preventing future development of the condition. Identifying those most at risk could allow for targeted interventions, aimed at stopping ...

Feb 21

Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD

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So Close, Yet So Far

While technology has made us more connected and easier to contact one another through the use of telephones and the Internet, ironically, we may also be conversing lesser with one another.

Feb 20

Categories: Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance

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What are the psychological dynamics when a couple tries to change a ...

Couple dynamics have been studied as a form of treatment, and research by Freie Universit├Ąt Berlin contributes positively to the ongoing studies, in terms of habituation. It has been found that couples influence each others' self-efficacy and ...

Feb 19

Categories: Smoking Cessation

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Bilingualism could offset brain changes in Alzheimer's

A layman knows how beneficial multilinguilism is to the brain. New research by Concordia University takes our current knowledge to a new level by demonstrating its effect on the brain in Alzheimer's condition.

Feb 14

Categories: Other

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Your childhood best friend's intelligence probably rubbed off on you

A child's behaviour and personality is often affected, even shaped by his/ her environment. However, it has been found that even the child's intelligence is affected by his/ her peers, shedding light on the importance and pervasiveness of the ...

Feb 14

Categories: Child Development

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Differntiating Depression from Laziness

People with depression often lack the motivation to do anything, which sounds very much like plain old laziness. However, there are some major distinctions between the two which could show that you might either be lazy, or you could be showing signs ...

Feb 13

Categories: Depression

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Male susceptibility to autism linked to male hormones in early-stage ...

Autism has been thought of as an extreme form of the male mind, given the disproportionate percentage of males and females suffering from autism. New research has found that male susceptibility to autism linked to male hormones in early-stage brain ...

Feb 12

Categories: Autism spectrum disorders

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Between The Lines

We may not feel it ourselves, but what we think often influences how we say it. The content might be perfectly normal, but it could come off as a totally different meaning compared to what was intended.

Feb 8

Categories: Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance

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Virtual reality provides new insight into how different brain areas ...

Neuroscience has long since been a part of psyvhology, and for this study it is no different. New understanding on how the brain formulates memories can significantly facilitate new treatments in psychotherapy. A better understanding of how memories ...

Feb 2

Categories: Cognitive Problems Amnesia / Dementia

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