Can Thoughts Improve Empathy?

With some training and thinking, some motor tasks can actually be improved. Dr. Rebecca Lawson further explains that this type of procedure can impact one's level of empathy as well.

Feb 27

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Divided America – How Can It Heal?

After one of the most controversial elections in US history (and still the hot topic of news outlets worldwide), social psychologist Jonathan Haidt gives a TEDx Talk about how a divided America can overcome its civil concerns.

Feb 27

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How We Perceive Truth

People will be divided on the subject of truth. Some say that it is all subjective while others believe some things can be universal no matter what the situation. Neuroscientist Dr. Daniel Glaser explains how our perception of the world and ...

Feb 27

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Brain Imaging Identifies Different Types of Depression

Your idea of someone how has depression might be the stereotypical representation of a "sad" person who has trouble socializing or getting out of bed. However, research suggests that depression is much more complex and there could be multiple types ...

Feb 25

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Why Emotional Snap Judgments Are Often Wrong

Making quick judgements is something that everyone naturally does. However, we understand that too many times these quickly made conclusions can be wrong. Research suggests that the best approach to when we have to make decisions is to carefully ...

Feb 25

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Leading into Corruption

It's not hard to imagine that people in high places, exposed to large sums of money and filled with multiple connections, are easily led into corruption. From business to politics, fraud and bribery can be seen if you dig a little deeper. And ...

Feb 25

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Elaborative Conversational Style Helps Your Child In Remembering ...

Questions with plenty of ‘who?’. ‘what?’, ‘when?’, ‘where?’ and ‘why?’ encourage children to go into details and such open-ended questions are known as the elaborative style. Past and on-going researches have shown improvement in ...

Feb 24

Categories: Child Development

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Extra Intake of Fruits & Vegetables Help In Boosting Mental Wellbeing ...

New research reveals a couple more servings of fruits and vegetables in a day will be sufficient to lift your mood in a short span of two weeks. Participants in the study who took two extra portions of fruits and vegetables noticed increases in both ...

Feb 24

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues

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11 Surprising New Facts About Your Personality

From finding that helpful people have more sex to knowing that optimists live longer, here are 11 facts about your personality you probably did not realize before!

Feb 23

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Why Women don't report Sexual Harassment?

There is a gender gap between men and women when it comes to social behaviors and expectations. Now, in a period where feminism has become more popular, women feel more empowered for their fight to gain equal rights and treatment. However, ...

Feb 23

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Nostalgia Could Help Smokers Quit

If you have been trying to stop smoking, the answer might be a little more simple than you think. Researchers from Michigan State University found that messages designed to evoke nostalgic feelings influenced smokers to display more negative ...

Feb 23

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Same-Sex Marriage Legalization is Linked to Reduction in Suicide ...

A study from the new John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health reveals that after the legalization of same-sex marriage, there was a significant reduction of suicide attempts among students in high school.

Feb 22

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Why Mothers Sing to Babies

It is natural to picture a mother singing to her child. Cross culturally, it is common that mothers sing to their babies. Yet, what is the reasoning behind it? Researcher Shannon de l'Etoile finds out that there is a social reasoning behind this act.

Feb 22

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To Deceive Using Truthful Statements is Called Paltering

We all have told a white lie before ("No, you don't look fat in that outfit") because they're harmless. Some of us might even take it to the next step and tell truthful things to convey something that is false. This is called paltering, and it's a ...

Feb 22

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The Way We Share Our Good News is Rather Revealing

A study published in the Journal of Individual Differences explains how the way a piece of good news is shared actually reveals aspects of one's personality.

Feb 21

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