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 psychology of self-tracking  QuartzThe self-tracking trend is about much more than physical wellbeing.
Einstein's letter to Freud about the psychology of war and governance  Big ThinkLittle known correspondence of letters between Albert Einstein and Sigmund Freud talking about war, mankind, violence and the need for a world government.
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University subject profile: psychology  The GuardianThe quest to explain behaviour through studying the human mind.
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Why Are So Few People Willing to Date a Transgender Person?  Psychology TodayThe vast majority of cisgender individuals do not indicate an interest in dating a transgender or non-binary individual. Better education on transgender identities ...
The Hourglass Figure Is Not a Sign of Fertility and Health  Psychology TodayMany assume that men are attracted to women with low waist-to-hip ratios because it signals health and fertility. But research shows that that assumption is ...
A solution to psychology's reproducibility problem just failed its first test  Science MagazineBehavior change is difficult—just ask any psychologist. A new study shows behavior change among psychologists is no different. Efforts to improve the ...
The psychology of screen time  MSUTodayWith the largest concentration of media psychologists in the world in MSU's College of Communication Arts and Sciences, experts are working across disciplines ...
Online Dating: Are You Attracting the Right Type?  Psychology TodayHow do you attract a good catch? Are you attracting fake game-players or genuine good people? Find out who you attract and why.
What Singles Should Consider Before They Become Spouses  Psychology TodayMarriage is designed to last forever. But as a practical matter, what changes when couples tie the knot?
Sex Robots and the End of Civilization  Psychology TodaySex robots will apparently be here in a decade or two. They may offer short-term physiological benefits. But at a great cost to the broader community.
BDS – A power psychology against Israel  The Jerusalem PostA well-researched Israeli government report has documented that the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has its basic roots in terror, and not ...
Study: Most New Fathers Experience "Dad Shaming"  Psychology TodayAlthough "mom shaming" has been openly discussed in public forums in recent years, until now, "dad shaming" has stayed under the radar. That said, a new ...
Marketing psychology: how real-world techniques can drive digital engagement  The DrumHuman decision making is often irrational and frequently unconscious. We have far less control over our decision making than we would like to believe, with ...
Why Is My Child Lying?  Psychology TodayChildren lie. When, how, and why do they develop this unpleasant habit? There is a considerable amount of evidence suggesting that most children first begin to ...
The Subtle Psychology of Auction Fever  The Wall Street JournalA behavioral economist answers questions on bidding wars, making friends and unreasonable politics.
5 Things Aladdin Can Teach Us About Mating Psychology  Psychology TodayThe Genie from Aladdin is a brilliant evolutionary psychologist.
The 5 W's You Need to Know About Premature Ovarian Failure  Psychology TodayPre ovarian failure (POF) may seem like a tough pill to swallow – but understanding the disease and how to handle a diagnosis is the first step to move forward.
What Findings Do Skeptical Psychologists Still Believe In?  Psychology TodayHow do our minds operate? What are the hidden patterns in our behavior? What we can do to live happier or more meaningful lives? Research psychologists ...
A Psychology Expert Interviewed High Achievers About Success and Happiness. Here's What They Said  Inc.Emily Esfahani Smith of the University of Pennsylvania talked to dozens of people about what makes a good life.
Psychology's reproducibility solution fails first test  Science MagazineBehavior change is difficult—just ask any psychologist. A new study shows behavior change among psychologists is no different. Efforts to improve the ...
The Psychological Implications of Lyme Disease  Psychology TodayAn lesser known problem with Lyme disease are the psychological symptoms that can be caused by bacterial presence in the brain.
The Art of Persuasion  Psychology TodayRhetoric is the art of persuasive speaking or writing. Politics aside, rhetorical devices underlie all our favourite poems and songs and expressions.
This psychologist explains why people confess to crimes they didn't commit  Science MagazineAt 16, Huwe Burton confessed to killing his mother. He was still in shock from discovering her body when New York City police began to interrogate him.
SNHU study asks: Are smartphones really destroying our brains?  Concord MonitorIn one of the least surprising findings of recent times, three years of research by a Southern New Hampshire University professor has found that college students ...
10 Surprising Ways to Spot a Narcissist on Social Media  Psychology TodayWorried about falling in love with a narcissist? Research has identified some ways that you can spot one through social media.
