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17 Texts People With Social Anxiety Would Love To Get After Canceling Plans
Written by Sarah Schuster
Huffington Post - Tue. Sep 27
Green Cities = Calmer Minds and Stronger Hearts
If you re like me, even a short summer getaway from the city, like to the mountains or shore, helps to calm your mind and strengthen your heart. Imagine if our cities were more like the natural places we visit--what beneficial impact could this have on our health This question has special importance as it pertains to lower-income city-dwellers who can t afford to escape to a quieter place.
Huffington Post - Tue. Sep 27
Exploring How Women’s Reproductive Health and Mental Health Intersect
Throughout their lives, women s risk for various mental health problems fluctuates along with reproductive changes, yet research in psychological science seldom investigates the intersection of reproductive health and mental health. A special series in Clinical Psychological Science , a journal of the Association for Psychological Science , addresses these intersecting issues directly, presenting a collection of research articles that takes a multilevel, i ...
Psychological Science - Tue. Sep 27
Internal Body Signals Are Linked With Financial Success
How does someone become a hedge fund trader This question appeared on Quora, the knowledge sharing platform where compelling questions get answered by people with first-hand experience. Former trader Jon Cooper answers as follows ... Be smart and good under pressure. Be verbally quick, firm in your convictions, but willing to change them when new evidence arrives. ... Enjoy risk viscerally make clever or stupid bets just to have variance on.
Psychology Today - Mon. Sep 26
Powerful Biases Shape How Presidential Debates Are Viewed
Depending on the performance of the candidates, the televised debate between Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton might determine the next President of the United States. Psychology dramatically influences the way such debates are perceived by the public and their impact, so both candidates most probably consider deploying psychology in their planning for the encounter.
Psychology Today - Mon. Sep 26
Yours or Mine? How We Handle Objects Depends on Who Owns Them
From scissors and staplers to car keys and cell phones, we pass objects to other people every day. We often try to pass the objects so that the handle or other useful feature is facing the appropriate direction for the person receiving the item, but new research shows that we re less accommodating when it comes to handing over our own belongings. The findings are published in Psychological Science , a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. T ...
Psychological Science - Mon. Sep 26
Antidepressant success affected by environmental conditions
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors are a widely used type of antidepressant. However, their efficacy in the treatment of depression has long been debated. While there is currently no method of knowing ahead of treatment whether this type of medication will work effectively, researchers have found what may influence its success.
Medical News Today - Sun. Sep 25
Did Dogs Help Hunters Succeed?
The J mon culture of hunters and foragers dominated the Japanese Archipelago for more than 10,000 years from the end of the Last Glacial Maximum to the arrival around 2400 years ago of agriculturalists, who supplanted them. A mosaic of a number of subcultures adapted to their local conditions, J mon is named for its pottery made by pressing cords into wet clay which is among the oldest in the world. It is also known for its bone, antler, polished stone, an ...
Psychology Today - Sun. Sep 25
Help Your College Student Combat a Major Danger: Depression
Dad, I m too depressed to go to class. This is a phone call Don never expected to receive from his son, Liam. How could Liam, who was always a happy go lucky child, be depressed Don responds, I don t understand. What happened It feels like everything has gone wrong this semester. I was seeing a girl and I wanted to get serious, but she decided to go out with my roommate instead. I was so upset I failed an exam. Now I could fail the whole class. Last week I ...
Psychology Today - Sun. Sep 25
Laughter may boost physical activity, mental health for seniors
When it comes to health in later life, researchers find laughter may really be the best medicine. A new study - led by Georgia State University - suggests combining laughter with moderate exercise may improve the mental health of older adults, as well as boost their motivation and ability to engage in physical activity.
Medical News Today - Sat. Sep 24
5 Common Ways Money Issues Wreck Relationships
Talking about money is not particularly sexy unless you re in a movie and rolling around on stacks of bills who does that . Nonetheless, couples who don t talk about money in an honest and respectful way are often setting themselves up for disaster, as financial troubles and differences are one of the most common conflicts to send a couple to the breaking point. Are you developing bad habits that could spell doom later on Here are some typical patterns, an ...
Psychology Today - Sat. Sep 24
Trying to Explain the Inexplicable
We are hardwired to make sense of the world to concoct explanations for anything and everything. We invent theories to explain noise because we discount the role of luck in our lives. We see a golfer win the British Open, conclude that he is the best golfer in the world, and expect him to win the next tournament. We see a student get the highest score on a test, conclude that she is the best student in the class, and expect her to get the highest score on ...
Psychology Today - Sat. Sep 24
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