Should You “Friend” Your Doctor on Social Media?

A new academic review of the ethical considerations of establishing a social media relationship with a medical professional raises a bevy of issues that should be considered by patients and providers.

Nov 27

Categories: Mental Health Professions

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3 Ways Your Lunch Affects Your Brain

Our choice of meal affects not just our energy levels, but also our mood and concentration. For people dealing with mental health issues, a healthy diet can even be a path to lower reliance on medication and enhanced functionality. Here are three ...

Nov 26

Categories: Happiness, Health Psychology

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Psychologists uncover what your musical taste says about your ...

New findings tell us that from a person’s musical taste and ability, we can infer a range of information about their personality and the way that they think.

Nov 26

Categories: Dance Therapy

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Why Too Much Data Is Stressing Us Out

Data, data, everywhere. Our brains are being expected to cope with data flowing into them from all directions as our computers, smart phones and connected devices constantly beep, flash and bombard us with information. But is having all of this ...

Nov 25

Categories: Stress Management

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New Website A One Stop Shop For LGBTI Health In Australia

A new website aims to improve the health and wellbeing of LGBTI Australians by providing targeted information on drugs, alcohol, and mental and sexual health.

Nov 25

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

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Men eat more pizza when trying to impress women

Of all of the ways men try to impress the ladies, from big wallets to big muscles, here is one that has finally been quantified by science.

Nov 24

Categories: Men's Issues, Relationships & Marriage

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Sleeping in feels so good - but may be unhealthy.

A new study provides evidence of a higher risk of heart disease and diabetes in people who sleep later on weekends.

Nov 24

Categories: Health Psychology, Workplace Issues

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The Science of Gift Giving

It is said that it's the thought that matters, but research reveals that there's more behind our gift giving decisions than we may realize.

Nov 24

Categories: Happiness

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Plight of the Funny Female

Why people tend to appreciate men’s humor so much more than women’s.

Nov 23

Categories: Individuation, Other

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How Fairness Develops in Kids Around the World

A study of seven countries shows that all children hate getting less than their peers, but only some hate getting more.

Nov 23

Categories: Child Development, Values Clarification

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Greater stress and depression risk for teens with lots of Facebook ...

A new study suggests that the more friends a teenager has on Facebook, the more stressed they are likely to be. This may increase their future risk for depression.

Nov 23

Categories: Anxiety, Depression

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Why Do The Bad Guys Always Seem To Win?

From corrupt leaders, to successful bullies and criminals (and even terrorists), why does it always seem that the bad guys come out on top?

Nov 21

Categories: Bullying

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Being The Favourite Child Linked To Surprising Disadvantage

…and if you weren’t mom’s favourite, there’s is an unexpected upside.

Nov 21

Categories: Adult psychological development, Child Development, Parenting

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Smile! The surprising link between Botox, empathy and autism

Our own facial expressions play an essential part in understanding other people's emotions.

Nov 20

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What's The Difference Between Rationality And Rationalizing?

The "ize" turns the adjective "rational" into a verb suggesting deliberate effort, contrivance and artifice. Rationalizing is actively putting a rational gloss on our irrational behavior.

Nov 20

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions

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