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UGA Study of Same-Sex Couples Reveals Causes of Work, Family Stress

People in same-sex relationships can face considerable angst when deciding whether to disclose their sexual orientation at work, and that anxiety can affect their home life as well, according to a new University of Georgia study.

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Brain, Brain Research, Parietal Cortex, Aaron Wilber, GPS

Researcher Sheds New Light on How Brain Operates Like GPS

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Florida State University’s Aaron Wilber, assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience, discovers new insights into how the brain is organized to help a person navigate through life.

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Family Tension, Mother Daughter Relationship, Depression

Midlife Depression May Stem From Tension with Mothers and Siblings

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Relationships with our mothers and siblings continue to have an effect on our well-being, particularly at midlife. A new study led by an Iowa State University researcher found that tension with our mothers and siblings is associated with symptoms of depression.

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Zachary Kaminsky, Zack Kaminsky, arbs, Alcohol, Cholesterol, Pcsk9

Alcohol Use Affects Levels of Cholesterol Regulator through Epigenetics

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In an analysis of the epigenomes of people and mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine and the National Institutes of Health report that drinking alcohol may induce changes to a cholesterol-regulating gene.

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Psychiatry, Aging, Neurobiology, Wisdom Scale, Gerontology

Researchers Develop New Tool to Assess Individual’s Level of Wisdom

Researchers at University of San Diego School of Medicine have developed a new tool called the San Diego Wisdom Scale (SD-WISE) to assess an individual’s level of wisdom, based upon a conceptualization of wisdom as a trait with a neurobiological as well as psychosocial basis.

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Study Suggests You Can ‘Pick Up’ a Good or Bad Mood From Your Friends

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New research suggests that both good and bad moods can be ‘picked up’ from friends, but depression can’t. A team led by the University of Warwick has examined whether friends’ moods can affect an individual therefore implying that moods may spread across friendship networks.

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Managing Negative Emotions Can Help Pregnant Smokers Quit

A new study by scientists in the University at Buffalo’s Research Institute on Addictions has shown that pregnant smokers are more likely to quit if they can learn to manage negative emotions that lead to smoking.

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Health, Medicine, Sleep, Depression

Sleep Deprivation Is an Effective Anti-Depressant for Nearly Half of Depressed Patients

Sleep deprivation – typically administered in controlled, inpatient settings – rapidly reduces symptoms of depression in roughly half of depression patients, according the first meta-analysis on the subject in nearly 30 years, from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Race, Multicultural, Psychology, face perception , Categorization, Culture, intergroup relations

Black, White or Multicultural: Constructing Race in Two Countries

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A new study demonstrates the strong influence ancestry plays in Americans’ interpretation of whether someone is black, white or multiracial, highlighting differences in the way race is socially constructed in the U.S. compared to other parts of the world.

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Behavioral Therapy Increases Connectivity in Brains of People with OCD

UCLA study reveals enhanced connections between brain regions that may compensate for underlying dysfunction







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