Tips to Remember What You Read

Have trouble remembering what you read? Or that you don’t like reading because you don’t read well? Afraid not, here are some important ways to brush up your skills.

Apr 25

Categories: Learning Difficulties

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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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Ever said cheer up to a depressed individual

Perhaps they feel worse or that it does not help when you do that. Some individuals tend to prefer “negative validation”. Negative validation is letting people know that the feelings they have are normal and reasonable in the situation.

Apr 25

Categories: Depression

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Are personalities affected by birth order or the gender of our ...

A major issue is that a self-report or a parent’s report on our personality might not be biased by an individual’s expectation of how one should behave.

Apr 24

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child Development

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How are burglars different and good at what they do?

This is a particular interesting topic as it could help us to safeguard our belongings and properties against the threat of theft. Maybe, this is how detective spots the signature trail of a “skilled” robber.

Apr 24

Categories: Other

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Treating ADHD Differently

Typical ADHD interventions target at reducing hyperactivity which is different from what we want to do for majority of ADHD children. Their movements need to be facilitated and maintain at a level of alertness for cognitive activities.

Apr 24

Categories: Adult ADHD, Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Oppositional & ...

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Men Strive To Give More To Charity When The Fundraiser Is Cute

We donate to charities for lots of reasons: because we're generally magnanimous people, because we care deeply about certain issues or because it's the only way to get Meg to stop talking about the plight of the endangered proboscis monkey. And for ...

Apr 23

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Opening the Classroom Door for Children with Autism

With the ever-growing prevalence of autism in American children (1 in 68 according to recent CDC estimates), a growing topic for debate among educators, advocates and families of children with autism revolves around the best educational option for ...

Apr 23

Categories: Autism spectrum disorders, Child Development

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Antidepressant use in pregnancy associated with anxiety symptoms in ...

Three-year-old siblings exposed to antidepressants in pregnancy show increased anxiety symptoms compared to their unexposed siblings. This was found in a new study by researchers from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH), the University ...

Apr 22

Categories: Child Development, Pregnancy & Birthing

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Sexual dysfunction may accompany PTSD

Men and women with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may also experience sexual dysfunction and relationship difficulties, a new research review suggests.

Apr 22

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

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Painkillers Might Also Dull Your Emotions

Headaches, cramps and other painful twinges in your body can be relieved by popping an over-the-counter painkiller, but the aches of the soul are harder to treat. Yet studies show that the acetaminophen (sold as Tylenol) can actually dull emotional ...

Apr 21

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Food that can Protect the Aging Brain

Keeping both mentally and physically active is key to brain health. Nutrition may play a role as well. Here is a look at some ingredients and supplements that may help protect and sharpen aging brains.

Apr 21

Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues

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Critically Examine Information to Avoid Garbage In, Gospel Out

Do you know that 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years alone?

Apr 20

Categories: Workplace Issues

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The Weirdest Way People Communicate Their Happiness

One more reason why happiness is contagious

Apr 20

Categories: Other

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Careful of your painkillers, it might just kill your positivity

A new study finds Acetaminophen/Tylenol/Paracetemol could just kill positive emotions. The painkiller could blunt both physical and psychological pain. This is the first time one tries to test the popular painkiller’s effect on both negative and ...

Apr 18

Categories: Drug Addiction, Emotional Abuse, Pain management

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