Daydreaming related to well-being

Daydreaming is often associated with lapses of attention, memory loss and depression. Daydreaming consumes as much as 50% of our awaken state. If it is maladaptive, it might be disastrous. Whether daydreaming is good for one, it depends on your ...

Apr 17

Categories: Mindfulness

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Does female superheros have an empowering influence over women?

We see lots of traditional gender stereotypes of powerful, strong and smart superheros in Avengers, The Hulk, X-Men, etc. But are female super-heroines as empowering as those male counterparts? Heroine characters are often hypersexualised with ...

Apr 17

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A Supplement that Prevents you from falling into Depression

Researchers have found that probiotics helped people’s rumination. Ruminating refers to one’s focus on bad experiences and feelings. Probiotics is said to help to stop sadness from turning into depression, by helping people to let go of their ...

Apr 17

Categories: Depression

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Stress eating helps, when they're these superfoods

When work deadlines begin piling up and your social calendar is booked, the last thing you want to hear is to steer clear of the vending machine. Who has time for healthy eating? But when it comes to combating stress levels, what you eat may ...

Apr 16

Categories: Stress Management

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Psychologists can influence people's moral choices by tracking their ...

Where we look betrays what we're thinking. For instance, given a choice between two snacks, people spend longer looking at the alternative that they ultimately choose. A new study digs deeper into this process and asks: is gaze direction also ...

Apr 16

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New Video game undergoing FDA Trial as potential treatment for ADHD ...

While most start-ups have opted to market and sell their mobile weight loss games and diabetes trackers directly to consumers, Akili has decided to pursue the long, expensive, risky path of clinical trials through the Food and Drug Administration. ...

Apr 15

Categories: Adult ADHD, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism ...

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Probiotics can help you become less focused on recurrent bad feelings

People focus less on bad feelings and experiences from the past (i.e. rumination) after four weeks of probiotics ...

Apr 15

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Why some people hear colour, taste sounds

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have shed new light on synesthesia - the effect of hearing colours, seeing sounds and other cross-sensory phenomena.

Apr 14

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Your Voice Is The Secret To Getting Hired

If you want the job, you better speak up: Your voice carries a personal power that assures people of your intelligence and competence in a way that mere written words can’t.

Apr 14

Categories: Workplace Issues

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Sexually active senior citizens fare better mentally

Pucker up seniors ... it may be good for your health. A growing body of research finds that continuing to get your groove on as you age can bear some provocative mind and body benefits.

Apr 14

Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues

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Brain activity in infants predicts language outcomes in autism ...

Autism spectrum disorder can produce different clinical outcomes in young children, with some having strong conversation abilities and others not talking at all. A new study reveals at the first signs of possible autism in infants and toddlers, ...

Apr 13

Categories: Autism spectrum disorders

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Can you trust yourself?

New experiences can sometimes alter past memories.

Apr 13

Categories: Self-Doubt, Trust Issues

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Cajoling and Betraying Trust

Is cajoling always effective?

Apr 13

Categories: Workplace Issues

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Media reporting leading to more suicides

There were suicide clusters in various US college in the previous year and there media was shining its light on it. Does media influence our perception of the events and what impact does media have on the incidence?

Apr 11

Categories: Suicide Prevention

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Laughing Causes People to Share More

Strangers sharing intimate autobiographical details. Will you? How did they manage to willingly share? New research suggests that laughter causes one to disclose more about themselves.

Apr 11

Categories: Relationships & Marriage, Social Anxiety / Phobia

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