U.S. Teens Have Same Firearm Access regardless of Suicide Risk

U.S. teens report easy access to firearms, even when they have mental health problems that put them at an increased risk of suicide, according to a new study

Jan 5

Categories: Suicide Prevention

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Want to learn something better? Draw it

When you're trying to learn, do something with your new knowledge, such as summarising it or explaining it to someone else. This deepens your memories and helps integrate what you've learned with what you already knew. A new study has tested the ...

Jan 2

Categories: Learning Difficulties

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The Emotion Which Drives People To Work The Hardest

People prone to this emotion work the hardest.

Jan 2

Categories: Self-Confidence

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The Weird Reason It's Hard to Empathise And Be Logical At The Same ...

The strange influence of empathising on the capacity for logical thought.

Jan 2

Categories: Emotional Intelligence, Other

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Why you can live a normal life with half a brain

A few extreme cases show that people can be missing large chunks of their brains with no significant ill-effect – why? Tom Stafford explains what it tells us about the true nature of our grey matter.

Dec 31

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues

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Are New Treatments for Depression Right Under Our Nose?

Some interesting pilot studies in 2014 are providing hope for the future of depression. Curiously, these new possibilities all involve the mouth and nose. Breathing a certain way, speaking a certain way, and inhaling nitrous oxide all may have ...

Dec 31

Categories: Depression

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Using a Smartphone For One Day Has Transformative Impact On The ...

How smartphones are affecting the electrical activity in the brain.

Dec 31

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues

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Do Opposites Really Attract?

Opposites attract, and likes repel. When it comes to magnetism, this principle is axiomatic. But does it also hold true for romantic relationships? New research suggests that when it comes to matters of the heart, well, it's complicated.

Dec 30

Categories: Other

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This Brain Disease Will Affect Nearly Every Family. Now ...

Breakthrough in detecting brain toxins linked to common brain disease.

Dec 29

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues

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How To Help Children Control Their Emotions, Reduce Anxiety and Boost ...

This activity has a vital role to play in children’s psychological health.

Dec 29

Categories: Anxiety, Emotional Abuse

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Carol Dweck: The power of believing that you can improve

How can we help ...

Dec 27

Categories: Self-Confidence, Self-Esteem

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The Essential Brain System That is Hijacked in OCD, Alcoholism, Binge ...

Study of OCD finds this indispensable system could be the key to multiple psychological problems.

Dec 26

Categories: Addictions, Eating Disorders, Obsessions & Compulsions (OCD)

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Certain parenting tactics could lead to materialistic attitudes in ...

Now, a new study from the University of Missouri and the University of Illinois at Chicago found that parents who use material goods as part of their parenting techniques may be setting children up for difficulties later in adulthood.

Dec 26

Categories: Child Development

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The Jobs With The Highest Rates of Depression

The jobs with the highest and lowest rates of depression.

Dec 26

Categories: Depression, Workplace Issues

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Avoid Backlit Reading Before Bed

Volunteers who read from an iPad before bed took longer to fall asleep and had less restful nights than when they read from a printed book.

Dec 24

Categories: Sleep Disorders

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