Psychology & Psychiatry

Mindful individuals less affected by immediate rewards

A new study from the University of Toronto Scarborough shows that people who are aware of and their own thoughts and emotions are less affected by positive feedback from others.

Neuroscience

Negative feedback stabilizes memories

(Medical Xpress)—Memories may be maintained in the brain through a mechanism familiar to any engineer—negative and positive feedback loops, according to researchers Sukbin Lim and Mark Goldman at the UC Davis Center for ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Facebook assures us we're good enough, smart enough

(Medical Xpress)—Stirring an inner Stuart Smalley, Facebook profiles reassure our self-worth, because they offer a place where we can display the personal characteristics and relationships we value most, says a Cornell ...

Neuroscience

AES: Brain's stress response differs among epilepsy patients

(HealthDay)—There is a significant difference in the brain's response to stress among patients with epilepsy who believe stress is an important factor in seizure control compared to those who do not, according to a study ...

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