The Olympics is a laboratory for testing the limits of human strength and endurance. But it serves as a laboratory for other types of experiments, too. One such experiment has been helping researchers to unlock the mystery of facial expressions. Psychologists have long debated whether the smiles, ...
Date Posted: August 17, 2016
A UCLA research study found that the same brain circuits that are activated by eating chocolate and winning money are activated when teenagers see large numbers of "likes" on their own photos or the photos of peers in a social network.
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Food advertising is a multi-billion dollar industry, with approximately $1.8 billion annually aimed at children and adolescents, who view between 1,000 and 2,000 ads per year. Some studies have shown that there is a relationship between receptivity ...
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In today's increasingly high-paced world, stress has become part and parcel of our lives. It is well-known that chronic stress and depression are detrimental to our well-being and we are often able to tell its physical manifestation in a loved one ...
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We all know that exercise improves our physical fitness, but staying in shape can also boost our brainpower.
A lack of self-control and a strong focus on rewards is strongly linked to criminal behaviour, new research finds.
Writer Yuko Grover offers mothers tips for reclaiming their lives
The public is deeply skeptical about the profession—but given the problems of addiction, depression and other forms of mental illness, we need it more than ever
Reading what other people are feeling is an important skill that helps us navigate conflicts, deepen relationships, and negotiate effectively.
Improvements in working memory, long-term memory, executive function and more…
Horticultural therapy - which encourages a person to visit green spaces and join guided group gardening activities - can have mental and physical health benefits. This is the interim finding of an ongoing local study, called Effects Of ...
"I am already dead! I have been buried." said a young south Asian girl on the psychiatric ward. Prior to her admission she had stopped going to school, and instead isolated herself in her room spending hours on the internet searching for her grave. ...
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Women remember more of rom-coms, men remember more from action flicks.
With technology altering the therapeutic bond, something is lost but something else is gained
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Depression is more than a mental disorder, it affects the body’s ability to detoxify itself.
There isn’t really a huge trumpet blowing for the qualities that blossom in the children of mentally ill mothers.