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How Attention Works: The Brain’s Anti-Distraction System Discovered

7 May 2014

Attention is only partly about what we focus on, but also about what we manage to ignore.

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Really Easy New Method For Changing Habits

7 May 2014

Psychologists find first experimental evidence for new way of getting out of a rut.

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A Blood Test for Depression

6 May 2014

Connection found between a brain network implicated in depression and levels of serotonin in the bloodstream.

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Get Motivated to Exercise: Here’s a Simple Mental Trick You Can Do Right Now

5 May 2014

First study to test the effects of activating autobiographical memory on exercise habits.

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The Facial Expression That Fights Memory Loss

4 May 2014

It fights the stress hormone which damages the brain’s ability to learn and remember.

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Get Your Elders Online For Their Mental Health

3 May 2014

Despite the psychological benefits, 70% of US retirees are not online, study finds.

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How to Set Goals That Lead to Happiness

2 May 2014

People are wrong about the type of goals that will make them happiest.

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