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2 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

UCLA to develop 'brain prosthesis' to help brain-injured patients recover memory

UCLA has been tapped by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to spearhead an innovative project aimed at developing a wireless, implantable brain device that could help restore lost memory function in individuals who have suffered debilitating brain injuries and other disorders.

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7 hrs ago | Monster.com

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11 hrs ago | Ma'an News Agency

Gazans face psychological toll as fear of death looms

Israel's ongoing military assault in the Gaza Strip is exacerbating a mental health crisis in the besieged enclave as Gazans struggle to sustain coping mechanisms under the constant fear of death.

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Related Topix: World News, Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Science

12 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

Women Who Kill Their Children Are Not So Bad, Says Psychologist

Neonaticide and infanticide are horrible crimes to most people but in psychology it's all relative.

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13 hrs ago | Psychology Today

Do Chimpanzees Like Music?

It's a question that recently popped up again after the publication of a study in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition , co-authored by primatologist Frans de Waal.

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Related Topix: Science, Emory University

17 hrs ago | Philly.com

Researchers seek ways to ease anxiety in cancer patients

"The words rang in my head," said Koniz, a 48-year-old admissions coordinator at Temple University School of Medicine.

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21 hrs ago | TwinCities

Getaway books: Summer reads by Minnesotans

Summer is a time to lose ourselves in novels, so here are some beach/dock/cabin reads by Minnesotans that will take your mind off the Supreme Court, Iraq and mid-term elections for a few hours.

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Related Topix: Science, Roseville, MN, Fitness, Yoga, Home Gardening, Home, Entertainment

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Vanguard

Notes on the origin and nature of religion

The things we long for, or dream about, sometimes correspond to an object in reality - for example, the glass of water we obtained in a dream - and sometimes not - for example paradise on earth.

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News Times

Trauma from toddler's death will be

A mother of six, Baughman moved with her family to Ridgefield from Somers, N.Y., 12 years ago.

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Related Topix: Ridgefield, CT, Science, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal

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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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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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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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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Related Topix: University of Virginia, Science

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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