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Intense Fear Of Guilt May Be At The Heart Of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

People high in "guilt sensitivity" are more vulnerable to developing OCD.<p>Nobody likes to feel guilt. But when a fear of doing harm to others and feeling guilty as a result gets too severe, it can become pathological.<p>Excessive fear of guilt can lead a person down the road to developing …

Scientists Make Major Discovery While Studying The Brain On No Sleep

This is WAY more complex than anyone thought.<p>Conventional wisdom suggests that the longer you go without sleep, the more tired you should be. But if you’ve ever pulled an all-nighter, you’ve probably experienced the opposite phenomenon: At 4 a.m., you can barely keep your eyes open. Then, it’s 8 …

Sleep and Dreams

Men benefit by sleeping with women; women do not<p>First of all, no one is sure why we dream. During the past century, however, scientists have made …

A sleep doctor says 4 types of animals represent how people sleep — and these are the ideal daily routines for each

When it comes to health and productivity, it's not just about what you do — eating right, exercising, and working hard — it's also about <i>when</i> you do it.<p>Chronobiology is the study of internal clocks, how they differ among people, and how you can adjust your daily schedule to suit your unique …

Psychopathic Symptoms: Spotting the Symptoms of a Psychopath - Psychopath - Personality Disorders

Do you know how to spot true, psychopathic symptoms? While many people would likely see a serial killer as necessarily a psychopath, not all …

Overpopulation: More than a Resource Problem, It's a Psychological Threat

There are nearly 7.5 billion people on the planet right now. The question of how to feed, clothe, educate, employ, and hydrate everyone is a problem …

Population

Study: Heavy alcohol use in adolescence alters brain electrical activity

Long-term heavy use of alcohol in adolescence alters cortical excitability and functional connectivity in the brain, according to a new study from …

Neuroscience

What Science Can Tell Us About Trans People’s Brains—And What It Cannot

A study has shown that trans people may sense touch differently than cisgender people according to particular body parts. We should be curious, but …

How East and West think in profoundly different ways

Psychologists are uncovering the surprising influence of geography on our reasoning, behaviour, and sense of self.<p>As Horace Capron first travelled through Hokkaido in 1871, he searched for a sign of human life among the vast prairies, wooded glades and threatening black mountains. “The stillness of …

Psychology

7 Interesting Neuroscience Facts

There’s a lot to be learned from Neuroscience, but without studying the subject for a vast amount of time, how could you ever get to the bottom of …