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Despite saving thousands of lives yearly, nearly half of organ transplant surgeons report a low sense of personal accomplishment and 40% feel emotionally exhausted, according to a new national study on transplant surgeon burnout.
New research suggests material items designed to create or enhance an experience can make shoppers just as happy as performance of life activities.
* Stay healthy through exercise, good nutrition and sleep; resist overeating or abusing alcohol and other substances.
A psychology researcher at North Carolina State University is proposing a new theory to explain why older adults show declining cognitive ability with age, but don't necessarily show declines in the workplace or daily life.
The Psychology of Babies by Lynne Murray is a fascinating frame-by-frame insight into infant minds - but it may turn you into a judgemental armchair expert THIS book should carry a health warning: reading it will probably make you yearn for another baby, but it may also make you worry if you've done a good enough job with your existing ones.
A Tel Aviv University study shows Israeli youths exposed to protracted conflict suffer higher levels of anxiety and depression than their US counterparts.
We know that happiness and social connection can have positive benefits on health.
SkyTrain passengers stand on a Skytrain car traveling east from Commercial-Broadway station during the afternoon rush in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday July 22, 2014.
This will not surprise most dog owners: Dogs can act jealous, finds a new study from the University of California, San Diego.
Reliant Medical Group, the locally based multispecialty medical group, announces that Robin Gay, Ph.D., and Monika Kolodziej, Ph.D., have joined the organization's Department of Behavioral Medicine as psychologists.
A Friday story in the Washington Times suggests that President Obama is trying to provoke Congress to impeach him, the theory being that he can rally his supporters against that effort, much as President Clinton did in the 1990s.
Past research has claimed lack of sleep can cause memory loss. Now, in what is deemed a first-of-its-kind study, researchers from the University of California-Irvine and Michigan State University suggest sleep deprivation could increase susceptibility to false memories.
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In their innovative Sunroom Project Space installations, Brooklyn-based artists Reade Bryan and Lauren Carly Shaw encourage visitors to Wave Hill A's Glyndor Gallery to contemplate the impactA-whether emotional or ecologicalA-of our physical surroundings, considering aspects of human psychology, domestic space and nature as they investigate Wave ... (more)
Why are so many of the rich and powerful so callous and indifferent to the struggles of those who aren't so fortunate?: Are the Rich Coldhearted?, by Michael Inzlicht and Sukhvinder Obhi, NY Times : ... Can people in high positions of power - presidents, bosses, celebrities, even dominant spouses - easily empathize with those beneath them? Why does ... (more)
The young Etobicoke, Ont., woman likes watching Disney movies online and wearing nail polish.
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