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14% of students quit college because of mental health challenges | Fortune

Mental health struggles prevented a significant portion of students from earning their college degree, according to a new report from Sallie Mae.

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An Unusual Sign of Depression | Psychology Today

Stimulation-seeking behaviors such as theft and infidelity are often overlooked.

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Abortion

Abortion, the medical or surgical termination of a pregnancy, is one of the oldest, most common, and most controversial medical procedures.

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The Important Difference Between Sympathy and Empathy

Effective leadership is all about understanding which tool to use at the right time.

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How to handle the trauma of war from afar

Evidence-based advice from psychologists on how to manage the trauma of war from afar.

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How Loneliness and Burnout Are Connected

The "always on" work culture is today’s norm — but our never-ending routine is taking a toll on our connections and our well-being.

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Improving sibling relationships

Psychologists’ research shows that long-lasting relationships are more critical than many people think and offers insights on how to improve them.

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Psychologists help mitigate bias in Army leader selection program

Two decades of longitudinal research is at the heart of the new Army leader selection program.

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Psychologists help mitigate bias in Army leader selection program

Two decades of longitudinal research is at the heart of the new Army leader selection program.

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Understanding bad character: Research into the Dark Triad, digested – Research Digest

By Emma Young. Research into the Dark Triad shows no signs of slowing. But other psychologists are proposing different ways to get to grips with the darker side of human nature…

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Labelling something a “conspiracy theory” does little to stop people from believing it – Research Digest

By Emma Young. People call ideas they already consider unbelievable "conspiracy theories", rather than being influenced by the label to stop believing them.

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Having a sense of meaning is less important for your happiness if you’re rich – Research Digest

By Emily Reynolds. Wealthy individuals may have greater access to other, external sources of happiness.

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A crisis of campus sexual assault

The ongoing pandemic may spur an increase in sexual violence on college campuses. Psychologists' research and interventions are needed more than ever.

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Speaking of Psychology: Tightwads and spendthrifts: How emotions drive our shopping behavior, with Scott Rick, PhD

Scott Rick, PhD, who researches consumer financial decision-making, discusses how emotions drive buying behaviors, why some people spend money easily while others find it difficult, whether 'retail therapy' actually works, and why Black Friday sales seem

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Diagnosing and treating bipolar spectrum disorders

How psychologists’ understanding of bipolar disorder has changed over the past 3 decades and how those changes have led to earlier and more accurate diagnosis and increasingly personalized treatments.

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Our mental self-portraits contain clues about our personalities – Research Digest

By Emma Young. The findings are important not just for understanding how we all see ourselves, but could also be useful for studies into body image disorders

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The Power Of Mindful Breathing at Work

When you feel like your stress is stealing your breath away, try this.

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How Our Brain Preserves Our Sense of Self - Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

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Body Maps Reveal Sensations And Feelings Experienced During Hallucinations

By Emma L. Barratt. Data shows that many hallucinations are multimodal, associated with bodily sensations, and accompanied by unpleasant emotional responses.

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Striving For Perfection, Rather Than Excellence, Can Kill Creativity – Research Digest

By Emily Reynolds. "Excellencism" predicted higher creativity and increased openness, while perfectionism predicted lower scores on these measures

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Wokeness, White Allyship, and Respect | Psychology Today

Why self-declarations and niceness are inadequate responses to white supremacy.

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How We Can Help Teens Talk About Mental Well-being

In honor of Suicide Awareness Month, designer and philanthropist Kendra Scott suggests tips on how we can help our kids prioritize their mental health.

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U.S. Psychologists See Big Spike in Demand for Mental Health Care | Health News | US News

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COVID memes decrease stress, help us cope with the pandemic: study

A study published Monday found even something as simple as viewing COVID-19 memes can foster positive emotions, mitigate stress, increase confidence.

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People Who Jump to Conclusions Show Other Kinds of Thinking Errors - Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

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How Schools Can Help Kids Make Friends Through Masks - The Atlantic

Some kids are struggling to recognize each other through masks—but schools and parents can teach them other skills to compensate.

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Small Gestures That Show Kindness and Friendship

Small acts of kindness and friendship that help us show the people around us that we care about them.

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Speaking of Psychology: How science can help you change your behavior for the better, with Katy Milkman, PhD

Katy Milkman, PhD, discusses the importance of accurately identifying the behavioral roadblocks standing in your way, how specific strategies such as 'temptation bundling' and creating fresh starts can help you achieve your goals, how to turn laziness to

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New research in suicide prevention

Researchers study who is at most risk of suicide and when.

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No, Jews Aren’t White - Liel Leibovitz, Commentary Magazine

Many years ago, I moved from my native Israel to New York, and because I had no cash and no clue, I spent my days helping out at a friend’s hardware store.

