Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is Not Related to I.Q.

It's important to know that Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Intelligence, as measured by I.Q., are two different things. Some parents are convinced that if their child has ADD it means that they are retarded. On the other hand, other parents say, "I've heard that ADD kids are really... Read More

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Neurologically Based

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a neurologically based disorder. This position has become controversial as many would like to dismiss the diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder altogether saying that there is no evidence of neurological differences, or that there are no medical tests to diagnose ADD ADHD, or that... Read More

Intro to Being an ADHD Parent

In my fifteen years of private practice working with children with ADHD, one of the common concerns that I observed by parents was the fear that they had done something, or failed to do something, that caused their child's ADHD. I guess it is normal to blame yourself when your... Read More

What Is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a medical condition. It is caused by genetic factors that result in certain neurological differences. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder comes in various forms, and there are five or six different types of ADHD. In the DSM-IV Diagnostic manual, each of these forms, or "types" of... Read More

How Big of a Problem is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - "ADD" or "ADHD" - affects between five to ten percent (5% - 10%) of all children in the United States, and three to six percent (3% - 6%) of adults. About 35% of all children referred to mental health clinics are referred for Attention Deficit... Read More

Why Does It Seem That There Are More Children With ADHD Than Ever Before?

Even though the percentage of people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is likely the same as in the past, there are three likely reasons why it seems that "there is more ADHD" than ever before: First, we become more aware of problems like this as parents than we were... Read More

Anti-Social Behaviors and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Anti-social behaviors are common with ADHD individuals. About 60% of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder kids are also oppositional or defiant. Some are even getting in trouble with the law. Impulsive-Hyperactive ADHD kids are the most likely to get into trouble than are the Inattentive ADHD kids, as they tend... Read More

What Causes Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

The most recent models that attempt to describe what is happening in the brains of people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder suggest that several areas of the brain may be affected by the disorder. They include the frontal lobes, the inhibitory mechanisms of the cortex, the limbic system, and the... Read More

Its Never Too Late

First of all, a bit of background: A high school dropout, stay-at-home mom until the age of 40, I wasn't too motivated to learn. Then I read the following quote:"Old Bureaucrat, my comrade, it is not you who are to blame. No one ever helped you to escape.? Nobody grasped... Read More

Panic Attacks: Effective Ways to Cope

Jill is a 21 y/o college student who used to do well until about a few months ago when she started to experience "weird" attacks almost daily. She described her experience as "horrible." When she has the attack, she feels that she's about to die or develop a stroke.One day... Read More

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The Cause Of Your Worst Mistakes? A Psychological Gremlin You've Never Heard Of
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To review what you learned in freshman psychology about defense mechanisms: they are psychological maneuvers that operate below the surface of your awareness (which is to say, they are unconscious) to protect you from emotional pain or distress.


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3 Relationship Compromises You Should Never Make
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While we might be able to manage doing so in the short-term, over time, we are likely to pay a price in our psychological health, our relationship satisfaction, or both. What you can do: Gradually introduce these aspects of yourself by having an ...

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Written by Marissa Miller, CNN
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Humankind's fascination with precious stones long predates the establishment of gemology. The Romans believed that diamonds were splinters of falling stars, while the ancient Greeks considered them to be the tears of the gods. Pearls were also highly ...


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Counseling Psychology Students Recognized at National Conference
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On Saturday, September 23, eight Morgridge Counseling Psychology students were recognized at the annual NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (formerly the National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors) conference in ...


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The Anxiety-Busting Properties of Ritual
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These behaviors fulfill a fundamental psychological need. They give us a sense of structure when all structure is lost. They convince the brain that things in our world are predictable, ordered, and safe. So, what are your anxiety-busting rituals? Ask ...


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Money Psychology: How Cryptocurrency Makes Us More Compassionate (Part 2)
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Fiat currencies make us mean and inhumane, according to most money research. On the other hand, cryptocurrencies might bootstrap humankind with more compassion, tenderness, and love. These digital assets could disrupt our psychology and increase ...

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Harvard Business Review

The Psychology Behind the New iPhone's Four-Digit Price
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Boosting prices into four-digit territory crosses an important psychological barrier for consumers. Why did Apple push the limits of pricing on the highly anticipated device? A key reason involves using a premium price to set an expectation of ...
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The mind of the meat eater – scientists delve into the psychology of carnism
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Dr. Tamara Pfeiler of JGU's Institute of Psychology and Christopher Monteiro of Cornell University, the two primary authors of the published article, first developed a questionnaire, the so-called Carnism Inventory, in order to investigate specific ...


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Expressive Writing Liberates the Mind from Chronic Worrying ...
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Taking a few minutes to jot down your thoughts and feelings using a technique called “expressive writing” can free up brain space and helps the mind function ...

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The Economist

Psychology beats business training when it comes to entrepreneurship
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MANAGEMENT gurus have chewed over the topic endlessly: is a flair for entrepreneurship something that you are born with, or something that can be taught? In a break with those gurus' traditions, a group of economists and researchers from the World Bank ...

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Its Never Too Late

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Balancing Brain Lobes - Mutras

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The Diagnosis Myth

Although I risk dissension by doing so, I must say... Read More

A Case for Multiple Intelligences Based Classroom Instruction

Although many high school age students tend to think and... Read More

What is the Treatment for Bipolar Disorder?

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An Easy Cure For Math Phobia

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A Look at The Brain

The endless, immeasurable brain. It does seem like more we... Read More

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