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While the roles of depression and addiction in Robin William's suicide were the focus of most news stories about his death, perhaps the headlines should have focused on his recent diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, highlighting the intricate relationships between neurological diseases and mental health conditions.
It's no longer just your mom who thinks trashy TV is bad for you: a new study has found that reality shows make viewers more aggressive.
Earlier this June, researchers from the Canadian consulting firm Instrinsik published a 60-study review looking at the scientific basis for so-called "wind turbine syndrome."
Psychologist charged with sexual assault after billing insurers for 'touching therapy' that included rubbing his patients' privates as his WIFE sat next door Dr Richard Lenhart, 53, charged with sexual assault for allegedly abusing one patient for 17 years and another for seven Do no harm: Dr Richard Lenhart, 53, is facing a slew of sexual assault ... (more)
Cognitive neuroscience represents the attempt to understand mental processes at the level of the brain's functioning and not merely from information-processing models and theories.
You have very likely either participated in or have observed others do the recent ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that has sweep the nation in recent days.
Last year, a study of more than 30,000 people revealed that harping on negative life events can be the prime predictor of some of today's most common mental health problems.
A Howard University graduate student is trying to raise funds to charter a bus from Washington, D.C. to Ferguson, Mo.
My Facebook feed is flooded with personality quizzes. After making faces at these for a couple of times, I eventually gave in to the quizzes because I realised it's too late to not look for the unanswered questions in life.
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Frederick Couch, the father of a teen who made national headlines as the "affluenza" teen, was arrested for impersonating a police officer.
According to research published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology, as many as 50% of people with diagnosed bipolar disorder will attempt suicide at least once.
"Many people say that comics are psychopaths," says the standup Jason Byrne , who should know what he's talking about after almost two decades in the business.
We're told from a young age to not talk to strangers. While that's great advice in many circumstances, it's not a perfect rule.
A new study of 9- and 10-year-olds finds that those who are more aerobically fit have more fibrous and compact white-matter tracts in the brain than their peers who are less fit.
This is the abstract of an article I recently had accepted at Behavioral and Brain Sciences , one of the highest impact journals in psychology: Psychologists have demonstrated the value of diversity-particularly diversity of viewpoints-for enhancing creativity , discovery, and problem solving.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 12:24 am
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