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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Choose Your Words Carefully When Motivating Your Young Athletes

Your kids want you to be proud of them. This need for a parent’s approval can be a powerful or destructive force when it comes to sports. When we communicate goals for our kids, the wording we choose can make all the difference. New research out ...

Jun 5

Categories: Sports Psychology

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5 Ways an Extrovert Can Thrive

Extroverts often get a hard wrap. They are exuberant and outgoing, and when this is not managed it can leave other people (especially introverts) feeling bulldozed and drained off all their energy. That being said, extroverts are the life of the ...

Jun 4

Categories: Adult psychological development, Child Development

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Alcohol use disorder is widespread, often untreated in the United ...

Alcohol use disorder as defined by a new diagnostic classification was widespread and often untreated in the United States, with a lifetime prevalence of 29.1 percent but only 19.8 percent of adults were ever treated, according to an article ...

Jun 4

Categories: Addictions

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Accept the Influence of Your Partner for a Happy Relationship

Given that 69% of any couple’s disagreements are most likely unresolvable, learning how to navigate these conversations in a mutually satisfying way is essential to the longevity and health of any couple relationship. One of the important keys for ...

Jun 4

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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Can our Brains actually be "Full'?

The brain is incredibly complex and marvelous and it seems as if it has an endless storage capacity. But is there a point where it reaches capacity? In other words, can the brain be “full”?

Jun 3

Categories: Adult psychological development

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Academic struggles more common in children with epilepsy who have ...

A new study has taken the first-ever look at the academic outcomes of children with epilepsy who have had brain surgery, and found that they have a higher chance of struggling in class following their surgery.

Jun 3

Categories: Child Development

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