Quantcast

Latest Mind Stories

dv2051009
2014-08-06 10:40:30

Bex Caygill, University College London The happiness of over 18,000 people worldwide has been predicted by a mathematical equation developed by researchers at UCL, with results showing that moment-to-moment happiness reflects not just how well things are going, but whether things are going better than expected. The new equation accurately predicts exactly how happy people will say they are from moment to moment based on recent events, such as the rewards they receive and the...

Narcissist Questionnaire
2014-08-06 05:06:52

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online If you’re looking for a foolproof way to determine whether or not someone is a vain or egotistical, the authors of a new PLOS ONE study have come up with what they claim is a foolproof way to find out by asking just one simple question. The question in question – “To what extent do you agree with this statement: ‘I am a narcissist.’” For their study, Brad Bushman, a professor of communication and psychology at the...

2014-08-05 23:11:32

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence. Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with Argonaut Software. This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to Argonaut Software customers, adding exclusive benefits and...

happiness happens selfie challenge
2014-08-05 23:10:01

The Secret Society of Happy People celebrates Happiness Happens Day on August 8 with a selfie challenge. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 The Secret Society of Happy People will celebrate the 16th Happiness Happens Day with a selfie challenge. The challenge is to take 8 selfies of the people, places and things that make you happy and post them on your favorite social media sites using the #HappinessHappens hashtag. “We want people to pay attention to everything, big and small,...

2014-08-05 23:06:59

When researchers at Canada’s McGill University wanted to study the genetic factors affecting chronic pain, they turned to Open Health Network to help. Their clinical study will rely on the tech startup's customizable mobile engagement platform to enable easier, faster data collection for researchers. Los Altos, CA (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 When researchers at Canada’s McGill University wanted to study the genetic factors affecting chronic pain, they turned to Open Health to help....

2014-08-05 23:00:26

PAINWeek, the National Conference on Pain for Frontline Practitioners, announced today that the 2014 Conference will feature a new track presented by the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP). Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 PAINWeek, the National Conference on Pain for Frontline Practitioners, announced today that the 2014 Conference will feature a new track presented by the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) exploring interventional...

2014-08-05 12:26:55

"O. H. Mowrer's Theory of Integrity Therapy Revisited" Explores Integrity Therapy, Seeks to Enlighten the Academic Psychology Community KENT, Ohio, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Culminating a 60-year career spanning clinical practice, academia and authorship, retired psychologist V. Edwin Bixenstine, 88, recently announced the release of his psychotherapy academic book intended to serve as a central guiding light for the fragmented field of psychology....

horse communication
2014-08-05 12:23:31

Cell Press Horses are sensitive to the facial expressions and attention of other horses, including the direction of the eyes and ears. The findings, reported in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on August 4, are a reminder for us humans to look beyond our own limitations and recognize that other species may communicate in ways that we can't, the researchers say. After all, human ears aren't mobile. "Our study is the first to examine a potential cue to attention that humans do not...

eye hand coordination
2014-08-05 03:30:55

Marlene Cimons, National Science Foundation Research helps understand how brain systems interact to carry out cognitive processes People not only use their eyes to see, but also to move. It takes less than a fraction of a second to execute the loop that travels from the brain to the eyes, and then to the hands and/or arms. Bijan Pesaran is trying to figure out what occurs in the brain during this process. "Eye-hand coordination is the result of a complex interplay between two systems...

2014-08-05 08:42:23

Free Assessment will help adults, aged 50 to 79, in early detection of serious memory issues TORONTO, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you over 50 and worried about memory changes? If so, you're not alone. A recent Brain Health Study showed that 70 percent of Americans aged 45-79 describe their memory as much worse or somewhat worse versus five years ago. 91 percent of that group believe middle-aged and older adults should have their brain health checked regularly. So how do you...


Latest Mind Reference Libraries

Spectrophobia
2013-12-24 12:23:34

Spectrophobia is a kind of specific phobia involving a morbid fear of mirrors. Catoptrophobia is the fear of mirrors. This phobia is distinct from Eisoptrophobia, which is the fear of your own reflection. In general, an individual suffering from this phobia has been traumatized in an event where they believe they have seen or heard apparitions or ghosts. The individual could also become traumatized by television shows, nightmares, or horror films. This fear could be the result of a trauma...

More Articles (1 articles) »
Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
Related