A simple, computer-training task can change the brain's wiring to regulate emotional reactions, according to a recent study published in NeuroImage by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers.
Date Posted: January 6, 2016
Categories: Emotional IntelligenceGO
Avoidant/ Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) is a new diagnosis for kids who avoid food but do not have body-image issues.
Categories: Eating DisordersGO
Psychological studies support the following six fascinating ways of fighting depressive symptoms.
Uber is considering enforcing a mental health screening for its Malaysian drivers after the ride-sharing service implemented it in Mexico recently.
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Have you ever felt like you're talking, but nobody is listening?
When people see you for the first time, their impressions are formed instantly on the basis of the visual cues your face and body provide. Within seconds, your impression is registered by others on the basis of your gender and race. They then go on ...
Categories: Career Development and Change, Emotional IntelligenceGO
A comprehensive new study has found that Cannabis causes short-term paranoia and it is not related to memory problems.
Categories: Paranoia / SuspiciousnessGO
Most of us want to be the best partner we can be. But often we get caught up in work and attending to day-to-day responsibilities. We get caught up in the continuous buzzing of our own worries and what-ifs.
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Kids who have allergies at an early age are more likely than others to also have problems with anxiety and depression, according to a new study. As the number of allergies increase, so do internalizing behavior scores, the researchers found.
Anxiety disorders involve excessive and unrealistic worry about everyday tasks or events and can interfere with daily activities, including work and relationships. A new study, however, investigates the potential neurological upsides to anxiety.
New research finds that a disadvantaged environment can prevent genetics from doing its job.
Categories: Child DevelopmentGO
Not only can speaking more than one language help one travel to exciting destinations and experience other cultures around the world, it can also protect against cognitive impairment after stroke.
Categories: Cognitive Problems Amnesia / DementiaGO
Neuroscientists have struggled to understand exactly how the mind’s cycles affect us. Studies of donated brains provide some answers.
Categories: Sleep DisordersGO
“Will you exercise this year?” That simple question can be a game-changing technique for people who want to influence their own or others’ behavior, according to a recent study spanning 40 years of research.
Categories: Self-Care / Self CompassionGO
When you first interview for a job or head into a salary negotiation, there’s a lot that’s under your control. Unfortunately, that person may be subconsciously relying on your facial structure.