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Empowered people more freedom in violation

Empowered people more freedom in violation

When people do not follow the basic rules of social behavior, other people think about them, that they have power. These are the conclusions of Dutch scientists, whose research is published in the current issue of the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science. Behavior of people in positions of authority, often changing: they are less smiling, interrupt others, and speak in a louder voice. In addition, these people are less follow the rules of behavior in society, and the surrounding people find this behavior evidence that influential person in front of them, even if it is not. The study was conducted several experiments. So, ask people to read about the visited

Gene affects the development of PTSD

Gene affects the development of PTSD

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) - a complex mental disorders developing in some (but not all) people after severe traumatic experiences. American scientists have found that the likelihood of developing PTSD in women is partly hereditary nature and depends on the gene that affects the sensitivity of cells to one of the "stress hormone." The activity of this gene depends on the level of estrogens (female sex hormones). Opening the key to understanding the causes of the increased tendency of women to PTSD and can help in the development of new products for its treatment. "Pituitary activating peptide adenylate cyclase» (Pituitary adenylate-c ...

Longevity Secrets Revealed!

If you wish to live a long and healthy life, you will be interested in the results of studies published in a new book «Longevity Project» («duration of the project"), authors Howard S. Friedman and Leslie R. Martin. According to these authors, there are some things that just do not lead to life, but on the contrary, it can reduce: - the ease and carefree life (carefree people often do not pay attention to health issues) - outgoing personality (extroverts are more likely to social pressure and alcohol consumption, smoking, etc.) - cheerfulness and excessive optimism ("rose-colored glasses" may interfere with the perception of the real threats). This study on the

Maternity promotes brain

Maternity promotes brain

American neuroscientists have found that after giving birth mothers anatomical changes occur in regions of the brain responsible for attachment to children and motivation of maternal behavior. In the first 3-4 months after birth increases the amount of gray matter in areas of the prefrontal and parietal cortex, hypothalamus, amygdala and other parts of the brain that women are driven in response to stimuli associated with toddlers. Reduce the amount of gray matter in any of the parts of the brain in mothers have been recorded. Experiments on animals have shown that changes in the emotional motivation of behavior (for example, the formation of usto

Addiction and codependency

Despite the fact that these two words, there is one and the same root meaning is not quite the same, although similar. The fact that certain sozavisimost is mirrored according to. Psychologists opinions on this issue are ambiguous. Some argue that codependency is the same disease, as well as dependence. Others believe that this condition is due entirely different. But whatever, nor was an addiction - a disease, or some little-known reaction to stressful conditions, the comparison enables understand what is happening phenomenon. Consider this example. Man always thinks about al ...

Developed a new drug that can cure Alzheimer's disease

Developed a new drug that can cure Alzheimer's disease

American scientists during unexpected experiment found that a cure for cancer, may help in Alzheimer's disease. This medication is well known in the pharmaceutical market as Targretin, active substance is bexarotene. The main action of this drug is aimed at the activation of protein apolipoprotein E (APOE). It is usually used in the form of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. According to doctors, Alzheimer's disease is a genetic disease and is associated with a mutation of the protein apolipoprotein E (ApoE) which is to excrete the protein beta-amyloid. Disruption of this protein leads to increases in the CNS ...

Incoordination and diagnostics

Children who have difficulty in routine activities such as dressing, drawing, as well as in the game of some species that do not have the chance to cancel a job board to work with the computer keyboard can suffer ataxia. It may not be associated with ADHD and other common disorders. In most cases, incoordination diagnosed quite early, but in some cases, the diagnosis may not be correct that in the future may even lead to disability and to states that require urgent psychological therapy. Incoordination appear more ...

Reading other people's letters, should I?

Reading other people's letters, should I?

psychologists Poll conducted in Safer Internet Day (celebrated annually on the first Tuesday of February), showed that reading the correspondence of a loved one in addition to a breakup and depression can also lead to thoughts of suicide. Psychologists say: the desire to control your partner's actions, read his letters, SMSes is primarily self-doubt, fear of losing a loved one, or the fear of being cheated them. Over time, the desire to constantly monitor your soul mate, turns into psychological and emotional dependence and even an innocent one communication partner, for example in the "classmate" or

Where are you, happiness?

Where are you, happiness?

If it was previously believed that happiness is due to genetics and its own people can not control, that recent studies have shown that state of happiness can not only monitor, but also to maintain by simple, affordable to every person action. University of California psychologists have identified five things that they think will make people happy. So, in order to be happy should: Be thankful to others. The experiment, conducted scientists showed that people who wrote letters of gratitude, began to feel a rush of happiness. And it had nothing to do with that, whether sent nuc ...

Suicide prevention in schools may

Suicide prevention in schools may

In an interview with RIA Novosti Anna Kholmogorova occupying the post of head of the department of clinical psychology and psychotherapy MGPPU reported that approximately 15% of the students of the Russian Federation requires special assistance, as they observed depressive disorder severe: "Our school surveys show that depressive condition where necessary qualified technical assistance, observed in 10-15% of students." According to her, the school psychologist, after the detection of a similar situation, the whole family is obliged to send student in a special service where the child will help. Besides, the psychologist must razbiratsya well ...

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