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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Psychology of the Internet  WCAIPeople under the age of Twenty don't know a world without the internet. On The Point, our panel of mental health experts talk about "cyberpsychology": the.
About 92 Per Cent Psychology Students Agree Being Influenced By Social Media  BW BusinessworldThe survey was conducted among 4000 psychology students from over 200 students across 10 cities in India. , , psychology, survey.
11 Keys to Defeat the Inner Gaslighter & Make Better Choices  Psychology TodayBeing curious and candid about our own vulnerabilities equips us to better protect ourselves, and to know who to open up to when we're ready.
Why We Love Advice Columns, According to Psychologists  TIMETaking someone else's advice, even when you ask for it, is difficult. Entire studies have been conducted just to understand the widespread phenomenon of ...
TIJ joins forces with five organizations to promote ethics and psychology for protection of children's rights  Bangkok PostThe Thailand Institute of Justice (TIJ) joined forces with the Department of Special Investigation (DSI), the United Kingdom's National Crime Agency (NCA), the ...
FaceApp May Help Unlock a Genuine Psychological Benefit for Users  InverseAmong the pantheon of internet time-wasters, you could do a lot worse than the FaceApp Challenge, the current meme of the moment which involves sharing an ...
10 Things Not to Do with Narcissists  Psychology TodayHow should you cope with the manipulations and self-aggrandizement of narcissistic people? Here are 10 things not to do.
A New Review of Psilocybin Microdosing Cools the Hype  Psychology TodayA new review of the history and current state of "microdosing" psychedelics unearths more questions than answers.
Leaning on Others to Become More Independent  Psychology TodayWho teens rely on for help, and when, may predict when they reach milestones of adulthood.
Instructor, Department of Psychology job with UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY | 172340  Times Higher Education (THE)Job Description. The Department of Psychology in the United Arab Emirates University is seeking two full-time Instructor rank. Candidates are expected to have ...
Are the Top Dogs on the Social Ladder Targets of Aggression?  Psychology TodayBoth dogs and humans have social hierarchies, but dogs do not respond to differences in social rank in the same way that people do.
Amazon Prime Day deals: the psychology of sales  Vox.comDiscounts make us think we're getting a good deal. But are we really?
'The Psychology of Time Travel' Is Anything But Simple  PopMattersThe Psychology of Time Travel balances thrilling mystery, complex characterization, and emotional depth, and is a strong debut for Kate Mascarenhas.
A grimly compelling study of the psychology of fanaticism  The EconomistUnderstanding the suicide wave in Germany in 1945.
Why a Hot Relationship Runs Cold  Psychology TodayWhy the love of your life might turn out to be the bane of your existence.
New Study Suggests Bystander Apathy Is Not the Norm  Psychology TodayThe notion of safety in numbers was abandoned after the Kitty Genovese story and bystander research. Now new revelations and research may suggest we ...
Four Lifestyle Choices May Offset Risk of Cognitive Decline  Psychology TodayHealthy lifestyle behaviors may offset someone's genetic risk of dementia according to a new study, "Association of Lifestyle and Genetic Risk With Incidence of ...
The Psychology Of WeWork's Success  ForbesRemote work is on the rise. Nearly 4 million employees work from home at least half of the time, a 115% increase over the past ten years. Much has been said ...
Does psychology have a conflict-of-interest problem?  Nature.comSome star psychologists don't disclose in research papers the large sums they earn for talking about their work. Is that a concern?
How Does Something Become a Moral Issue?  Psychology TodayThere are many things we choose to do or not to do that don't seem to tap into our moral sense. What factors turn an issue into a moral issue?
CSN Mesquite Course Spotlight – Psychology 101  Mesquite Local NewsPosted by Special to the MLN | Jul 17, 2019 | Community Announcements, Schools, Top Stories | 0. CSN Mesquite Course Spotlight – Psychology 101. College ...
Bringing psychology to MPs and peers  The British Psychological SocietyApplications are open for our joint award with the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST). Each year, the award gives a postgraduate ...
Bystander effect: Famous psychology result could be completely wrong  New Scientist NewsIf you were being attacked, would anyone stop to help you? A famous result in psychology known as the bystander effect says probably not, but now a review of ...
Psychology Of Colors In Branding Process: What You Need To Know  ValueWalkNow let us narrow our thought process and imitate the same mindset in the entire branding process. But first, what is a brand?
What Psilocybin Could Mean for End-of-Life Care  Psychology TodayBy Gordon Waldman. For over three decades, Anthony Bossis has been interested in religion, mysticism, end-of-life experiences, and palliative care—which ...
Psychologist and author explains the psychology of top talent  WTNH.comA person's behavior and personality can play a big role in their success, especially in the workplace.
How You Hold a Baby May Say Something About Your Personality  Psychology TodayHere's a question: If 90 percent of people are right-handed (which they are), why do the majority of women prefer to hold their baby on their left side?
