Why Parents Worry More About Sex than Violence in the Movies

Violence is more harmful to people than sex. Parents universally hope their kids will never have to be violent or even experience violence. Sex, on the other hand, is a part of life that everybody wants their offspring to enjoy eventually. So why ...

Dec 5

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Parenting

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An ADHD Holiday

Managing the symptoms during the season.

Dec 5

Categories: Adult ADHD, Adult psychological development

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Five Ways to Give Better Gifts (Backed by Science)

Buying gifts is often anxiety provoking. Psychologists who study gift-giving have identified why some gifts elicit joy, and others polite smiles.

Dec 3

Categories: Happiness

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What really drives you crazy about waiting in line

Interestingly, it turns out that what you hate most about lines probably isn't the length of the wait after all.

Dec 3

Categories: Adult psychological development

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How to Be Selfish

This isn’t a how-to guide for narcissists. They don’t need any pointers. This is for all the people who often feel like doormats.

Dec 2

Categories: Happiness, Self-Care / Self Compassion

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What's it like to meet the man who murdered your brother?

Traditionally, the criminal justice system has been focused on ensuring that offenders are suitably punished that the interests and needs of victims are often overlooked. In the case of a murder, what about relatives and friends left behind?

Dec 2

Categories: Forgiveness

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Waiting For a Reply? Study Explains The Psychology Behind Email ...

When you send an email, how long should you wait for a response? Is it OK to follow up a day later? If you haven't gotten a response in a week, should you assume you won’t get a reply?

Dec 1

Categories: Workplace Issues

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Food prices influence how we judge food quality

When it comes to food quality, you get what you pay for, right? Not necessarily. According to a new study, price influences how we judge the quality of foods, but it may not be a true reflection of how good the product is.

Dec 1

Categories: Mindfulness

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When Eating Disorders and Drug Addiction Collide

Most people think of eating disorders and drug addiction as separate and distinct issues, but as many people who suffer with these maladies know firsthand, there is often significant overlap between the two.

Dec 1

Categories: Addictions, Drug Addiction, Eating Disorders

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Why you should avoid hospitals on weekends and holidays

The quality and speed of health care can change during peak hours.

Nov 30

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues

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7 Types Of Marriage Betrayal That Are Often Overlooked

When people think of cheating in a relationship, physical infidelity is usually the first thing that comes to mind. There are however, other less obvious ways spouses can break their marital bond. You may not even realize you're guilty of these.

Nov 30

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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Emotional But Don't Know Why? The "Other" Sesonal Affective Disorder

If you're feeling down at the holidays and have no idea why, the cause may be memories of noteworthy events, a particular loss or personal struggles.

Nov 28

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Patients with Misophonia Require Help and Understanding

Some people find the sound of nails on a chalkboard or the rumbling of a snoring spouse irritating, but what if the sound of someone breathing sent you into a fit of rage? This is a reality for many sufferers of misophonia.

Nov 28

Categories: Anxiety, Social Anxiety / Phobia

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5 fun ways to build your child’s brain

Don’t amuse your kids into creative impotence. Constant amusement inhibits imagination. Let them be bored.

Nov 27

Categories: Child Development, Parenting

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Should You “Friend” Your Doctor on Social Media?

A new academic review of the ethical considerations of establishing a social media relationship with a medical professional raises a bevy of issues that should be considered by patients and providers.

Nov 27

Categories: Mental Health Professions

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