Photography Has A Surprising Psychological Benefit, Large Study Finds

It turns out that photography has an unsuspected psychological benefit.

Jun 16

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Both Introverts and Extraverts Get Exhausted from Too Much Socializing

Having an active social life is one of the strongest predictors of longevity and good health. Human connection is one of the most fundamental and important human drives. But it can also be our most tiring! Quick question: raise your hand if you ever ...

Jun 16

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What causes deja vu?

You walk into a room and suddenly your brain goes fuzzy with an overwhelming wave of familiarity - although this is a totally new experience. A new study shines a spotlight on this situation, known as déjà vu.

Apr 14

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The 6 elements of an effective apology, according to science

There are six components to an apology - and the more of them you include when you say you're sorry, the more effective your apology will be, according to new research.

Apr 13

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Body Dysmorphic Disorder symptoms improve, relapse preventable with ...

People with Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) fare better and are less likely to relapse when treated with medication on a long-term basis, according to researchers.

Apr 12

Categories: Other, Self-Criticism, Self-Esteem

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How Traumatic Childbirth Affecs Obstetricians

A new study found that feelings of blame and guilt dominate when midwives and obstetricians struggle to cope with the aftermath of a traumatic childbirth.

Apr 12

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

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Wisdom influenced by heart rate variability

A new study suggests the heart could have a large influence on the wisdom of the head, after finding people with greater heart rate variability may have wiser judgement.

Apr 9

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Threat of climate change found to be key psychological and emotional ...

Climate change is a significant threat to the health of Americans, creating unprecedented health problems in areas where they might not have previously occurred, according to a report released April 4 by the White House.

Apr 8

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Eating something sweet can lead to a romantic date

Not only do our emotions influence our perceptions of taste, but what we taste can also change how we feel, scientists have found.

Mar 31

Categories: Other, Relationships & Marriage

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Conflict between science, religion lies in our brains

To believe in a supernatural god or universal spirit, people appear to suppress the brain network used for analytical thinking and engage the empathetic network. When thinking analytically about the physical world, people appear to do the opposite.

Mar 26

Categories: Other, Religious Issues

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Refugees have a substantially higher risk of schiyophrenia

Refugees face a substantially higher risk of psychotic disorders, including schizophrenia, compared to non-refugee migrants from the same regions of origin, finds a new study.

Mar 23

Categories: Other, Schizophrenia

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Healing the healers

The British Psychological Society (BPS) is promoting action to deal with low morale, stress and depression among mental health professionals.

Mar 15

Categories: Other, Workplace Issues

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Gamers don't notice the ads when they're busy killing

When people playing violent video games focus on killing and maiming, they don't often remember the corporate brands they see along the way.

Mar 12

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Society can have a strong influence on how honest we are

The societies we live in can have a direct influence on how dishonest people may be, according to a new study.

Mar 12

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Talk about yourself on social media?

A network of brain regions involved in self-disclosure on Facebook has been determined, according to a new study.

Mar 8

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