Rebuilding After a Gaslighting or Narcissistic Relationship  Psychology TodayRebuilding after a gaslighting or narcissistic relationship can seem like a huge mountain to climb. Learn how to more effectively cope and help yourself heal.
Cultural clips On This Day in 1902 Alexander Luria Was Born Alexander Luria revolutionized neuro-psychology  The Moscow TimesAlexander Luria was born into a Jewish family in Kazan, Russia. His father was a professor of medicine at the University of Kazan. Luria began his student years ...
The Psychology Of Fortnite's Battle Pass  ForbesThree simple psychological principles that help get players to pay for the Fortnite Battle Pass.
The surprising psychological effects of FaceApp's old age filter  Business InsiderThe app might have psychological effects, both good and bad, for the user, including perpetuating the downsides of being old.
What You Need to Know About Becoming a Psychology Major  U.S. News & World ReportA psychology major studies human behavior and mental processes, including the mind, brain and social interactions.
New Zealand's DHB psychologists vote to strike later this month, to refuse overtime work for five weeks  New Zealand HeraldIt is the first nationwide strike for psychologists in New Zealand.
Do you know someone who has moved educational psychology forward?  The British Psychological SocietyEach year our Division of Educational and Child Psychology (DECP) honours an educational psychologist who has made an outstanding contribution to ...
The Psychology of Creativity  Psychology TodayNavigating the tension between process and product is a key aspect of the creative life.
The Real Reason Some People Get Hooked on Slot Machines  Psychology TodayResearch on "dark flow" reveals that, for some people, the appeal of slots might have little to do with money.
Psychologist aims to study diverse minds, not WEIRDos  Science MagazineNine years ago, a research team argued that psychology studies relied to an alarming rate on people from WEIRD societies: Western, educated, industrialized, ...
The Re-Education of a Physician in the School of Pain  Psychology TodaySince childhood, I have suffered from severe stabbing headaches. Then in my first year of medical school, during anatomy lab, as we peeled back the scalp of ...
Follow the Leader  Psychology Today[I am] a simple, humble worker in the vineyard of the Lord. –Joseph Ratzinger, on becoming Pope Benedict XVI. Follow the leader. Do as I do. When I've had my ...
Adulting Tips: 5 Psychological Secrets  Scientific AmericanScientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the ...
The Curse of “Emotional Needs”  Psychology TodayThe idea of "emotional needs" is one of the more harmful notions of pop psychology. The term came into popular discourse in the 1980s, as part of what is ...
Using consumer psychology to enhance mobile app recommendation  USAPP American Politics and Policy (blog)Mobile apps play an increasingly important role in people's lives and enrich almost every aspect, from social networking and health monitoring to shopping and ...
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Open to Influence  Psychology TodayBy Nicklas Balboa and Richard D. Glaser, Ph.D. Human beings are very unique in that from the moment of conception, we are open to influence. Unlike some ...
BPS welcomes funding announcement for psychology research | BPS  The British Psychological SocietyPsychology research in British universities is to receive the same level of funding, under the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021, as research in other ...
St Martins psychologist features in book after work at Leicester City FC  Border Counties AdvertizerA SPORT and performance psychologist at Wrexham Glyndŵr University who has helped budding Premier League footballers reach peak performance levels…
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The Stress of Making the Right Choice  Psychology TodayFeeling stressed about making the "right" choice? New research can tell you why (and what to do about it).
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What Scientists Are Learning from a Dancing Cockatoo  Psychology TodayNew research explores why Snowball the dancing cockatoo's 14 human-like dance moves may make him unique in the animal kingdom.
The Fallacy in "Evidence-Based" Treatment  Psychology TodayToday's topic is relevant to addiction, but goes beyond it to treatment of any psychological problem. To begin, readers of this blog know that addiction is neither ...
Milton and the Psychology of Materialism  Discovery InstituteMy friend and colleague David Klinghoffer asks a great question: What is it about materialism that drives those under its influence to tell us over and over that the ...
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A 17th-Century Philosopher Is Hurting Your Health  Psychology TodayMaybe you have seen the Facebook meme, reading “If you don't take care of your mental health now, you will be forced to deal with physical illness later.
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Majority of people return lost wallets – here's the psychology and which countries are the most honest  The Conversation - UKResearchers were surprised to learn that in 38 countries, lost wallets with higher sums of money were returned more often than those with smaller amounts.
The Psychology Behind Yiddish Literature  Tablet MagazineRokhl's Golden City: How trauma informed Blume Lempel's stories.
