Sneha Narayan

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Mystery of déjà vu explained – it’s how we check our memories

Feel like you’ve read this before? Most of us have experienced the eerie familiarity of déjà vu, and now the first brain scans of this phenomenon …

How language is processed by your brain

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you read a sentence (such as this one) about kicking a ball, neurons related to the motor function of your leg and foot will be activated in your brain. Similarly, if you talk about cooking garlic, neurons associated with smelling will fire up. Since it is almost impossible to do or …

Language Learning

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Push-Ups: You're Doing Them Wrong!

How to Do Real Push-Ups That Get Results<p>You Probably Suck at Push-Ups<p>If someone says he can do 40 or fewer push-ups in a row, he typically can't …

4 Questions To Ask When Choosing The Best App To Manage Your Mental Health

In the digital age, it is clear why so many individuals want “an app for that.” With popularity of mental health mobile apps on the rise, it can be difficult to know how to choose the right one, especially for those who are in need of tools to manage a mental health condition.<p>There are a sweeping …

Plant-Based Diet: The World’s Healthiest Diet for Weight Loss

A <b>plant-based diet</b> is a diet of every animal (as well as humans) based on nutrients derived from plants, including fruits, vegetables, legumes, and …

Learning to handle stress like a pro – techniques to avoid Professional Burnout

Last Tuesday we videoed a Mental Health Essentials Masterclass. One of the attendees asked, “How can we take care of ourselves when we seem to cop so …

The Stroop test: how colourful is your language?

In the first in Mind Games, our new series on classic psychology experiments, we show you how to conduct the Stroop test, which looks at how language is processed<p>Welcome to the first in a new series where we highlight some of the mesmerising and classic experiments in psychology that you can try …

10 foods to avoid if you have anxiety

Over the past few years, I've endured a series of unforeseen events. Originally diagnosed with anxiety and depression at 14, I spent the majority of my life working through a condition that I immediately attributed to my environment. It wasn't until 12 years later that things took a turn for the …

Tip: Work Glutes While Brushing Your Teeth

When your glutes won't activate during lower body exercises, they start to get soft and shapeless. Here's a simple way to keep them round and …

Butts

Personality Change May Be Early Sign of Dementia, Experts Say

“Has the person become agitated, aggressive, irritable, or temperamental?” the questionnaire asks. “Does she/he have unrealistic beliefs about her/his power, wealth or skills?”<p>Or maybe another kind of personality change has happened: “Does she/he no longer care about anything?”<p>If the answer is yes …

Dementia

How To Coach Your Brain To Stop Being Mad At Someone

You’re mad as hell and you can’t take it anymore! Lucky for you, you don’t have to.<p>You and a coworker–or, for that matter, a relative, partner, or friend–had a falling out. The wounds are still fresh. You’re still angry. And every time you see or even think of that person, you seethe. Maybe plenty …

Self-help

Psychotherapists gravitate toward patients who can pay

There’s something that really bothers Stanford psychiatry professor Keith Humphreys. When he thinks of all the years he spends training the next …

Managing My Depression In The Midst Of Trauma

I have suffered from insidious depression for at least 39 of my nearly 54 years of living. At this point, I have lived with depression long enough to know that I am extremely sensitive to human suffering and trauma. Like many people around the world I have been deeply affected by last week's …

Preliminary Study of Acute Changes in Emotion Processing in Trauma Survivors with PTSD Symptoms.

2016 Jul 14;11(7):e0159065. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0159065. eCollection 2016.<p>1Department of Psychiatry, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, United …

The Brain

How to Never Get Involved with a Psychopath, Narcissist or Sociopath—or Any Abuser—Ever Again

None of us wants to be involved in another abusive relationship. How can we prevent it? I regularly hear from people who want to know the difference …

What Is a Constant Cycle of Violent News Doing to Us?

It has been a rough year.<p>By now, our violence is down to a pattern, and there is a choreography to our reactions.<p>A killer seeks out a nightclub, a church, an airport, a courthouse, a protest. Someone is shot on video, sometimes by the police, and marchers fill the streets. An attack is carried out …

Hyperfocus: The other side of adult ADHD

Writers, entrepreneurs, and creative leaders of all types know that intense focus that happens when you're "in the zone": You're feeling empowered, productive, and engaged. Psychologists might call this flow, the experience of zeroing in so closely on some activity that you lose yourself in it. And …

Mental Health