Psychology

Key Brain Systems Implicated in Psychosis

Health
Sarah Carter

Summary: Researchers provide new insights into the brain mechanisms behind psychosis. The research identified malfunctions in two critical brain systems—the “filter” and ...

Why Sad Songs Feel Good: Music’s Emotional Paradox

Science
Dr. Thomas Hughes

Summary: A new study explores why listening to sad music can be pleasurable. The research involved 50 music students who found that ...

Innovative Supplement Prevents Postpartum Blues

Health
Sarah Carter

Summary: A new study introduces a natural supplement that significantly reduces postpartum blues and depression symptoms. The four-year study demonstrated that the ...

Probiotics Plus Vitamin D Improve Schizophrenia Symptoms

Health
Sarah Carter

Summary: A new study suggests probiotics with vitamin D might improve cognitive function in people with schizophrenia. The study involved 70 adults ...

Childhood Loneliness Linked to Later Psychosis

Health
Sarah Carter

Summary: Childhood loneliness significantly increases the likelihood of experiencing a psychotic episode later in life, particularly in women. Through an observational case-control ...

Link Between Type D Personality and Hypothyroidism Discovered

Health
Sarah Carter

Summary: Over half of individuals with treated hypothyroidism exhibit a type D personality, characterized by negative emotions and social withdrawal. Conducted by ...

Link Between Heart Disease, Depression, and Inflammation Found

Health
Sarah Carter

Summary: A new study uncovered a genetic connection between coronary artery disease, major depression, and an increased risk for cardiomyopathy, mediated through ...

Positive Partner Support Tied to Stress Relief

Health
Sarah Carter

Summary: Positive support from partners in a relationship can significantly reduce stress, as indicated by cortisol levels. Analyzing communication between 191 married ...

Cannabis in Pregnancy Linked to Autism and ADHD Risk

Health
Sarah Carter

Summary: Researchers identified a strong link between prenatal cannabis use disorder (CUD) and heightened risks of ADHD, ASD, and ID in children. ...

The Real Sign That Somebody Is Lying To You And No, It’s Not Body Language

Science
Dr. Thomas Hughes

We have all lied and been convinced that somebody is lying. Whether it’s your partner keeping a secret from you or even somebody close ...