When Thinking About Your Personality Your Friends' Brain Is Like Your Own
18December

When Thinking About Your Personality Your Friends'...When Thinking About Your Personality Your...When Thinking About Your Personality Your Friends'...

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How Well Do You Know Your Best Friend? Research Shows Scans of Both Your Brain and Their's Might Provide the Answer Please see the original post "When Thinking About Your Personality, Your Friends’ Brain Activity Is Surprisingly Similar To...

How Well Do You Know Your Best Friend? Research Shows Scans of Both Your Brain and Their's Might Provide the Answer Please see the original post "When Thinking About Your Personality, Your Friends’ Brain Activity Is Surprisingly Similar To Your Own" written by Emma...

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Lying To Your Kids Could Make Them More Dishonest And Less Well-Adjusted As Adults
17December

Lying To Your Kids Could Make Them More Dishonest And...Lying To Your Kids Could Make Them More...Lying To Your Kids Could Make Them More Dishonest And...

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Telling Too Many White Lies to Your Children May Have More Far-reaching Consequences Telling white lies to children can be somewhat par for the course when you’re a parent: “I’ve got Santa on the phone and he says he’s not...

Telling Too Many White Lies to Your Children May Have More Far-reaching Consequences Telling white lies to children can be somewhat par for the course when you’re a parent: “I’ve got Santa on the phone and he says he’s not coming unless you go to bed now,”...

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Stressed and Sober
16December

Stressed and SoberStressed and SoberStressed and Sober

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Unexpected Emergencies Can Really Challenge Your Recovery “I could sure use a drink.” Used to be a popular saying, an easy way to blow off steam after a stressful day or week. But for people in recovery, dealing with stress...

Unexpected Emergencies Can Really Challenge Your Recovery “I could sure use a drink.” Used to be a popular saying, an easy way to blow off steam after a stressful day or week. But for people in recovery, dealing with stress isn’t as simple as turning to alcohol (or...

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Glimpses of Hope in a Year of Troubling Addiction News
21November

Glimpses of Hope in a Year of Troubling Addiction NewsGlimpses of Hope in a Year of Troubling...Glimpses of Hope in a Year of Troubling Addiction News

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Are We Finally Getting Serious About Our Deadly Drug Trends? Is there anyone left in our nation who can say they personally know no one touched by problem drug or alcohol use? Judging by a flurry of studies released in 2016, including the...

Are We Finally Getting Serious About Our Deadly Drug Trends? Is there anyone left in our nation who can say they personally know no one touched by problem drug or alcohol use? Judging by a flurry of studies released in 2016, including the first-ever report on alcohol, drugs, and...

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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...

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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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Poverty, Not Trauma, Appears to Harm Young Refugees Working Memory
11November

Poverty, Not Trauma, Appears to Harm Young Refugees...Poverty, Not Trauma, Appears to Harm Young...Poverty, Not Trauma, Appears to Harm Young Refugees...

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The Effects of Poverty and Trauma on Cognitive Skills In a new study that examined the effects of poverty and trauma on young refugees’ cognitive skills, researchers found that only poverty appears to have lasting effects on working memory....

The Effects of Poverty and Trauma on Cognitive Skills In a new study that examined the effects of poverty and trauma on young refugees’ cognitive skills, researchers found that only poverty appears to have lasting effects on working memory. “Our results suggest that the...

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Cow Companions And A Consciousness Competition: Best Psychology Links
25October

Cow Companions And A Consciousness Competition: Best...Cow Companions And A Consciousness...Cow Companions And A Consciousness Competition: Best...

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To read the original post on British Psychological Society's weekly round-up of the best psychology coverage from elsewhere on the web, click here. Researchers have painted a picture of how our happiness has fluctuated over the past two...

To read the original post on British Psychological Society's weekly round-up of the best psychology coverage from elsewhere on the web, click here. Researchers have painted a picture of how our happiness has fluctuated over the past two centuries, by analyzing the frequency of positive...

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Rest After Trauma May Help Decrease PTSD Symptoms
22October

Rest After Trauma May Help Decrease PTSD SymptomsRest After Trauma May Help Decrease PTSD...Rest After Trauma May Help Decrease PTSD Symptoms

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The binding of an event memory with its context may be partially restored with rest, facilitating deliberate control of the memory New research suggests a period of rest following a traumatic event can help reduce the subsequent development of...

The binding of an event memory with its context may be partially restored with rest, facilitating deliberate control of the memory New research suggests a period of rest following a traumatic event can help reduce the subsequent development of involuntary “memory...

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