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Smells Become Stinkier When Anxiety Takes Hold
2013-09-25 14:22:00

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists are increasingly showing that our mental state can change our perceptions of the world around us and a new study in the Journal of Neuroscience found that people in a state of anxiety rate neutral smells lower than when they are relaxed. "After anxiety induction, neutral smells become clearly negative," explained study author Wen Li, a professor of psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. "People experiencing an...

Back To School: Anxious Parents Make For Anxious Children
2013-09-10 04:54:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Parents – if your children appear to have back to school jitters on their first week back in the classroom, it may be your fault, according to researchers from the Université de Montréal. Richard Tremblay, a professor emeritus at the university who specializes in childhood psychology and psychiatry, explained that children who seem agitated or withdrawn after returning to school may not be the result of their own concerns over...

2013-09-09 23:24:55

Trails Carolina wilderness therapy program encourages students struggling with school refusal and school anxiety to see the classroom in a new light. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Summer is over and school refusal and school anxiety issues follow. The close of summer brings the beginning of a new school year for millions of students across the country. While uncertainty about the new school year and disappointment about the end of summer are common, for some students the fear...

Blink Test Shows How Personal Space Is Affected By Anxiety
2013-08-29 05:23:58

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Everyone has personal space, that bubble around our bodies that we don’t like invaded. This space is known by scientists as “peripersonal space.” Previously, researchers have considered that peripersonal space has a gradual boundary. New research from University College London (UCL), however, has given physical limits to the relationship between anxiety and personal space. The findings, published in The Journal of Neuroscience,...

2013-08-19 14:03:20

Getting kids to share their toys is a never-ending battle, and compelling them to do so never seems to help. New research suggests that allowing children to make a choice to sacrifice their own toys in order to share with someone else makes them share more in the future. The new findings are published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. These experiments, conducted by psychological scientists Nadia Chernyak and Tamar Kushnir of Cornell...

2013-08-09 23:00:23

DailyGossip.org reviews one of the most efficient anxiety treatments on the market: the Linden Method. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 According to the Linden Method review published by Daily Gossip on August 10, the system eliminates all anxiety symptoms, improving lifestyle. This functional method of treating anxiety was developed by Charles Linden. http://www.DailyGossip.org writes that this treatment is 100 percent natural. There are no drugs or therapies needed to cure...

2013-06-30 23:03:35

New hope for the over four million Americans suffering from panic attacks, according to the U.S- based National Institutes of Mental Health. About 5% of the adult North American population suffers from Anxiety and Panic Attacks - and the solution may be more obvious than we think. (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 Many researchers feel that even this number is a low estimate, because many people who experience panic attacks never receive the proper diagnosis and "live" with it, despite its...

2013-06-25 23:00:56

Cityscapes can wreak havoc on the brain (Marie Claire, September issue, pg. 346). They activate areas that are linked to stress and associated with anxiety. Pastoral landscapes on the other hand, trigger feelings of calm and relaxation. This is why therapist Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil thinks fall is the perfect time to think seriously about mental health and get out in nature. (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Winter can be a dreary time, and city-dwellers might start feeling it more than others....


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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