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Distract Yourself or Think It Over? Two Ways to Deal With Negative Emotions Jul05

Distract Yourself or...

 A big part of coping with life is having a flexible reaction to the ups and downs. Now, a study which will be published in an upcoming issue of Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, finds that people choose to respond differently depending on how...

How Marijuana Affects the Way the Brain Processes Emotional Information Apr06

How Marijuana Affect...

ScienceDaily — Drugs like marijuana act on naturally occurring receptors in the brain called cannabinoid receptors. However, the mechanisms by which these drugs produce their sensory and mood altering effects within the brain are largely unknown. Research led by Steven Laviolette at The...

They Are Sober, But ...

They Are Sober, But Why Are They Jerks? By William Berry Created Mar 31 2011 – 10:04am Why do people, who have been sober for years, behave inappropriately with alarming regularity? Recently, I was asked this question in group therapy (the exact words have been edited as they were...

Sleep makes your memories stronger Nov12

Sleep makes your mem...

Sleep makes your memories stronger November 12, 2010 As humans, we spend about a third of our lives asleep. So there must be a point to it, right? Scientists have found that sleep helps consolidate memories, fixing them in the brain so we can retrieve them later. Now, new research is showing...