This Simple Relationship Exercise Promotes Forgiveness And ...

A promising new way to maintain healthy relationships.

Aug 4

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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Mindfulness for Children May Prevent Anxiety and Mental Illness

A new study by researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) explores how cognitive therapy that uses mindfulness techniques such as meditation, quiet reflection, and facilitator-led discussion, may serve as an adjunct to pharmacological ...

Aug 3

Categories: Anxiety, Mindfulness

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Exercise results in larger brain size and lowered dementia risk

Using the landmark Framingham Heart Study to assess how physical activity affects the size of the brain and one's risk for developing dementia, UCLA researchers found an association between low physical activity and a higher risk for dementia in ...

Aug 3

Categories: Dementia

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Early-childhood attention skills help predict long-term academic ...

Which early child characteristics predict long-term academic achievement and educational attainment? Research has focused on the role of early academic skills, learning enhancing behaviors, and socioemotional competencies as precursors of academic ...

Aug 3

Categories: Child Development

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How to Avoid Bad Dreams

Nightmares can be stressful in themselves not to mention a severe disruption upon much needed quality sleep time.

Aug 2

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Can We Learn How to Forget?

Neuroscientists begin to understand how the brain controls its own memory center

Aug 2

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Emotional Strength Doesn’t Come from Ignoring Your Feelings

Going about our lives emotionlessly is robotic at best and, at worst, sociopathic.

Aug 2

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Avoid This Dietary Fat Because It Destroys Cognitive Function

Some fats have an amazing negative effect on cognitive function and, potentially, eating habits.

Aug 1

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The "Relocation Bump" – How Moving House Creates Lasting Memories

Why is our youth, from adolescence to early adulthood, so ripe with memories compared with other times in life?

Aug 1

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions

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8 Hidden Psychological Effects Of Being Right- Or Left-Handed

The right-hand bias, the leftie advantage, handedness and mental illness and more…

Aug 1

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Can Alcohol Cause Traumatic Responses? The Two-Way Street Between ...

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder leads many to feel out of control. The symptoms may be so overwhelming some turn to the use of substances in an effort to calm themselves. However, there is a great deal of evidence to suggest that alcohol not only ...

Jul 30

Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD

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Combining Two Free Activities Can Reduce Depression By 40% in Two ...

Reduce depression by combining two activities well-known to make you feel better.

Jul 29

Categories: Depression

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How to Stop ‘Fear of Missing Out’ from Ruining Your Career

FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) is a powerful phenomenon, the 21st century equivalent of keeping up with the Joneses.

Jul 29

Categories: Career Development and Change

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Neuro Harlow: The Effect Of A Mother's Touch On Her Child's ...

In the 1950s, the American psychologist Harry Harlow famously showed that infant rhesus monkeys would rather cling to a surrogate wire mother covered in cosy cloth, than to one that provided milk.

Jul 29

Categories: Child Development

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Common brain changes found in children with autism, ADHD and OCD

A team of scientists has found similarities in brain impairments in children with autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder. The study involved brain imaging of white matter in 200 children.

Jul 28

Categories: Adult ADHD, Autism spectrum disorders, Obsessions & Compulsions ...

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