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Are Seniors Getting Smarter? What the New Research Says

A new study from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in Austria conducted by World Population Program researchers has found that older adults are getting smarter.  But, it also reported ...
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Does Over Thinking Fuel Creativity or Neurotic Tendencies?

A long-standing and common perception associates creativity with neurotic behavior (and other forms of maladapted or depressive personalities.) We’ve all heard the stories of some of the greatest artists and minds - ...
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Why Social Skills are More Important in a Technology-Driven Workforce

You’ve heard the debate in HR circles, what’s more important analytical skills vs. social or emotional intelligence in the workforce?  Answers are hotly debated and can vary not only by industry and ...
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How Behavior in Kindergarten Can Predict Later Success

Who didn’t steal, or eat, their friends’ crayons in Kindergarten, pull their neighbors pony tail or have a meltdown over not being first in line at recess.  It happens, to the best ...
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Scientists Discover A New Marker for Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a chronic and severe mental disorder, signified by an abnormal interpretation of reality that requires life-long treatment.    Hallmark symptoms include distorted and disorganized thoughts, hallucinations, delusions, chronic feelings of fright ...
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Are Selfies the New Personality Test?

Social media is a communication medium that comes with its own language, etiquette and unspoken “rules.”   But with a generation of children being raised in a culture of social media, it’s affecting ...
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The Difference Between the Sexes – Is it in Our Brains?

Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus - right? We're all aware of cultural gender stereotypes since before we can walk - from color choices, to fashion, to toys - many ...
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/ / Biopsychology, Brain, Sex

What Picky Eating in Childhood May Predict

We’ve all known the kid, or been the kid, that has an even more limited diet than the 4 basic meals on every kids menu – pizza, chicken fingers, french fries and ...
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Junk Food and Depression – A Hidden Connection?

A new study from the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has found that a diet high in refined carbohydrates may lead ...
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/ / General Psychology

Does Your Commute Make You Sick? Surprising Research Results

Most of us at some point in our careers have worked farther from home than we’d like and endured a commute to work that involves a car, bus or train – or ...
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/ / General Psychology