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Is There a Difference Between Disruptive Behavior Disorders and ADHD – Amanda Morin

You may have heard people use phrases like “out of control” or “wild” to describe kids who have a hard time controlling their emotions and impulsive behavior. If they’re talking about your child, you might wonder if your child has a disruptive behavior disorder or ADHD. You might even think disruptive behavior disorders and ADHD … Continue reading Is There a Difference Between Disruptive Behavior Disorders and ADHD – Amanda Morin

What Neuroscience Can Teach Us About Compassion – Carolyn Gregoire

Mounting evidence of the impact of contemplative practices like meditation (which we now know can, quite literally, rewire the brain) are finally bringing modern science up to speed with ancient wisdom. Mindfulness and compassion -- the practices of cultivating a focused awareness on the present moment, and extending a loving awareness to others -- are part … Continue reading What Neuroscience Can Teach Us About Compassion – Carolyn Gregoire

Can’t Stop Worrying? Try Tetris To Ease Your Mind – Maanvi Singh

If you've ever played Tetris whether it was at an old-school Gameboy, or just on your iPhone then you know: It's 8-bit enchantment. "Years of my life were lost disappearing into a game of Tetris on my Nintendo system," says Kate Sweeny, a psychologist at the University of California, Riverside. But maybe the hours she … Continue reading Can’t Stop Worrying? Try Tetris To Ease Your Mind – Maanvi Singh

Active Listening The Key to Communicating With Others – Give It A Spin

Active listening is a skill that can be acquired and developed through practice. However, it can be difficult to master, because you have to be patient and take time to develop it properly. Active listening refers, as its name suggests, to listening actively and with full awareness. Therefore, active listening is not to hear the … Continue reading Active Listening The Key to Communicating With Others – Give It A Spin

These 15 Behaviors Will Make You Almost Irreplaceable At Your Workplace – Nina Angelovska

Probably at our workplaces we have all heard many times that “no one is irreplaceable”, though it is more likely to hear it more often in big corporations where people are still considered as “positions”. However it is not the technology, the product or the process that makes a company great, it is the people … Continue reading These 15 Behaviors Will Make You Almost Irreplaceable At Your Workplace – Nina Angelovska

Stress Hormone” Cortisol Linked to Early Toll on Thinking Ability – Karen Weintraub

The stresses of everyday life may start taking a toll on the brain in relatively early middle age, new research shows. The study of more than 2,000 people, most of them in their 40s, found those with the highest levels of the stress-related hormone cortisol performed worse on tests of memory, organization, visual perception and … Continue reading Stress Hormone” Cortisol Linked to Early Toll on Thinking Ability – Karen Weintraub

Why Are We All Having So Little Sex – Belinda Luscombe

Matt, a 34-year-old data analyst from Texas, and his wife dated for seven years before getting married in 2013. When they didn’t live together, they had sex every time they saw each other. After they moved in, however, he says things changed. Their sex life became inconsistent. They’d have a really active week and then … Continue reading Why Are We All Having So Little Sex – Belinda Luscombe

Empathy Technologies Like VR, AR & Social Media Can Transform Education – Jennifer Carolan

In The Better Angels of Our Nature, Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker makes the case for reading as a “technology for perspective-taking” that has the capacity to not only evoke people’s empathy but also expand it. “The power of literacy,” as he argues “get[s] people in the habit of straying from their parochial vantage points” while … Continue reading Empathy Technologies Like VR, AR & Social Media Can Transform Education – Jennifer Carolan

When You Are Unhappy In a Relationship, Why Do You Stay? The Answer May Surprise You – Samantha Joel

Why do people stay in unsatisfying romantic relationships? A new study suggests it may be because they view leaving as bad for their partner. The study, being published in the November 2018 issue of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, explored the possibility that people deciding whether to end a relationship consider not only … Continue reading When You Are Unhappy In a Relationship, Why Do You Stay? The Answer May Surprise You – Samantha Joel

What Stress, Change, And Isolation Do To Your Brain – Christine Comaford

Change happens. Adversity happens. Conflict happens. Then your brain and body tries to cope with it. Your brain releases stress hormones, like cortisol, which then fire up excessive cell-signaling cytokines which alter your physiology. Suddenly your ability to regulate your behavior and emotions is compromised. Your ability to pay attention is compromised, your memory, learning, peace, happiness are all compromised. Why? Because all that change has caused your system to be overloaded with stress....... Read more: https://www.forbes.com/sites/christinecomaford/2018/10/20/what-stress-change-and-isolation-do-to-your-brain/#2f51c4481940     Your kindly Donations would be … Continue reading What Stress, Change, And Isolation Do To Your Brain – Christine Comaford

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