Mindfulness is currently a hot topic in psychology, and beyond. Given the wealth of research on mindfulness, as well as dissenting opinions regarding the efficacy and effectiveness of mindfulness, what exactly is mindfulness?
Date Posted: October 20, 2016
Categories: Meditation, Mindfulness, Mindfulness MeditationGO
Despite overwhelming scientific evidence endorsed by the most prestigious medical organizations in the world, there is still a multitude of inaccurate information circulating about Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), leading to ...
Categories: Adult ADHD, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)GO
Pregnant women dissatisfied in their relationship have an increased risk of infectious diseases. This also affects their children.
Categories: Child Development, Family ProblemsGO
Family fun often means new activities and destinations but a new study suggests leisure time spent at home in familiar pastimes may be a better route to happiness.
Categories: Family Problems, HappinessGO
Devastating mistakes by eyewitnesses are not rare, according to a report by the Innocence Project, an organization dedicated to exonerating those wrongfully convicted of crimes. Since the 1990s, when DNA testing was first introduced, Innocence ...
Depression Mental Health Psychology / Psychiatry High status job means you are less likely to respond to treatment for depression MNT Knowledge Center Adapted Media Release Published: Wednesday 21 September 2016 email 16Share 1 An international ...
Categories: Adult psychological development, Depression, Workplace IssuesGO
Eating disorders are much more common among women than men. Now, a new study may have uncovered a neurological explanation for this disparity. Researchers find that women are more likely than men to experience brain activity relating to negative ...
Categories: Eating DisordersGO
Singapore has one of the longest working hours in the world, clocking in 88 hours every two work weeks. At the same time, its people are unhappy, citing a lack of work-life balance and stress.
Categories: Happiness, Workplace IssuesGO
One particular type of mental exercise may succeed at doing what nothing else has before: putting off dementia. A new, 10-year study showed that speed training - computer exercises that get users to visually process information more quickly - beat ...
Categories: Cognitive Problems Amnesia / Dementia, DementiaGO
When there’s a lot on the line - a big presentation or a tough negotiation - some people manage to stay cool under pressure, while others have a meltdown. In a new study, a team of psychological scientists from Texas A&M University examined ...
Categories: Personality problems, Stress ManagementGO
Nearly all of us have ...
Categories: Child Development, ParentingGO
Researchers may have found a new way to combat sexual aggression. The causes of sexual aggression are many, but anecdotal evidence and research-based evidence, suggests that at least part of it has to do with when men overestimate women's levels of ...
Categories: Aggression & Violence, Sexual AbuseGO
Can you think a thought which isn't yours? A remarkable new study, led by psychologist Jay Olson from McGill University in Canada, suggests you can. The research, published in Consciousness and Cognition, used a form of stage magic known as ...
How much do experiences in one part of our lives have effects that spill into other, seemingly separate domains? One obvious candidate is the football team you follow - it's a distinctive arena that matters greatly for many people and involves a ...
Categories: Workplace IssuesGO
Therapies that focus on changing behaviors are just as effective as those that modify thoughts in managing the debilitating mood disorder.
The number of children referred to the NHS with gender identity issues has increased more than tenfold over the past six years. The latest figures from the Gender Identity Development Service (Gids) revealed that 969 under-18s in the UK have been ...
Categories: Gender Identity disorderGO