Javier Sánchez

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New Hope for Depression

Every week, when Ian Hanley sits down with his therapist, he goes through a list of depression treatments he’s been researching online. The …

Science Says This 1 Thing in Your LinkedIn Profile Will Make or Break Your Chances of Getting Hired

Studies show your first impression sticks.<p>Many LinkedIn users invest hours into making their profiles look professional. They scour the thesaurus looking for a verb to describe their work experience and they tediously list every professional accomplishment they've ever achieved.<p>Yet, many of those …

Four neuromyths that are still prevalent in schools – debunked

It’s not true that you only use 10% of your brain, nor can you categorise students by ‘learning styles’ – let’s cut this nonsense from classrooms<p>It is no surprise that many teachers have an interest in neuroscience and psychology since areas such as memory, motivation, curiosity, intelligence and …

Neuroscience

10 of The Most Widely Believed Myths in Psychology

In a sense we’re all amateur psychologists – we’ve got our own first-hand experience at being human, and we’ve spent years observing how we and …

Psychology

9 surprising ways meditation changes your brain

By giving our bustling mind a dedicated break from its day-to-day worries, these studies suggest, we actually empower it to run more efficiently when we're using it. This can come in handy when we're trying to solve a tough problem, focus intently on a task, or search for creative inspiration for a …

Scientists identify parts of brain involved in dreaming

Experts say findings are ‘astounding’ and could help understand the purpose of dreams and predict whether people are dreaming<p>Scientists have unpicked the regions of the brain involved in dreaming, in a study with significant implications for our understanding of the purpose of dreams and of …

Sleep

Are Sherlock-approved memory palaces the best way to train your brain?

Fans of Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sherlock TV series will be aware of the awesome potential of the memory palace.<p>Visualising items you wish to remember by “placing” them in particular locations within a building familiar to you is a mind technique supposedly first created by the poet Simonides of Ceos …

How Slow Breathing Induces Tranquility

<i>Summary: Researchers have identified a group of neurons that relay information from the brain’s respiratory system to an areas of the brain</i> …

Bugs Bunny Study Reveals Memory's Malleability

It has happened to all of us. We remember something out of our distant past so vividly that it seems like it happened yesterday. Then we learn that …

Cheaters are likely to be unfaithful to their partners multiple times, says study

Once a cheater, always a cheater - or so the saying goes. But is it true?<p>Well, according to a new study, yes.<p>Bad news for anyone who’s taken back an …

Before you make an emotional decision, ask yourself these four questions

The average person makes about 35,000 decisions every day—from choosing an outfit to deciding which seat to take at a meeting. In fact, we make 200 judgments each day about food alone.<p>But research shows that all that decision making can be mentally and physically draining. Although the idea of …

Brain scans may help clinicians choose talk therapy or medication treatment for depression

Researchers from Emory University have found that specific patterns of activity on brain scans may help clinicians identify whether psychotherapy or …

How emotions are 'made': why your definition of sadness is unlike anyone else's

Lisa Feldman Barrett says we need to revamp our thinking on emotions. She’s a professor of psychology at Northeastern University in Boston, where she …

Psychology

La psicología científica y las pseudopsicologías

<b>La psicología científica y las pseudopsicologías</b><p><b>Por Carlos J. Álvarez Glez</b><p><b>La Psicología científica</b><p>La Psicología nace como ciencia en el siglo XIX. Es …

This Article Won’t Change Your Mind

The facts on why facts alone can’t fight false beliefs<p>“I remember looking at her and thinking, ‘She’s totally lying.’ At the same time, I remember something in my mind saying, ‘And that doesn’t matter.’” For Daniel Shaw, believing the words of the guru he had spent years devoted to wasn’t blind …

Fake News