A Spice Superior to Antidepressants?

Antidepressants are drugs commonly prescribed to alleviate symptoms for those suffering from depression. However, researchers have proposed an alternative that shows promising results without the side effects of medication--a spice called saffron.

Jan 5

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues

GO

Parenting Tips to Help You Raise Happy Children

In a competitive and fast-paced Singaporean society, it's important to keep our relationship with our children close and positive. Here are some parenting tips to keep your relationship with your loved ones happy in times of stress and challenges!

Jan 5

Categories: Parenting

GO

Is There Such A Thing As An Emotional Hangover?

Taking ten shots of tequila can leave you with a nasty hangover, but experiencing something traumatic can give you an emotional one! Dr. Lila Davachi explains how emotional hangovers can affect one's memory and cognitive performance.

Jan 5

Categories: Emotional Abuse

GO

Why It’s Necessary to Fight Work Stress and How to Do It

There are many work-related problems that crop up as a result of work stress. These are similar to stress experienced outside of the workplace (i.e., involving physical, psychological, or behavioural reactions). Employees complain about and/or ...

Jan 4

Categories: Stress Management

GO

Parental obesity linked to young children’s neurodevelopmental ...

According to a study by the researchers at National Institutes of Health, children of obese parents may be at risk for developmental delays. Investigators found that children of obese mothers were more likely to fail in fine motor skill test – ...

Jan 4

Categories: Child Development

GO

How Liars Create the Illusion of Truth

Does repeating the same thing over and over again might actually lead you to believe it's true? Tom Stafford explains what the illusion of truth is and how it influences our way of thinking and existing knowledge.

Jan 3

GO

6 Ways to Create (and Keep) New Year’s Resolutions in 2017

Taking a good, hard look at daily behaviour is the key to setting realistic self-improvement goals. In the early Babylonians believed that what people did on the first day of the year affected what they did for the rest of that year. Many see the ...

Dec 30

GO

Could violent video games make players more moral in the real world?

Video games allow players to indulge in simulated behaviours that in the real world would be highly antisocial or unethical, and many people are concerned how this might spill over from the screen to the street. A new study, however, suggests that ...

Dec 30

GO

Children with autism may be over-diagnosed with ADHD

Current measuring tools for ADHD may not work for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Pediatric researchers report that children with ASD may mistakenly be diagnosed with ADHD because they have autism-related social impairments rather than ...

Dec 29

Categories: Adult ADHD, Asperger's Syndrome, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity ...

GO

Given time, most women with anorexia or bulimia will recover

Contrary to what is often believed, new research is optimistic that around two-thirds of women with anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa will eventually recover from their eating disorders.

Dec 29

Categories: Eating Disorders

GO

A cure for social anxiety

Social phobia is the most common anxiety disorder of our time. But the current treatment regimen for patients with this diagnosis has not proven very effective. Now a team of researchers believes they have found a cure for social anxiety disorders.

Dec 28

Categories: Anxiety, Social Anxiety / Phobia

GO

A cure for social anxiety

Social phobia is the most common anxiety disorder of our time. But the current treatment regimen for patients with this diagnosis has not proven very effective. Now a team of researchers believes they have found a cure for social anxiety disorders.

Dec 28

Categories: Anxiety, Social Anxiety / Phobia

GO

Family Intervetion effective for children

Psychologists have found that children and adolescents with major depression or subthreshold forms of bipolar disorder - and who had at least one first-degree relative with bipolar disorder - responded better to a 12-session family-focused treatment ...

Dec 28

Categories: Bipolar, Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Family Problems, Mood Swings ...

GO

Fearful 'Memories' Passed Between Generations

New study on mice suggests parents' fears can be passed on to their children. Implications of the study on understanding alcohol addiction, phobias and anxiety are discussed.

Dec 27

Categories: Addictions, Anxiety, Other, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / ...

GO

The surprising secret that could help you achieve your goals

When you think about your goals, whether it’s to actually meditate on the reg, become a better runner, or cut dairy from your diet, you probably think a strong willpower is how you make them happen. Well, here’s some news for you self-control ...

Dec 23

GO