The Bystander Effect Is About More Than The Diffusion Of ...

Inspired by the shocking murder of a woman in New York in 1964, reportedly in front of numerous witnesses who did nothing to help (although this was exaggerated), the Bystander Effect is a well-researched phenomenon that describes the diminishing ...

Jul 1

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7 Scientifically-Proven Ways To Improve Your Memory

The associations, aromas, foods, moods and other techniques that science has shown can boost your memory.

Jun 30

Categories: Other

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Pain: The Two Best Psychological Techniques For Coping

The short-term strategies that are best for tolerating and reducing pain.

Jun 29

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Money Worries Can Enhance Performance On Some Kinds Of Mental Tests

Poverty erects material barriers, but psychological ones too, from the conditions that exacerbate mental health problems, to inculcating children with the sense that they are second-rate

Jun 29

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The Power of Collective Memory

What do large groups of people remember—and forget?

Jun 29

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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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