While taking a vacation has strong psychological benefits, there's no one-size-fits-all dream holiday. The type of break you should take varies greatly according to your mindset; after all, time alone on a remote island will impact someone who's recently suffered a loss very differently from a ...
Date Posted: May 17, 2016GO
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is common following situations that involve threatened death or serious injury, such as robbery or rape, an earthquake or a car accident. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder leads many to feel out of control. The ...
Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSDGO
An interesting finding from studies over the last several years is that people underestimate how likely someone else is to comply with a request. That is, if you ask someone to do a simple task, they are generally much more likely to agree to do it ...
Running barefoot improves memory more than running with shoes on, a new study finds.
Poor workplace culture can have a huge effect on people's mental and physical health, and it's time business leaders addressed the issue urgently.
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A new study from researchers at Duke University and King's College London says that living in neighbourhoods with high crime rates and low social cohesion can cause psychotic symptoms among urban children. The study, published in the journal ...
Four symptoms are particularly important in the development of clinical depression, according to new research.
One may argue that standardized testing such as the SATs are faulty, hence cannot accurately predict how well women will do in university. Others claim that women tend to choose easier subjects in university, hence score better grades. However, ...
Anecdotal evidence suggests that the pervasiveness of smartphones is making us increasingly distracted and hyperactive. These presumed symptoms of constant digital stimulation also happen to characterize a well-known neurodevelopmental disorder: ...
It can be difficult to tell when someone is suffering from anxiety. Frequently people try to hide any mental health problems they are experiencing as they don’t want others to see their weakness and fear that they will be misunderstood. Here are ...
UAB researchers are testing a new treatment for BED: Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation(tDCS). The non-invasive therapy sends low-voltage electricity into the brain through electrodes places on either side of the head.
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Rich Americans aren't only getting richer. They're becoming more isolated from the rest of America, too. Rich Americans spend less time socializing with their family and neighbors - although they do spend more time socializing with friends. The ...
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A recent study suggests that who we are might be more integrated with where we are than previously thought. A paper published in Frontiers in Psychology, reveals that a good built environment might promote well-being and effect our decisions.
Research finds that listening to music while working can lift your mood and give you a relaxed focus, but it decreases your performance on cognitively demanding tasks.
If you’ve ever wondered why you can’t resist buying the latest iPhone as soon as it’s released, it may be because your brain is wired to make you crave new technology
The brains of people with ADHD appear, among other things, to have lower levels of the neurotransmitters dopamine and norepinephrine, so an experience needs to be more stimulating for it to draw and hold their attention. This makes for tough school ...
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