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Study finds children with low self-esteem are often praised for personal qualities instead of efforts
(Medical Xpress)—Praising children, especially those with low self-esteem, for their personal qualities rather than their efforts may make them feel more ashamed when they fail, according to new research published by the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 28, 2013 | 4.6 / 5 (14) | 0 |
Intuition may lead people toward a belief in the divine and help explain why some people have more faith in God than others, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (7) | 0 |
Researchers have identified genetic markers that may influence whether a person finishes high school and goes on to college, according to a national longitudinal study of thousands of young Americans. The study is in the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 02, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (7) | 0 |
Some athletes may improve their performance under pressure simply by squeezing a ball or clenching their left hand before competition to activate certain parts of the brain, according to new research published by the American ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 19, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Could a passing mood influence your financial portfolio for decades to come? Can impulses you inherited from your cave-man ancestors influence your financial decisions in the modern world in ways that may have lifelong consequences?
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 20, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Children may perform better in school and feel more confident about themselves if they are told that failure is a normal part of learning, rather than being pressured to succeed at all costs, according to new research published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 12, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Doubt is not a pleasant mental state, but certainty is a ridiculous one. —Voltaire
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 13, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 2
An Indiana University study that compared strategies used by extroverted college students and their less socially inclined peers found that happy people who are less outgoing relied less on partying and drinking to be happy ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 30, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
Teens who participate in after-school arts activities such as music, drama and painting are more likely to report feeling depressed or sad than students who are not involved in these programs, according to new research published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 20, 2012 | 2.6 / 5 (5) | 0
A positive outlook on life might lower your risk of having a stroke, according to new research reported in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Jul 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Over the last few decades numerous studies have shown negative states, such as depression, anger, anxiety, and hostility, to be detrimental to cardiovascular health. Less is known about how positive psychological characteristics ...
Cardiology Apr 17, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- For anyone raising teenagers, the idea of helping them feel grateful for everyday things may seem like a long shot; just getting them to mumble a "thank you" every now and then can be a monumental ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Mondays can start off poorly, especially if you've got a bad boss. Or a mean boss. Or an incompetent boss.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Girls with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are significantly more likely to attempt suicide or injure themselves as young adults than girls who do not have ADHD, according to research published by the American Psychological ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Older people who have low expectations for a satisfying future may be more likely to live longer, healthier lives than those who see brighter days ahead, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |