The Connections Between Smell and Memories that Drive Product ...

When the scent of a fragrant product triggers a fond memory that a customer holds, it is more likely to be a hit. So says Rachel Herz of Brown University, and Haruko Sugiyama and colleagues at the Kao Corporation in Japan and the US, who conducted a ...

Jun 5

Categories: Other

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Delay of gratification linked to how brain structures are connected

The ability to delay gratification in chimpanzees is linked to how specific structures of the brain are connected and communicate with each other, according to new research.

Jun 5

Categories: Adult psychological development, Child Development

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Choose Your Words Carefully When Motivating Your Young Athletes

Your kids want you to be proud of them. This need for a parent’s approval can be a powerful or destructive force when it comes to sports. When we communicate goals for our kids, the wording we choose can make all the difference. New research out ...

Jun 5

Categories: Sports Psychology

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5 Ways an Extrovert Can Thrive

Extroverts often get a hard wrap. They are exuberant and outgoing, and when this is not managed it can leave other people (especially introverts) feeling bulldozed and drained off all their energy. That being said, extroverts are the life of the ...

Jun 4

Categories: Adult psychological development, Child Development

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Alcohol use disorder is widespread, often untreated in the United ...

Alcohol use disorder as defined by a new diagnostic classification was widespread and often untreated in the United States, with a lifetime prevalence of 29.1 percent but only 19.8 percent of adults were ever treated, according to an article ...

Jun 4

Categories: Addictions

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Accept the Influence of Your Partner for a Happy Relationship

Given that 69% of any couple’s disagreements are most likely unresolvable, learning how to navigate these conversations in a mutually satisfying way is essential to the longevity and health of any couple relationship. One of the important keys for ...

Jun 4

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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Can our Brains actually be "Full'?

The brain is incredibly complex and marvelous and it seems as if it has an endless storage capacity. But is there a point where it reaches capacity? In other words, can the brain be “full”?

Jun 3

Categories: Adult psychological development

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Academic struggles more common in children with epilepsy who have ...

A new study has taken the first-ever look at the academic outcomes of children with epilepsy who have had brain surgery, and found that they have a higher chance of struggling in class following their surgery.

Jun 3

Categories: Child Development

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Harsh, Critical Parenting May Lead to Anxiety Disorder Symptoms

In an age when the formula for success seems infinitely regressive - when having a good career means going to a good college, which requires acing your way through a top high school, middle school and even preschool - the onus is on the parent to ...

Jun 3

Categories: Adult psychological development

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The Subliminal Power of Positive Cheering

Young athletes often hear phrases of encouragement like, "dig a little deeper" or "be mentally tough." For most kids, these words from a coach, a parent or a teammate go in one ear and out the other. While the conscious brain may dismiss this ...

Jun 2

Categories: Sports Psychology

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Beginning readers who focus on letter-sound relationships, or ...

Beginning readers who focus on letter-sound relationships, or phonics, instead of trying to learn whole words, increase activity in the area of their brains best wired for reading, according to new Stanford research investigating how the brain ...

Jun 2

Categories: Child Development

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The social influence on beliefs about risk

Our lives are full of decisions, and sometimes they include risky ones. People's risky behaviours are often dependent on their beliefs about the potential benefit and failure of the action. For some actions, the beliefs about potential risks can be ...

Jun 2

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues

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'Inside Out,' Pixar's New Movie From Pete Docter, Goes Inside the Mind

"Inside Out" tells the story of Joy, Fear, Disgust, Anger and Sadness. They run a girl named Riley from a control center ...

May 30

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues

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The dating jungle: how men and women see each other when online ...

In the world of online dating, nothing is as it seems. But that doesn’t stop many of us from leaping to the wrong conclusions about people. A recent paper presented at the Annual Conference of the International Communication Association and ...

May 29

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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Don't Overthink It, Less Is More When It Comes to Creativity

Most of us have experienced writer's block at some point, sitting down to write, paint or compose only to find we can't get the creative juices flowing. Most frustrating of all, the more effort and thought we put into it, the harder it may become. ...

May 29

Categories: Creative Blocks

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