Mario Dominguez

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Building Self-Esteem and Improving Relationships

Source: photo by L. Grande<p>Positive self-esteem is critical to an individual’s mental health and ability to relate well to others. By strengthening …

Psychology

New study reveals how brain waves control working memory

MIT neuroscientists have found evidence that the brain’s ability to control what it’s thinking about relies on low-frequency brain waves known as …

Neuroscience

Can Exercising Turn You Into a Genius?

<i>Photo: Tang Yau Hoong/Getty Images</i><p>You know exercise is great for your body and mood. But new research is showing that it can have an equally profound …

The Brain

Aging Envy

Envy is a repulsive feeling. Not only that you wish something that someone else has, but that you sometimes wish them ill so that they do not have it …

Psychology

Ketamine treatment could offer new hope to patients with severe depression

Filed under: News, Innovation - Science, Science & Tech<p>CHICAGO (WGN) -- Depression affects an estimated one in 15 adults, and is the leading cause of disability and loss of productivity in the world. It’s absolutely debilitating for some. But when conventional treatments fail, what’s next?<p>Read …

Depression

Psychologist Reveals 7 Behaviors That Are The Biggest Predictors of A Healthy Relationship

“(The) most common research finding (is) that the first negative attribution people start marking when the relationship becomes <i>less happy</i> is “my …

Psychology

Why Being Awkward Is Actually Good For You

Melissa Dahl, author of the book 'Cringeworthy,' argues that the next time you cringe, celebrate it.<p>One night last week, I stumbled home after a long …

Psychology

20 Positive Affirmations to Say to Yourself Every Day

Positive affirmations aren’t just woo-woo nonsense. They really can change your brain and your life in powerful ways. Here is how.<p>First of all, let’s …

Happiness

This Could Be The One Key Hormone That Set Us Apart From Apes

It's not just about brain size.<p>Even though you might not believe it on a crowded subway train, humans have a unique set of social skills that set us …

Evolution

Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Cognitive Neuroscience and the Awareness of Ignorance, on the site Neuroscience News

Summary: Researchers shed light on areas of the brain associated with metacognitive judgements.Source: Juntendo University.Metacognitive judgments on …

Neuroscience

This Uncommon Practice Will Support You in Tough Times

Uncommonly HealthySource: Conflict 180Most of us know that showing kindness and compassion for others is good for our health. Fewer of us are aware …

Mindfulness

5 Signs of Depression That Are Rarely Ever Talked About

<b>Usually, people associate depression with symptoms such as chronic fatigue, increased or decreased appetite, isolation, feelings of hopelessness or</b> …

Depression

The idea that everything from spoons to stones are conscious is gaining academic credibility

Consciousness permeates reality. Rather than being just a unique feature of human subjective experience, it’s the foundation of the universe, present in every particle and all physical matter.<p>This sounds like easily-dismissible bunkum, but as traditional attempts to explain consciousness continue …

Consciousness

This is how humans are able to remember birthdays, random facts and to-do lists

Ever wondered, how people remember their childhood birthday parties or wedding days? According to researchers from the University of Colorado at …

Neuroscience

How the brain controls sex and attraction

Researchers discover how the brain triggers our attraction to the opposite sex and sexual behavior.<br>Read More

Neuroscience

13 Interesting Qualities People Who Everyone Likes Have In Common

We all know someone who is just inherently likable. You know who I'm talking about: it's that one friend you have who can seemingly do no wrong in …

Emotional Intelligence

4 Things We Think We Need Today that Won’t Matter at All in the Long Run

<i>Do more than just exist. We all exist. The question is: Are you living?</i>On a rainy Sunday morning 15 years ago, as Angel and I were struggling to cope …

Productivity

Scientific research shows gender is not just a social construct

When my colleague Corinne Purtill bought her doll-loving daughter an engineering kit, she had to laugh when the then-three-year-old used the present as a hairbrush. For all Corinne’s efforts at gender-neutral parenting, her daughter clearly enjoyed some traditionally feminine toys.<p>A study published …

Social Sciences