Pet Placebos And A Brain Scanner For Kids: The Weeks Best Psychology Links
11November

Pet Placebos And A Brain Scanner For Kids: The Weeks Best...Pet Placebos And A Brain Scanner For Kids:...Pet Placebos And A Brain Scanner For Kids: The Weeks Best...

By Family First Adolescent Services

Research Digest's weekly round-up of the best psychology coverage from elsewhere on the web Getting kids to sit still during brain scans is notoriously difficult — but now researchers have developed a MEG scanner that is essentially a...

Research Digest's weekly round-up of the best psychology coverage from elsewhere on the web Getting kids to sit still during brain scans is notoriously difficult — but now researchers have developed a MEG scanner that is essentially a modified bike helmet. The device could make...

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I Know My Depression Frightens You: Its Okay, Were In This Together
04November

I Know My Depression Frightens You: Its Okay, Were In...I Know My Depression Frightens You: Its Okay,...I Know My Depression Frightens You: Its Okay, Were In...

By Family First Adolescent Services

I Used To Use The Phrase “Under a Rock” to Describe My DOWN State I notice friends dropping off the radar when I’m in a DOWN state. For clarification, and for my own re-framing, my DOWN state looks a lot like some...

I Used To Use The Phrase “Under a Rock” to Describe My DOWN State I notice friends dropping off the radar when I’m in a DOWN state. For clarification, and for my own re-framing, my DOWN state looks a lot like some people’s GOOD state. I was describing my low...

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Book Review - Not a Partnership
04November

Book Review - Not a Partnership Book Review - Not a Partnership Book Review - Not a Partnership

By Family First Adolescent Services

Walking Together Right from the title page, Not A Partnership¸ is provocative, thoughtful, inspired and, perhaps unintentionally, funny. This book by Tod Jacobs and Yosef (Peter) Lynn is about marriage and relationships. The authors are...

Walking Together Right from the title page, Not A Partnership¸ is provocative, thoughtful, inspired and, perhaps unintentionally, funny. This book by Tod Jacobs and Yosef (Peter) Lynn is about marriage and relationships. The authors are both married to the women to whom they...

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Similar Brain Circuits Associated with Mood and Anxiety Disorders
04November

Similar Brain Circuits Associated with Mood and Anxiety...Similar Brain Circuits Associated with Mood...Similar Brain Circuits Associated with Mood and Anxiety...

By Family First Adolescent Services

Individuals with Mood and Anxiety Disorders Share the Same Brain Abnormalities Regarding Emotional and Cognitive Control For the first time, researchers have found evidence that individuals with mood and anxiety disorders share the same...

Individuals with Mood and Anxiety Disorders Share the Same Brain Abnormalities Regarding Emotional and Cognitive Control For the first time, researchers have found evidence that individuals with mood and anxiety disorders share the same abnormalities in regions of the brain involved...

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Does Our Life Purpose Transform and Become More Powerful Overtime?
25October

Does Our Life Purpose Transform and Become More Powerful...Does Our Life Purpose Transform and Become...Does Our Life Purpose Transform and Become More Powerful...

By Family First Adolescent Services

As parents, teachers, and mentors, we will be called on to answer this vital question, so it's essential we have an answer ready! It is common to believe we were all wired to be something special, but does this mean it just one thing for every...

As parents, teachers, and mentors, we will be called on to answer this vital question, so it's essential we have an answer ready! It is common to believe we were all wired to be something special, but does this mean it just one thing for every lifetime? Is this special something...

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Living in a virtual world: teenage problematic gaming
24October

Living in a virtual world: teenage problematic gamingLiving in a virtual world: teenage...Living in a virtual world: teenage problematic gaming

By Mike Giresi

From Frogger to Fortnite, we’ve leveled up significantly since video games first started capturing the attention of young people. In June 2018, the World Health Organization declared gaming, including video gaming and internet gaming, a...

From Frogger to Fortnite, we’ve leveled up significantly since video games first started capturing the attention of young people. In June 2018, the World Health Organization declared gaming, including video gaming and internet gaming, a disorder, and while some applauded the move,...

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Defining Adolescent Problematic Gaming Disorder
23October

Defining Adolescent Problematic Gaming DisorderDefining Adolescent Problematic Gaming DisorderDefining Adolescent Problematic Gaming Disorder

According to APP Publication's recent report on problematic gaming, 90% of American teens spend a ‘significant’ time playing video games, or ‘gaming.’ With this many teens spending their time gaming, an increasing number of...

According to APP Publication's recent report on problematic gaming, 90% of American teens spend a ‘significant’ time playing video games, or ‘gaming.’ With this many teens spending their time gaming, an increasing number of parents are concerned that their...

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Seasonal Affective Disorder and How Sunlight Affects Teens
22October

Seasonal Affective Disorder and How Sunlight Affects TeensSeasonal Affective Disorder and How Sunlight...Seasonal Affective Disorder and How Sunlight Affects Teens

"When we don’t get the sunlight we need, chemically, our bodies go through changes that, in turn, negatively affect the way we feel." As we fall back into daylight savings time, one thing is certain: We See far less sunlight and...

"When we don’t get the sunlight we need, chemically, our bodies go through changes that, in turn, negatively affect the way we feel." As we fall back into daylight savings time, one thing is certain: We See far less sunlight and Feel less happy. As we all know: In the...

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