Psychology & Psychiatry

How embracing stress helps young athletes develop a winning mindset

Sports psychology academics from Staffordshire University are helping young athletes learn how to perform under pressure. The researchers have found that teaching athletes simple cognitive behavioral techniques can change ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Why does depression cause difficulties with learning?

When learning, patients with schizophrenia or depression have difficulty making optimal use of information that is new to them. In the learning process, both groups of patients give greater weight to less important information ...

Oncology & Cancer

Q&A: Thesis on new treatment approaches for multiple myeloma

Maria Karvouni from the Center for Hematology and Regenerative Medicine (HERM) at the Department of Medicine, Huddinge (MedH) is defending her thesis: "Cellular and personalized therapies in multiple myeloma with special ...

Health

Your thoughts can harm your neck and back during lifting tasks

The mental distress of cognitive dissonance—encountering information that conflicts with how we act or what we believe—can lead to added pressure on the neck and low back during lifting and lowering tasks, new research ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

A clever way to detect narcissism

A team of psychologists at the University of Helsinki, working with a colleague from Millsaps College, has discovered, via experimentation, a clever, new way to detect narcissism in a person. In their study, reported in the ...

Neuroscience

Holding information in mind may mean storing it among synapses

Between the time you read the Wi-Fi password off the café's menu board and the time you can get back to your laptop to enter it, you have to hold it in mind. If you've ever wondered how your brain does that, you are asking ...

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