How to Choose Between Experiential and Material Purchases

Happiness is elusive and each of us has our own yardstick of happiness. Research has shown that experiences tend to beat possessions in hitting our happiness chart!

Mar 18

Categories: Mental Health in Asia

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Does Keeping Busy Make Us Happy?

The hustle and bustle of life has made us quicken our footsteps, pacing through the crowd, and most of us would not admit, but we actually like the idea of being busy. There has been an assumption that keeping oneself busy makes us happy, but new ...

Mar 18

Categories: Mental Health in Asia

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The Halo Effect: When Your Own Mind is a Mystery

Ever met someone attractive and think that they are intelligent, friendly and likeable as well? Well, they may really harbour all these positive qualities or you may just have been one of the many victims to the Halo Effect.

Mar 18

Categories: Mental Health in Asia

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Move On Quickly From Regrets Using This Writing Instruction

All of us have regrets, and some of us are able to move on from them while others drown in these regrets and suffocate themselves. New research has shown that it is not the self-esteem that we need to build to move on from regrets. It is ...

Mar 18

Categories: Mental Health in Asia

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The Best Way To Make Friends And Keep Them

We all wish to keep our friends by our side by a long time, but some of us do so better than others. New research has found out what qualities make people stay. Find the secret to a long-lasting friendship now!

Mar 18

Categories: Friendships

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Men and Eating Disorders

When terms like “anorexia” and “bulimia” are mentioned, an image of a female starving herself is what comes to mind. This picture of eating disorders is a flawed one, as eating disorders can affect anyone, regardless of gender, age or ...

Mar 15

Categories: Eating Disorders

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The Hidden Faces of Eating Disorders

When we hear about eating disorders, what we see in our minds is an image of a young, thin and often white woman. This is, in fact, a form of bias on our part, as research shows that people who have higher weights are at higher risk of contracting ...

Mar 14

Categories: Eating Disorders

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Extended Use of ADHD Medications May Suppress Adult Height

A follow-up study shows that using pharmaceuticals to treat ADHD for a prolonged period of time may cause a suppression of adult height, without actually reducing the severity of ADHD symptoms.

Mar 14

Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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Six Signs of An Eating Disorder

With the increasing prevalence of eating disorders nowadays, it is even more important for friends and loved ones to learn to recognise the common signs of eating disorders to help those who are suffering seek help. Here’s how.

Mar 14

Categories: Eating Disorders

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In Preschool, it is Quality that Matters

There is far from a dearth of research regarding early childhood education, and the main question that researchers ask is whether attending preschool is a necessary endeavour. The latest research shows that preschool education only has long-lasting ...

Mar 13

Categories: Child Development

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Asking One Question Can Reveal Much About Someone’s Personality

New research has shown that when one is asked for his or her opinion on other people, insights into his or her personality will also be revealed.

Mar 13

Categories: Personality problems

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Super Agers – What’s So Special About Them?

Most of our brains naturally age as we grow older. However, there are some people, known as super agers, whose brains look and behave just like those who are decades younger than them. Why are their brains different?

Mar 13

Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues

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Our Brains on Love

Have you ever wondered what happens in our brains during a surge of affection? Why do we remember all the minute details of our first dates? Our brains do react to love, and current research looks at some interesting facts about our brains when they ...

Mar 11

Categories: Happiness, Relationships & Marriage

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Tips to Help You Fall Asleep

Most, if not all of us, have experienced nights when we just cannot get our brains to power down. We remain awake, tossing and turning, and it seems like to more we try to sleep, the less able we are to fall asleep. Thankfully, there are ways to ...

Mar 10

Categories: Sleep Disorders

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Can We Acquire a Super Memory?

Imagine this: a gameshow participant has to memorise four Rubik's cube puzzles at once, dive into a tank that is filling with water blindfolded, and solve them all before the water engulfs him or her? Just as you think that this is impossible, the ...

Mar 10

Categories: Academic Issues

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