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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Are e-cigarettes useful?

E-Cigarettes were invented to help smokers to quit smoking. But it is getting increasingly popular with teenagers, even those who have never smoked. Over 10,000 children were surveyed about their use of e-cigarettes. Using it at least once was more ...

Apr 18

Categories: Addictions, Drug Addiction, Teenage Issues

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Forgetting how painful your marathon is

It seems like a total accomplishment when you tell others that you have ran a marathon. But is running a marathon that easy? It could be painful. What makes a runner run again? Perhaps they have forgotten their experience during the last run.

Apr 18

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Daydreaming related to well-being

Daydreaming is often associated with lapses of attention, memory loss and depression. Daydreaming consumes as much as 50% of our awaken state. If it is maladaptive, it might be disastrous. Whether daydreaming is good for one, it depends on your ...

Apr 17

Categories: Mindfulness

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Does female superheros have an empowering influence over women?

We see lots of traditional gender stereotypes of powerful, strong and smart superheros in Avengers, The Hulk, X-Men, etc. But are female super-heroines as empowering as those male counterparts? Heroine characters are often hypersexualised with ...

Apr 17

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A Supplement that Prevents you from falling into Depression

Researchers have found that probiotics helped people’s rumination. Ruminating refers to one’s focus on bad experiences and feelings. Probiotics is said to help to stop sadness from turning into depression, by helping people to let go of their ...

Apr 17

Categories: Depression

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