Category Archives: Psych

The Association Between Empathy, Neurohormones and Aggression

[Source:  Medical News Today] Empathy is typically seen as eliciting warmth and compassion – a generally positive state that makes people do good things to others. However, empathy may also motivate aggression on behalf of the vulnerable other. Researchers at … Continue reading


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Therapy Tech Corner: Apple Releases iOS 8 with Major Accessibility Improvements

[Source:  the Assistive Technology Blog] Today, Apple released iOS 8 the latest software update for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. The new software, which is available for free, includes many new features and enhancements, including new accessibility features and tools that will allow … Continue reading


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The Brains of Children with ADHD Do Not Recognize Angry Expression

[Source:  Medical News Today] Inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsive behavior in children with ADHD can result in social problems and they tend to be excluded from peer activities. They have been found to have impaired recognition of emotional expression from other faces. The … Continue reading


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Book Review: Just Breathe – When Teachers Practice Mindfulness

[Source:  Edutopia] Once in a while, a resource comes along that is so invaluable to our work as educators that I have to share it with you. Meena Srinivasan’s new book,Teach, Breathe, Learn: Mindfulness In and Out of the Classroom, … Continue reading


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Study Points to Neural Basis for Social Deficits in ADHD Kids

[Source:  Psych Central] New research finds evidence of differences in brain function in kids with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) that may underlie problems recognizing emotion in facial expressions. Children with ADHD frequently exhibit inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. These behaviors may explain why they are often … Continue reading


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