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2 hrs ago | LiveScience

'Lucy' Thriller Revives 10% Brain Capacity Myth

In the new action thriller "Lucy" from writer and director Luc Besson, Scarlett Johansson plays a drug mule whose body is implanted with a substance that begins to seep into her bloodstream and affect her body - most importantly her brain.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, Morgan Freeman, Science

6 hrs ago | PsyBlog

How To Be Happy: 6 Most Uplifting TED Talks

How to be happy at work, at play, with our money and with our minds. The first two are among the most popular TED talks ever recorded.

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Related Topix: Science

10 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

Stress is contagious, but it's not all bad for larger society

As a tax preparer, Stephen Yu deals with clients who can't locate records or are panicked because they haven't filed in years.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Science, Stanford University, Saint Louis University, UC San Francisco, New York University

10 hrs ago | Safari Books Online

Psychology in India, Volume 4

Psychology in India Volume IV: Theoretical and Methodological Developments is part of the periodic surveys in the major disciplines of the social sciences to assess disciplinary developments and to identify gaps in researches conducted by The Indian Council of Social Science Research.

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Related Topix: Science

12 hrs ago | Medical News

Blacks with depression and diabetes receive inadequate mental health treatment

A new study in General Hospital Psychiatry confirms that Blacks with depression plus another chronic medical condition, such as Type 2 diabetes or high blood pressure , do not receive adequate mental health treatment.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Medicine, Hypertension, Science, Virginia Commonwealth University

16 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Northwestern MutualVoice: Investing In Your Life: 4 Ways To Strengthen Your Relationship

Many couples would rather walk over hot coals than sit down and examine their relationship.

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Related Topix: Iowa State University, Science

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Switched

How To Tell The Difference Between 'In Like' And 'In Love,' According To Science

We all know there's a difference between being "in like" with someone and being "in love," but it's often hard to tell how the other person feels about you .

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Related Topix: University of Chicago, Science, UC Berkeley

Psychology Today

Is There a Career For Me In Psychology?

Psychology is one of the top majors in college, ranking only behind Business/ Management according to the Princeton Review.

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Related Topix: Science, Princeton Review

Health.com

Teenage Boys Want Intimacy, Not Just Sex, Survey Finds

The stereotype of the sex-crazed teenage boy may be dead wrong, according to a small study that asked boys what they really want from romantic relationships.

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Related Topix: Columbia University, Science

Leinster Express

Psychologist Dr Eddie Murphy explains the symptoms of binge eating

Almost everyone overeats on occasions , but for some people, overeating crosses the line to a binge-eating disorder ifit becomes a regular occurrence done in secret.

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Related Topix: Science

Weekend Balita

Exercise, physical relaxation can help with social anxiety, study finds

Researchers at Queens University in Canada challenged the common association of yoga and other exercise-based relaxation activities with relief from tension, stress and anxiety, concluding they can be beneficial to those with social anxiety.

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Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga, Science

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Merinews

Caged like a bird: Agoraphobia

Your favorite movie has just released but you are afraid to go to the cinema to watch it.

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Related Topix: Science

San Jose Mercury News

Debate over wife's culpability in Hercules murder

An expert witness called in the preliminary hearing of a husband and wife charged with the 2012 stabbing death of a Hercules woman testified Wednesday that the female defendant was as much a victim as an accomplice -- a contention challenged vigorously on cross examination.

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Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology

Science Daily

Dog jealousy: Study suggests primordial origins for the 'green-eyed monster'

This will not surprise most dog owners: Dogs can act jealous, finds a new study from the University of California, San Diego.

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Related Topix: UC San Diego, Science

The Times Leader

Study calls region unhappy; psychologist questions it

According to the analysis, co-authored by Joshua Gottlieb of the University of British Columbia's Vancouver School of Economics, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton region is the least happiest place in the United States.

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Related Topix: Science, Scranton, PA, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Prison

Psychology Today

The Use of Positive Psychology in Addiction Treatment

This past week, I presented a paper at the 2nd Canadian Conference on Positive Psychology .

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Related Topix: Science, University of Pennsylvania

Criminal Report Daily

One Human Behavior Triggers Dog Jealousy Most

A new study confirms what most dog owners have long suspected: dogs can act jealous, and especially when their human showers another dog with attention.

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Related Topix: UC San Diego, Science

Accuracy In Academia

This is a College Course?

Young people who want to spend their college years to undergoing radical intellectual transformations do so typically through the study of liberal arts.

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Related Topix: Greek, Instrumental, Science, Tufts University, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, University of Virginia

BroadwayWorld.com

Robert R. Ball Releases 'Being With: Maybe This Is What Life Is All About'

Building on psychologist Everett Shostrom 's explanation that there are only two ways to have a relationship: either "doing to" or "being with," Ball examines how the simple phrase, "being with," has such profound significance for all of human life.

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Related Topix: Science

Medical News Today

New discipline combining benefits of neuroscience and psychology treatments suggested by experts

When a patient talks with a psychological therapist, what changes occur in the patient's brain that relieve mental disorders? UCLA psychology professor Michelle Craske says the honest answer is that we don't know.

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Related Topix: Science, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Medicine, Health

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