New research on older people has found an association between social isolation and lower brain volume.
A team of top experts has determined that lack of independent play harms kids’ and teens’ mental health.
A new study including data from 57 countries has found that, on average, women have more empathy than men.
Living in greener areas has been linked to better mental health.
Regular mealtimes with others could be a simple solution to manage chronic stress.
Whether you’re a caregiver who heals and comforts, an artist striving to bring beauty to the canvas, or an activist who seeks to improve the world, finding a sense of purpose may help extend your life.
A new study published in the journal Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging indicates that corporal punishment may impact neural systems to produce those adverse effects.
A new study indicates that creativity to can be trained thanks to something called “emotional reappraisal.”
It’s always uplifting to see someone with dementia light up when they hear a favorite song from decades ago. Because the disorder impacts memory, thinking, communication, and decision-making, it’s helpful to know that music can often provide enough familiarity and enjoyment to trigger a positive memory for someone with Alzheimer’s. But a new study published in the August 25, 2022 issue of Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders has also found that incorporating music therapy as an intervention for people with Alzheimer’s improved their well-being and social engagement with their caregiver.
A professor of economics from the Otago Business School, Dr. Stephen Knowles, worked with a team of scientists to investigate how deadlines impact task completion…or not. The authors surmised that delayed deadlines give people permission to procrastinate.
According to research from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, messages pertaining to morbidity and illness were the most motivating as compared to more typical fitness motivators such as social stigma or obesity, and cost-related concerns.
Scientists reviewed and analyzed seven studies investigating behavioral outcomes of a busy mindset. The personal perspective of busyness affected multiple domains of self-control, with a decrease of indulgent behaviors.
The psychological hypothesis of facial feedback proposes that facial movements do in fact influence one’s emotional state.
According to the American Psychological Association (APA), “self-efficacy refers to an individual’s belief in his or her capacity to execute behaviors necessary to produce specific
Bailey had always been an introverted child, cautious and slow-to-speak, with only a few friends. When the COVID-19 lockdown hit, those two or three tenuous
School is out, summertime is here, and we’re ready for outdoor adventures! Summer vacation is certainly the best time to load up the kids and