How to Harness Psychology to Win Customers  Business 2 CommunityA mistake that many entrepreneurs make is thinking that having a great product is enough. Great products don't sell themselves unless you've already ...
Is Emotional Intelligence Something You Can Learn?  Psychology TodayEmotional intelligence is a quality that should help you succeed, but what if you're not born with it? New research looks at training programs, and offers hope.
Understanding the Psychology in Chronic Pain  Psychology TodayMost people consider chronic pain—such as pain that lasts for months or years from a bad back or arthritis—a medical condition that should be treated ...
Psychology Student Says He Has A Better Idea For Science Posters : Shots - Health News  NPRMike Morrison hardly looks like a revolutionary. He's wearing a dark suit and has short hair. But we're about to enter a world of conformity that hasn't changed in ...
Does Ovulation Change Women’s Sexual Desire, After All?  Psychology TodayDoes ovulation influence a woman's desire? The question has inspired heated debate. Here's the simple answer, and some complex wrinkles.
Is Implicit Bias a Product of the Person or the Situation?  Psychology TodayAre nonconscious prejudices indelible attitudes that predict discriminatory behavior? Or are they fleeting momentary patterns?
Morning and Evening Exercise May Burn Calories Differently  Psychology TodayMorning and evening exercise may have different effects on metabolism, according to a new study on mice.
How Much Time In Nature Is Needed to See Benefits?  Psychology TodayNature has established health benefits. Now a study examines just how much exposure to the outdoors it takes to achieve those benefits and boost health and ...
The psychology of a tectonic electoral shift  The HinduAs the BJP surpasses its 2014 tally by a huge margin, indicating a wave the extent of which wasn't visible on the ground, one needs to revisit old assumptions to ...
The Genius of William James  Psychology TodayCountless psychologists have found that their ideas were uncannily anticipated by the first great American psychologist, who had an admirably open mind to ...
Australian Short Course Award Addresses Public Mental Health  Psychology TodayAustralian development funding is extended to promote global mental health.
Psilocybin 101  Psychology TodayScientists are exploring the potential of the drug found in "magic mushrooms" to help patients with anxiety, depression, and addiction. Here's what they have ...
Psychologist (Access Crisis Team) Job in Salt Lake City, Utah - Department of Veterans Affairs  LemonWireThe United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in ...
How psychology explains the reasoning behind unsolicited advice  Jakarta PostI often catch myself ruminating how many parents perceive themselves as knowing everything, silencing their children with the hollow mantra we do it for your ...
Perfectionism and Chronic Illness  Psychology TodayPerfectionism can cause many health problems, including maladjustment to chronic illness. Learn why it hurts and how to manage it.
The Psychology of Taking Losses  TheStreet.comThe biggest losses that active investors suffer usually is a product of inertia. We know a stock is acting poorly but we find ways to justify holding on to it anyway.
Giving children detention in break time is violation of their human rights, psychologists say  The TelegraphGiving children detention during break time is a violation of their human rights, the British Psychological Society has said. Schools should never threaten to take ...
A Level students can't believe AQA Psychology had three 16 mark questions  Cosmopolitan.comA Level students are shading AQA Psychology for including three 16 mark questions in the third exam.
New Research Finds Evidence That Mindfulness Helps ADHD  Psychology TodayNew research finds that mindfulness may be useful for ADHD treatment. Try these mindfulness skills to reduce ADHD symptoms.
The psychology behind climate inaction: How to beat the 'doom barrier'  Deutsche WelleDespite the urgency of a 'climate emergency' we're nowhere near fulfilling the Paris agreement. Why are we so reluctant to act? Climate psychologist Per Espen ...
How Should We Treat "Contested" Illnesses?  Psychology TodayAre contested illnesses associated with psychiatric diagnoses? Some patients feel they are not being taken seriously.
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The psychology of growth versus value investing  The Business TimesTHE BUSINESS TIMES Investing & Wealth - IN his first book Security Analysis published in 1934, Benjamin Graham proposed a clear definition of investment ...
Psychiatrist, psychologist or psychotherapist: Who should you reach out to?  The Express TribuneKARACHI: Society may be waking up to mental health but the confusion over seeking help remains pervasive. The concept of getting treated for mood swings, ...
The Men’s Mental Health Double-Bind  Psychology TodayMany people are telling men to talk more about their mental health, while others are saying men need to check their privilege and shut-up. This puts men in a ...
Sleep-Disordered Breathing May Speed Up Aging  Psychology TodayBreathing disorders that prevent someone from getting a good night's sleep are associated with epigenetic age acceleration, according to a new study.
Why Is It a Problem When Elite Women Athletes Celebrate?  Psychology TodayPerhaps you watched the game. Elite women athletes thrashing the competition. A team of women athletes who had the best odds of winning the entire ...
Four Boundaries Children Need to Understand  Psychology TodayParents need to be looking for ways to talk with their children about personal boundaries, interactions with others and sexual consent. We don't have the luxury ...
Zapping One Brain Area May Selectively Improve Memory Recall  Psychology TodayResearchers at UCLA have pinpointed a specific part of the prefrontal cortex that may be key for retrieving memories. One mild electrical "zap" to the left ...
Does Chronic Inflammation Reduce Motivation?  Psychology TodayChronic low-grade inflammation may reduce dopamine levels in ways that affect motivation, according to a new theory.
Katie Swan opens up on her 12 months of turmoil and why she went public on seeing a psychologist  The SunTHE 20-year-old sat down with SunSport to tell her story, including her boyfriend's malaria scare, one coach almost losing his five-year-old son and the other ...
"British Columbia" featured Dyson's Clinical psychologist Leora Trub in "The agony and the ecstasy of texting while dating: experts weigh in"  Pace News"British Columbia" featured Dyson's Clinical psychologist Leora Trub in "The agony and the ecstasy of texting while dating: experts weigh in". What it means ...
University of Reading's Dr James 'delighted and honoured' to win teaching award  Reading ChronicleA TALENTED lecturer from the University of Reading has won a top psychology teaching award.
David Stanley  UGA TodayFrom mentoring local high school students to developing a diversity workshop series, David Stanley, a Ph.D. student in counseling psychology, is passionate ...
Are Negative Emotions Universally Bad for Our Health?  Psychology TodayNew research explores the role of culture on the link between negative emotions and health outcomes.
Can Watching Friends Help Ease Your Anxiety? One Psychologist Says Yes  Mental FlossBut it's not just 'Friends' that could do the trick, according to clinical psychologist Marc Hekster. 'The Big Bang Theory' can also help reduce your anxiety.
From World Cup-winning captain to psychologist: Birgit Prinz mentally preparing young Germany  Scroll.inPrinz was both captain and star striker when Germany won back-to-back World Cups in 2003 and 2007, but now she is taking a backroom role as team ...
How Early Adversity Relates to Brain Activity Years Later  Psychology TodayA new study shows that disruptions in a stable family environment adversely influence brain electrical activity in children, with effects that can persist in the teen ...
Psychology Of Police Uniform - How Many More Colours And Designs Of Uniform Does Ghana Police Service Need?  Modern GhanaI have found myself at Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit - DOVVSU and I love my new job. As a former accident investigator who worked on emotions ...
X-Men: The Psychology of Fans Going Dark Phoenix  Den of Geek USThis article contains some mild Dark Phoenix spoilers. X-Men has always been a property rich in allegorical potential. In part created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby ...
Is Consciousness a Fundamental Quality of the Universe? | Neuroscience, Psychology  Sci-News.comScientists have long been trying to understand human consciousness -- the subjective 'stuff' of thoughts and sensations inside our minds.
Why Do People Like to Be Scared?  Psychology TodayWhat makes movies that are sad or scary so popular? For that matter, why do people enjoy roller-coasters, bungee jumping, or any of the countless other ...
NHS care providers left autistic children at risk of self-harm  The GuardianPotentially suicidal autistic children with mental health problems in Staffordshire have been left at risk of self-harm after receiving inadequate and unsafe care, ...
‘Evil, walking amongst us.’ UK psychology professor studying Ted Bundy 3 decades later.  Lexington Herald LeaderUK Psychology professor Thomas Widiger is studying famed serial killer Ted Bundy's mental health using survey data and studies. He has comfortably ...
Can Wisconsin Get Rid of Bullies by Fining Their Parents?  Psychology TodayFor a few years, Wisconsin has been making headlines throughout the nation with their ordinances that fine parents hundreds of dollars if their children are ...
Expert: Doctors Will Soon Prescribe Sex Robots to Patients  FuturismDoctors might soon prescribe insurance-covered sex robots to patients, says one clinical psychologist — and it could spell the end of civilization.
The psychology behind why few of us feel rich  CBC NewsIt's human nature to compare ourselves to others and when it comes to money, social psychologists say most people have a big blind spot — we only compare ...
Shutdown and Shutout: The Social Ecology of PTSD  Psychology TodaySociety can help heal the invisible wounds of PTSD.
What Trinkets Gets Wrong & Right About Shoplifting Addiction  Refinery29A new Netflix series, called Trinkets, drops today and follows a group of teenage friends who bond over an unlikely shared interest: shoplifting. This certainly isn't ...
Only Human - IRT Clinical Psychologist Emphasizes Importance of Mental Health  DVIDSFrom June 14 through June 22, military personnel are hosting a no-cost healthcare clinic for the local community inside Ballard Memorial High School in Barlow, ...
First BPS Higher Education Psychology Teacher of the Year announced | BPS  The British Psychological SocietyChartered BPS member Dr Alana James has been named as the first BPS Higher Education Psychology Teacher of the Year. Dr James won the title, which ...
'When the mob forms': the psychology of child 'mob' violence and bullying after Saskatoon attack  CBC NewsPsychologists say there is research to suggest any one of the children who attacked a 33-year-old woman in a Saskatoon park last week would know right from ...
WC: Psychological advantage with Bangladesh against West Indies  THE WEEKBangladesh will have the psychological advantage when they face West Indies on Monday, though both teams are sailing in the same boat as far as their World ...
Dog Breeds That Pose the Highest Risk of Hurting Children  Psychology TodayNew data shows that the dog bite risk to children (in terms of frequency and severity of injury) is greatest from pit bulls and dogs with wide, short heads.
The Psychology in the workplace | BPS  The British Psychological SocietyDate: 18 June 2019 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm; Location: London; Cost: This event is free and open to BPS members only. Registration is required. See Pricing tab for ...
The Purpose-Driven Life Could Also Be a Longer Life  Psychology TodayNew research suggests that a sense of purpose may boost longevity, but why?
Fantasising about killing your boss is normal, psychologist says  The IndependentIf you've ever thought about murdering your boss, fear not, as not only is it more common than you think but it's actually a good thing, a leading psychologist ...
Gaming Disorder, Revisited  Psychology TodayLast week, Gaming Disorder was officially included in the World Health Organization's ICD-11. This article looks at some of the myths surrounding the decision.
32 Things Introverts Wish You Knew  Psychology TodayI asked introverts what one thing they wish the world knew about introversion. Here's what they said.
Anthony Joshua enlists help of Navy Seals and sports psychologist ahead of Andy Ruiz fight  The TelegraphPressure comes with the territory for heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua, but he has enlisted the help of Navy Seal training for maximum duress ahead of ...
The Psychology Behind Summer Weddings, According To Science & History  Elite DailySummer weddings seem beyond romantic — the flowers, the water, the sunlight. Plus, people are taking more vacation days anyway, so it's easier for your ...
The psychology of money: How our behaviour affects our money-making decisions  9HoneyAt a time of rising prices and low wage growth, the ability to make savvy decisions about how we spend our ...
Psychologist gives searing critique of Vatican’s new gender doc: a compromise with ‘neo-paganism’  LifesiteCatholic expert says the document on 'gender theory' fails to offer even 'one sentence of sound advice for parents.'
New dads can suffer from baby blues as well, psychologist says  CBC.caAs more fathers take on a larger role in parenting — and the pressures and sacrifices that go along with it — men can shows signs similar to postpartum ...
Did Cosmic Explosions Prompt Our Ancestors to Walk Upright?  Psychology TodaySupernova explosions in outer space millions of years ago may have triggered a chain reaction that burned Earth's forests and prompted our ancient human ...
Reid wants to rope in psychologist to work with mentally fragile Indian players  SportstarGraham Reid replaced Harendra Singh in April this year and the Australian said his passion to give Indian hockey its glorious days back brought him to the ...
The devastating psychological impact of the death of a friend  QuartzThe death of a friend is a loss that most people face at some point in their lives—but we don't take it as seriously.
'I fell in love with a psychological bully'  The AgeI met Paul* at a friend's party six years ago. "Do you like that painting?" he asked, pointing at a David Hockney print, and as we chatted, he flirted, squeezing my ...
24 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview  LaddersIt's not nervous tics like fidgeting in interviews that hurt your chances. Rather, it could be that being anxious makes you seem less warm and assertive.
Danish psychological drama for June foreign film  Steamboat Pilot & TodaySTEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Bud Werner Memorial Library's free foreign film series continues with a Danish award-winning drama, “The Charmer,” screening at 7 ...
Julian Assange shows symptoms of psychological torture, UN expert says  CNNLondon (CNN) Wikileaks founder Julian Assange shows all the symptoms of psychological torture and risks having his human rights violated if he is extradited to ...
Game Over box office collection: Taapsee Pannu's psychological thriller racks up Rs 2.91 cr in two days  FirstpostTaapsee Pannu's latest film, Game Over, has collected Rs 2.91 crore since its release on 14 June. Directed by Ashwin Saravanan, the movie released in three ...
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Fallacies About the Inner Child

Over the past 10 years I have helped individuals who... Read More

Achieving an Ambidextrous Mindset

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Short Story: The Next Level of Humanity

"Hey Mac, have you ever been thinking of someone and... Read More

You, I and We

Our life in society hovers around the concept of 'You?I?... Read More

The Joan of Arc Complex

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Treatment Modalities and Therapies

Narcissism constitutes the entire personality. It is all-pervasive. Being a... Read More

Cult De-Programming?

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Emotional Intelligence: The Basics

There's so much talk about emotional intelligence and how it... Read More

Solution Focus Process: Solution Talk vs. Problem Talk Pt I

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We are in the End Days; Oh, Really Now?

Some think the world is coming to an end, they... Read More

What is Narcissism?

A pattern of traits and behaviours which signify infatuation and... Read More

The Mind, Information, and Attitude

Information is flowing to us at a great rate. The... Read More

Randomness of Human Thought

Random thought Sequence in the Human Mind. I want to... Read More

A Look at The Brain

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

Animal Cruelty: The Key to Serial Minds

What makes a common person a Serial Killer? According to... Read More

The Special Secret of Intuition

The limbic systemNerve impulses were known to relay feelings and... Read More

Insighting Human Behavior thru Gravity Wave Simulations of the Moon

Every police officer will tell you that when there is... Read More

Traumas as Social Interactions

("He" in this text - to mean "He" or "She").We... Read More

Metaphors of the Mind (Part II)

Storytelling has been with us since the days of campfire... Read More

Get Out of Jail Free: Stop Being Defensive

When Marcus and Sally first met they immediately felt like... Read More

Hypnosis: A Brief History

Evidence of hypnotic-like phenomena appears in many ancient cultures. The... Read More

Fairies and Mental Health

Schizophrenics hallucinate alternate realities. People who claim to have been... Read More

Mind Over Matter - Proven

THE ACTS OF CREATION:The following quote is a review I... Read More

Accepting New Ideas

Much of the time when a new idea comes to... Read More

Balancing Brain Lobes - Mutras

When does consciousness exist? Will the sentient robots being created... Read More