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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Secrets are as heavy as a physical weight.

Secrets are as heavy as a physical weight. Secrets could be money troubles, bad habits and quirks and what not.

May 9

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

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Seduction by Neuroscience

There is some sort of attraction between Psychology students and neuroscience. What is distinctly persuasive about neuroscience? There were studies from 2008 that showed how brain images are compelling, or that neuroscience information that explains ...

Apr 25

Categories: Adult psychological development

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Eyewitness Testimony Not Reliable All the Times

Eyewitness testimony might not exactly be reliable, even if the witness believes that he/she is telling the truth.

Mar 14

Categories: Adult psychological development

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Estrogen receptor expression may help explain why more males have ...

The same sex hormone that helps protect females from stroke may also reduce their risk of autism, scientists say.

Sep 11

Categories: Adult psychological development, Autism spectrum disorders

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Perceived control over setbacks promotes persistence

What makes people decide whether to persist or to give up on their goals in the face of setbacks? New research published online in the Cell Press journal Neuron reveals that when people perceive themselves as having control over the setbacks they ...

Sep 9

Categories: Adult psychological development, Happiness, Self-Confidence, ...

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Psychological support waning for heart patients despite nearly half ...

Psychological support for heart patients is waning despite nearly half experiencing mental health problems after their heart event.

Sep 5

Categories: Adult psychological development, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental ...

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Older adults who volunteer are more likely to be happier and ...

Older adults who stay active by volunteering are getting more out of it than just an altruistic feeling - they are receiving a health boost!

Sep 4

Categories: Adult psychological development, Happiness, Health / Illness / ...

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Deep and meaningful relationships can help you thrive

Deep and meaningful relationships play a vital role in overall well-being. Past research has shown that individuals with supportive and rewarding relationships have better mental health, higher levels of subjective well-being and lower rates of ...

Sep 3

Categories: Adult psychological development, Happiness, Relationships & ...

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Plants in offices make workers happier, more productive

Staff working in offices designed to be lean and devoid of greenery, are happier and more productive when those environments are enriched with plants, say researchers who conducted the largest field study of its kind.

Sep 2

Categories: Adult psychological development, Happiness, Workplace Issues

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The psychology of wearable computing - does Google Glass affect where ...

A new study finds that while wearing gaze-monitoring devices may initially encourage more socially-acceptable looking behaviours, the effect doesn't last.

Sep 1

Categories: Adult psychological development

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Managers, conservatives, Europeans and the non-religious show higher ...

Mention psychopathic personality traits and the mind turns to criminals. The archetype is a callous killer who entraps his victims with a smile and easy charm. However, recent years have seen an increasing recognition that psychopathic traits are on ...

Aug 29

Categories: Adult psychological development

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Electric current to brain boosts memory

Stimulating a particular region in the brain via non-invasive delivery of electrical current using magnetic pulses, called Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, improves memory, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.

Aug 29

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

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In our digital world, are young people losing the ability to read ...

Children's social skills may be declining as they have less time for face-to-face interaction due to their increased use of digital media, according to a UCLA psychology study.

Aug 23

Categories: Adult psychological development, Emotional Intelligence, Empathy, ...

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Obamacare Helps Young Adults Get Mental Health Treatment

Despite all the hype and hand-wringing done over Obamacare — aka the Affordable Care Act — there's a lot of good coming already from its implementation. And if some politicians want to undo this good, they may find themselves up against an ...

Aug 8

Categories: Adult psychological development, Mental Health in Asia, Mental Health ...

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