Neuroscience

Related Stories:

Learning

Psychology

Neuroscience

Neuroscience Wed Aug 15 2018 06:10:22 GMT+0000 (UTC)
WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- One of the common considerations when prescribinghaloperidol is whether it will prolong the QT interval. This is a measure of the heart rhythm on the EKG that correlates with one’s risk for serious arrhythmias such as torsades de pointes. E
If you want to understand just how bad burnout can get, consider the story of Melissa Sinclair, an employee at Time Out New York. Melissa rose to internet fame in...If you want to understand just how bad burnout can get, consider the story of Melissa
Thanks to Retriever, Leica C-Lux
Generally speaking, Im not known to be a sympathetic person or empathetic for that matter. Its just a personality thing… but I have an extreme lack of any feeling whatsoever for children (0-6 years old). Im a tad bit concernedGenerally spea
The conclusion comes from a study of couples who had been together for years. Enjoying these psych studies?Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month(includes ad-free experience and more articles). Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean:
Bipolar disorder is highly treatable, and yet so many people dont seek treatment. Or if they do seek help, they later stop taking their meds or stop attending their therapy...Bipolar disorder is highly treatable, and yet so many people dont seek trea
As body modifications go, tongue splitting may not be one of the most extreme things people do to themselves, but it surely must place in the top ten. Despite its popularity over the past twenty-five years, medical doctors are warning... &am
By Emma Young. Preliminary evidence suggests women may be better role jugglers.Preliminary evidence suggests women may be better role jugglers By Emma Young Juggling home and work commitments is never easy, and yet theres been surprisingly little res
About to have CPT but I have blocked and dissociated so much that I am uncertain if it will be helpful. It is in regards to sexual trauma. Also – I minimize a lot and have done that in thisAbout to have CPT but I have blocked and dissociate
I want to point to a fascinating article by Armand DAngour at Oxford University, on efforts to reconstruct what music sounded like in ancient Greece. The work is also described in this YouTube video:
This temperament is linked to having higher intelligence. Enjoying these psych studies?Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month(includes ad-free experience and more articles). Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: NEW: Accept Yourself
Open science essentials in 2 minutes, part 4 Before a research article is published in a journal you can make it freely available for anyone to read. You could do this on your own website, but you can also do it on a preprint server, such as psyarxiv
Did you ever hear a quote, mantra or phrase that really hit you? It summed up your deepest thoughts and wishes in a few words. Recently, I was watching a...Did you ever hear a quote, mantra or phrase that really hit you? It summed up your deepest tho
When young female athletes have a strong relationship with a mentor, they are better able to handle discrimination, sexism and other problematic behaviors they may encounter in the sport, according...When young female athletes have a strong relations
In 2017, Mental Health America reported that one in five adults with mental illness say that they are not receiving the mental health care that they need. (Mental Health America, 2017) The reasons for this are the following: (1) they do not have insu
From a teen in the U.S.: i don’t know what this is or if there is a technical term from it. i suffer from ptsd, anxiety, depression and ocd. so basically i have been pregnant twice, once with a miscarriageFrom a teen in the U.S.: i don&
___ The Brain in Growth Mindset: Does Teaching Students Neuroscience Help? (Education Week): Teaching students the science of how their brains change over time can help them see intelligence as something they can develop, rather than innate and uncha
It may not sound like the stuff of passion, but this study found otherwise. Enjoying these psych studies?Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month(includes ad-free experience and more articles). Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: NE
By Christian Jarrett. Just like any form of psychotherapy, CBT is not without the risk of unwanted adverse effects.By Christian Jarrett The structured nature of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy/CBT and its clearly defined principles (based on the links
“We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction.” – Aesop, The Eagle and the Arrow We can sometimes have difficulty accepting our friends, family, and loved ones... “We often give our enemies the me
On first glance this article creeped me out, because when control of drones at a distance is mentioned I think of the drones used to bomb ISIS or Al Quaeda cells controlled by operators in Tampa, FL. However, more benign or typical applications inclu
When 17-year-old Rehtaeh Parsons hanged herself on April 4, 2013, it was meant to bring an end to the relentless cyberbullying that had made her life unbearable. Not only had she been the victim of a gang rape by four...   
Im a 30 year old woman and Im in love with a video game character. I know hes not real but hes all I think about i spend day looking stuff up about him. Im sad because I know isIm a 30 year old woman and Im in love with a video game character. I know
adapted from Figure 3 (Koroshetz et al., 2018). Magnetic resonance angiography highlighting the vasculature in the human brain in high resolution, without the use of any contrast agent, on a 7T MRI scanner. Courtesy of Plimeni & Wald (MGH). [
