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Study identifies barriers to sexual health among male teens and young men
Johns Hopkins researchers who conducted a dozen focus groups with 70 straight and gay bisexual Hispanic and African-American males ages 15 to 24 report that gaining a better understanding of the context in which young men grow up will allow health care providers to improve this population s use of sexual and reproductive health care. In a report of the research, published Jan. 6 in the Journal of Adolescent Health , the investigators say the sessions revea ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Jan 11
Unlikely couple: Liaison between a Sika deer and a Japanese snow monkey
In 2014 reports of an Antarctic fur seal coercing king penguins into sexual relations made headlines worldwide, as it was the first time that such behavior between unrelated species was documented. However, it does not seem to be a unique occurrence in nature In a new study1 published by Springer in the journal Primates 2, researchers report on the mating behavior observed between a Japanese macaque male also known as snow monkey and a female Sika deer. Ac ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Jan 11
Poverty's Impact on a Child's Mental Health
Growing up in poverty exposes children to greater levels of stress, which can lead to psychological problems later in life, a new study suggests. Researchers at Cornell University reported that kids who grow up poor are more likely to have reduced short-term spatial memory. The study also reported that such kids seem to be more prone to antisocial and aggressive behavior, such as bullying. Poor children are also more likely than kids from middle-income hom ...
Healthday - Wed. Jan 11
How Your Toxic Boss Is Hurting Your Mental Health
Toxic bosses are, unsurprisingly, the top cause of unhappiness in the workplace. Half of employees have left their jobs to get away from a bad manager, according to a 2015 Gallup survey , and 41 percent of American workers say they ve been psychologically harassed on the job.
Huffington Post - Wed. Jan 11
Deconstructing Stigma: Picturing the Beauty in Life
Editor s note Deconstructing Stigma A Change in Thought Can Change a Life is a public awareness campaign developed by McLean Hospital to spark conversation not only about behavioral and mental health but also about the stigma that surrounds it. The campaign features compelling stories from people across the United States who have been affected by mental illness, including Alan s story below.
Huffington Post - Wed. Jan 11
Another View From the Top
For the article View from the Top , I interviewed powerful women as well as psychologists who study gender and leadership . While patterns emerged, most inspirational was how each boss successfully leveraged her unique personality , background, and talents. Here is a bonus profile of one strong leader Marisa Thalberg, CMO of Taco Bell and founder of Executive Moms.
Psychology Today - Wed. Jan 11
Social Defeat Wreaks Havoc on Brain Circuitry, Study Finds
Neuroscientists from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory EMBL in Italy have pinpointed neuronal projections from the prefrontal cortex to a specific region of the brainstem that appears to prevent sociable creatures such as humans and mice from acting out on their impulsive instincts. The EMBL study on mice, Prefrontal Cortical Control of a Brainstem Social Behavior Circuit , was published online yesterday in Nature Neuroscience . This study illumina ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Jan 11
The President Defends Free Speech and Civil Dialogue
For too many of us, it s become safer to retreat into our own bubbles, whether in our neighborhoods or college campuses or places of worship or our social media feeds, surrounded by people who look like us and share the same political outlook and never challenge our assumptions. President Barack Obama January 10, 2017 In his final address to the nation, President Obama highlighted the need for engaging in dialogue and hearing differing points of view. Refe ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Jan 11
The Freedom of Yes
I often quote the psychologist Carl Rogers, who said, It wasn t until I accepted myself, just as I was, that I was free to change. In other words, this acceptance this recognizing what s going on inside us and this deep unconditional tenderness is the prerequisite to change. Part of the practice of Radical Acceptance is knowing that, whatever arises, whatever we can t embrace with love , imprisons us no matter what it is. If we are at war with it, we stay ...
Psychology Today - Sun. Jan 8
Investigators identify optimal conditions for growth of Legionella bacteria
Washington, DC - January 6, 2017 - The bacteria that cause Legionnaire s disease grow well in warm tap water installations with ample dissolved organic matter--conditions that support the growth of biofilms. The research is published January 6th in Applied and Environmental Microbiology , a journal of the American Society for Microbiology. The team of Dutch scientists conducting the research was motivated by large outbreaks of Legionnaires disease to find ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Jan 7
Vision problems after concussion -- special issue of Optometry and Vision Scie...
January 6, 2017 - Vision problems are a common and sometimes lasting consequence of head injuries--from children and teens with sports-related concussions to military personnel with combat-related traumatic brain injury TBI . New research and perspectives on TBI and vision are presented in the January feature issue of Optometry and Vision Science , official journal of the American Academy of Optometry . The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer . Visual d ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Jan 7
While not necessarily reality, perception can cause reality to evolve
New Orleans, LA - In an invited perspective published January 6, 2017, in Science , Hamilton Farris, PhD, Associate Professor-Research at LSU Health New Orleans Neuroscience Center of Excellence, finds that the key insight of an important study by Nachev, et al. is that perception can drive the evolution of observable traits. The study integrated field and laboratory experiments with computer simulations to explain how perceptual mechanisms in a pollinator ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Jan 7
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