Parenting

3 May

A study in Nature Neuroscience suggests that pregnancy can make long-term changes in women’s brains that may improve their parenting. (In brief. Monitor on Psychology, 2017, 48(3), pp. 13-14) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

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Memory

30 Apr

Research in the Journal of Memory found that as many as half of us can be convinced to believe a false childhood memory. Most will believe it actually happened and many think that they actually remember it, sometimes in detail. (In brief. Monitor on Psychology, 2017, 48(3), p. 12) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Wisdom

27 Apr

William H. Whyte: The great enemy of communication is the illusion of it. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Mental Health

22 Apr

Most people will have emotional problems that reach diagnostic proportions at some point in their lives. Life-long mental health is the exception and occurs in a minority of the population.(In brief. Monitor on Psychology, 2017, 48(2), p. 11) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Anxiety and Heart Attacks

19 Apr

Anxiety may be a protective factor in a heart attack. A study found that people with an anxiety disorder responded more quickly to symptoms of an acute heart attack and came to an emergency room faster.( News briefs. Mind, Mood, & Memory, 14(5), p. 2) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Wisdom

15 Apr

Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Relationships

13 Apr

People who don’t want to depend on others or be depended upon value gifts or favors from others less than those who self-report less independence. (In brief, Monitor on Psychology, 2017, 48(3), p. 10) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com