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Information Avoidance in the Information Age

When ignorance is bliss: How much would you pay to avoid potentially threatening information?[Read More …] Accept LoveDeservingly! Ride On A Magic Carpet Ride On! Source: The Psychology of Mental HealthNew feed
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New Insights into Paranoia

Research reveals that paranoia is a process rather than character trait, one that operates across various mental disorders.[Read More …] Accept LoveDeservingly! Ride On A Magic Carpet Ride On! Source: The Psychology of Mental HealthNew feed
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Best of Our Blogs: February 28, 2017

How do you define wellness? Would it look like an illness-free or symptom-free life? Would it mean the ability to maintain a steady job, exercise regularly, or cultivate healthy relationships? And how will you get there? Would wellness entail eating certain foods, taking time to rest,...
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There’s a simple story about sex differences in cognition, which traces these back to sex differences in early brain development, which are in turn due to hormone differences. Diagrammatically, it looks something like this: Cordelia Fine’s “Delusions of Gender” (2010) accuses both scientists and popularisers...
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Dogs and toddlers show similarities in social intelligence

Most dog owners will tell you they consider their beloved pets to be members of their families. Now new research suggests that dogs may be even more like us than previously thought. Evan MacLean, director of the Arizona Canine Cognition Center at the University of...
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New studies illustrate how gamers get good

We all know that practice makes us better at things, but scientists are still trying to understand what kinds of practice work best. A research team led by a Brown University computer scientist has found insights about how people improve their skills in a rather...
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Researchers Created a Song to Help Combat Anxiety

Play on. People with anxiety handle how they grapple with the disorder in different ways. Some ignore it, others use medication, others seek out talk therapy. 12 Things Only People With Anxiety Can Teach You About Life I have tried all three of those and...
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Good People, Evil Actions

Can anyone become a monster? We like to think that only unusual and horrible people do evil things. But what if anyone, even a basically good person, will perform evil actions?[Read More …] Accept LoveDeservingly! Ride On A Magic Carpet Ride On! Source: The Psychology...
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Why Radical Decency Is Even More Essential Now

Each day since the new administration entered the White House, questions of personal, cultural, and systemic values have swirled about like so many grains of sand in a tempest. They are unlikely to settle down anytime soon. The winds of change are blowing and it...
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The College Mental Health Crisis: Focus on Suicide

College is often said to be among the best times of our lives. Yet today college students are seriously stressed and have few mental health resources. Suicide is a serious risk.[Read More …] Accept LoveDeservingly! Ride On A Magic Carpet Ride On! Source: The Psychology...
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What Prompts You to Quarrel?

“We are never so much disposed to quarrel with others as when we are dissatisfied with ourselves.” – William Hazlitt Sometimes you just want to pick a fight. You might not even know why you feel so inclined to argue, only that you do. Once the words...
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