How Marriage Affects Your Health

Over time, our understanding of how marriage affects people has changed and become more refined. Some researchers think the reason single people's health appears to be better now than...

Improving Your Memory Can Be FUN

We probably all remember where we were when the Twin Towers fell in New York, no matter where we were in the world. So many of our memories are defined...

Anti-depressants: Major study finds they work – BBC News

Scientists say they have settled one of medicine's biggest debates after a huge study found that anti-depressants work. READ MORE HERE  

No hugging: are we living through a crisis of touch?

Strokes and hugs are being edged out of our lives, with doctors, teachers and colleagues increasingly hesitant about social touching. Is this hyper vigilance of boundaries beginning to harm...

The dangerous downside of perfectionism

Many of us believe perfectionism is a positive. But researchers are finding that it is nothing short of dangerous, leading to a long list of health problems – and...

Portable brain-imaging system to help identify concussions

The University of Calgary device uses infrared to scan the brain, which could hopefully help determine the extent of damage and the long-term consequences of concussions. READ MORE HERE

Emotional support animals: What are they used for?

Forensic psychologist Jeffrey Younggren from the University of Missouri put it bluntly to Business Insider: Scientists don't know if such pets do anything "other than make somebody happy," he...

Five myths about loneliness

At some point in our lives, the chances are that you and I will feel lonely. It’s a problem that’s getting a lot of coverage at the moment...........READ MORE...

Brain Stimulation May Help Stutterers, Students, and Athletes

Sending a mild shock to the brain may help resolve speech problems. It may also offer an innovative way to improve learning and performance levels. A recent study revealed that...

How Teachers Influence Our Children

This is the beginning of an ongoing series About How Teachers Influence Our Children I was thinking about what are the characteristics of a good teacher and how can I...

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