Two-Year-Olds Finds Helping Others Just as Rewarding as Helping ...

If you've lost some faith in humanity, take a look at toddlers. Research has shown that toddlers actually enjoy helping others as much they as they like helping themselves! The reason may surprise you--toddlers don't do it to gain some favor later ...

Feb 15

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Uncovering the Long-Term Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury

Many injuries we endure will heal and fade, but some are severe enough to leave a scar for years, even affecting our abilities for the remainder of our lifetime. Research on those who have dealt with traumatic brain injuries show that patients ...

Feb 15

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The (Anthropological) Truth About Walls

Building walls has been a method used for centuries intended to serve more or less of the same purpose--to define borders and make sure people stay on their due side. Yet in modern times, the idea of walls seems almost outdated. What implications ...

Feb 15

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Meditation for Coping With Grief

When it comes to loss, grief can be overbearing. Yet, not all treatments involve taking medications or drugs. Jason Stephenson takes his viewers through a spiritual process that teaches how meditation can be a helpful coping strategy to combat grief.

Feb 14

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Can Exercise Improve Your Vision?

It is universally accepted that exercising is beneficial for both the body and mind. Engaging in sports or even a speed-walk down the street promotes cognitive functioning and keeps your body physically healthier. In addition, researchers are ...

Feb 14

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How the Brain Turns Chronic Stress into Pathology

Everyone experiences stress at some point in their lives, whether it is studying for a final exam or finding enough resources to pay this month's electricity bill. Although low levels of stress and anxiety are healthy, severe levels that go ...

Feb 14

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Sleeping difficulties in children with adhd

Sleeping difficulties have been recognized as an issue among some children with ADHD. Lack of sleep leads to children having difficulty in focusing and providing attention when needed which may cause a long-term effect on their quality of life.

Feb 13

Categories: Child Development

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State of Flow

Have you ever experienced being ‘in the ...

Feb 13

Categories: Positive Psychology

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Why Do Our Memories Change?

If I asked what you did for your birthday this year, you would most likely give me the correct answer. What if I asked you what you did for your birthday ten years ago? With some thought (and maybe a phone call to your mom) you can probably whip up ...

Feb 11

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Immigrants Do Not Increase Crime Rates

With the current events going on in the United States of America concerning immigration and President Trump's travel ban, it's important to illustrate fact and evidence over fear and segregation--and criminologists say that there is no link between ...

Feb 11

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Attached Men Are More Attractive to Women

Can attractiveness change without any physical transformation? A study from the Journal of Evolutionary Psychology says yes--women find males more attractive when they have a partner!

Feb 11

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Are You A Worrier?

A certain amount of worrying is a normal part of life, especially these days with barely a moment passing without a disconcerting headline landing in your news feed. But for some people, their worrying reaches pathological levels. They just can’t ...

Feb 10

Categories: Anxiety

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Cultivate Self-Compassion, Freshies!

Hey freshies, do not be so hard on yourself. The key to sustaining well through your first year in university may be having self-compassion, according to new research from the University of British Columbia.

Feb 10

Categories: Academic Issues

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