The notion that the state of our gut governs our state of mind dates back more than 100 years. Many 19th- and early 20th-century scientists believed that accumulating wastes in the colon triggered a state of "auto-intoxication," whereby poisons emanating from the gut produced infections that were in turn linked with depression, anxiety and ...
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Facebook, the world's largest social network, has become a place for many of its 1.3 billion active users to share deeply personal thoughts. When users see posts from people who are directly threatening suicide, they should contact local emergency ...
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How to tell if someone has a borderline personality disorder?
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Psychopathic violent offenders might be unable to repent and learn from punishment due to the presence of abnormalities in their brain. Through a MRI study, researchers have found that there are abnormalities found in areas of the brain that are ...
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Some individuals think that psychotherapy is not effective, is harmful. Why do clients feel this way? A new study aims to find out the experience of therapy for clients who have showed no significant improvement or condition has deterioriated ...
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If you are aware of that dress that buzzed the internet yesterday. Do you think that the dress is in white-gold or blue-black? So what causes us to have different perception of the colour of the dress?
Standing away in corners while sticking to your own social cliques, giving furtive glances at each other, while the music plays in the background. Does that sound familiar to you? What about laughing your hearts out and dancing like crazy when you ...
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Have you ever wondered why it is often “red vs blue” team in video games? But, is there really any advantage to pick one over the other? We will look at the colour effect in real sports and video games below.
Should we be worried by the excessive usage of smartphones today? We see parents using ipads as a form of entertainment for their kids, teenagers constantly typing off their smartphones, adults scrolling through feeds and feeds of social media. Is ...
It's easy to overlook the most important health statistic of the past century. Life expectancy has increased dramatically in the U.S., from 51 years in 1910 to nearly 79 years (81 years in women, 76 years in men) in 2010.1 This increase converts to ...
A new relationship - whether personal or professional - is a lot like buying a new car. Driving it off the lot is pure bliss. And like a car, when a relationship breaks down, it's overwhelming. A trained eye knows when a car is in trouble. The same ...
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A short film depicting two parents’ coming to terms with their son’s homosexuality has gone viral in China, garnering ...
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A wandering mind can lead to accidents and lost productivity. Now, a study finds that real-time brain monitoring can be used to help people regain focus.
Scientists have discovered that switching on one area of the brain chemically can trigger a deep sleep.
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One in five suicides around the world is caused by this and the figure is rising.
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Strokes are areas of damage in the brain caused by blocked blood vessels or bleeding. They can set off a host of problems, including paralysis or impaired vision. Cognitive and behavioral changes after stroke are common yet often overlooked because ...
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