New Website A One Stop Shop For LGBTI Health In Australia

A new website aims to improve the health and wellbeing of LGBTI Australians by providing targeted information on drugs, alcohol, and mental and sexual health.

Nov 25

Categories: Addictions, LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) Issues

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Men eat more pizza when trying to impress women

Of all of the ways men try to impress the ladies, from big wallets to big muscles, here is one that has finally been quantified by science.

Nov 24

Categories: Men's Issues, Relationships & Marriage

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Sleeping in feels so good - but may be unhealthy.

A new study provides evidence of a higher risk of heart disease and diabetes in people who sleep later on weekends.

Nov 24

Categories: Health Psychology, Workplace Issues

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The Science of Gift Giving

It is said that it's the thought that matters, but research reveals that there's more behind our gift giving decisions than we may realize.

Nov 24

Categories: Happiness

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Plight of the Funny Female

Why people tend to appreciate men’s humor so much more than women’s.

Nov 23

Categories: Individuation, Other

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How Fairness Develops in Kids Around the World

A study of seven countries shows that all children hate getting less than their peers, but only some hate getting more.

Nov 23

Categories: Child Development, Values Clarification

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Greater stress and depression risk for teens with lots of Facebook ...

A new study suggests that the more friends a teenager has on Facebook, the more stressed they are likely to be. This may increase their future risk for depression.

Nov 23

Categories: Anxiety, Depression

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Why Do The Bad Guys Always Seem To Win?

From corrupt leaders, to successful bullies and criminals (and even terrorists), why does it always seem that the bad guys come out on top?

Nov 21

Categories: Bullying

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Being The Favourite Child Linked To Surprising Disadvantage

…and if you weren’t mom’s favourite, there’s is an unexpected upside.

Nov 21

Categories: Adult psychological development, Child Development, Parenting

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Smile! The surprising link between Botox, empathy and autism

Our own facial expressions play an essential part in understanding other people's emotions.

Nov 20

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What's The Difference Between Rationality And Rationalizing?

The "ize" turns the adjective "rational" into a verb suggesting deliberate effort, contrivance and artifice. Rationalizing is actively putting a rational gloss on our irrational behavior.

Nov 20

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions

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Can an app prevent teenage suicides? This startup thinks so

Many of the factors that lead to teenage depression are amped up in East Asia. The hyper-competitive school environments in places like Hong Kong, Singapore, and mainland China are enough to throw anyone's life out of balance. If you add in the ...

Nov 19

Categories: Depression, Suicide Prevention, Teenage Issues

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Couples Who Have Sex Weekly Are Happiest

Although more frequent sex is associated with greater happiness, this link was no longer significant at a frequency of more than once a week," lead researcher Amy Muise said. "Our findings suggest that it's important to maintain an intimate ...

Nov 19

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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Why You Bought That Ugly Sweater

The scientific tricks stores use to part you and your money - you’re not entirely to blame for that regrettable statement necklace, or that unused man purse.

Nov 18

Categories: Compulsive Spending / Shopping, Other

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Mother's age at birth may influence symptoms of depression in ...

The daughters, but not the sons, of women who give birth at age 30 or older are more likely to experience symptoms of depression as young adults, according to new research. The age of the father at birth is not a factor.

Nov 18

Categories: Adult psychological development, Child Development, Parenting

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