Elizabeth Graves

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Forget Prozac, Psychobiotics Are the Future of Psychiatry

For millennia, the human race has sought to combat psychological disorders through the intervention of natural – and eventually synthetic – chemicals. Originally, the sources for these psychoactive substances were the various fruits and flowers, including the Areca tree (betel nut), the poppy …

Psychiatry

Where we experience emotions in our bodies

Researchers found consistent results, even across cultures. For example, anxiety might feel like chest pain, while falling in love might trigger …

Which Psychology Career Is Right for You?

1. Which movie would you rather watch?<p>Dangerous Minds<p>Good Will Hunting<p>The Silence of the Lambs<p>The Wolf of Wall Street<p>Girl, Interrupted<p>Office Space<p>The …

6 Secrets of Great Resumes, Backed By Psychology

The day I landed my job at Google was the day I decided to pay forward all the help I received on reworking my resume.<p>After going through many resumes, I want to share what I learned in hopes that it helps more people get their dream jobs.<p>My biggest realization? We don’t think <i>like psychologists</i>. <i></i>And …

9 Highest Paying Psychology Careers and Salaries

There is a tremendous diversity among psychology professions, and salaries and yearly earnings are just as varied. In a struggling economy, many …

What Can You Do With a Bachelor's in Psychology?

Students who also earn a teaching certificate along with their bachelor's degree in psychology can also become teachers. Some graduates may opt to …

Alcohol May Not Help: Alcohol's Impact on Your Mental Health

Alcoholism is common among people suffering from mental health conditions. People experiencing anxiety, depression, impulsivity, or other diagnosable …

Health Psychology

Life with Health Psychology of San Diego

Any calm, content life can turn into a nightmare if a physical illness or an emotional pain comes your way. Issues such as depression related or …

4 Ways To Retrain Your Brain To Handle Information Overload

4 Ways To Retrain Your #Brain To Handle Information Overload - | via @FastCompany #health 4 years ago

Psychology, Therapy & Mental Health Resources

Take psychological self-tests and quizzes, read about symptoms and treatments, compare types of counselling and psychotherapy, learn about secure …

Mental Health

Health Psychology

Psychology and Mental Health - Online Course

Online course<p>Psychology and Mental Health: Beyond Nature and Nurture<p>Learn how a psychological understanding of our emotions and behaviour gives us …

Women's Mental Health Could Be Linked To Hormone Levels, Study Claims

Women's hormone levels can affect their reactions to stressful events -- and how much they think about those events in the following days, according to a new study.<p>The research, out of University College London, has linked the phase of a woman's reproductive cycle to the likelihood of her …

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Don't worry, be happy: overcoming worry may be key to mental health

Are you weary of "new year, new you" positive thinking exercises? Tired of trying to feel Tiggerish in the cold, dark, midwinter mornings? Why not try this quick experiment to redress the balance. All you have to do is imagine that something great has happened in your life: maybe you've run into an …

The changing face of psychology

In 1959, an American researcher named Ted Sterling reported something disturbing. Of 294 articles published across four major psychology journals, 286 had reported positive results – that is, a staggering 97% of published papers were underpinned by statistically significant effects. Where, he …

An Overview of Psychology

Psychology is a broad field that encompasses the study of human thought, behavior, development, personality, emotion, motivation, and more. Gaining a …

The Psychology of Language: Which Words Matter the Most When We Talk

One of the things I fuss about a lot (especially at Buffer) are words—very simple words, in fact. Should it say “Hi” or “Hey?” Should it be “cheers” …

The Brain

WATCH: The Story of a Man Who Faked Insanity

<b>TED and The Huffington Post are excited to bring you TEDWeekends, a curated weekend program that introduces a powerful "idea worth spreading" every Friday, anchored in an exceptional TEDTalk. This week's TEDTalk is accompanied by an original blog post from the featured speaker, along with new</b> …

TED Talks

Should you trust your first impression? - Peter Mende-Siedlecki

Study finds that a subset of children often considered to have autism may be misdiagnosed

Children with a genetic disorder called 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, who frequently are believed to also have autism, often may be misidentified …

Psychology: 'An Owner’s Manual for Your Own Mind'

An interview with Daniel Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness<p>Over the last decade, Harvard psychology professor Daniel Gilbert has become a prominent voice in the public sphere. His 2006 book <i>Stumbling on Happiness</i>, translated in over 30 languages, became an international bestseller, triggering …