Both employees and their families suffer anxiety and lower well-being as a result. Enjoying these psych studies?Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month(includes ad-free experience and more articles). Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy D
Female veterans being treated for fibromyalgia exhibit high rates of childhood abuse, according to a new study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. The findings suggest that screening...Female veterans being treated for fibromyalgia
Physical abuse is easy to identify because it is tangible. Unlike the indefinite phenomenon of being systematically torn down that is emotional abuse. Physical abuse is an easily knowable thing....Physical abuse is easy to identify because it is tang
FL News Online: After FLA News exclusively reported Tuesday that Republican State House candidate Melissa Howard didnt have the college degree from Miami University in Ohio that she claimed to have earned, Mrs. Howard flew to Ohio Friday to prove our
For John Cleves Symmes Jr., the modest proposal he made repeatedly to Congress (and backed by then-President John Quincy Adams) offered nothing less than the beginning of the greatest voyage of discovery ever undertaken. Unfortunately, his critics we
One month ago my 14 year old daughter texted me from school saying that my husband (her stepdad) had asked her to change her shirt in front of him while I wasnt home, and that he had also came intoOne month ago my 14 year old daughter texted me from
I am pleased to see the Journal of Intelligence">Journal of Intelligence addressing the integration of non-cognitive variables (personality; self-beliefs; motivational constructs; often called the no-mans land between intelligence and personal
Thelonger people had been practising meditation, the more their personalities had changed. Enjoying these psych studies?Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month(includes ad-free experience and more articles). Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr
Monitoring work email during non-work hours is detrimental to the health and well-being of not only employees, but their family members as well, according to new research. “The competing demands...Monitoring work email during non-work hours
___ The Use of Mobile Games to Assess Cognitive Function of Elderly with and without Cognitive Impairment (Journal of Alzheimers Disease): Abstract: In the past few years numerous mobile games have been developed to train the brain. There is
Just be med-compliant and youll be okay. Thats the message that hundreds of thousands of mentally ill people hear every day from society and their treatment teams. The message... Just be med-compliant and youll be okay. Thats the message that hundred
By Christian Jarrett. Surprisingly, before now, the influence of your partner's personality on your own sex life had not been studied.By Christian Jarrett Especially if you are in a long-term relationship your own sexual functioning is not a purely a
Evangelism has a long and strange history in the United States, but there were few evangelists who had a more, ahem, colourful career than the Reverend James Davenport. Born in Stamford, Connecticut in 1716, Davenport was part of an extremely...&
Falling Through the Cracks in Pain Management Pain and Opioids Chronic pain is debilitating, and it can cause patients to fall through the cracks. Health care institutions struggle to find ways to create nets and catch these patients. Pain medication
Hello. I have a friend with a very sweet girlfriend. She’s friendly, playful, successful, kind, etc.; however, they have several conflicts due to her behavior in certain situations. I wanted to share a few examples to see how they shouldHel
---- Study: Brain training games could be used to assess cognitive abilities, replace the Mini-Mental State Exam (MMSE) // SharpBrains ___ The Use of Mobile Games to Assess Cognitive Function of Elderly with and without Cognitive Impairment 
We notice that even adults including us who spend time on social media, whether for work or leisure, find transitioning to other activities can often be challenging.Baroness Susan Greenfield, a senior research fellow at Lincoln College, Oxford Univer
The common advice to 'find your passion' when looking for a new career, hobby or interest could be misplaced. Enjoying these psych studies?Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month(includes ad-free experience and more articles). Explore PsyBlog's ebooks,
Veterans with advanced lung cancer face a significantly higher risk of suicide compared to the already high rate among veterans. But this suicide risk is greatly reduced when they receive...Veterans with advanced lung cancer face a significantly high
Since I did the same analysis for antidepressants yesterday, I figured that I would analyze the receptor binding profiles of antipsychotics today. Here is a visualization: And here is a dendrogram based on a clustering of those receptor affinities: I
In an increasingly globalized and mediatized world, in which mental illness is one of societys most discussed cultural artifacts, Colleen Patrick Goudreaus words ring out: If we dont have time... In an increasingly globalized and mediatized world, in
By David Robson. Greater intelligence may mean that you feel younger than your years and this seems to be reflected in biological measures of ageing.Greater intelligence may mean that you feel younger than your years and this seems to be reflected in
_____ Why diagnosing Alzheimers today is so difficultand how we can do better (Bill Gates): Alzheimers research is a frontier where we can dramatically improve human lifeboth the lives of people who have the disease and their loved ones. Im optimisti
An important human skill is the ability to update ones beliefs when they are no longer supported by the environment. Current models of dynamic decision-making suggest that more unexpected, or surprising, events lead to quicker belief updating. A new