Here is Why Age-Related Memory and Thinking Problems Are Less Scary ...

Study reveals the chance that mild age-related memory and thinking problems will turn into dementia.

Jan 14

Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues

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A Strange Depression Symptom That Most People Don’t Know

This tip may help people who are feeling depressed.

Jan 14

Categories: Depression

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This Personality Trait Linked to a Healthier Heart

People who are high on this personality trait have healthier hearts.

Jan 13

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Personality problems

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Study: Can self-monitoring help promote academic success, and reduce ...

Col­lege stu­dents with ADHD are more likely to drop out than other stu­dents, have lower grade point aver­ages, and endorse more aca­d­e­mic dif­fi­cul­ties over­all. Approx­i­mately 25% of col­lege stu­dents with ADHD receive ...

Jan 13

Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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Why we are likely to engage in addictive behaviors at night

It’s very common to see people engage in escapist and addictive behaviours at night such as drinking, watching porn, eating junk food or even watching a movie. But why night? What’s so different about that time of the day that makes people more ...

Jan 13

Categories: Addictions

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New tool can trace and spatially map ‘mosaic’ mutations in the ...

A technique developed at Boston Children’s Hospital allows these subtle mutation patterns to be traced and mapped spatially for the first time. This capability is a significant advance for genetics research and provides a new way to study both the ...

Jan 12

Categories: Other

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Successful People Have Conscientious Partners

Behind every successful person is a conscientious partner. So, is it true that successful people get significant help from their partners? And is the form of this quote accurate? Is it that successful men are helped by women, but not the other way ...

Jan 12

Categories: Workplace Issues

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The Power of Empathy

What is the best way to ease someone's pain and suffering? In this beautifully animated RSA Short, Dr Brené Brown reminds us that ...

Jan 10

Categories: Empathy

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To Treat Depression, Drugs or Therapy?

You’re feeling down, and your doctor or therapist has confirmed it: You have depression. Now what? Until recently, many experts thought that your clinician could literally pick any antidepressant or type of psychotherapy at random because, with a ...

Jan 10

Categories: Depression

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Fathers-to-Be May Have Hormonal Changes Too

Men waiting to become fathers for the first time experienced hormonal changes before their babies were born, and levels of some hormones appeared linked to those of the men's wives, according to a new study.

Jan 9

Categories: Pregnancy & Birthing

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Weigh-in once a week or you'll gain weight

Stepping on the scale is common among dieters but how does the frequency of weigh-ins impact weight? A new study in PLOS ONE showed that the more frequently dieters weighed themselves the more weight they lost, and if participants went more than a ...

Jan 9

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The Mental Quality Which Helps Protect Against Schizophrenia

Contrary to conventional wisdom, this mental quality protects against severe mental illness.

Jan 8

Categories: Schizophrenia

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Pushy Parents Could Harm Kids’ Social Skills

Teens with controlling parents have trouble handling disagreements when they get older

Jan 8

Categories: Child Development

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Coffee and Tea May Protect the Brain

Daily drinkers have lower rates of depression and cognitive decline

Jan 8

Categories: Cognitive Problems Amnesia / Dementia, Depression

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