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Jumping Genes May Be Linked To Schizophrenia

By Tia Ghose, Staff Writer<p>Published: 01/02/2014 12:21 PM EST on LiveScience<p>Some so-called jumping genes that copy and paste themselves throughout the genome may be linked to schizophrenia, new research suggests.<p>The new study, published today (Jan. 2) in the journal Neuron, suggests these jumping …

Anxiety: Getting Excited Beats Trying to Calm Down - PsyBlog

People giving public speeches and taking a stressful maths test did better when they re-thought their performance anxiety.<p>A study on anxiety-inducing …

Fear Of Fainting, Flight And Cheese: One Man's 'Age Of Anxiety'

<i>Atlantic</i> magazine editor Scott Stossel has countless phobias and anxieties — some you've heard of, others you probably haven't.<p>"There's a vast encyclopedia of fears and phobias," he tells <i>Fresh Air</i>'s Terry Gross, "and pretty much any object, experience, situation you can think of, there is someone …

The Over-Praise Dilemma: When Complimenting Kids Actually Holds Them Back

"Amazing job!" "Perfect!" "What an incredibly beautiful drawing!"<p>Across playgrounds, schoolyards and classrooms, it is common to hear well-intentioned parents, caregivers and teachers heap high praise on children -- particularly those with low self-esteem.<p>But a new study suggests that when adults …

True Colors: Research Sheds Light On Body Emotions

<i>Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.</i><br>~ Pablo Picasso<p>There is a saying in bodywork that your “issues are in your tissues.”<p>Now …

ISTD 2014

Follow<p>ISTD 2014<p>ISTD stands for "International Society of Typographic Designers" The Brief was to tell "Everything About One Thing" "Gather a complete …

An Overview of Psychology

Psychology is a broad field that encompasses the study of human thought, behavior, development, personality, emotion, motivation, and more. Gaining a …

Understanding the Complex Genetics Behind Schizophrenia

I have long been skeptical of efforts to find a single gene or gene mutation relevant to any particular mental illness. After decades’ worth of such …

Right-Brained Or Left-Brained? Actually, You May Be Neither

<b>A leading psychologist says the left-brain/right-brain theory is bunk -- and that there's a smarter place to draw the line.</b><p>Odds are at some point in your life you've been labeled right-brained (creative and thoughtful) or left-brained (detail-oriented and logical), but Stephen Kosslyn, PhD, …

Same-Sex Parenting Does Not Harm Children, Research Review Finds - PsyBlog

Are two mothers better than one?<p>Children who are raised by same-sex parents do just as well in social development, education and emotionally as those …

Suicidal at 4: Young and mentally ill

His mother is direct and matter-of-fact about her son over the phone.<p>Severe anxiety. Depression. Voices and visions in his head. Suicidal at age 4.<p>I, too, have a 4-year-old child. I wonder, is that even possible?<p>Jennifer Cristini is calm and methodical in our first phone conversation. She says it's …

Scientists Discover Gene Linking Intelligence To Brain's Gray Matter

By Kate Kelland<p>LONDON (Reuters) - Researchers have found a gene linking intelligence to the thickness of so-called "grey matter" in the brain, and say their discovery could help scientists understand how and why some people have learning difficulties.<p>An international team of scientists analyzed DNA …

American Teens Are Even More Stressed Than Adults

Last year, the American Psychological Association's Stress in America survey found that Millennials, aged 18-33, were the country's most-stressed generation. Now, the title belongs to an even younger demographic: American teenagers.<p>Even before the pressures of work and adulthood set in, for most …

Optical Illusion That Stumped Galileo Explained In New Study (VIDEO)

A light-colored object on a dark background appears larger than a dark object on a light background, but until recently, no one knew why.<p>Now, a study suggests that a difference in how the brain's cells respond to light and dark could explain the illusion. Neurons that respond to light objects may …

Psychological Theories of Love

Why do people fall in love? Why are some forms of love so lasting and others so fleeting? Psychologists and researchers have proposed several …

Psychology of Love: 10 Studies Every Lover Should Know

Psychology of love: Brain map of love, the role of kissing, how couples come to look similar, what kills a relationship and more…<p><i>“Love does not</i> …

How Social Media Affects Our Self-Perception

Not long ago, a friend of mine deleted her Instagram account. I couldn’t understand why one would ever do such a thing, so I asked and her response …

This Psychological Trick May Actually Improve Your Relationship

When you do nice things for your significant other, it actually makes you like them more.<p>It's an idea rooted in "The Benjamin Franklin Effect" -- a psychological phenomenon, discovered by the founding father himself, that suggests we grow to like people for whom we do nice things.<p>The folks at Soul …

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Marijuana Use Can Bring Sleepless Nights, Study Finds

A new study has found higher incidences of restlessness and sleep deprivation among marijuana users, upending conventional wisdom that it can help a …

'Why Am I So Tired?' 14 Reasons You're Tired All the Time

Lack of sleep isn't the only thing sapping your energy (though recent data shows over a third of U.S. adults sleep less than seven hours a night). …

Hold Me Tight

I grew up in my parents' pub in England, where there was always a lot of drama. And all the drama—fights, flirting, tears, tantrums—revolved around …

Relationships

What Life Is Like For A Girl Who Can't Feel Pain (VIDEO)

"Wow, what a good baby."<p>This is what a nurse told Trish and Steve Gingras after their daughter Gabby was born. The hours-old infant had just slept through a blood draw that pricked her heel with a needle. No one thought much of it at the time, but this seemingly minor incident foretold a …

10 Ways to Prevent Alzheimer's Disease - PsyBlog

The big 5 lifestyle factors and more ways of preventing dementia.<p>By 2050 there could be as many as 16 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s …

Gamification 101: The Psychology of Motivation

Gamification 101: The Psychology of Motivation<p>Lithium Alumni (Retired)<p>Tags:<br>• Csikszentmihalyi<br>• flow<br>• Hierarchy of Needs<br>• intrinsic …

The Secret Power Of Introverts

If you had to guess, what would you say investor Warren Buffett and civil rights activist Rosa Parks had in common? How about Charles Darwin, Al Gore, J.K. Rowling, Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi and Google’s Larry Page? They are icons. They are leaders. And they are introverts.<p>Despite the …

The Psychology of Language: Which Words Matter the Most When We Talk

One of the things I fuss about a lot (especially at Buffer) are words—very simple words, in fact. Should it say “Hi” or “Hey?” Should it be “cheers” …

The Brain

What Might Have Been and What Could Be

Although time machines don’t exist (I’m still holding out hope), people engage in a form of time travel all the time. Except rather than happening in …

Time Travel

How Your Brain Circuits Become Miswired

How do the faulty brain circuits involved in mental disorders such as autism or retardation develop? Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College …