3 Reasons Not to Spend Your Money on Things

Science says buying new shoes won't make you happier, but a dinner out might.

Jul 1

Categories: Happiness

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Study: The fear you experience playing video games is real - and you ...

With the advent of video games, a frequently asked question has been whether we get as engrossed in them emotionally as we do when we see a scary movie. The answer is yes and in new ways, according to new research by faculty in Indiana ...

Jul 1

Categories: Other

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Omega-3 supplements and antioxidants may help with preclinical ...

Here's more evidence that fish oil supplementation and antioxidants might be beneficial for at least some people facing Alzheimer's disease: A new report published in the July 2015 issue of The FASEB Journal describes the findings of a very small ...

Jul 1

Categories: Adult psychological development

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Brain scans could predict how effective OCD treatment will be

Doctors may be able to predict how people with obsessive-compulsive disorder will respond to therapy using a simple brain scan, according to the findings of a new study

Jun 30

Categories: Obsessions & Compulsions (OCD)

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The Three Most Basic Psychological Needs, and Why We Need to Satisfy ...

Are you aware that psychological need satisfaction is crucial to your well-being, and that it should be one of your biggest priorities? According to Self-determination theory, human beings have three basic psychological needs: a need for autonomy, ...

Jun 30

Categories: Happiness, Health Psychology

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Alzheimer's disease works differently in patients with and without ...

A study revealed differences in the way brain inflammation, considered a key component of Alzheimer's Disease (AD), is expressed in different subsets of patients, in particular people with Down syndrome (DS) and AD.

Jun 30

Categories: Other

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7 Steps to a Meaningful Relationship

Whether it’s a relationship with a family member, a friend you haven’t seen in sometime or an acquaintance, the need for meaningful relationships is fundamental in our lives. Here are 7 steps that will help you create and sustain these in your ...

Jun 29

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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Therapy affects the brain of people with Tourette Syndrome

In addition to its effect on chronic tics, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can change the brain function of people with Tourette syndrome, new research confirms. Tourette syndrome is a neuropsychiatric disorder mainly characterized by motor and ...

Jun 29

Categories: Other

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Maximize Happiness by Planning Your Time Wisely

Happiness just can't be forced. Studies have shown that trying to feel happier in a given moment backfires, actually making people feel worse. And simply paying attention to one's level of happiness tends to make the glass look half-empty. So how ...

Jun 29

Categories: Happiness

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What happens in the brain when we think

New research from Lund University in Sweden questions the prevailing doctrine on how the brain absorbs and processes information. The idea that the brain has a mechanism to maintain activity at the lowest possible level is incorrect.

Jun 27

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Hong Kong: Train GPs to spot Mental Health Issues early

Family doctors should be enlisted to help diagnose people in the early stages of mental distress, so symptoms can be addressed before the need for a consultation with a psychiatrist. This will give them a better chance of recovery, Hong Kong experts ...

Jun 27

Categories: Mental Health in Asia

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Living your life

Are you living the dreams of someone else’s will? Have your dreams and aspirations become a fantasy and is now long buried within you?

Jun 26

Categories: Adult psychological development, Career Development and Change

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How do you decide if you need therapy?

There might be a social stigma that seeing a psychologist or therapy is “crazy”. There is something mentally wrong with the person, they are not able to function in their daily life. Here are some reasons that it would be good to see a therapist ...

Jun 26

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression

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Impaired Thinking Ability Due to Food Intake

Ever wondered what affected your ability to react on the spot? A new study finds that this could be due to a high-fat, high-sugar diet, which causes significant damage to cognitive flexibility. Cognitive flexibility is the ability to adjust and ...

Jun 26

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Health Psychology

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Autistic children improved reading, brain activity after 10-week ...

Ten weeks of intensive reading intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder was enough to strengthen the activity of loosely connected areas of their brains that work together to comprehend reading, researchers have found.

Jun 25

Categories: Autism spectrum disorders

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