- The Music That Sparks Pleasure In The Brain (M)
The brain's response to this music is akin to money and food. → Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month. Enables access to articles marked (M) and removes ads. → Explore PsyBlog's eb [...]
- The 10 Masks We Wear
Rarely does a person emerge from childhood completely unscathed. Most of us learn to protect ourselves with defense mechanisms and personality traits that ensure our safety in the world. By...
- Is Your Childhood Blueprint Holding You Back?
Do you find you don’t deal with situations or relationships as successfully as you’d like? Do you feel depressed, anxious, or think negative things about yourself, others or the world?...
- The Brain Continues to Develop in Young People with Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia continues to be one of the lesser understood disorders of brain development. It is generally believed to involve both genetic and environmental influence and shares many risk factors wit [...]
- New Drug Reverses Memory Loss And Brain Aging (M)
It is hoped the new drug will begin clinical trials within the next two years. → Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month. Enables access to articles marked (M) and removes ads. → Explore PsyBl [...]
- The True Meaning of Regret, According to Science
Everyone has regrets, but you always imagine that those regrets revolve around action you took and the mistakes you believe you’ve made. We focus so much on the decisions we...
- The Common Drink That Doubles Weight Loss
The healthy drink provides nutrients that support weight loss. → Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month. Enables access to articles marked (M) and removes ads. → Explore PsyBlog's ebooks [...]
- Psychology Around the Net: February 16, 2019
Are you ready to get all the latest on whether or not talking to bots is good for your mental health, how your occupation can affect how effective your depression...
- 6 Ways to Show Yourself the Love You Deserve
When people think about being kind to themselves and practicing self-love, it’s often considered in a noncommittal, “Yes, I really should be doing that more,” sort of way. Then they. [...]
- How to spot bipolar symptoms in yourself
Symptoms of bipolar disorder include periods of mania and depression. Learn more about the potential signs of bipolar disorder, and when to see a doctor for a diagnosis, here.
- Unwanted Thoughts? Don’t Try to Suppress Them
We all do it. We try to wish our thoughts away. When our mind turns to a stressful work situation, a craving for a cigarette, or a fantasy we shouldn’t...
- 2 Personality Traits That Indicate High IQ
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- Best of Our Blogs: February 15, 2019
If you’ll be in San Francisco in April, you might want to check out the 2019 Integrative Mental Health Conference. I just got an email that it will take place...
- Should You Listen To Music While Doing Intellectual Work? It Depends On The Music, The Task, And Your Personality
By Christian Jarrett. People more prone to boredom performed better without music.
- How music motivates the brain to learn
A new study shows that music taps into the brain's reward circuitry to stimulate a type of learning based on the correct prediction of outcomes.