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2014-10-06 08:29:01

Twenty of the most innovative and forward-thinking psychology degree programs in the U.S.

Controlling Your Emotions May Be Difficult Even Under Mild Stress
2013-08-27 08:45:25

A team of neuroscientists from New York University has found even mild stress can foil therapeutic measures to control emotions. The findings point to the limits of clinical techniques, while at the same time illuminating the barriers that must be overcome in addressing afflictions such as fear or anxiety.

2010-11-03 17:13:50

A University of Toronto study shows that visual attention — the brain’s ability to selectively filter unattended or unwanted information from reaching awareness — diminishes with age, leaving older adults less capable of filtering out distracting or irrelevant information.

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2009-03-11 15:24:21

Thrill-seeking young men are more likely to drive under the influence of cannabis (DUIC) and engage in reckless driving, according to a new Université de Montréal study.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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