- Study Finds Emotions Are Reversed in Left Handers, New Implications for Anxiety, Depression Treatment -

Helen Holmes February 20, 2018

For decades, scientists believed that approach motivation is processed in the brain’s left hemisphere while withdraw motivation is in the right hemisphere. But in a new study, experts from the New School for Social Research in New York found that a well-established pattern in the brain activity of right-handers reverses in the case of left-handers. He

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- Thinking in a Foreign Language Helps People Arrive on Better Decisions, Experts Say -

Monica Wilson February 20, 2018

After conducting a series of experiments, researchers from the University of Chicago found out that people who speak two languages are likely to make more sensible decisions when thinking in their non-native tongue. Most people believe that when making decisions, it doesn’t matter which language you’re using. But a group of researchers think it&

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- New Study: Non-believers More Likely to Be Driven By Compassion than Highly Religious People -

Rebecca Lewis February 20, 2018

In a report published in the Social Psychological and Personality Science, researchers suggest that people who are less religious tend to be more generous than the highly religious ones.   Laura Saslow, a doctoral student at UC Berkeley was inspired to establish the relationship between compassion and religion after hearing an atheist friend lament on

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- Media Multitasking May Not Always Be a Bad Thing, Experts Say -

Amy Taylor February 20, 2018

Multitasking can keep you out of focus but experts suggest it has positive effects too. Positive Effects of Multitasking Reading a book, texting, watching TV, surfing the internet, and talking to someone over the phone at the same time can improve one’s ability to handle multiple tasks. While previous studies show that this kind of habit can have neg

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- 10 Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep -

Sharon Moore February 20, 2018

Having a good night’s sleep is essential for a healthy body. Sleeping gives you the energy to carry on with tomorrow’s tasks. And when your body is deprived of sleep, it goes through a state of stress. Others people rely on drugs to be able to sleep fully at night. But actually, there are better ways to do this.        1.&nbs

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- Should You or Should You Not Consider Joining a Marathon? -

Lisa Franchi February 15, 2018

Claire Squires, a 30-year old hairdresser from North Kilworth, Leicestershire, died on Birdcage Walk near St James’s Park on Sunday, less than a mile from the finish. She was the 11th person and first woman to die in London Marathon since it began in 1981. While there are health risks associated to this popular race, experts say the ris

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- Traditional Chinese Medicine Chang Shan Can Help Treat Autoimmune Disorders, Harvard Scientists Say -

Rebecca Lewis February 13, 2018

In a research by the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM), it was found that Chang Shan – a Chinese herbal medicine used thousands of years ago to treat various problems is also beneficial in treating autoimmune disorders. Their findings were published in the journal Nature Chemical Biology. What is Cha

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- Suffering from Back Pain? It could Mean Unhappiness at Work, Experts Say -

Amy Taylor February 13, 2018

Researchers from the University of Western Australia and the Western Australian Institute for Medical Research (WAIMR) found that people who are unhappy at work are prone to severe back pain on a regular basis. The findings show that 33 percent of people complaining about non-specific backache developed persistent pain which has greatly affected their socia

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- Women’s Attention Trails Off From their Partners Once Granddaughters Arrive -

Monica Wilson February 13, 2018

On a study involving three million mobile phone subscribers, researchers from the University of Oxford revealed that women’s time and attention shifts to their daughters than to their partners as they reach the age of 45. According to the researchers, women are more strategically driven as compared to men when it comes to finding a partner. During the

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- New Study: EI Trainings for Teens to Improve their Mental Health -

Lisa Franchi republished February 08, 2018

Training teens on how to handle their emotions strengthens their mental health. As a result, they suffer less of mental disorders such as anxiety, depression, and social stress, reported a new study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. The researchers, led by Dr Desiree Ruiz-Aranda, a psychology professor at the University of Malaga, conducted 24

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