Art app helps teens with depression

A new survey has found one in seven young people suffer from mental health issues but helping them access art and music may be a powerful treatment.

Aug 27

Categories: Depression

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New Targeted Brain Game Helps Ease Anxiety and Improve Focus

Researchers have created a surprisingly simple yet targeted brain game that reduces anxiety by helping people focus in an increasingly distracting world.

Aug 27

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Reaping The Rewards Of Failure

A brain-scan study shows failure is a rewarding experience when the brain has a chance to assess its options and mistakes.

Aug 26

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Ashley Madison and the psychology of cheating and apologizing

You entered your significant other's email into one of those searchable databases of the hacked Ashley Madison accounts -- just, you know, to check. And there it was. Or maybe it's your email address that was found among the 37 million others ...

Aug 25

Categories: Infidelity, Relationships & Marriage

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People's "coming out" experiences are related to their psychological ...

Last year, the US psychologists Clayton Critcher and Melissa Ferguson reported interesting research showing that fatigue from concealing sexual identity can actually hinder cognitive performance. This cost stacks upon others: complications in ...

Aug 25

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

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Groups of People Spot Lies More Often Than Individuals Do

A shifty gaze, fidgety stance or sweaty palms signal a liar in classic film noirs. In real life, however, it is surprisingly difficult to recognize when someone is telling a tall tale. Even among trained professionals, the lie-detection accuracy ...

Aug 25

Categories: Other

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Why mindfulness is better than chocolate

Michie, a meditation coach and best-selling author of The Dalai Lama's Cat, Buddhism ...

Aug 22

Categories: Mindfulness

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Weird things start to happen when you stare into someone's eyes for ...

A psychologist based in Italy says he has found a simple way to induce in healthy people an altered state of consciousness – simply get two individuals to look into each other's eyes for 10 minutes while they are sitting in a dimly lit room. Read ...

Aug 21

Categories: Other

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The Unexpected Effect of Food On Women's Romantic Feelings

Finding yourself unable to make your female partner happy? Then you question yourself whether whether it's because you have done something wrong. Or was it because something happened at work. Or was she just having a bad day. Or maybe she's just ...

Aug 21

Categories: Other

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Study: How To Read Someone’s Emotions With 90% Accuracy

Neuroscientists are learning to predict emotions with increasing accuracy. Brain scans can read human emotions with 90% accuracy, a new study finds. Researchers have been able to predict the intensity of negative emotions to evocative images. They ...

Aug 20

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The Underrated Importance of Being Playful

What if, I wonder, playfulness were in fact a survival skill, one more basic to the endurance of the species than even sharper eyes or teeth or claws, stronger muscles, or larger brains? It seems to me that of all the habits of mind and heart that ...

Aug 20

Categories: Other

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The Bundy Effect

Psychologists have been fascinicated with the infamous Ted Bundy and how chameleonic he is. This gave rise to what they call a Bundy effect- “Sometimes I come away from an interview with Ted thinking I’ve got great stuff. But then the more you ...

Aug 19

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How to remove unwanted thoughts?

Would you like to remove unwanted thoughts or some memory of shame or regret that just irritates you like a parasite? Maybe you just want to take your mind off something and it just seems to come back in the most unexpected moments. There is a ...

Aug 19

Categories: Hypnosis

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How Could I be so stupid

Have you been manipulated, lied to, controlled by a toxic person? The person may be a psychopath (antisocial), a narcissist or a borderline. They've betrayed, exploited and misled you. They've seduced you with their charm and beguiled you with ...

Aug 19

Categories: Other

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Introvert On Stage

Would it surprise you to hear that the majority of actors are introverts? One would assume that someone who enjoys being in the spotlight would have to be an extrovert, but that’s not the way it is! The performances that constitute our impressions ...

Aug 18

Categories: Other

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