Why adding a drop of water can make whisky taste even better
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Scotch aficionados know that adding a little water to their dram can bring out the flavours – now we have glimpsed more of the chemistry behind it
Can’t stop procrastinating? Try cognitive behaviour therapy
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Do you find yourself doing absolutely any task other than the one at the top of your to-do list? There might now be a way to treat procrastination
Grown-up chimps are less likely to help distressed friends
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Chimpanzees of all ages will comfort upset companions, but adult chimps do it less – perhaps because they are more selective about who they help
Genetic test helps people avoid statins that may cause them pain
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Many people who take statins ditch them due to painful side effects. But genetic testing can help choose the right drug, minimising this risk
Can a crowdsourced mega-forest offset Trump’s climate chaos?
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It's an appealing idea, a vast forest to soak up the extra carbon released due to Trump's policies, but it may not be so easy in reality, says Olive Heffernan
All diets are
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This is what I've learned during my healing trip. What made me sustain a healing diet is getting the nutrients I actually needed. Different people are in need of different nutrients at different times...macro and micro. What you eat, for that reason matters greatly. What a healing diet looks like is going to be radically?
Hate sport? Maybe it?s because you have the genes that make exercise feel
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By Christian Jarrett Have you seen those people who come out of an exercise class with a spring in their step and self-satisfied smile on their face? They really pushed themselves this time and now they're riding that endorphin high. To them, the ache and burn feels good. But it's not so for everyone. Others?
Great American Eclipse: Everything you need to know to get ready
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The stage is set for the first total solar eclipse in the continental US since 1979. Here’s our guide to the best way to enjoy the spectacle
My Struggle With Bipolar Depression and Dream to Go to Law School
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I?ve struggled to write this blog, just like I?ve struggled to do most things for what amounts to a very long time now-so long that it feels like a lifetime and what came before only fragments of a?
The Cost of Addiction to U.K. Society
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A look at the cycle of addiction, poverty, and costs that they incur to the United Kingdom. Plus, sobering facts and commentary.
Moving offices: what's happening with the Occupational Digest
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I?ve been writing and curating The Occupational Digest for over three years now, time that has flown by. It?s been a voyage of discover...
June is Men's Health Month
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The purpose of Men?s Health Month is to increase the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatmen...
June is Post Traumatic Stress Awareness Month
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In order to bring greater awareness to the issue of posttraumatic stress disorder,
The toll we take from caring for our elders
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'Just as there was a postwar baby boom, society is now in the midst of a senior boom.' While all organisations offer parental support at...
Indiana Students and Teachers of Psychological Science Conference
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Amanda Harmon of Zionsville Community High School shared this with the blog about the ISTOPS Conference at the end of September. Below ar...
Getting Some Shut-Eye With Anxiety and Depression
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From The New Yorker Magazine, a great set of illustration and wonderfully capture the world of living with depression and anxiety. Read the article.
Yoga Can Help Treat Depression, Studies Show
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Medical News Today reports on a series of new studies bring yoga one step closer to becoming a recommended treatment for depression, after finding that the practice can help to reduce symptoms of t?
Depression and Setting Emotional Boundaries
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Blogger Liz Smith writes, ?Depression can make it difficult to set emotional boundaries with people in your life. Many people I?ve met who suffer from depression, including myself, suffer fro?
Psychology of Racism resources from the APA
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The fabulous Emily Leary (she's the assistant director of the APA office of Precollege and Undergraduate Education who does a lot of work fo...
Walking the Walk
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Eating Disorder Recovery starts with you. The day is waiting for you. Don't make it wait too long.
Together, Let's Fill the Resources Void for Young Adults With Autism
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An Adler University clinical psychology student describes her project to help families, educators and employers advocate for young adults with autism.