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


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


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

Sleep makes your memories stronger


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