Men and Eating Disorders

When terms like “anorexia” and “bulimia” are mentioned, an image of a female starving herself is what comes to mind. This picture of eating disorders is a flawed one, as eating disorders can affect anyone, regardless of gender, age or ...

Mar 15

Categories: Eating Disorders

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The Hidden Faces of Eating Disorders

When we hear about eating disorders, what we see in our minds is an image of a young, thin and often white woman. This is, in fact, a form of bias on our part, as research shows that people who have higher weights are at higher risk of contracting ...

Mar 14

Categories: Eating Disorders

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Extended Use of ADHD Medications May Suppress Adult Height

A follow-up study shows that using pharmaceuticals to treat ADHD for a prolonged period of time may cause a suppression of adult height, without actually reducing the severity of ADHD symptoms.

Mar 14

Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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Six Signs of An Eating Disorder

With the increasing prevalence of eating disorders nowadays, it is even more important for friends and loved ones to learn to recognise the common signs of eating disorders to help those who are suffering seek help. Here’s how.

Mar 14

Categories: Eating Disorders

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In Preschool, it is Quality that Matters

There is far from a dearth of research regarding early childhood education, and the main question that researchers ask is whether attending preschool is a necessary endeavour. The latest research shows that preschool education only has long-lasting ...

Mar 13

Categories: Child Development

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Asking One Question Can Reveal Much About Someone’s Personality

New research has shown that when one is asked for his or her opinion on other people, insights into his or her personality will also be revealed.

Mar 13

Categories: Personality problems

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Super Agers – What’s So Special About Them?

Most of our brains naturally age as we grow older. However, there are some people, known as super agers, whose brains look and behave just like those who are decades younger than them. Why are their brains different?

Mar 13

Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues

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Our Brains on Love

Have you ever wondered what happens in our brains during a surge of affection? Why do we remember all the minute details of our first dates? Our brains do react to love, and current research looks at some interesting facts about our brains when they ...

Mar 11

Categories: Happiness, Relationships & Marriage

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Tips to Help You Fall Asleep

Most, if not all of us, have experienced nights when we just cannot get our brains to power down. We remain awake, tossing and turning, and it seems like to more we try to sleep, the less able we are to fall asleep. Thankfully, there are ways to ...

Mar 10

Categories: Sleep Disorders

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Can We Acquire a Super Memory?

Imagine this: a gameshow participant has to memorise four Rubik's cube puzzles at once, dive into a tank that is filling with water blindfolded, and solve them all before the water engulfs him or her? Just as you think that this is impossible, the ...

Mar 10

Categories: Academic Issues

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Being Grateful Will Make You Happier

Our expectations change the way we feel about things. They craft our moods and subsequent reactions to things. Studies show being grateful is a conscious choice people can make, and if they do choose to be grateful, they will be happier for it.

Mar 10

Categories: Empathy, Happiness

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The Influence of Fleeting Attraction

All of us make requests at time, minor or huge. Others’ likelihood of complying to our request is definitely something that can be increased if one knows the trick to it. New research has revealed that people seems to accede more to requests from ...

Mar 9

Categories: Mental Health in Asia

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The One (Really Easy) Persuasion Technique Everyone Should Know

Swearing. Talking in the right ear. Pouring coffee down someone’s throat. These various studies to increase one’s persuasion is fascinating, yet admittedly impractical to perform. New research has revealed an incredibly easy persuasion technique ...

Mar 9

Categories: Mental Health in Asia

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The Four Things That Kill a Relationship Stone Dead

Ever-lasting love is a romantic and dreamy concept that we all wish for. These love-tinted rose buds are however, fragile and tender. John Gottman here analyses four main things that one should never do in order to keep the love blooming and strong.

Mar 9

Categories: Mental Health in Asia

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Research Reveals How Time Will Change Your Personality

They say that time changes everything. Impermanence is the only constant and perhaps, even blessing in disguise. New research has further confirmed this as it reveals that people indeed, do change with age.

Mar 9

Categories: Mental Health in Asia

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