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.
Date Posted: February 10, 2017
Categories: Academic IssuesGO
We are all aware of the disadvantages nicotine bring to us and how tobacco use can lead to disability, disease, and even death. However, a new research reveals how nicotine may have some benefits for patients dealing with schizophrenia.
A Toronto eating disorders support centre called Sheena's Place produced a compilation of clinicians and patients affected to shed light that eating disorders are not a choice.
It is known that bullying can have detrimental effects on physical and mental health. Yet contrary to what one might think, direct bullying has less damaging effects than ignoring someone!
Working memory is crucial to our everyday functioning. It helps us processes and manipulate pieces of information and aids our critical thinking. One study shows that a simple supplement of omega-3 can help people, young and old, to increase their ...
Everyone faces anxiety now and then in their everyday lives. Yet some face social phobia, where social fears cause enough anxiety to significantly impair normal functioning. Social phobia can produce intense suffering for the individual, but a study ...
We all have parts of our days where our brains just can't seem to function smoothly, whether at 9 in the morning or at 2 in the afternoon. Andrea Smit, a PhD student, explains that that's normal! Our bodies have certain work in time periods that ...
Sleep has been studied for decades with multiple studies supporting the idea that it helps people solidify their memories and enhance learning. A new study also proposes another benefit of sleep--one which shrinks the brain.
When making a decision, our brains juggle between the speed and accuracy of information. Scientists from the University of Oxford have discovered two distinct mechanisms that controls this balance.
A new study finds that women may be more attracted to dark and brooding men because of certain character traits, called the dark triad, that may be linked with having more offspring.
Professional players on the field train mercilessly for months. Yet when it comes to the big game, why do some of them succumb despite all the grueling workouts and diet plans? The answer is all in the mind.
Throw away that stereotype of a grumpy old man. Recent discover on the things that happen naturally to people’s personality with age will surprise people who live by the phrase ‘leopard will never change its spots’.
Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life TransitionsGO
It is challenging to communicate with toddlers as they are still learning to speak in full sentences and not forgetting, they have difficulty understanding what the adults are saying to them.
Categories: Child Development, ParentingGO
Indulging in your career can have a range of benefits, from expanding your work skills to meeting different people. Yet, too much (or even too little!) tension and pressure caused by our jobs can dramatically increase one's stress level and break ...