News tagged with mental states

Uncovering the biology of mental illness

The human brain is capable of complex processes. The brain senses time and visualizes space. It allows us to communicate through language and create beautiful works of art. But what about when these cognitive ...

Jun 17, 2015
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Underage drinking down in past decade

(HealthDay)—Underage drinking in the United States is declining. But, alcohol remains the most widely used substance of abuse among American children, federal researchers reported Thursday.

Jun 11, 2015
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'Mind reading' thanks to metaphors

Observe whether two people use metaphors in conversation with each other if you want to guess how close they are as friends. Or sharpen your ability to tune into other people's emotional or mental states by observing the ...

Mar 12, 2015
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