August 2005

Vagus Nerve Stimulation Can Alleviate Chronic Depression

31 August 2005

Mild to moderate forms of depression are often amenable to pharmacological or psychological approaches, but severe depression is a different matter. The successful treatment of very deep depression is something […]

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Tone Deaf

29 August 2005

Many people claim to be tone-deaf (technically called amusia) although it has been estimated that only about 4% of the population actually have the condition. This disparity between actual and […]

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Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy

28 August 2005

A couple of years ago there was an email going around that claimed to explain how we read. The email began: “Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn’t […]

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Evidence Tanning Is Addictive

27 August 2005

If people know that excessive exposure to UV rays causes cancer, why do they still insist on grilling themselves? Health psychologists would love to know the answer so they could […]

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Speed Dating is Survival of the Hottest

27 August 2005

Speed dating is huge now, but be careful you know what you’re getting into. The latest psychological research suggests your ‘great personality’ might not get ticks in boxes. So what […]

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Brain Symmetry Important in Mental Illness

27 August 2005

Humans are thought be the only species that have asymmetrical brains. It is this specialisation between the sides of the brain that may have been an important factor in the […]

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After Bombings Londoner’s Stress Levels Rise

26 August 2005

A new survey published today in the British Medical Journal has found ‘substantial levels of stress’ amongst 31% of Londoners as a result of the London bombings. The survey questioned […]

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