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People Who Trust Science Are Less Likely To Fall For Misinformation — Unless It Sounds Sciencey – Research Digest

By Matthew Warren. Research suggests that broad campaigns to promote trust in science may not be that useful; instead, it may be more beneficial to promote critical analysis skills.

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Here’s Why We Believe That Beautiful Animals Are More Deserving Of Our Protection – Research Digest

By Emma Young. Beautiful animals, as well as people, buildings and lakes, are seen as more "pure" and therefore of higher moral standing.

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Deradicalizing domestic extremists

Psychologists are using their expertise in human behavior to identify ways to deradicalize and disengage domestic extremists.

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Naomi Osaka and the Cost of Saying No

Dr. Pooja Lakshmin, a women’s mental health psychiatrist, shares what we can learn from the tennis star’s French Open decision.

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Naomi Osaka and the Cost of Saying No

Dr. Pooja Lakshmin, a women’s mental health psychiatrist, shares what we can learn from the tennis star’s French Open decision.

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Fixing the Children’s Mental Health Crisis: It Takes a Community | National News | US News

The COVID-19 pandemic has made an already bad situation worse, leaving experts racing toward solutions.

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Mental Handwriting Produces Brain Activity Turned Into Text - Neuroscience News

A new brain-computer interface could help thousands of people with neurodegenerative disorders and spinal cord injuries the ability to regain communication skills. The BCI, in combination with a machine learning algorithm, can generate words on a screen,

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Why Curiosity Is the Key to Unwinding Your Anxiety

Here is a technique you can use to step out of the cycle of worry and fear and start feeling better.

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The Science Behind: Empathy

We also have the tremendous ability to consciously choose to put ourselves in other people’s shoes and take on their perspective.

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The Secret to Cultivating Confidence In Our Kids

We can give them the tools they need to succeed — one step at a time.

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The Secret to Cultivating Confidence In Our Kids

We can give them the tools they need to succeed — one step at a time.

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The Secret to Cultivating Confidence In Our Kids

We can give them the tools they need to succeed — one step at a time.

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A Dialogue on Psychosis and Trauma | Psychiatric Times

Joining together to discuss psychosis, 3 doctors share their experiences and opinions on the various ways to respond and help patients with trauma.

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Why science says the pursuit of happiness has a dark side - CNET

As counterintuitive as it might sound, chasing happiness so closely could be making us miserable.

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Researchers' Politics Don't Undermine Their Scientific Results - Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

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The New Political 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' | Psychology Today

Talking politics requires that we take off our own glasses and put on the other person’s, to try to see the world through their eyes.

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Why Having OCD Does Not Prepare You for Covid-19 | Psychology Today

No, I haven't been training for this moment for years. Contamination OCD is not a superpower.

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American Liberalism in Danger - Tablet Magazine

Read an essay about how American Liberalism is in danger and what it means to acknowledge reality in order to confront it.

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Why So Many People Are Reluctant to Try Therapy

There should never be a sense of shame or embarrassment in raising your hand for help when you need it.

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Majority of LGBTQ youth experiencing anxiety, depression amid Covid, poll finds

The results also showed three-fourths of LGBTQ youth reported suffering from increased loneliness since the start of the pandemic.

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We Find Some Word Sounds More Emotionally Arousing Than Others – Research Digest

By Emma Young. Finding helps explain the bouba-kiki effect — and may even have implications for the evolution of language.

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The Process Of Psychological Recovery Begins While A Stressful Event Is Still Going On, According To Study Of Early Stag

By Emma Young. Feelings of autonomy increased across early weeks of pandemic, suggesting at least some aspects of psychological recovery begin during stressful experience.

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Parental Touch Reduces Pain Responses in Babies' Brains - Neuroscience News

Skin-to-skin contact between a parent and newborn reduces how strongly a baby's brain responds to pain.

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Colors Evoke Similar Feelings Around the World - Neuroscience News

Color emotion may be a universal phenomenon, a new study reveals. People from different parts of the world often associate the same color with the same emotions.

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eScienceCommons: Experiments reveal why human-like robots elicit uncanny feelings

"At the core of this research is what we perceive when we look at a face," says Emory psychologist Philippe Rochat, senior author of the stu...

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Unconscious learning underlies belief in God, study suggests -- ScienceDaily

Individuals who can unconsciously predict complex patterns, an ability called implicit pattern learning, are likely to hold stronger beliefs that there is a god who creates patterns of events in the universe, according to neuroscientists.

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This Is Your Brain’s 5-HT2A Receptors on LSD or Psilocybin | Psychology Today

Scientists have pinpointed how psychedelic compounds bind with brain receptors in a way that gives drugs like LSD and "magic mushrooms" hallucinogenic effects.

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The Coronavirus Made Us Socially Awkward

Deprive people of interactions with peers, and their social skills will atrophy. This is yet another side effect of the pandemic.