Archive for August, 2013

Chronic Worriers Tend to Rely on Analysis, Not Gut Feelings

August 31st, 2013
Chronic Worriers Rely on Analysis, Not Gut FeelingsIndividuals who tend to worry constantly are more likely to use analytical thought instead of relying on "gut instincts," according to a new study ...

Depression Symptoms May Manifest Differently in Men

August 31st, 2013
Depression Symptoms May Manifest Differently in MenMen may suffer from depression about as often as women, according to a new study from the University of Michigan.  Traditionally, women have been diagnosed ...

Why Quitting Smoking Causes Weight Gain

August 31st, 2013
Why Quitting Smoking Causes Weight GainMost smokers put on several pounds when they quit the habit.  Contrary to popular belief, this is not due to a higher intake of calories, but to changes ...

Small Amounts of Wine Might Help Ward Off Depression

August 30th, 2013
Small Amounts of Wine Might Help Ward Off DepressionA glass of wine a day has long been suggested as having beneficial health effects for your body. A new study suggests it may also ...

Perfectionism + High Motivation = Workaholism

August 30th, 2013
Perfectionism + High Motivation = WorkaholismBeing a perfectionist has its ups and downs as new research discovers that one form of perfectionism coupled with being highly motivated at work, ...

Heavy Drinking in College Increases Risk of Breast Cancer

August 30th, 2013
Heavy Drinking at College Increases Risk of Breast Cancer As students return to college, a new study may tone down the partying of young women. Researchers have discovered that the ...

Easier to Discern (& Ignore) Spouse’s Voice

August 30th, 2013
Easier to Discern (and Ignore) Spouse’s VoiceNew psychological research discovers that the brain becomes sensitive to the voice of a spouse, allowing us to discriminate his/her voice from competing voices. Researchers ...

Some Men’s Self-Worth Falters When Partner Succeeds

August 30th, 2013
Men’s Self-Worth Damaged When Partner SucceedsExperts are finding that deep down, some men may not relish the success of wives or girlfriends. It didn't matter if their significant other was an excellent hostess ...

High Functioning Autistic Kids May Outgrow Some Deficits

August 29th, 2013
High Functioning Autistic Kids May Outgrow Some DeficitsEncouraging new research finds that some children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can outgrow a critical social communication disability. Younger children with ASD ...

Teen Dating Violence Can Affect Later Education, Earnings

August 29th, 2013
Teen Dating Violence Can Affect Later Education, EarningsIn addition to the obvious toll on physical and emotional health, dating violence in adolescence tends to lead to less education ...