Archive for April, 2013

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ScienceDaily: Stress News
Scientists reveal brain circuitry involved in post-traumatic stress and related disorders
Researchers report new insights into how the brain responds to extreme stress, whether from combat, natural disasters, or repeated violent competition. The insights offer hope for detecting and treating several widespread and debilitating neuropsychiatric disorders.

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ScienceDaily: Spirituality News
People merge supernatural and scientific beliefs when reasoning with the unknown, study shows
A new psychology study finds adults are more likely than children to find supernatural explanations for existential questions.

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ScienceDaily: Bipolar Disorder News
Autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder may share common underlying factors, family histories suggest
New research points to an increased risk of autism spectrum disorders among individuals whose parents or siblings have been diagnosed with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder.

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ScienceDaily: Spirituality News
Potential of psilocybin to alleviate psychological and spiritual distress in cancer patients is revealed
A recently published book chapter reviews the potential of a novel psychoactive drug, psilocybin, in alleviating the psychological and spiritual distress that often accompanies a life-threatening cancer diagnosis.

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ScienceDaily: Relationship News
Artifacts shed light on social networks of the past
The advent of social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter have made us all more connected, but long-distance social networks existed long before the Internet. A new study led by an anthropologist provides new information on social networks in the pre-Hispanic Southwest in A.D. 1200-1450. Among the findings are that people were able to maintain surprisingly long distance relationships in a time when the only mode of transportation was walking.

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ScienceDaily: Relationship News
Reasons for attending college affect students’ academic success
Students not performing well academically? Look no further—the answer may be in their motivation for attending college in the first place. Researchers found that student motivation for attending college is related to academic success. And, they uncover unique relationships that exist between the different types of student motivation —- as conceptualized by Self-Determination Theory (SDT) -— and academic achievement and persistence.

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Facebook and romantic relationships

Posted: April 28, 2013 in balance

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ScienceDaily: Relationship News
Facebook and romantic relationships
A Western Illinois University faculty member who published a widely covered study about Facebook and narcissism last year has authored another study about Facebook and romantic relationships.

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