Sunday, August 19, 2018
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Neuroscience of Smell Memories

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-athletes-way/201807/the-neuroscience-smell-memories-linked-place-and-time Can you recall a specific odor or scent that has the 'spatiotemporal' ability to transport you back in time and space to a very specific place from your past? Most of us have experienced how the unexpected whiff of a Proustian, Remembrance of Things Past, type of odor can instantly

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Trauma can result in anxiety, depression, borderline personality disorder

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/12/children-and-ptsd-health-risks-lurk-long-after-psychological-trauma.html Researchers have long concluded that exposure to trauma can result in severe mental illnesses such as anxiety, depression, borderline personality disorder, schizophrenia and PTSD. Furthermore, mental health experts have concluded that individuals who have experienced trauma during their childhood — including physical, sexual or emotional abuse, neglect, natural disasters or

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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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