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Whether you get chill bumps from listening to a good song, or are moved to tears by poetry, you’re experiencing empathy. Music and poetry are both art forms that have been known to move people emotionally, but according to new research, this emotion is directed towards the artist or writer of the piece. In an…

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Our friends and family are always there to support us in our lives, whether we need emotional care, or someone to have a good time with. But interestly enough, these same people that are here to support us can also be the cause of emotional stress, which accentuates, or causes depression. Research states that having…

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While the human brain is known to be relatively adaptable, psychologists are still working to discover all the aspects of how “plastic” the brain really is. Plasticity refers to the brain’s ability to adapt and “mold” itself – and while our hippocampus (the part of our brain that holds memories) has previously been thought to…

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A new treatment for ADHD has been revealed through the usage of a drug meant to help with sleep disorders. In this clinical trial, 85 adults with ADHD were given the drug mazindol (which is a stimulant that keeps people awake), or a placebo. Those who received the mazindol experienced “50% improvement in their symptoms…

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Sometimes it’s nice just to sit all day and watch your favorite show, play a game, or read a book, but according to a new study, the longer you sit, the more anxious you’ll be. Dr. Megan Teychenne, who led the study, states: “…we are seeing an increase in anxiety symptoms in our modern society,…