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27 min ago | National Post

Autism's numbers game: Prevalence rates under microscope in fight for resources, support services

The young Etobicoke, Ont., woman likes watching Disney movies online and wearing nail polish.


Related Topix: Autism, Health, Medicine, Science, Genetics

4 hrs ago |

Kalamazoo's wealth of autism services attracts families seeking help

In April 2012, Jessica and Allan Macaulay and their three children moved to Portage from Michigan's Upper Peninsula when their son, John Anthony, became the first resident of the Great Lakes Center for Autism Treatment and Research.


Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI, Michigan, Portage, MI, Education Etc., Science

8 hrs ago | PsychCentral

Psychology Around the Net: July 26, 2014

Learn how to keep a regular meditation schedule, anxiety -proof your moments, find inspiration from famous names who manage depression and more in this week's Psychology Around the Net.


Related Topix: Science, Marijuana

9 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Training basket of Caelin White

Psychologist, advocate for mental health issues and adventure racer. Caelin White is also the ultimate polite Canadian.


Related Topix: Science

Fri Jul 25, 2014

CBS News

How real-life lies compare to fibbing on Facebook

Lying to friends and family members may seem like a quick way to lose their trust, but new research suggests this may not always be the case.


Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Science

The Star Press roundup: Ticking all the boxes

This week, we reviewed an assortment of nifty gadgets and home appliances that ran the gamut from incredibly disappointing to surprisingly impressive.


Related Topix: Science, Inventions


'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.


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


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.


Related Topix: Science

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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Science

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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Iowa State University, Science

Thu Jul 24, 2014


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 .


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.


Related Topix: Science, Princeton Review

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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga, Science

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Caged like a bird: Agoraphobia

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


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.


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.


Related Topix: UC San Diego, Science