Monitoring Increases Pro-social Behaviours

What motivates people to donate? Psychologists have proposed several factors that increase the likelihood of donation as well as the amount donated. Some of these factors include situational demands, such as crisis relief after a natural disaster, ...

Oct 20

Categories: Other

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Self-Compassion leads to Happiness

This article talks about how being compassionate towards the self, alleviates chronic pain and eventually encourages activeness and a happier life.

Oct 19

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Chronic Pain, Happiness, ...

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Solitude versus Loneliness

Being alone should not be misunderstood for loneliness. Being alone does not necessarily mean one is lonely in fact, having some alone time is beneficial to our well-being.

Oct 18

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...

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Understanding a Controlling Partner

One of the reasons why relationships fail or get torn apart, is due to the constant struggle for control between couples. This article talks about the behavior of a controlling partner and how this characteristic developed.

Oct 18

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...

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Men and Body Image

Body image is one of the common issues people face. It is often talked about in relation to women and their insecurities. However, what we tend to forget is that, men do feel the same way at times too. It is possible for men to feel insecure about ...

Oct 16

Categories: Adult psychological development, Health Psychology, Men's Issues, ...

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How to deal with your Child's tendency to Lie?

This article talks about how parents should act when their child lies. Parents are encouraged to first understand their child’s reason behind telling the lie before proceeding to discuss the consequences.

Oct 16

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child Development, Parenting

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The Relationship between Materialism and Gratitude

The trait of materialism has been associated with a variety of mental health issues, such as depression and anxiety; hence, parents should naturally be concerned about the potential development of materialism in their child. A recent study showed ...

Oct 15

Categories: Child Development, Compulsive Spending / Shopping, Parenting

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Parenting and the Expression of Aggression and Antisocial Behaviour

A recent study has found that parenting affects the expression of aggression and callous-unemotional traits (CU) in children, namely a lack of empathy and moral compass.

Oct 15

Categories: Aggression & Violence, Antisocial personality, Parenting

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Identifying Child Sexual Abuse

This article talks about ways to identify victims who have been sexually abused and the implications which follow.

Oct 12

Categories: Child Development, Sexual Abuse

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Overwhelmed by your Emotions?

This is a guide to handling your emotions when things get too tough in life.

Oct 12

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...

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Real-life Interactions versus Technology

This article talks about how the effects of online communication on the self and the ability to socialize with others in real life.

Oct 11

Categories: Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance, Mindfulness, Positive ...

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Adult ADHD facilitates Creativity

Most people often think that individuals with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) will face difficulties securing a job in future. However, recent studies have shown that adults with ADHD are good with creative tasks or working in the ...

Oct 11

Categories: Adult ADHD, Adult psychological development, Attention Deficit ...

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The 3 As: Autism, ADHD and Age

A recent study has found evidence linking the traits found in autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) even in adulthood. This is one of the first studies examining the link between these two disorders in adults, and supports ...

Oct 10

Categories: Adult ADHD, Adult psychological development, Attention Deficit ...

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Education facilitates better Decision-Making skills

Education processes can be altered to improve one’s ability to make decisions regarding economic issues.

Oct 9

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Child Development, Health ...

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Familiar Voices - Better Comprehension and Better at Ignoring?

It can be hard to distinguish between voices, or even make conversations, in the context of a noisy background. However, a new study has found that it may be easier to make out familiar voices, compared to non-familiar ones.

Oct 8

Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues

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