Too Much Praise Promotes Narcissism

Sometimes it's cute when kids act self-centered. Yet parenting styles can make the difference between a confident child and a narcissistic nightmare, psychologists at the University of Amsterdam and Utrecht University in the Netherlands concluded ...

Jun 11

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child Development

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3 Damaging Assumptions We Make in Our Relationships

Everyone makes assumptions in romantic relationships. And these assumptions can get us into trouble. That’s because we create explanations for another person’s behavior without knowing if that interpretation is actually correct. And often it ...

Jun 10

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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6 Things You Need to Know Before Starting OCD Treatment

Some OCD sufferers may choose to continue doing their compulsions. They may believe they are unable to do difficult things. Others may continue to endure in silence and may be unaware that there are answers to their misery. There are some who begin ...

Jun 10

Categories: Obsessions & Compulsions (OCD)

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Surgical anesthesia in young children linked to effects on IQ, brain ...

Children who received general anesthesia for surgery before age 4 had diminished language comprehension, lower IQ and decreased gray matter density in posterior regions of their brain, according to a new study. The authors of the study recommend ...

Jun 10

Categories: Adult psychological development, Child Development

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Alzheimer’s and Sleep Quality Linked In New Study

Poor sleep is a channel through which Alzheimer’s disease can be triggered, a new study finds. Professor Matthew Walker, one of the neuroscientist who authored the study, said: “This discovery offers hope. Sleep could be a novel therapeutic ...

Jun 9

Categories: Adult psychological development

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Personality shapes the way our brains react to eye contact

Eye contact plays a crucial role when people initiate interaction with other people and is also a powerful social signal, which is known to increase our physiological arousal. Researchers have found that personality modulates the way one's brain ...

Jun 9

Categories: Personality problems

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News presented by the media may influence racial bias

A recent University of Houston (UH) study suggests that long-term exposure to news may negatively influence racial bias towards social groups. Temple Northup, assistant professor at UH's Jack J. Valenti School of Communication, studied the influence ...

Jun 9

Categories: Other

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Teachers' health: Healthy heart, Stressed psyche

As a result of their work, teachers suffer psychosomatic disorders such as exhaustion, fatigue, and headaches more frequently than other occupational groups. This has been shown by Klaus Scheuch et al. in a recent review article in Deutsches ...

Jun 8

Categories: Adult psychological development

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10 Ways To Increase Productivity And How To Achieve Goals In Life

Many of us are familiar with procrastination. Increasing your productivity and reducing the tendency to procrastinate could help you achieve more of your goals!

Jun 8

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions

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Sleep - The Next Best Thing To Practice

As usual, Mom was right. Her advice to get to bed early is being confirmed by human performance researchers, sleep specialists and sports medicine doctors. Kids, especially young athletes, need more sleep.

Jun 8

Categories: Child Development

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Can weight loss surgery helps to boost relationship?

Weight loss surgery could possibly improve the health of obese patients, it could also result in greater intimacy between their partners. Perhaps, adding a spark to their sex life.

Jun 6

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Healthy People Not Remembering Their Lives

In Canada, Psychologists discovered that there could be a new memory syndrome in healthy people with specific inability to re-live their past. It seems like a form of amnesia however the patients do not have history of brain damage or illness or ...

Jun 6

Categories: Cognitive Problems Amnesia / Dementia

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Rationality of Lying

We think of ourselves as good, honest people. Yet, we lie from time to time. Are we deceiving ourselves?

Jun 6

Categories: Adult psychological development, Identity Problems, Values ...

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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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