Why Exercise is Good for Your Brain

Dementia can be affected by your lifestyle choices, and one of the ways that has been evidenced to prevent the onset, is adopting a healthier and more active lifestyle. This article seeks to detail how exercise helps improve not just physical ...

Jan 9

Categories: Cognitive Problems Amnesia / Dementia, Dementia

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For these people with depression, all treatment approaches had ...

There is a significant minority of people diagnosed with "treatment-resistant depression" who are unable to get better with antidepressant medications or a combination of antidepressant medications and psychotherapy. Despite that, this study ...

Jan 8

Categories: Depression

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Social Media (Again) Shown to be worse for Girls’ Mental Health ...

Technology has indeed brought much convenience to our everyday lives, and with technology comes the use of social media as well. A recent study conducted has once again shown how the increased time spent on social media, can negatively affect our ...

Jan 7

Categories: Depression, Self-Esteem

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New Study Offers New Insights into Children with Autism

In the first study of its kind, a team of researchers was able to perform functional MRIs of a group of children with autism whose IQs averaged 54. This was nearly impossible to conduct before as it was a challenge for them to keep still for at ...

Jan 7

Categories: Autism spectrum disorders

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Eye-tracking predicts decisions

A recent study made use of eye-tracking technology to investigate how people make decisions.

Dec 24

Categories: Compulsive Spending / Shopping, Other

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New Therapy for Schizophrenia

A new form of therapy has been found to be quite promising in its use as a treatment plan for schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is one of the more complicated disorders to treat, partly because its symptoms include multiple areas of impairment, from mood ...

Dec 17

Categories: Schizophrenia

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Parental Anxiety and Children's Learning

A new study has found that parents' attitudes towards mathematics can predict the learning outcomes of their children.

Dec 6

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Learning Difficulties, Parenting

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MDMA Enhances Cooperation

A new study from King's College London suggests that MDMA - found in ecstasy - may explain why users cooperate more after taking the drug. However, a caveat to this finding is that the enhanced cooperative effect only shows for people they have ...

Dec 5

Categories: Drug Addiction, Executive Functions

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Ecstasy as a Useful Pharmacotherapy Addition

Drugs have often been linked to a myriad of physical and mental health deteriorations, but in a recent study, it appears that a specific drug may in fact be useful in the alleviation of PTSD symptoms. Recent findings suggest that ecstasy’s role in ...

Dec 5

Categories: Complex PTSD, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / ...

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Resignation and Indifference

This article talks about people being indifferent to the self and apathetic towards everything in life, and how there is a chance of overcoming them.

Nov 27

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...

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Shop Till You Fight

Black Friday is arguably the shopping events of the year, not just in America, but in recent years has seen the spread to other countries as well. However, this celebratory event is often marred by reports of fistfights and heated arguments between ...

Nov 24

Categories: Aggression & Violence, Compulsive Spending / Shopping

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The Association between Attachment Styles and Food

It is hardly surprising knowledge to learn that some people manage negative emotions by binge-eating, usually of the junk food variety. Some of them may even be close friends and family members around us, and it appears to be increasingly common. ...

Nov 24

Categories: Adult psychological development, Eating Disorders

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Multi-Tasking Isn't All Bad

A recent published experimental study investigated the effects of multi-tasking on productivity, with the results suggesting that perceived multi-tasking alone may well lead to increases in productivity. This is contradictory to previous findings ...

Nov 17

Categories: Other

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Forgiveness and Emotional Freedom

This article talks about how showing forgiveness is the best route to emotional healing and freedom.

Nov 16

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...

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Advantages of being Narcissistic

Narcissism has a negative connotation and is often seen as an undesirable trait to have. However, recent findings show that there are positive effects to narcissism, such as mental toughness and openness to experience.

Nov 16

Categories: Child Development, Health Psychology, Self-Confidence

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