We have all been there at some point in our lives: that emotional span of time after a difficult breakup, the death of a loved one or an injury, when it seems like climbing out of the pit of despair is an insurmountable task. But why does sadness last longer than feelings of being ashamed, ...
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The ability to improve intelligence by environmental manipulation remains a subject of considerable debate. New research explores if a parents interactions with their child can help boost the child's intelligence. Although the interactions are ...
Going to work is often associated with high stress and low physical activity. For many, work is characterized by long hours of sitting, which is linked to poor health. With these concerns in mind Dr. Michael Sliter, an assistant professor of ...
For many of us, alone is a negative state of being. Society doesn’t help us with this either; being alone often carries a social stigma, implying isolation, being on the outside. Although alone and lonely are often thought of as being one in the ...
First and second children provide parents a boost in happiness up to a year before they are born but the third does not, new research finds.
Research suggests religiosity among African-Americans helps to keep suicidal rates low despite the psychological stress of racism.
Today the UK and its allies are at war with an extremist group based in Syria and Iraq that calls itself the Islamic State. Many of the fighters of the Islamic State are Western citizens. Indeed, this week there were reports that a fourth jihadist ...
A drug being newly tested as a fast-acting antidepressant has shown it can help lift heavy depression within 40 minutes.
"Call your mother" may be the familiar refrain, but research from the University of Kansas shows that being able to text, email and 'Facebook' dad may be just as important for young adults.
Finding a setting that allows autistic kids to socialize with more normally developing peers is often a Catch-22 for parents. For while autistic youth need significant practice to develop social skills, deficits in this skill set often make play, ...
Music therapy can reduce depression in children and adolescents with emotional and behavioural problems, a large new study finds.
Having a bad boss can make your work life a misery, but it can also make you sick, both physically and mentally, researchers say.
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Burning Man is a massive weeklong public arts festival held every August in Black Rock City, Nevada. You might imagine this event, where 65,000 people converge in a blazing desert devoid of water, food or electricity, would be a recipe for disaster.
For people over 60, light or moderate alcohol intake is associated with better recall of past events, according to a new study. Links were also found between increased size of the hippocampus — the area of the brain crucial to memory — and ...
People who are born blind have four times as many nightmares as sighted people, according to a new study conducted by the Danish Centre for Sleep Medicine. The findings confirm that nightmares are related to a person’s daytime stress.
Whether they like to admit it or not, most people are interested in gossip about other people’s achievements and failures. And while gossip is often seen as negative, a new study has found that listening to gossip may help us adapt to a social ...