Does Organic Food Make People Arrogant And Unethical?
The journal Social Psychology and Personality Science has published a new study according to which individuals who consume organic foods have negative attitude toward other people and are less social in general.
Women Are Inspired By Normal Sized Models When Buying Clothes
Ben Barry, a modeling agency CEO, has recently conducted a survey in order to find out what kinds of models inspire women to buy their clothes. He came to the conclusion that most women are actually more willing to buy an item that was modeled by someone
Irritated or Moody? Blame Trans Fat
Eating diet high in trans fats is associated with irritability and aggression, say researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. It was found that people who consume lots of snacks made with dietary trans fatty acids
'Macho' Gene Responsible For Male Aggression
Australian scientists believe that a single 'macho' gene could be responsible for making men behave more aggressively than women during stressful situations. Psychologists say it could explain the phenomenon why men typically have a 'fight or flight'
Teenagers: Girls Report More Emotional Problems Than Boys
Young girls are more likely to struggle with higher levels of emotional problems and less emotional well—being than boys, finds a new major Canadian study that conducted a though analysis of the mental health of teenage girls and boys.
Abortion, Women's Mental Health Link Is False
The link between abortions and long-term mental illness has been disputed since 2009, when a study by Priscilla Coleman of Bowling Green State University in Ohio, claimed that women who had undergone the procedure of abortion were at an increased risk of
Toward Marriage - Family Therapy
There was a new quality in the next session. Carolyn was there-really there-not just sitting miserably, wishing the hour would end. She settled in her chair in a new way, giving the impression of wanting to stay for a while. She had risked showing a fract
What Is ADD?
Adult ADD: The Complete Handbook
Attention deficit disorder is a pervasive symptom complex involving inattention, impulsivity, distractibility, and hyperactivity. A number of other behavior characteristics are frequently seen in individuals suffering from this illness and will be
The Most Common Mental Health Problem
Triumph Over Fear: People with Anxiety, Panic Attacks and Phobias
The Most Common Mental Health Problem AT THE Anxiety Disorders Association of America, the calls and the letters pour in. "I saw you on that program," says a woman who is calling from California. "The person you were describing - the one
Challenges in the Circle
Calling the Circle: The First and Future Culture
If we weave a basket, perhaps it is our first attempt and the rushes are loose and fraying at the ends, the weave full of holes; we will not ask it to hold very much. We will not entrust it with our valuables. But if we weave a basket and the rushes are s
Dreams and Mysteries
Decoding Your Dreams: A Revolutionary Technique For Understanding Your Dreams
Mysteries intrigue us all. Attempting to solve a mystery promises an encounter with the unknown and the unexpected. A crime of passion executed with imagination and violence is emotionally compelling. The unexpected death, however grotesque, is
Dealing with Memory Changes As You Grow Older
How Memory Serves Us "I've a grand memory for forgetting," said Alan Breck in Kidnapped. As we grow older many of us know what Robert Louis Stevenson's character means. Our own memories seem good at forgetting. Although we may be concerned
How Can We Convince Mom to Move Here?
Love, Laughter & Mayhem : Caregiver Survival Manual for Living with a Person with Dementia
RuthAnn was calling me to ask this question because she and her sister Marie, who lived on the West coast, had decided the safest thing for their mother with early dementia was to move her to an assisted-living facility near RuthAnn. Their mother was
Mother's Age Linked To Autism In Child
A new data shows that delaying motherhood increases a woman's chances of having an autistic child. In particular, a new study has found that the older a mother is when she gives birth to a child, the higher is a child's risk of having autism
Magnesium Improves Memory Power
Neuroscientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, found that increasing the intake of magnesium in the diet may be a valid strategy to enhance cognitive abilities and boost brain power.
Tattoos And Piercing Linked To Bad Behavior
The more body art you have, the more likely you are to be involved in risky and criminal behavior, says a new study titled 'Body Art, Deviance, and American College Students.'
Mood Disorders - Major Depression
As noted earlier, this mood disorder is - by one measure at least - the greatest disabler on earth. It is a very common diagnosis that directly, and indirectly, affects many millions of Canadians, young and old alike. And it can be pure hell.
Mind to Mind; Infant Research, Neuroscience, and Psychoanalysis
Early in 2004, we began to plan a conference aimed at examining the impact of Peter Fonagy and Mary Target's notions of mentalization and reflective functioning upon current and future psychoanalytic theory and practice. The main purpose or the
The Portable Therapist: Wise and Inspiring Answers to the Questions People in Therapy Ask the Most...
I wrote this book for you, the person who knows that there are answers out there but frequently seems overwhelmed by the questions. I wrote this book for those of you who are functioning, who are doing what you think you are supposed to be doing but are
Buddhist Personality Types
Any mother who has several children can attest to the distinctly individual style of each child, evident from the day of their birth. I am a fraternal twin, but my brother and I are quite different. Growing up, he was the more outgoing, social type. Bigge
Developing Empathy: What It's Like to be a Kid with Add
The starting point in demonstrating your love and in developing a strength-based approach is empathy. As a parent-or teacher, or anyone else-if you want a kid to open up to you, you need to have a feel for what it's like to be that kid. In the case of ADD
Facebook Attracts Middle-Aged And Older Users
New numbers from an online marketing firm iStrategy Labs indicate that more middle-aged and older people now make up the biggest group using the social networking giant Facebook.
New Antioxidant Supplement To Treat Compulsive Hair-Pulling
For those who are tired of compulsively pulling out their hair, the experts from the United States have discovered new treatment, a common antioxidant called N-acetylcysteine, widely available as a health food supplement.
Lack Of Sleep More Dangerous For Women Than Men
Getting less than eight hours of sleep at night could be far more dangerous for women than men, increasing a woman's risk of developing coronary problems more than it does for a man, according to a new study.
Twitter Users Buy More Music Online
A new report released by NPD Group, states that people who use Twitter are much more likely to be interested and engaged in music when compared to those who don't use the social website.
Sleep Apnea Linked To Men's Arrhythmia Risk
Breathing problems while sleeping in older men have been associated with an increased risk of developing arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythms), a large cross-sectional study has recently revealed. Other name for sleep disordered breathing is sleep apnea.
How To Distinguish Between True And False
A recent neuroimaging international study has discovered that the ability to distinguish between true and false in our daily lives includes two distinct processes.
Getting Enough Sleep Linked To Better Athletic Performance
A new evidence indicates that athletes who extended their hours of nightly sleep and reduced accumulated sleep debt, showed significant improvements in athletic performance.
Problems Are Better Solved In A Dream
According to the experts from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, dreaming is the best way when it comes to solving creative problems. In other words, if you need to solve a problem - simply sleep on it.
Suffering From Insomnia? - Try Meditation
For individuals who have chronic trouble getting a good night's sleep, the scientists from the United States recommend now to consider meditation which could be the ideal behavioral intervention to treat insomnia.