Improving Attention and Ability to Focus

“Even though we all make a lot of attentional errors and we have difficulty focusing, there’s -some potential for those abilities to improve.” - Dr Nicholas Turk-Browne

Mar 7

Categories: Mindfulness

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Teachers unconsciously causing gender gap in achievement

Teachers unconsciously put girls off math and science by marking down their work in comparison to boys, a new study finds.

Mar 6

Categories: Child Development, Teenage Issues

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Cheating to be popular amongst others

In the pursuit of being the popular kid along with your team-mates, would you sabotage your rivals, would you cheat?

Mar 6

Categories: Social Isolation

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Women as serial killers

"They [the children] bothered me, so I decided to kill them." "I like to attend funerals. I'm happy when someone is dying." "That is my ambition, to have killed more people – more helpless people – than any man or woman who has ever ...

Mar 6

Categories: Aggression & Violence

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Researchers identify over 100 locations on the human genome ...

Schizophrenia is a distressing psychological disorder, which predominantly affects young people and can run in families. However, there has been limited progress in uncovering the genetic risk factors associated with schizophrenia despite numerous ...

Mar 5

Categories: Schizophrenia

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Is your partner making you sick?

Bad marriages can be sickening. Most people don't have to be convinced of this, but for those who do, several decades of studies offer plenty of proof. Even so, very little is known about exactly how marriage quality affects health. Do strife and ...

Mar 5

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Relationships & Marriage

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ADHD plus childhood trauma heightens risk for self-harm, suicide

Young women with ADHD who have been exposed to abuse, neglect or other traumas in childhood and adolescence are at greater risk for self-injury, eating disorders and suicide than those with ADHD who were not mistreated in early youth, according to ...

Mar 4

Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Child Development, ...

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Why People "Fly from Facts"

As public debate rages about issues like immunization, Obamacare, and same-sex marriage, many people try to use science to bolster their arguments. And since it's becoming easier to test and establish facts - whether in physics, psychology, or ...

Mar 4

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Direct Link between Insulin Resistance in the Brain and Behavioral ...

People with diabetes are more prone to anxiety and depression than those with other chronic diseases that require similar levels of management. The reasons for this aren't well understood, but Joslin Diabetes Center researchers have discovered one ...

Mar 3

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Mental Health May Depend on Creatures in the Gut

The notion that the state of our gut governs our state of mind dates back more than 100 years. Many 19th- and early 20th-century scientists believed that accumulating wastes in the colon triggered a state of "auto-intoxication," whereby poisons ...

Mar 3

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Facebook improves tool for suicide prevention

Facebook, the world's largest social network, has become a place for many of its 1.3 billion active users to share deeply personal thoughts. When users see posts from people who are directly threatening suicide, they should contact local emergency ...

Mar 3

Categories: Suicide Prevention

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Borderline Personality Disorder: 8 Classic Signs You Should Know

How to tell if someone has a borderline personality disorder?

Mar 2

Categories: Borderline Personality Disorder

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Psychopath Unable to Process Punishment

Psychopathic violent offenders might be unable to repent and learn from punishment due to the presence of abnormalities in their brain. Through a MRI study, researchers have found that there are abnormalities found in areas of the brain that are ...

Feb 28

Categories: Aggression & Violence

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Reasons to Psychotherapy not working out

Some individuals think that psychotherapy is not effective, is harmful. Why do clients feel this way? A new study aims to find out the experience of therapy for clients who have showed no significant improvement or condition has deterioriated ...

Feb 28

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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#Thatdress Is it white/gold or blue/black?

If you are aware of that dress that buzzed the internet yesterday. Do you think that the dress is in white-gold or blue-black? So what causes us to have different perception of the colour of the dress?

Feb 28

Categories: Other

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