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Help, My Partner Is Getting More And More Annoying!
Here is the most profound thing you have ever heard the secret to a long-term relationship is that two people need to be able to love long-term. If you think that this is so evident a truth that it doesn t deserve attention, think again. The longer we are with someone, the more we are inclined to focus on faults while ignoring what we previously deemed as attractive or admirable. Instead of taking responsibility for this loss of perspective and our own fai ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Dec 10
Why Do Consumers Hate Uber’s Surge Pricing?
An economist will tell you that the fairest price for any product is the equilibrium price at which consumer demand matches the product s available supply 1 . If supply increases, the price should go down but if buyer demand increases, the price should rise. So it is no surprise that people often pay thousands of dollars for a single Super Bowl ticket. Or that these prices fluctuate wildly the week before the big game depending on which teams are playing a ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Dec 10
Mental Health and College Students: A Conversation
Recently I received a call from Mike Veny, a leading mental health lecturer who is working to reduce the stigma associated with mental health issues . He called me because he wanted to get my thoughts about mental health and college students and how he might guide students in college toward maintaining their mental health. It seemed to be a helpful conversation, so I decided translate the essence of the exchange. This is the first installment of what will ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Dec 10
Scientists discover new computerized linguistic approach to detect Alzheimer's...
TORONTO, Dec. 8, 2015 - Researchers have discovered how to diagnose Alzheimer s disease with more than 82 per cent accuracy by evaluating the interplay between four linguistic factors and developing automated technology to detect these impairments. The study, led by Dr. Frank Rudzicz, Scientist, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute TR , UHN, is published in the December issue of the Journal of Alzheimer s Disease . The method and automated application of the a ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Dec 8
Eating disorder prevention program reduces brain reward region response to sup...
Change your attitude. Change your behavior. Change your brain. Discussing the costs of pursuing the unrealistic thin beauty ideal reduces valuation of this idea. Scientists at Oregon Research Institute ORI have published unique research results indicating that a brief dissonance-based eating disorder prevention program Body Project alters how young women s brains respond to images of thin supermodels. Previous results from Body Project studies showed that ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Dec 8
Lack of sleep tampers with your emotions
Cranky or grumpy after a long night Your brain s ability to regulate emotions is probably compromised by fatigue. This is bad news for 30 percent of American adults who get less than six hours of sleep per night, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A new Tel Aviv University study has identified the neurological mechanism responsible for disturbed emotion regulation and increased anxiety due to only one night s lack of sleep. The re ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Dec 8
What contributes to healthy living behaviors among children? It depends...
OTTAWA, Canada - December 8, 2015 - Scientists from the Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario CHEO Research Institute participated in several peer-reviewed articles that published today in the International Journal of Obesity Supplements . The series including 16 original contributions was prepared by the International Study of Childhood Obesity, Lifestyle and the Environment ISCOLE research group, a global collective of leading obesity research experts f ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Dec 8
Inmates getting access to Medicaid upon release from jail or prison
With the expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, an entire new population is eligible for government health care low-income men. And a new study by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers suggests that in a single year, just a small number of programs has helped more than 112,000 people exiting prison or jail - the vast majority of whom are men - get health care coverage for which they hadn t qualified in the past. The find ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Dec 8
Chemicals in e-cigarette flavors linked to respiratory disease
Boston, MA - Diacetyl, a flavoring chemical linked to cases of severe respiratory disease, was found in more than 75 of flavored electronic cigarettes and refill liquids tested by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Two other potentially harmful related compounds were also found in many of the tested flavors, which included varieties with potential appeal to young people such as Cotton Candy, Fruit Squirts, and Cupcake. The study will ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Dec 8
Many U.S. Primary Care Docs Feel Unprepared for Complex Cases: Survey
Compared to their international peers, doctors on the front lines of U.S. medicine feel they aren t prepared to treat the sickest patients, a new survey finds. Nearly one in four U.S. primary care doctors said their practices aren t well-prepared to care for patients with complex medical needs. In both Germany and the Netherlands, just 12 percent of primary care doctors reported that their practices weren t well-prepared. The United States has the highest ...
Healthday - Tue. Dec 8
Most Teens' Physical Activity Occurs at School
About half of young teens daily physical activity occurs at school, but it accounts for just a fraction of their time there, according to a new study. We knew that schools were a major source of physical activity for kids. But, we were surprised that kids spent only 4.8 percent of their time at school physically active, the lowest of all locations, said study lead author Jordan Carlson, director of community-engaged health research at Children s Mercy Hosp ...
Healthday - Tue. Dec 8
More Than a Quarter of New Doctors May Be Depressed
More than one in four doctors-in-training may be depressed, which could put their patients at risk, a new study suggests. Researchers reviewed 54 studies involving 17,500 medical residents conducted worldwide over 50 years. They found that nearly 29 percent of the residents showed signs of depression, and that the rate of depression among medical residents is on the rise. The grind of medical training may help explain the finding, the researchers said. How ...
Healthday - Tue. Dec 8
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