French Trial Shows Need to Hold U.S. Employers Accountable For Psychological Abuse Of Workers  ForbesThe criminal trial of five French telecom executives for allegedly creating psychologically stressful conditions that caused 19 worker suicides provides a stark ...
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The Compassion Problem  Psychology TodayWhy do many religious people fail to live up to the teachings of their religions, or even act in ways that are contrary to the basic principles of their faiths?
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Spending habits infer psychological...  Market Business NewsA person's spending habits can infer certain psychological traits, according to new research published in Psychological Science. Researchers looked at more ...
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Stonewall’s 50th Anniversary and an Overdue Apology  Psychology TodayHow those in mental health professions evolved on LGBTQ rights—as well as a long overdue apology.
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The Psychology Behind Drafting Zion Williamson  Psychology TodayIn a world filled with risk, Zion Williamson provides the New Orleans Pelicans the perfect combination of potential and safety we all crave.
6 Tips To Help You Find A Psychologist Who Fits Your Mental Health Needs  Pedestrian TVFinding a psychologist doesn't have to be daunting or expensive. Here's a guide to taking steps to get the help you need.
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Sorry, Ladies: It's Just Biology, Psychology, and Economics  American ThinkerJust like probably 90 percent or so of those virtue-signaling in favor of "pay equality" for the American women who won the FIFA Women's World Cup, I've never ...
Why We Trust Strangers—Even Though We Think We Shouldn’t  Psychology TodayEven though we believe we shouldn't trust strangers, we do so anyway. How can we explain this difference between belief and behavior?
Responding to the President's Tweets  Psychology TodayPresident Trump's tweet, effectively saying, "Go back to where you came from" to several Congresswomen, is a prime example of the racism ethnic minorities ...
How to Build Ethical Artificial Intelligence  Psychology TodayThe field of artificial intelligence is exploding with projects such as IBM Watson, DeepMind's AlphaZero, and voice recognition used in virtual assistants including ...
Young Girls Reject Mattel’s “Curvy” Barbie  Psychology TodayA new study reveals that 3-10 year-old girls tend to reject the new “curvy” Barbie, calling her “not pretty” and describing her as less likely to have friends.
The Brain of a Radical  Psychology TodayPeace will come. With tranquility and splendor on the wheels of fire. But will bring us no reward when her false idols fall. And cruel death surrenders with its pale ...
Gratuity Appreciated: What Motivates Us to Tip?  Psychology TodayAre you a good tipper? Here are a couple of ways to think about it.
It’s Not You, It’s Your Unconscious  Psychology TodayIn Part One and Part Two of It's Not You—It's Your Unconscious: Why therapy takes so long to work, I explored how several mechanisms in our minds operate ...
Moral Outrage: Why We Attack Each Other  Psychology TodayWhy are people so outraged? The answer will surprise you.
This Is Your Brain on Drugs  Psychology TodayAddiction is a disease that affects millions of Americans. It is extremely widespread, with an estimated 8 percent to 10 percent of individuals in the United States ...
Here are 5 psychological reasons Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's bartender past gets brought up again and again  Business InsiderPsychologically, wealthier people are more likely to see themselves as "better" than working-class people to justify their status.
Psychology of wealth: Do rich people deserve to be rich?  Financial TimesAlthough inequality is growing in many western countries, concern about it is not.
The Paradox of Expertise  Psychology TodayWe tend to glorify the people whom we consider 'masters' of their craft. Just look at the celebrity chef craze that has taken the world by storm over the past ...
How Many Words Do Children Need?  Psychology TodayAt my town's public library, one wall of the children's section displays posters declaring, “Babies need words every day,” encouraging me to sing, talk, and read ...
Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, and the New Science of Hope  Psychology TodayJune is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month. One could argue that awareness of neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's ...
How Can Psychotherapy Help Me Change?  Psychology TodayAchieve insight into your unconscious, figure out your life path, sort through life challenges, or symptom reduction: What can you expect from therapy?
A psychologist says doing nothing is important to avoid burnout  INSIDEREvery now and then, when health care psychologist Ulrika Leons has a lot of work to get done, she'll sneak into her office in the morning without anyone noticing ...
New Research: Why Religions Promote Sexual Conservatism  Psychology TodayDoes religious belief lead to conservative sexual values, or do people seek religion to bolster their initial preferences for monogamy? New research yields a ...
The Relationship Problems Created by Personality Disorders  Psychology TodayFor people with personality disorders, relationships can present a challenge. New research examines attachment style's role in creating those relationship ...
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The Mind, Information, and Attitude

