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The Psychology That Leads People to Vote for Extremists & Autocrats: The Theory of Cognitive Closure

There's a political disconnect in the United States. We have two political parties, each now living in its own reality and working with its own set …

Psychology

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Business (Canada)

Background Noise May Hinder Toddlers' Ability to Learn Words

<i>Summary: According to a new study, the presence of background noise may make it more difficult for young children to learn new words.</i><p>Source: Society …

Neuroscience

Exercise Helps Children With ADHD in Study

Researchers Hope Physical Activity Can Stem Growing Use of Medications<p>Researchers seeking alternatives to the use of drugs to treat ADHD in children are taking a closer look at exercise as a prescription.<p>A recent study found regular, half-hour sessions of aerobic activity before school helped young …

Exercise

3 Secrets to Build Your Mental Strength

Source: Pressmaster/Shutterstock<p>Most of us understand how we can build physical strength, but there’s a lot more confusion over the steps to take to …

Move Over, Football — Here's What It Takes to Be a Teammate in Marriage

It may be football season, but one could argue that a marriage is really the ultimate team sport. After all, as marriage coach and psychotherapist Toni Coleman explains, in a marriage, two teammates have one another's backs, every contribution counts, and a win for one is a win for all. But what …

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable, According to a Green Beret

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

Self-help

Depression Is A Monster But Don't Fear it

One of the earliest films I can really remember is Alien. I loved it. I still do today. I grew up in the green and grey countryside of the shady …

H.P. Lovecraft

5 Easy Tricks to Bust Out of a Bad Mood

Bad moods are the worst, aren't they? Especially the ones that you just wake up with and can't shake. Those are the ones I really dislike. But as I've come to learn over the years, you can either make or break your own happiness. And while sometimes it isn't easy, no matter the circumstances, you …

Why Is The Passive Aggressive Always The "Victim?"

The passive aggressive feels they are treated unfairly. If you get upset because he or she is constantly late, they take offense because; in their …

Emotional Intelligence

Why You're More Stressed by Home Than Work

A new study out from the Council on Contemporary Families suggests that contrary to most surveys, people are actually more stressed at home than at …

How To Take Care of Yourself When You're Depressed | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

So much of depression can be linked back to forgetting to take proper care of ourselves. And the more depressed we feel, the less energy we have for …

Self-improvement

Why You Should Get Help For Your Fears and Anxieties

Getting professional help for dealing with your persistent fears and anxieties is the single most important step in your recovery. Many people are reluctant to get the help they need for various reasons. Making excuses of not getting the treatment for your mental health problems will not solve the …

This Is Anxiety

Stories from Atlantic readers on how to think about anxiety, what is helpful, and what isn't.<p>"Here’s what’s worked: nothing." Scott Stossel writes with resignation in the cover article for the current issue of <i>The Atlantic</i>, "Surviving Anxiety." (Inside the magazine it's headlined "My Anxious, …

6 Things to Remember When You're Having Post-Grad Anxiety

YAY! You did it! You graduated! You have the degree! You can frame it and put it on your wall! Your parents are so proud! No more study groups! No …

How To Find A Holistic Form Of Treatment For Anxiety Disorders

40 million Americans suffer from general anxiety disorder, but just a third of them receive treatment. How do those with anxiety deal with panic attacks, social uneasiness and other issues that stem from the mental health disorder?<p>In a HuffPost Live conversation Maria Senise, who suffers from …

The Introverted Face

People put serious weight on judgments of character based on facial structure alone.<p>People whose faces are perceived to look more "competent" are more likely to be CEOs of large, successful companies. Having a face that people deem "dominant" is a predictor of rank advancement in the military. …

Mindfulness Exercises Improve Kids' Math Scores

In adults, mindfulness has been shown to have all kinds of amazing effects throughout the body: it can combat stress, protect your heart, shorten …

Why is it difficult to make friends after 30?

I am grateful to have cherished friends from childhood I talk with often but seldom see. I’ve also maintained college friendships formed nearly 20 …

Yoga May Have Positive Effects On Major Psychiatric Disorders, Including Depression, Schizophrenia, ADHD And Sleep Complaints

Yoga has positive effects on mild depression and sleep complaints, even in the absence of drug treatments, and improves symptoms associated with …

The Advice Marriage Therapists Give Couples Who've Fallen Out Of Love

It's possible to reignite the spark.<p>Therapists often see couples facing a very real dilemma: After years and years together, one or both partners no longer feel as “in love” as they were before.<p>Is it possible to fall back in love? Absolutely, but it takes time and effort from both spouses. Below, …

Some Early Childhood Experiences Shape Adult Life, But Which Ones?

Most of us don't remember our first two or three years of life — but our earliest experiences may stick with us for years and continue to influence us well into adulthood.<p>Just how they influence us and how much is a question that researchers are still trying to answer. Two studies look at how …

Glitter jars and breathing balls helping to reduce stress at Carrollton elementary

CAROLLTON -- Henry Zavala slowly expanded a plastic rainbow-colored sphere in front of his classmates at Davis Elementary School. The first-graders …