Curiosity Is Not Intrinsically Good

The human drive to resolve uncertainty is so strong that people will look for answers even when it’s obvious those answers will be painful.

Jul 14

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The Best Lifestyle Change To Prevent Cognitive Decline

The very best lifestyle change a person can make in midlife to protect against cognitive decline later is taking more exercise.

Jul 14

Categories: Cognitive Problems Amnesia / Dementia

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Beyond “Mama” and “Dada”: Why Babies Learn Certain Words

Babies learn different types of words first depending on their native language

Jul 14

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The Startling Link Between Cyberbullying and Suicide

Called the “Dark Tetrad,” this combination of traits may explain why some teens are able to taunt, harass, and bully others online — sometimes to the point of no return.

Jul 13

Categories: Suicide Prevention

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Skilled Performance Takes More Than Practice

Talent matters for performance - maybe more than you think.

Jul 13

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Change: Learning to Enjoy the Mess

To excel at transformational change, organizations and the people who comprise them must accept change-related discomfort and adjust to it as a natural expectation.

Jul 12

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions

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4 Ways to Validate Yourself

With job insecurity as high as it is, you’d think we’d start teaching millennials self-validation in school.

Jul 12

Categories: Emotional Intelligence, Self-Care / Self Compassion

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Is The ADHD Epidemic A Symptom Of Modern Life?

Are children and young adults less attentive and respectful than they once where? Is uttering the perennial platitude “kids these days" disguising actual behavioural decline?

Jul 12

Categories: Adult ADHD

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Promising new methods for early detection of Alzheimer's disease

New methods to examine the brain and spinal fluid heighten the chance of early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. These findings may have important implications for early detection of the disease, the choice of drug treatment and the inclusion of ...

Jul 11

Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues, Dementia

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Happiness increases after consumption of fruit and vegetables, study ...

University of Warwick research indicates that eating more fruit and vegetables can substantially increase people’s later happiness levels.

Jul 11

Categories: Happiness, Health / Illness / Medical Issues

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Males more likely to suffer psychologically when dissatisfied with ...

Society might lead us to believe body image concerns should be reserved for females but research published today from The University of Sydney has suggested that men are more likely to suffer psychologically when dissatisfied with their image.

Jul 9

Categories: Men's Issues, Other

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The Surprising Way Antidepressants Help Depressed People

Antidepressants can help to fight a little-known symptom of depression.

Jul 9

Categories: Depression

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4 Reasons Compliments Make You Cringe

Most people give compliments because they want you to feel good. But, if you're like most people, those well-meaning kind words may be hard to hear sometimes.

Jul 8

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Students Of Today Are More Afraid Of Growing Up Than In Previous ...

In Western democracies, young adults are living with their parents for longer, spending more time in education and delaying having children So much so that some commentators have suggested that we need a new term, such as "emerging adulthood", to ...

Jul 8

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions

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Is OCD fuelled by a fear of the self?

Most of us have unwanted thoughts and images that pop into our heads and it's not a big deal. But for people with a diagnosis of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) these mental intrusions are frequently distressing and difficult to ignore. A new ...

Jul 7

Categories: Obsessions & Compulsions (OCD)

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