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

Animal to Animal Telepathy

There has been much study on Telepathy in the animal... Read More

No Picnic In Sight

Upon being diagnosed with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, I saw the reality... Read More

Eating Disorders and the Narcissist

Patients suffering from eating disorders binge on food and sometimes... Read More

Achieving an Ambidextrous Mindset

History lends us an ideal of ambidexterity: Leonardo da Vinci,... Read More

Subconscious Drives Make You Unhappy

Feelings and emotions are nerve impulses.The feel of paper and... Read More

An Easy Cure For Math Phobia

Why is it that one person enjoys math, while another... Read More

Get Out of Jail Free: Stop Being Defensive

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

Treatment Modalities and Therapies

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

Split Personality - A Myth or a Reality?

IntroductionIn this world today, there are a lot of unbelievable... Read More

The 5 Hindrances of the Mind: Are They Blocking Your Self-Esteem?

The issue of self-esteem is perhaps one of the greatest... Read More

Intro to Being an ADHD Parent

In my fifteen years of private practice working with children... Read More

HypoManiacs Often Misunderstood

Are you a Hypomaniac? If you are you have some... Read More

Do You Love Your Body?

Through out the course of one's life one is faced... Read More

The Essence of Being Human

What does it mean to be Human? Well if you... Read More

Nature VS Nurture - Theories of Personality in 21st Century

Nature vs Nurture theories have wasted a lot of energy... Read More

The Cyber Narcissist

To the narcissist, the Internet is an alluring and irresistible... Read More

Dogs Use Psycho-Cybernetics To Accomplish Goals

Dogs picture in their minds an event of an activity... Read More

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

It's important to know that Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and... Read More

Key Solution Focus Interviewing Skills

There are several key Solution Focus interviewing skills that are... Read More

Precognition or Circadian Rhythm?

The bodies natural clock or circadian rhythm seems to have... Read More

Narcissistic Personality Disorder Tips

FIVE DON'T DO'SHow to Avoid the Wrath of the NarcissistNever... Read More

You, I and We

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

Is China Testing Bio Weapons on Its Own People?

Well the conspiracy theorists are out in full force I... Read More

The Special Secret of Intuition

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