Polyamory Offers A “Unique Opportunity” To Enjoy Prolonged ...

In polyamorous relationships, most individuals can simultaneously enjoy higher levels of nurturance and eroticism by distributing their needs in a relationship amongst different partners. This keeps the passion burning while building on the warmth ...

Jul 19

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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Stress Reduction Benefits from Petting Dogs, Cats

Many youths derive enjoyment from playing with their furry friends, and some universities have implemented programs that enable college students to interact with dogs and cats in an effort to reduce their stress. Besides the students’ subjective ...

Jul 18

Categories: Stress Management

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How to stay organised with ADHD

ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, is often thought as a disorder that only affects children, and particularly boys. Experts often struggle to receive diagnoses because ADHD tends to show up in different ways in women. Regardless of ...

Jul 17

Categories: Adult ADHD, Adult psychological development

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The Way Children draw human figures has changed since the 1970s, ...

With the last half century Western Europe countries having enjoyed a large increase in gender equalities where the employment rate for women in Germany has increased from 48% in 1980 to 73% in 2014. Psychologists are interested to see if there are ...

Jul 17

Categories: Child Development

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How a mother’s odour helps her baby develop a sensitivity to faces

It has been thought that infants form categories using information from just one sense, whichever the most relevant. For example, the category of ‘faces’ result from an accumulation of visual information about what faces look like. However, an ...

Jul 17

Categories: Child Development

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Wearing hearing aid may help protect brain in later life

New study has concluded that people who wear a hearing aid for age-related hearing problems maintain better brain function over time than those who do not.

Jul 16

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Women’s preference for masculine faces not linked with hormones

We found no evidence that changes in hormone levels influence the type of men women find attractive," say lead researcher Benedict C. Jones of the University of Glasgow.

Jul 16

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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Possible link between sugary drinks and cancer

Evidence indicates that limiting sugary drink consumption, together with taxation and marketing restrictions, might contribute to a reduction in cancer cases.

Jul 15

Categories: Cancer

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Processed foods and effect on developing fetus’ brain: Autism link?

UCF researchers are now a step closer to showing the link between the food pregnant women consume and the effects on a fetus’ developing brain.

Jul 13

Categories: Child Development

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Teens 'Mocked' by Their Parents are at Greater Risk for Bullying, ...

Constant rejection and hostility from parents can lead to emotional regulation issues in children, which may turn into anger problems when they become adolescents. Dysregulated anger due to poor parenting makes it difficult for teenagers to interact ...

Jul 12

Categories: Bullying, Parenting

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Facial Plastic Surgery in Men Enhances Perception of Attractiveness, ...

While people often seek plastic surgery to improve their appearances, altering certain facial features can also influence how others perceive an individual’s personality. Men who have undergone cosmetic surgery are often rated as more trustworthy, ...

Jul 12

Categories: Other

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Instagram Therapists Are the New Instagram Poets

In the age of social media and influencers it is not uncommon to see woes of wellness and self help advice spread across the internet. In particular, platforms such as Instagram seem to be attracting attention due to the rising popularity of ...

Jul 11

Categories: Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance, Self-Care / Self Compassion

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How Sounds, Shapes, Speech and Body Movements Convey Emotion Through ...

Ever wondered why the things we see or hear can make us feel a certain way? A balance of energies in high or low frequencies make up the spectral centroid, which causes us to experience different emotions when we encounter sounds, shapes and ...

Jul 11

Categories: Other

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Perception of Lower Socioeconomic Standing Stimulates Appetite

Individuals who feel that their socioeconomic status are lower than that of others have a greater tendency to engage in excessive eating habits which increases their risk of becoming obese, according to a recent study conducted in Singapore.

Jul 11

Categories: Other

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A short bout of exercise enhances brain function

Neuroscientists at OHSU in Portland, Oregon, working with mice, have discovered that a short burst of exercise directly boosts the function of a gene that increases connections between neurons in the hippocampus, the region of the brain associated ...

Jul 10

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