Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Supporting Men > Science

Here are the psychological profiles of people who are shy, avoidant, and unsocial:

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/living-single/201804/5-kinds-people-who-withdraw-social-life Here are the psychological profiles of people who are shy, avoidant, and unsocial: Shy people: Are anxious about anxiety. They are afraid of being afraid. Are more likely to engage in physical aggression than people who are not shy. Are more likely to engage in relationship aggression than people who are

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Running Faster Speeds Up Learning in the Cerebellum

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-athletes-way/201804/why-does-running-faster-speed-learning-in-the-cerebellum To gain a better understanding of cellular changes that accompany learning in the cerebellum, Carey and colleagues developed a conditioned learning task of teaching mice to blink their eyes in response to a flash of light that was coupled with a puff of air while running at various speeds on

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Peace of mind can’t be got from an app

http://www.mobihealthnews.com/content/study-app-mindful-meditation-had-same-effect-sham-meditation-app When stress levels are high, turning to an app for guided meditation might not be all that effective, according to a recent small study published in BMC Psychology. Researchers found no significant difference in mindfulness, dispositions or critical thinking scores when comparing a group of participants that received mindfulness meditation training

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How does a mouse’s behavior change when it becomes a parent?

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/brain-waves/201804/how-parenting-is-hard-wired The parent has to build a nest, groom or take care of offspring, retrieve them to the nest. The motivation of the animal in the interaction with young is completely modified. A parent is absolutely attracted to all the needs of their offspring. Before that, if young [animals] are screaming,

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Generally thought unbroken sleep is probably best for feeling refreshed

#Sleeping in stages could be good for your #health https://t.co/knsbfnM8DU pic.twitter.com/oZz23ipGhj — World Economic Forum (@wef) April 10, 2018 Today’s society often doesn’t allow for this type of flexibility, thus we have to conform to today’s sleep/wake schedules. It is generally thought a continuous seven to nine-hour unbroken sleep is probably best for

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Ophthalmologist or optometrist ?

The difference between ophthalmologists and optometrists: https://t.co/8xQovxacdu— Cleveland Clinic (@ClevelandClinic) April 9, 2018 Which doctor is best for your eye care? The answer depends on your needs and preferences. Exams and prescriptions. Either optometrists or ophthalmologists may perform eye exams. And either can prescribe glasses or contact lenses. Special contact lens fittings. An optometrist

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Maynard Smith argued that since everyone dies, evolution does not benefit individuals

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/iage/201804/aging-is-not-genetic-dustbin By 1973 John Maynard Smith and George Price introduced game theory to evolutionary problems. While classic game theory sees players making rational choices on the basis of individual gain, evolutionary game theory posits awareness of what others might do and development of strategies to counter that decision. It is a

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