How to Choose Discipline Methods that Help Your Child Grow
Parenting is one of the most demanding jobs one will ever have. A parent’s desire to do the right thing for their child often surpasses all other wants.
How to Handle Holiday Stress with Compassion
Do you worry about staying cheerful during the holidays? Do festivities spark more worries than warm feelings? Of course you want to have a light heart and free spirit. But many people become super stressed during the holiday season, regardless of their hopes to stay positive. If you become wound up as the holidays approach, you are not alone. Many people struggle with feelings like loneliness, loss or anxiety. Negative thinking tends to feed on itself. That's why self-care is more important now than ever. Take time to plan ahead before you feel overwhelmed. What new comforts could help you enjoy the holidays differently? Here are some ideas for healthy self-care if you're stressed about celebrations…
Do You or Your Friend Have an Eating Disorder?
Eating disorder is a mental health problem and could lead to serious illness. Eating disorders are treated by licensed psychologists or psychiatrists.
The SOCCSS Strategy for Teaching Social Skills to Kids on the Autism Spectrum
A blog about raising children and teens with Asperger's and High-Functioning Autism.
On Likelihood of Mental Illnesses in Adults with the History of Childhood Abuse
Anyone who has taken an introductory class in Psychology is familiar with the age old debate about whether it is nature or nurture that shapes who we are. There have been many psychological studies…
A New Type of Fingerprint?
Studying the electrical activity of the brain has revealed one amazing thing: our brainwaves are individualized and unique
Changes in brain activity under different mental states can be studied with a number of methods, and the information obtained can then be used to identify features of users. More specifically, recording of brain activity can be carried out via measurements of neuronal electrical activity, wherein a common “brainwave” or signal used is the electroencephalogram (EEG). This kind of brain signal occurs continuously and is able to give information regarding an individual’s baseline mental activity as measured over a certain length of time
Recordings of EEGs can be obtained with relatively cheap and mobile devices in comparison with…