Use of Facebook Linked to Depression

More often than not, we find ourselves scrolling through one’s feeds. Comparing ourselves with them. This has been found to link to depressive symptoms. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter are all forms of social network that allows to connect with ...

Apr 11

Categories: Social Isolation

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Learning new words quickly and efficiently

A new study finds that we are able to learn words quickly as we remember how the word looks like in overall.

Apr 10

Categories: Learning Difficulties

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Time Pressure Facilitates better decision-making

The study looks at a hypothetical aeroplane crash over a city. Nearly 200 professionals were split into separated rooms based on the sector that they belong to. Ie. Transport, police, etc. They were all given realistic data according to their ...

Apr 10

Categories: Workplace Issues

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Is it unhealthy to express your anger?

People who express anger more often tends to experience greater stress. Long-term stress is unhealthy as it suppresses the immune system and often leads to symptoms like high blood pressure.

Apr 10

Categories: Anger Management

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Does loneliness affect life span?

Not exercising, being obese, smoking and abusing drugs are among the factors known to shorten people's life spans. Might being lonely or socially isolated have a similar effect?

Apr 9

Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues, Social Isolation

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Researchers Probing Potential Power of Meditation as Therapy

"We're coming to recognize that meditation changes people's brains," said Wells, an assistant professor of neurology at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. "And we're just beginning to gain understanding of what those changes mean and how they might ...

Apr 9

Categories: Meditation

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Why your commute is bad for you

Commuting is rarely anyone's favorite time of day, but it can be more than just an inconvenience: All those hours spent in home-work limbo can have physical and mental health implications, as well.

Apr 8

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Asking Advice Makes a Good Impression

What do you do when you cannot figure out how to finish a tricky task at work? Or you are lost on back roads? One thing most people know to avoid for sure: asking for advice. It is inconsiderate. We do not want to bother others.

Apr 8

Categories: Workplace Issues

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You’re Not Fooling Anyone With Your Pretend Laughter

Why do we laugh? The obvious answer is because something is funny. But if we look closer at when and how laughter occurs in ordinary social situations, we see that it’s not so simple. Like most aspects of human behavior, laughter is complicated.

Apr 7

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Adolescent drinking affects adult behavior through genetic changes

Binge-drinking during adolescence may perturb brain development at a critical time and leave lasting effects on genes and behavior that persist into adulthood.

Apr 7

Categories: Addictions, Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child Development

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Mindfulness at work

At work can seem like the hardest place to practice mindfulness given the many demands and responsibilities we have to manage on a daily basis. Yet in the office is where we stand to really benefit from being mindful.

Apr 7

Categories: Mindfulness, Workplace Issues

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The Real Cause of Alzheimer's Revealed

A new study of over 3,600 brains finds the real cause of Alzheimer's is a dysfunctional 'tau' protein. The tau protein normally helps stabilise the brain's structure.

Apr 6

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues

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Memory: The Weirdest Ever Fact is Actually True, Study Reveals

New memory discovery seems depressing but when you think about it is actually critical to useful recall.

Apr 6

Categories: Other

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Secondhand smoke leads to greater chances of ADHD

Children exposed to tobacco smoke at home are up to three times more likely to have attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) as unexposed kids.

Apr 4

Categories: Adult ADHD

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Grandparenting to improve cognitive

What else can you do to keep your mind sharp? “Grandparenting”

Apr 4

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