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44 min ago | Intelligencetesting.blogspot.com

BPS Research Digest Link feast [feedly]

Our pick of the best psychology and neuroscience links from the past week : Why sports psychologists couldn't save Brazil's World Cup hopes Angela Patmore argues that the Brazilian team were given flawed advice - they were encouraged to relax, rather than trained to increase their mental resilience.

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4 hrs ago | PsychCentral

24 Hours Without Sleep Can Lead to Schizophrenia-Like Symptoms

Going 24 hours without sleep can lead to schizophrenia -like symptoms in healthy people, according to a new international study.

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8 hrs ago | PsychCentral

Psychology Around the Net: July 12, 2014

Think seasonal depression is limited to the winter months? Ever wonder why some of us are so drawn to vampires? learn more about these topics and more in today's Psychology Around the 'Net! The Psychology of American Patriotism : Can we really call it a "public health calamity" when Americans don't feel proud to be American? Psychosis: The Brain's ... (more)

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9 hrs ago | Sunshine State News

The Psychology of a Scam

Good scammers are also remarkable manipulators. They understand enough about how the human mind works to exploit its weaknesses.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Switched

Why Women Don't Want Their Boyfriends Anywhere Near A Lady In Red

That red dress may be more than a fashion choice. New research suggests that when women see a lady in red, they become more protective of their boyfriends.

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Related Topix: Science, University of Rochester

Scientific Blogging

Is Sex Addiction Real?

Pornography triggers brain activity in people with compulsive sexual behavior - sex addiction - similar to that triggered by drugs in the brains of drug addicts, according to new paper.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Psychiatry, Science

NBC29

UVA Study: People Would Rather Shock Themselves than Sit & Think

A new psychological study led by the University of Virginia found that most people would rather be doing something than just sitting alone with their thoughts.

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WABC-AM New York

Study: Women See Other Gals Dressed in Red as Sexual Threat

So that lady in red stirs up passion in men -- "dancing with me, cheek to cheek...the beauty by my side," as the Chris DeBurgh song goes.

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Related Topix: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, World News, Slovakia, Science

Kevin, M.D.

Parenting a child with autism

It was an ordinary summer day. People were milling on the main thoroughfare, bikes zig-zagging through traffic, cafA©s and pubs spilling onto the sidewalk, patrons sipping their way through a lazy Friday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Parenting, Family, Kids, Science

Science Daily

View that women who kill their children are monsters or psychotic challenged by research

New research will make an impact on psychiatrists, psychologists and other clinicians around the world who are trying to comprehend and reduce child-killing by women.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Psychologist says depression did not drive Charu Deshpande to suicide

A psychological autopsy conducted by Dr Harish Shetty has led him to conclude that the former Tata Steel communication chief, who was found dead on June 28 last year, did not suffer from any mental illness A psychological autopsy of Charu Deshpande , former corporate affairs and communication chief at Tata Steel who was found hanging in his Vasai ... (more)

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The Scarlet

Gurel APA-Clark University Workshop for High School Teachers celebrates 10 years

Above: APA-Clark High School Teachers' Workshop, July 2014. Front row: 1st from right, Dr. Nancy Budwig, Associate Provost and Dean of Research; 2nd from right, Dr. Lee Gurel, workshop sponsor In the past decade, more than 200 high school teachers from around the country have traveled to Clark during the summer to attend the annual Lee Gurel ... (more)

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Clark University, Missouri, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Ball State University

Houston Press

Texas Pretty Uptight, Study Shows

Psychology researchers at the University of Maryland-College Park's recent study ranked all 50 states by how uptight or loose they are when it came to enforcing rules and tolerating deviance.

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Related Topix: Texas, Science, University of Maryland College Park, Drugs

Medical Daily

Suicide Discussion Lowers Chances Patients Will Follow Through,...

There's something of a Catch-22 when it comes to suicide research. Out of fear for suicide ideation - the compulsion people develop to kill themselves - ethics committees tend to frown upon studies that could raise the risk for that ideation.

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LiveScience

Why Some Chimps Are Not So Bright

Chimpanzees don't just get their smarts by aping others - chimps, like humans, inherit a significant amount of their intelligence from their parents, new research reveals.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Georgia State University, Science

Medical Daily

Senior Citizens With Age-Related Macular Degeneration Need Optometric ...

The Low Vision Depression Prevention Trial involved combining behavior activation with low-vision rehabilitation to treat depression in patients with AMD.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Macular Degeneration, Medicine, Psychiatry, Science, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

CBC News

Mean streets: Why Canadian drivers rage out in the summer

An alleged baseball bat assault . A can of pepper spray unloaded into a toddler's face .

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Examiner.com

Critics say 'Married at First Sight' makes a mockery of marriage

" Married at First Sight " premiered on FYI-TV last night. The 90-minute series was received by some, but there has already been controversy surrounding the new and different reality show.

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Jerusalem Post

Schools and summer camps close in South, remain open in Center and Sharon regions

As Operation Protective Edge enters its third day on Thursday, schools and summer camps in the South are set to remain closed, while throughout the Center and Sharon regions children are expected to maintain a normal routine.

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Medical Daily

What's In A Name? Top 2014 Baby Names Reveal Psychology Behind Sound Symbolism In Language

Nameberry, a baby names website, reveals the top baby names of 2014 , but why are these names so popular and gender specific? The famous line in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet , "What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet," suggests names don't tell us much about individuals.

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