mental health

Twitchy Disco: The Effects of Serotonin on Motivation

More serotonin = less motivation? It depends on the circumstances ...

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How Much Exercise Does it Take to De-Stress?

Exercise and sleep are key to keeping employees from bringing work frustrations home ...

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Reducing Phobia Works Best With Brief Exposure (Unless You’re Frightened of Exposed Briefs)

Less is more: Exposure to stimuli for overcoming phobia ...

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Words, Phrases and Sentences: The Connective Tissue of Humanity

Poets strive to map the beauty and terror of existence. You have never been alone....

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Did You Sleep Well? Sure? Try the Checklist

What is good quality sleep? National Sleep Foundation provides guidance ...

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Smoke, Mirrors and the Gratuitous Gape Shot

One look at the packet, and you'll definitely need a quick gasper....

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Need a Cure for Video Gaming Depression? Try Social Media Depression

Those who play games more than four hours a day may not develop addiction-like problems if they are socially engaged with others...

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A Welcome Side Effect: Alzheimer’s Drug Fixes Tooth Decay

Natural tooth repair method, using Alzheimer's drug, could revolutionize dental treatments ...

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To Mow a Meadow (Green Scythe Fair)

Remember where your food comes from. Remember the hands that toiled for you....

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Que Bueno! Bilingualism Saves Brains

Bilingualism may save brain resources as you age ...

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The Mechanics of Stuttering (and the beginnings of a cure)

Stuttering linked to reduced blood flow in area of brain associated with language ...

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Anti-Aging Therapies – How Close is Immortality Now?

Anti-aging therapies targeting senescent cells: Facts and fiction ...

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Careful Now! : When Magic Mushrooms Turn BAD

Survey assesses both risky behaviors and positive outcomes of psilocybin use...

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How to Cope With Your Emotional Hangover

Is there such a thing as an emotional hangover? NYU researchers find that there is ...

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Facebook Lurking Makes You Miserable – Fact.

Feeling blue? Taking a break from Facebook might help ...

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We Don’t ‘Like’: Social Media and Depression

Multi-social millennials are more likely to be depressed than their peers...

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The Mental Health Trick You’ll Really Like: Saunas Against Dementia

Frequent sauna bathing protects men against dementia ...

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What Does Anger Sound Like to Children?

Researchers pair acoustical analysis with brain mapping to understand how children process emotion in speech...

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Return Trip? Magic Mushrooms and Cancer

Psilocybin relieves anxiety and depression in patients with advanced cancer ...

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Good Dads Make Happy Kids (and they don’t even need to clean up)

How new fathers see themselves in child's early years seems to be most influential on kids' later life...

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Musical Training Combats ADHD in Kids

Musical training creates new brain connections in children ...

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‘Middle England’ faces lowest psychosis risk

hite, middle class, older. Psychosis and its attendent conditions are a lower risk for those who fit into the ‘Middle England’ grouping. So when it comes to excuses for voting Brexit,...

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Worked to Death: The Key to Making High-Stress Jobs Less Lethal

Lack of control over high-stress jobs leads to early grave ...

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Tin Foil Hats. No, Really: The dementia risk of galactic cosmic ray exposure

UCI study raises questions about long-term brain health after extended spaceflights...

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It’s A Start: Being Bipolar, Accepting I’m Ill (Mental Health)

The first step to better mental health is accepting there's a problem. ...

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Sub Saharan Sexual Satisfaction Shocker

Sub-Saharan Africans satisfied with their sex lives; 18 percent rate them a perfect 10 ...

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Friends or Family: One of them Lengthens Your Life. Which?

Do relationships with family members, or friends, decrease likelihood of death?...

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For Happy Sons, Avoid These Plastics in Pregnancy

Prenatal Bisphenol A exposure linked to anxiety and depression in boys ...

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Are You Depressive, Positive, or Both? Cognitive Bias Explains the Link

Same genes could make us prone to both happiness and depression ...

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Searching out the Most Taboo Taboo. Any Guesses?

UC Santa Barbara sociologist explores 'the hidden literature of shame'...

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