Psychology

Holotropic Breathing Promises Psychedelic-like Trips Without The Drugs. Is It Safe?  

Many people report having spiritual experiences and psychological shifts while practicing intense and forceful breathing. But experts say this type of hyperventilating can pose mental and physical risks.

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Hand Gestures And Sexist Language: The Week’s Best Psychology Links

Our weekly round-up of the best psychology coverage from elsewhere on the web It’s wrong to say that introverts have fared better during the pandemic, writes Lis Ku at The Conversation. Instead, studies have shown that in many ways...

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Mindfulness Can Make You Selfish, Say Psychologists. This Exercise Can Reverse The Effect

A new paper by University of Buffalo psychologists finds that mindfulness can decrease selfless behaviors among some practitioners. There’s nothing more self-focused than sitting on a pillow and attentively clearing the mind. So is it really...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Noom Isn't A Diet App — It Uses Psychology To Guide You On Your Health Journey

Let’s face it: sustainable weight loss is challenging and getting your head in the game is a vital aspect of success. As a registered dietitian nutritionist, many of my clients use apps whether to track what they eat and drink and/or their...
Related topics: Diet

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A Tiny Number Of People Will Be Hospitalized With Covid-19 Despite Being Vaccinated. We Don’t...

This article is from ProPublica, an independent, nonprofit investigative newsroom.  Dr. Carey Washington was eager to be vaccinated. The psychologist, who was still working at 80 years old, got his first coronavirus shot on Jan. 12 and followed up...

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60% Of Us Workers Concerned Over Mental Health After Pandemic

A new survey says that 60% of US workers are worried about their mental and psychological health. According to the survey by The Conference Board, there is a positive side to that. Nearly 80 percent of respondents felt that their supervisors...
Related topics: Polls

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The Week's Best Parenting Advice: April 13, 2021

1. Should parents cry in front of their kids? By all means, says Rachel Altvater, a Washington-area psychologist specializing in child and adolescent mental health. "We want to normalize sadness and disappointment for our children. Crying is...

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Feel Like You’re Stretched Thin? Here’s How To Be More Intentional As A Leader

A business psychologist observes that the best leaders are those who can step into different roles without compromising their core mandates or their own health and wellness.  Over the past year, leaders across industries and around the world...

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Elementary School Children Can Learn Evolutionary Concepts That Stump Adults, New Study Finds

Story time took on a whole new twist in a recent study by UTM psychology professor Samuel Ronfard.

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Vr Experiments Manipulate How People Feel About Coffee

Images can affect how people perceive the quality of a product.In a new study, researchers show using virtual reality that images of farms positively influence the subjects' experience of coffee.The results provide insights on the psychology and...

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The Mystery Of Breakthrough Covid-19 Infections

There is nothing surprising about cases like mine, but they do have a psychological impact.

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Chronic Fear Of Environmental Doom? You’re Not Alone

Climate anxiety is real — and psychologists are taking notice. Experts say there are proactive things you can do to ease your worries and help slow the climate crisis at the same time.
Related topics: Anxiety

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Op-ed: Are Youth Sports Harming Our Kids' Mental Health?

Supporting the psychological well-being of young athletes feels especially urgent now as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Feature Bloat: Psychology Boffins Find People Tend To Add Elements To Solve A Problem Rather Than...

Duplo exercise provides vital insight into flawed human heuristic Scientists working on the psychology of problem solving may have hit upon why things always seem to get more complicated.…

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The Four Moral Judgments You Make Everyday

Moral psychology studies how we process moral questions and come to be moral beings. A new framework says there are four kinds of moral judgment we all make.Understanding how we evaluate moral or immoral actions can help us make better choices....

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One In Three Covid-19 Survivors Diagnosed With Psychological, Neurological Conditions: Study

One in three COVID-19 survivors received diagnoses for psychological or neurological conditions within six months of their coronavirus infection, according to a study released Tuesday.Medical journal The Lancet Psychiatry published research...
Related topics: Medical Research, The Lancet

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This Revolutionary Weight Loss Program Is Backed By Psychology

Noom helps you lose weight and learn more about yourself in the process.

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Are You Getting Enough Alone Time?

WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, speaks with Robert Coplan, PhD, Professor, Department of Psychology, Carleton University, about his concept of "aloneliness" and ways to get enough time to yourself. WebMD
Related topics: Medical Research

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Over Half A Million People Signed Up For This Free Princeton Course On The Science Behind Buddhist...

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more.Table of Contents: Static Robert Wright, a lecturer at Princeton, teaches Buddhism and Modern Psychology on Coursera. The class explores how Buddhist practices like...

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The "mind Viruses" Creating Social Justice Warriors

The "Mind Viruses" Creating Social Justice Warriors Authored by David Gordon via The Mises Institute, Gaad Saad, a psychologist who specializes in applying evolutionary biology to the study of consumer behavior, has written a book of...

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