For Children with Autism, Multiple Languages May Be a Boon

Most children who learn more than one language gain valuable skills, and researchers say this may also be true for children with autism

Jul 27

Categories: Autism spectrum disorders

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Should Grit Be Taught and Tested in School?

Social and emotional skills are starting to be taught in schools—but experts urge caution

Jul 26

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The Seeds of Depression And Anxiety Could Lie In This Room

Creating a perfect storm of negative emotions.

Jul 26

Categories: Anxiety, Depression

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Brain Training Cuts Dementia Risk a Decade Later

How a brief intervention could have such long-lasting results remains unclear

Jul 26

Categories: Dementia

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Brain Scan Research Shows That Lack Of Sleep Severely Alters Brain ...

Sleep deprivation majorly impacts the brain’s connectivity and function, according to a recent study published this February in NeuroImage.

Jul 25

Categories: Sleep Disorders

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The Simpler Talk Therapy That Treats Depression Effectively

The talk therapy that is quicker (and cheaper) than cognitive-behavioural therapy.

Jul 25

Categories: Depression

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Holding Hands in Body Language

Just like any type of touch, holding hands can be a very potent signal. Depending on how it is used, it can make or break the relationship

Jul 25

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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How To Make Friends: This Will Subtly Help People Open Up

When people tell each other something intimate, it deepens the relationship.

Jul 23

Categories: Friendships

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Understanding Ambivalence

Ambivalence is a human experience where two contradictory emotions about a decision, a person or an object keep you from choosing one or the other.

Jul 23

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Do You (Figuratively) Lick Your Wounds? Should You?

After failure or defeat, what are the pros and cons of licking your wounds?

Jul 23

Categories: Emotional Intelligence

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An Ecological Model for Dysfunction

Now, it is time to address the factors in human experience that either cause dysfunction or protect us from it. For convenience, we can clump these factors into the biological, the psychological and the social. Because these factors interact in ...

Jul 22

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Dear Friends: Why My Anxiety Ruined Our Relationships

I want you to know that I started psychotherapy and am now seeing a therapist every week. Through my therapy sessions, we have started to uncover that I have General Anxiety Disorder and Cyclothymic Disorder.

Jul 22

Categories: Anxiety, Ending a relationship issues, Friendships

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People estimate their own abilities based on others' performance

Ratings of our own abilities are strongly influenced by the performance of others, according to a study published July 20 in Neuron. Interacting with high performers makes us feel more capable in cooperative team settings, but less competent in ...

Jul 22

Categories: Other

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The Mystery of Urban Psychosis

Why are paranoia and schizophrenia more common in cities?

Jul 21

Categories: Paranoia / Suspiciousness, Schizophrenia

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The 2 Big Beliefs Linked to Anxiety

Worries and fears and stress, oh my! This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen reveals the two big beliefs that light up anxiety, plus how to pull the plug

Jul 21

Categories: Anxiety

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