A recent Pew study found that 11 percent of American adults have used online dating sites or mobile apps - a figure that was just 3 percent five years ago. Among Internet users who were currently single and looking for a partner, 38 percent had tried online dating. Yet, according to the Pew ...
Date Posted: January 7, 2014
Categories: Relationships & MarriageGO
A study on anxiety-inducing activities like public speaking finds that the intuitive response–consciously trying to calm down - isn't the best strategy. Instead, people instructed to say to themselves, "I am excited" before a stressful ordeal, ...
Last month, an article by WIU Department of Communication Assistant Professor Bree McEwan was published in the journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. For her study, "Sharing, Caring, and Surveilling: An Actor–Partner ...
A common phrase heard throughout the holiday season is that it is better to give than to receive. However, despite our affection for giving on special occasions, its reputation has less lustre in the world of business where those who maintain a ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: THE number of children with poor mental health is rising, with 20 per cent found to be suffering from stress, anxiety and depression in the latest National Health Morbidity Survey (NHMS). The survey, conducted in 2011, said there ...
Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child Development, DepressionGO
The reality is this: when someone is mentally ill, it can be tough to intervene. "Really, we don't. It's easier to not. It's easier to ignore someone who may be having a crisis," said Kate Parker Riley, who works at the Western Connecticut Area ...
Detecting when people are being deceptive is a skill that few people excel at, with an average 53% success rate when trying to detect dishonest statements. This apparent inability to make accurate judgements has quite a significant impact when it ...
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Women who set out to shed a few kilos discreetly by using slimming drugs bought on the internet may be getting more than they bargain for, with some found to have lost their minds instead. Dodgy pills sold online contained toxic and banned ...
Watch this fascinating video on depression, how it affect millions of people around the world and those around them, and how there ...
Researchers found that the most common emotions trigger strong bodily sensations, and the bodily maps of these sensations were topographically different for different emotions. The sensation patterns were, however, consistent across different West ...
Putting it mildly, 2013 was an eventful year for brain science. This Top 10 list isn't meant to be exhaustive (given how many studies are published each year, it never could be), but it's a sturdy sampling of incredible work being conducted around ...
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To understand the violent criminal, says Richard E. Tremblay, imagine a 2-year-old boy doing the things that make the terrible twos terrible — grabbing, kicking, pushing, punching, biting. Now imagine him doing all this with the body and ...
Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child DevelopmentGO
Take a quick look at the white object above. Did you see the seahorse? Chances are, even if you didn't see the image (hint: look at the black space this time), your brain still knew it was there.
While tobacco use over the past couple of decades has gone down significantly, it’s still one of the country’s most entrenched habits. Finding a way to help smokers break the nicotine habit could save millions of lives. A new study has zeroed in ...
Watch this short video explaining the conditions of Schizophrenia and Depression.
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Mental health experts are calling for the end to the practice of locking up and restraining patients in hospitals during mental breakdowns. Children as young as seven are being routinely held down by hospital staff and thrown into seclusion rooms ...