Emma van Gelder

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Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …

How your Personality Type Can Affect your Mental Health

Have you ever been called a ‘worry wart’ or an ‘overachiever’? Many of us are built with character traits that can lead us inward focused. We have …

Mental Health

How Your Expectations Mess With Your View Of The Present

We all have expectations about upcoming events, current events, ourselves and others. Those expectations can alter your view of the present more than …

Psychology

Differences Between a Psychopath vs Sociopath

Society has conspired with Hollywood to put two seemingly-sexy psychology terms into our collective consciousness — psychopath and sociopath. …

8 Methods To Get Anyone To Tell The Truth

Whether you’re interviewing a job candidate or sleuthing for information, these tricks will help you enter into deep conversation faster.<p>Professional interrogators use a number of psychological levers to get people to talk. Among them are techniques designed to instill fear.<p>But for those of us who …

Psychology

Why You Forget: 5 Strange Facts About Memory

Memory can be a playful thing. It collects minute details from childhood events, yet leaves us wondering where we left our keys.<p>There are several …