Parental Anxiety and Children's Learning

A new study has found that parents' attitudes towards mathematics can predict the learning outcomes of their children.

Dec 6

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Learning Difficulties, Parenting

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MDMA Enhances Cooperation

A new study from King's College London suggests that MDMA - found in ecstasy - may explain why users cooperate more after taking the drug. However, a caveat to this finding is that the enhanced cooperative effect only shows for people they have ...

Dec 5

Categories: Drug Addiction, Executive Functions

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Ecstasy as a Useful Pharmacotherapy Addition

Drugs have often been linked to a myriad of physical and mental health deteriorations, but in a recent study, it appears that a specific drug may in fact be useful in the alleviation of PTSD symptoms. Recent findings suggest that ecstasy’s role in ...

Dec 5

Categories: Complex PTSD, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / ...

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Resignation and Indifference

This article talks about people being indifferent to the self and apathetic towards everything in life, and how there is a chance of overcoming them.

Nov 27

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...

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Shop Till You Fight

Black Friday is arguably the shopping events of the year, not just in America, but in recent years has seen the spread to other countries as well. However, this celebratory event is often marred by reports of fistfights and heated arguments between ...

Nov 24

Categories: Aggression & Violence, Compulsive Spending / Shopping

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The Association between Attachment Styles and Food

It is hardly surprising knowledge to learn that some people manage negative emotions by binge-eating, usually of the junk food variety. Some of them may even be close friends and family members around us, and it appears to be increasingly common. ...

Nov 24

Categories: Adult psychological development, Eating Disorders

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Multi-Tasking Isn't All Bad

A recent published experimental study investigated the effects of multi-tasking on productivity, with the results suggesting that perceived multi-tasking alone may well lead to increases in productivity. This is contradictory to previous findings ...

Nov 17

Categories: Other

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Forgiveness and Emotional Freedom

This article talks about how showing forgiveness is the best route to emotional healing and freedom.

Nov 16

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...

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Advantages of being Narcissistic

Narcissism has a negative connotation and is often seen as an undesirable trait to have. However, recent findings show that there are positive effects to narcissism, such as mental toughness and openness to experience.

Nov 16

Categories: Child Development, Health Psychology, Self-Confidence

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Diving into Emotional Abuse

There are often certain misconceptions and misunderstandings about the definition of Emotional Abuse and the effects that come with it. This article extensively explains the negative impacts that come with emotional abuse, how it makes the party on ...

Nov 15

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...

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The Role of Doapmine in Our Survival

Neuroscientists from MIT have found the underlying mechanisms for the steering of attention away from trivial tasks towards potential threats, and they believe that dopamine is central to this process. Danger signals are received and interpreted in ...

Nov 14

Categories: Executive Functions, Other, Paranoia / Suspiciousness

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The Effects of Technology on Parents and Children’s Loneliness

This article talks about how the influence of technology can affect parents’ attitude towards their children and the quality of parent-children interactions.

Nov 13

Categories: Child Development, Parenting, Social Isolation

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Blaming others for our Poor Anger Management

It is often easy to put the blame on others when we do something wrong or realize a flaw within us, however it might not be the best way to resolve our emotional conflicts.

Nov 13

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...

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The Role of Oxytocin in Threat Response

The fight-or-flight response has been widely studied and the findings have been replicated across species. Recently, researchers looked at fear responses in parents when threats occur in the presence of their young and found that a new threat ...

Nov 12

Categories: Fear, Parenting

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Childhood Attachment Explains Adulthood

Attachment theory has been increasingly linked to a myriad of disruptions to personal and interpersonal functioning, as well as mental health diagnoses. It was founded by psychiatrist John Bowlby in the 60s and continue to be a very relevant piece ...

Nov 10

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...

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