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Rats Get Depression In Spring Not Winter
2013-04-26 09:07:23

In spring, when daylight is present for longer periods, rats exhibit an increased level of anxiety and depression, a phenomenon researchers now say occurs as a result of how the rat’s brain cells adopt a new chemical code when drastic changes occur in the day and night cycles.

2013-04-25 10:56:51

Prisoners who are psychopaths lack the basic neurophysiological "hardwiring" that enables them to care for others.

2013-04-19 14:22:51

A new study with college roommates shows that a particular style of thinking that makes people vulnerable to depression can actually “rub off” on others, increasing their symptoms of depression six months later.

2013-04-09 23:02:54

Find Your Focus is the newly updated program created by Zach Brownman, who claims to teach people how to improve concentration.

Overcome Stage Fright Just By Thinking About It
2013-04-09 17:47:23

Rewiring how you think about public speaking may be the key to overcoming your fear of it, according to research published in the journal Clinical Psychological Science.

Daily Stresses Linked With Long-Term Mental Illness
2013-04-03 08:54:48

New research suggests that the stresses of day-to-day life can take a toll on a person’s long-term mental health.


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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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Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.