Brain and Behavior

Newest Posts and Research:

ASD School Intervention

Can you believe research has estimated that about half of all children and teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) could also be diagnosed with an anxiety disorder? Due to this,… read more

Depression Reducing Diet

New research from a team in Australia shows that a Mediterranean diet may help reduce depression. Imagine being able to reduce depression symptoms simply by changing your diet! Researchers organized… read more

Hitting Home: How Brain Training Changed My Son’s Life

by Tanya Mitchell This morning there was a beautiful sunrise here in Colorado, we even stopped the car on the way to school to take a picture. This afternoon Kip… read more

Trained For Happiness

Even though traumatic brain injury frequently results in a cascade of negative emotions including depression, brain training might help! Researchers at the Center for Brain Health at UT Dallas measured… read more

Parents and Mental Healthcare

More and more teenagers and children are in need of mental health services (13.4% of all teens and children), but only a slim percentage of these kids are actually receiving… read more

Mindfulness and Chronic Heart Failure

The symptoms of Chronic Heart Failure (CHF) can be extremely draining on a person due to fatigue, breathlessness, impaired sleeping, and feelings of anxiety and depression, but mindfulness intervention may… read more

Growing out of Anxiety

A person’s mindset refers to how flexible they believe their personality and personal attributes are. A fixed mindset is if person doesn’t believe that they are able to change much,… read more

Stressed?

The Impact of Stress on Your Brain and What You Can Do About It by Amy Lawson Moore, PhD THE RAT RACE Americans are stressed. We work hard, study hard,… read more

Workplace Stress Management Strategies

Any job can create stress, but what is being done at your workplace to reduce stress? Multiple studies seek to analyze what works best at reducing work related stress and… read more

Training to Fight Depression

Looking for an alternative way to reduce rumination thoughts and depressive symptoms? MAP (Mental and Physical) training may be very beneficial! Researchers collected data on the mental and physical benefits… read more

Beneficial Mindset

Leadership is a crucial attribute to have in today’s world if a person wants to be successful, and now there could be a new mindset theory to boost leadership qualities!… read more

Mental Health Stigma

Mental health services are under utilized in today’s society even when certain barriers are eliminated. The cost of therapy and lack of insurance is a large barrier keeping people from… read more