Researchers Look Into The Brains Of Music Fans

Summary: As soon as social considerations also play a part in economic decisions, our brain seems to switch to a different processing mode, indicate the results of a current study. Participants were able to purchase pieces of music but could ...

Jun 28

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Beneath Their Sneering Veneer, People Prone To Contempt Are ...

Contemptuousness is a distinct personality trait that you can measure with a simple questionnaire.

Jun 28

Categories: Emotional Intelligence

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To Diagnose Mental Illness, Read the Brain

Rather than relying on symptoms, scientists are developing a “brain circuits first” approach to mental health.

Jun 28

Categories: Mental Health in Asia

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Relationship quality tied to good health for young adults

For young people entering adulthood, high-quality relationships are associated with better physical and mental health, according to the results of a recently published study by a University at Buffalo-led research team. "Health benefits begin to ...

Jun 27

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Relationships & Marriage

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Understanding Risk Factors Involved in Initiation of Adolescent ...

Underage drinking is a major public health and social problem in the U.S. The ability to identify at-risk children before they initiate heavy alcohol use has immense clinical and public health implications. A new study has found that demographic ...

Jun 27

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues

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The Joy of Giving

In The Art of Loving, Erich Fromm wrote: “Giving is more joyous than receiving, not because it is a deprivation, but because in the act of giving lies the expression of my aliveness.” The more we give, the more we experience the world as the ...

Jun 25

Categories: Other

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The Weird Thing Depression Does To The Brain

Finding could be linked to depressive symptoms such as loss of appetite and sleep problems.

Jun 25

Categories: Depression

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Helping Families Overcome Stigma

[Part 2] Lauren Nichols, Psy.D., professor in Adler’s Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology program, shares tips for parents raising children with mental illness in helping their children overcome stigma and managing their child’s ...

Jun 24

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Mental Health in Asia

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Psychological Distance: 10 Fascinating Effects of a Simple Mind Hack

Think distant: the incredible power of abstract thought.

Jun 24

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When You Don't Speak the Language

An afternoon in a Chinese clinic makes it clear how important a patient's speech can be to making a diagnosis.

Jun 24

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Mental Health Professions

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8 Current Psychology Studies Every Lover Should Know

The power of nonconformists, neural synchrony, pathological personality traits and more…

Jun 23

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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This Is What Self-Acceptance Can Do For Your Mind

Practising self-acceptance is one of the best ways to deal with failure, recent research finds.

Jun 22

Categories: Self-Care / Self Compassion, Self-Esteem

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The Mechanics Of Subtle Discrimination: Measuring ...

Many people don’t even realise that they are discriminating based on race or gender. And they won’t believe that their unconscious actions have consequences until they see scientific evidence. Here it is.

Jun 22

Categories: Prejudice / Discrimination

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Even Small Children Are Less Helpful after Touching Money

Merely touching money has the power to alter our behavior. Money makes us more selfish, less helpful, and less generous towards others

Jun 22

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues

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Choices Are Based on Feelings Not Value

Over the past 50 years, there has been an increasing appreciation of the role of feelings in people’s choices. Economic models suggest that people’s choices should be based on an objective assessment of the value that an option has related to a ...

Jun 21

Categories: Other

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