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Psychopaths Can Feel Empathy
2013-07-25 12:13:12

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Psychopaths have long been portrayed as non-sympathetic individuals incapable to empathizing with others and therefore very capable of causing others pain. Now, however, new research from the Netherlands has found that individuals with psychopathy are in fact capable of feeling empathy, but less readily than others without the condition, according to a report in the journal Brain. Researchers said the Dutch government's focus on...

2013-07-23 23:00:23

Author, Physician Announces Release of ‘Breaking the Emotional Health Barriers,’ Launches New Marketing Push Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 In his 2012 book “Breaking the Emotional Health Barriers” (published by Balboa Press), which is getting a revived marketing push in 2013, author and practicing family physician Reuben Phiri offers the theory that physical well being is directly associated with emotional health. “Breaking the Emotional Health Barriers” sheds...

2013-07-23 23:00:13

Dr. Ron Leifer’s “Engagements With The World” blends Buddhism and therapeutic psychology NEW YORK (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 In life, emotional pain can inflict far more anguish than physical injuries, and while wounds can heal, emotional damages can linger on for years, festering unseen until they manifest debilitating psychological symptoms that can leave a person crippled. Their intangible nature means that they are much harder to diagnose and treat than conventional ailments, but...

2013-07-12 23:35:08

While the renown Sciences Social Network ScienceIndex.com contains a total of over 1,632,317 posts, it has just added the Politics and the Religion Sciences containing 14,932 articles from 545 scientific Politics and Religion Sciences journals. All content is now also available through a new Mobile Portal. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 ScienceIndex.com is a Social Sciences Network newly featuring the latest Politics and Religion Research. The site was established in 1998 to...

Sad Music Makes You Happy
2013-07-12 14:58:25

Jedidiah Becker for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online How is it that maestros of melancholy as diverse as Frederic Chopin and Elliott Smith ever found an audience for their music? Why would anyone deliberately subject themselves to melodies that make them teary-eyed and nostalgic? After all, who likes being sad? New research from Japanese scientists at Tokyo University of the Arts and RIKEN Brain Science Institute indicates that it isn't quite that simple. According to their study,...

Baby's Cry Can Be A Window Into The Brain
2013-07-12 05:17:29

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A new tool that analyzes slight variations in a baby's cry can help identify clues to potential health or developmental problems, giving doctors a new way to identify babies with neurological and other disorders, thus allowing for earlier intervention. Developed by researchers at Brown University, the new computer-based tool provides a "window into the brain" by detecting variations in crying imperceptible to the human ear. Such...

2013-07-10 08:35:24

Nonprofit Six Seconds organized the innovative event that explored reasons why most changes fail and how the latest neuroscience can provide the solution BOSTON, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Is change possible? How can we work with the human brain to build a sustainable future? Today, we face economic, environmental, and educational disaster: What will it take to turn the tide? (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130710/PH44785-a) (Photo:...

2013-07-09 23:20:21

Neuroscientist, Philosopher & Information Designer Share Insights Into What the Human Race Might Expect SAN FRANCISCO, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Beinghuman.org has announced that the upcoming Being Human 2013 event on Saturday, September 28, 2013 will include a tantalizing exploration of the future of humanity in a segment entitled “The Future of Being Human.” The segment will feature acclaimed neuroscientist David Eagleman, philosopher/technologist Natasha Vita-More and...

2013-07-03 14:58:25

You might be falling in love with that new car, but you probably wouldn't pay as much for it if you could resist the feeling. Researchers at Duke University who study how the brain values things -- a field called neuroeconomics -- have found that your feelings about something and the value you put on it are calculated similarly in a specific area of the brain. The region is small area right between the eyes at the front of the brain. It's called the ventromedial prefrontal cortex, or...

2013-07-02 14:01:36

Teenagers are famously self-conscious, acutely aware and concerned about what their peers think of them. A new study reveals that this self-consciousness is linked with specific physiological and brain responses that seem to emerge and peak in adolescence. "Our study identifies adolescence as a unique period of the lifespan in which self-conscious emotion, physiological reactivity, and activity in specific brain areas converge and peak in response to being evaluated by others," says...


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Ornithophobia
2013-12-24 13:20:48

Ornithophobia is a type of specific phobia involving an irrational fear of birds. The origin of the word ornitho is Greek meaning bird and phobia is Greek meaning fear. The fear of birds is not uncommon and it comes from the menacing and darker image of some birds of prey. Some people might only fear predatory birds, such as vultures, while others can even be afraid of household pets like budgies. People who suffer from this phobia might fear that they will be attacked by a bird or might...

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