Category Archives: Psych

Brain Dissociates Emotional Response From Explicit Memory in Fearful Situations

[Source:  Science] Researchers at the Cognition and Brain Plasticity group of the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL) and the University of Barcelona have been tracking the traces of implicit and explicit memories of fear in human. The study has … Continue reading

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Canadian Study: Rates of Mental Illness Steady in Children and Teens

[Source:  Psych Central] A large study of Canadian youth discovers symptoms of mental illness in children and adolescents do not appear to be increasing. The finding, as published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal), suggests a different mental health trajectory compared … Continue reading

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Changes in Speech Patterns Could Be Used to Monitor Mental Health

[Source:  Psych Central] New research may lead to a smartphone app that analyzes your speech to monitor your mental health. It’s based on research from the University of Maryland that shows that certain vocal features change as feelings of depression worsen. Researchers … Continue reading

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Short, Fun Exercise Sessions Improve Class Behavior

[Source:  Psych Central] A new Canadian study shows that brief bouts of physical activity can improve behavior in the classroom for primary school students. Researchers found that a brief, high-intensity interval exercise, or a “FUNterval,” for second grade and fourth … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: Tracking Recovery of Children with Traumatic Brain Injury

All material Copyright © 2010 Lash & Associates Publishing/Training, Inc. This article is reprinted with the express permission of Lash & Associates. By: Marilyn Lash, M.S.W. How does the child’s brain recover after a brain injury? “Traumatic brain injury in … Continue reading

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