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.
Date Posted: December 30, 2015
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.
The term “addiction” is usually associated with alcoholism and drug abuse. Yet people can get addicted to different stimulants that are far beyond illegal substances.
What prompts us to share on social media and why do we share the things we do? Science has started to figure this out.
"Don't tell me what happens!" Spoilers do reduce enjoyment, but not as much as you might think, research shows.
When you hear the word “Christmas”, what are the first five words that instantly pop into your head? This was the question asked in a new study that led researchers to suggest that differences in food parenting styles for special occasions, may ...
Categories: Child Development, ParentingGO
What happens when you cut ties with your family, or your family cuts ties with you? The high emotional and psychological cost of family estrangement.
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We can learn to empathize with strangers. A new study finds that surprisingly positive experiences with people from another group trigger a learning effect in the brain, which increases empathy.
New research suggests that to avoid people thinking you're stupid, above all you need to refrain from undertaking risky tasks for which you lack suitable knowledge or skills.
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Proceed with extreme caution when your family starts to share recollections about you that you yourself don’t remember.
Categories: Blended Family IssuesGO
The mirror becomes an object that they cannot live without. They fall in love with their own reflection and believe that they deserve special treatment, becoming aggressive if they don't receive it. A new study has analysed factors that create ...
Categories: Teenage IssuesGO
New research suggests millennial moms are more confident about having parenting nailed than moms of other generations.