Latest Psychological theories Stories

2011-03-15 07:53:19

Adolescence is usually characterized as a tumultuous time.

2011-02-28 16:16:47

Death can be terrifying.

2011-02-24 19:16:06

The key to dealing with some of the challenges life throws at us - including pain, suffering, illness, grief and loss - is to truly appreciate the positive aspects of our life, and not simply focus on the negative.

2011-01-22 08:44:19

Participating in an 8-week mindfulness meditation program appears to make measurable changes in brain regions associated with memory, sense of self, empathy and stress.

2010-12-29 00:01:19

Maybe age really is just a number. How young or old someone feels has a huge influence on their health and how other people view them.

2010-11-16 00:00:55

Is it possible that dogs are wonderful teachers of mindfulness practice? According to psychologist Jonathan Kaplan dogs demonstrate an enviable level of concentration and focus on the present moment, and emulating these characteristics can help us feel more grounded and joyful, and less stressed. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) November 15, 2010 “Have you ever tried to eat lunch in front of a hungry dog?” asks Jonathan Kaplan, Ph.D., author of Urban Mindfulness: Cultivating Peace, Presence,...

2010-10-22 01:27:53

A child who grows up in the midst of political conflict, such as war or terrorism, can exhibit severe emotional scars.

2010-10-19 09:34:00

ZURICH, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jacobs Foundation, one of the largest foundations in Europe in the field of youth development in terms of resources and financial commitments, today announced Professors Terrie Moffitt and Avshalom Caspi as the recipients of the second annual Klaus J.

2010-10-15 16:55:31

We've all heard the adage that whatever doesn't kill us makes us stronger, but until now the preponderance of scientific evidence has offered little support for it.

Word of the Day
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.