Genetic factors and Vegetarianism

Vegetarianism may be more than just a diet choice, as recent studies would suggest. A chemical called 6-7i-propylthiouricil, abbreviated as PROP, has been linked to an individual’s tendency to reject vegetables.

Sep 5

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Examining Conformity

One of the most famous psychological study in the field is the Solomon-Asch study which examined the extent to which individuals conform to the group’s standard. The study was the first of its kind because it showed that individuals could be ...

Sep 5

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The Brain and Resilience

This article explores the new associations found between the brain, individual resilience and anxiety.

Sep 3

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...

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The Power of Silence in Conversation

This article highlights key findings that show that simply allowing more time and space in conversations would actually go a long way in fueling more conversation.

Sep 3

Categories: Other, Self-Confidence

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We Are Our Own Biggest Enemies

We have to make so many choices in a day, sometimes it just gets very exhausting and difficult to keep making the right ones. From indulging in a sinfully chocolate fudge cake when we are supposed to be on a diet, to escaping from our problems at ...

Aug 20

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Other, Self help groups

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The Psychology of Procrastination

Why do we like to procrastinate even though it might get us into trouble?

Aug 18

Categories: Career Development and Change, Life Purpose / Meaning / ...

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The Psychology behind Conspiracy Theories and Their Allure

Conspiracy thinking is not always a symptom of psychological pathology.

Aug 15

Categories: Other, Paranoia / Suspiciousness, Prejudice / Discrimination

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How Evolutionary Psychology Can Enhance the Web Experience

Evolutionary psychology is the study of how elements of human behaviour can be accounted for in terms of its importance to our survival. Certain characteristics of human behaviour came about because it aided the survival of our predecessors, whereas ...

Aug 13

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New insights into lifetime personality chages

Personality changes have been a hot topic, not only among academics but also sparks the curiosity of the layman, evident by the myriad of personality tests across multimedia. New research has broadened our understanding on the type of changes and ...

Mar 19

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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

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The Real Cause of Alzheimer's

The actual cause of Alzheimer's does not lie just in the brain, according to new research.

Dec 27

Categories: Adult psychological development, Other, Parenting

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The Age At Which People Are Happiest With Their Lives

A longitudinal study of over 30 years reveal the age at which people are the happiest in their lives.

Dec 8

Categories: Happiness, Other

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Personality Traits That Protect Against Depression

Two personality traits, when in conjunction, has proven found to counter the effects of depression positively. Extroversion, and conscientiousness.

Dec 6

Categories: Depression, Other

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The Easiest Way To Boost Long-Term Memory

With the easiest method you can ever imagine, long term memory can be boosted. Find out how!

Dec 6

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5 Amazing Facts You Should Know About Memory and Recall

Human memory and recall is something that is fascinating to understand and experience, and it works nothing like a computer! Here is a 5-point guide to the psychology of memory and recall.

Dec 5

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