News tagged with psychologists

Cracking the semantic code

We make choices about pretty much everything, all the time – "Should I go for a walk or grab a coffee?"; "Shall I look at who just came in or continue to watch TV?" – and to do so we need something common as a basis to ...

Feb 13, 2013
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Lawmaker looks outside VA to fill mental care gap

(AP)—The head of the House panel that oversees veterans' issues says patients who have trouble getting timely mental health care from Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics should have another option: access to the thousands ...

Jan 29, 2013
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Weathering the winter blues

The holidays are over and there's a calendar full of cold, gray days ahead. Some of us experience the "winter blues" and others experience a more serious kind of depression like seasonal affective disorder (SAD). It can bring ...

Jan 24, 2013
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Happy in marriage, heavier on the scale?

(HealthDay)—Everyone has had that friend who was svelte when single and then became noticeably more plump after entering a state of marital bliss. Now, there is new evidence that it was not your imagination: ...

Jan 22, 2013
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Popularity an unconscious deterrent

Although popular boys and girls get more attention from their classmates than less popular peers, they are often unconsciously avoided by those same classmates. These were the conclusions drawn by psychologist Tessa Lansu ...

Jan 15, 2013
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