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Is It Really Adult ADHD? The Top Signs It Might Be

You know the image of the hyper-active child with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - they’re loud, restless, can’t sit still or control their emotions and this leads to trouble in school and ...
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Does Binge-Watching TV Affect Mental Health?

It may seem harmless, when you’re stuck inside in front of the TV over a long weekend blizzard or after a surgery or bout of the flu – and find yourself binge-watching ...
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The Top 3 Psychological Benefits of Learning a Second Language

Traveling to Europe or an island in the Caribbean this summer or considering a gap year in a foreign country?  If you’re US born, speaking a second language like Spanish or French ...
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The Role of the Media in Body Image & Eating Disorders

Most likely, we have all known someone who suffered from some form of eating disorder.  According to the National Eating Disorder Association 20 million women and 10 million men in the US ...
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The Psychology of Online Dating: More Than Just Long Walks on the Beach

As recently as 10 or 15 years ago, online dating was marginalized in most circles.  But today, with more than 1 in 10 adults using online dating sites according to a study ...
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The Truth About Caffeine and Your Brain

Whether it’s cramming for finals, preparing for that presentation to your new boss, or trying to make up for a month’s worth of missed exercise in one afternoon at the gym – ...
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Exploring Social Media’s Impact on Human Psychology

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn….there seem to be more social networks popping up every day for us to login, create a profile and connect. Initially this seems fun and harmless, an easy way ...
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Emotional Intelligence and Its Effect on Life Achievement

You’ve always been the “mature” one in your circle of friends; maybe you were recognized and praised by a coach or teacher for being considerate, understanding, patient with your peers and calm ...
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Recognizing the Signs of Mental Illness in Adult Friends or Family

Oh it’s just a quirk you think.  “Ed just likes everything neat and clean, he’s just Type A” you tell yourself, or other family members, to brush off a truth that could ...
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Welcome to the Psychology Blog at AllPsych

Welcome to the general psychology blog at AllPsych! We are about all things psychology -- the experiments, the cool studies, research, and basic good ole Psychology 101. If you think about human ...
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