Have you ever asked yourself what is the best investment for you? Many people answer this question with 100% certainty. The best investment is your health
To recover faster after a vacation in a warm country, you can visit a massage parlor and relieve the emerging fatigue from the flight, go through the acclimatization period faster
Daily laughter sessions (watching comedy films, etc.) rejuvenate the function of the endothelium of blood vessels, reduce the level of stress hormones, and modulate the immune system
Modern technologies allow us today to read, watch films, listen to music in digital formats. Experts assumed that the physical equivalents of books, magazines, film and music disks would be completely gone. But they were wrong
Serotonin and melatonin are responsible for our sleep-wake cycle. Moreover, melatonin acts as a "switch", and serotonin - "on"
A new theory of cognitive evolution is proposed by Kevin Lalande, professor of biology at the University of St Andrews in Scotland, in his book Darwin's Unfinished Symphony: How Culture Shaped Human Thinking. The professor argues that culture is not a by-product of evolution, but a factor that has shaped this process and is its driving force. The scientist studies the issues of social learning and cultural evolution, having published more than 230 scientific articles and 13 books
The world is full of self-centered people, and you are no exception. Are you suggesting that you are not one of them? After reading this article, you can determine your degree of narcissism
New research confirms that walking can prevent dangerous diseases and prolong life. Take a walk every day and live long
In autumn, such a mental disorder as depression is increasingly reminiscent of itself. You should know that this disorder is by no means a temporary nuisance that goes away on its own
With age, there are fewer reasons for joy, and more and more reasons for sadness
One very good way to increase brain activity is to watch out for the many activities associated with one word, especially exercise. Considering that the right exercise for the right duration is the best method to safely accelerate physical mental performance … The brain itself
Shaking hands with a cheat or a thief, or even just sitting in the chair they were sitting on a minute ago, you are likely to experience a sense of guilt. This has been proven by a new study, the authors of which have given this phenomenon the name of "transfer of morality" (or transfer of immorality, if you will)
At the ECNP conference in Paris on September 5, lead researcher and professor at the University of Cannes, Sonia Dolphus, presented the results of a clinical trial that not only detects specific areas of the brain responsible for “voices in the head” in schizophrenic patients, but also proposes an effective treatment for these auditory verbal hallucinations
The official publication of the Association for Psychological Science - Psychological Science - published the results of several studies that show that "belief in a preferred future" does not depend on race, age and cultural characteristics. If a person is deeply convinced of something, he believes that over time, other people will certainly understand how right he is (and not he himself, under the influence of circumstances, will change his own opinion)
How do we assess the situation in the country and personal life and are we making plans for the future - VTsIOM tried to find answers to these questions
A whole wave of publications and discussions was caused by the verdict of the 33-year-old author of the book on the preservation of the family, who killed his wife. Our expert psychologists have commented on this crime
Next week, the State Duma will consider in the first reading a bill punishing "public expression of unconventional relationships"
Not so long ago, Catholic Christmas passed, and the New Year is just around the corner: for everyone, the time comes for family gatherings, corporate holidays and open days
In Russia, about 70% of schoolchildren have mental disorders and developmental anomalies, said the chief psychiatrist of the Russian Ministry of Health
Pavel Astakhov considers it possible to introduce mandatory psychiatric examination of teachers in Russia
For "accomplished" women, February 14 is the day of manifestation of great manipulation: "Do you love? - prove it! "
What could have been the motives of the student who shot the teacher? Psychiatrist Alexander Shuvalov argues
The first international conference on sensory marketing "5 Senses Marketing 2013" was held in Moscow
"Aggression grows where favorable conditions are created for its growth," says psychologist Yulia Vasilkina, commenting on the terrible video of children being violent against younger ones in an orphanage
The Belgorod tragedy showed that the dire predictions of psychologists about the increased aggression in society are true. The situation is commented on by the candidate of medical sciences, psychotherapist of the European register Mark Sandomirsky
Last night 38 people died in a fire in psychiatric hospital No. 14 in Ramenskoye. The investigation will have to understand the causes of the tragedy. But will fire extinguishers on the walls help if there is only one nurse in the department?
On Facebook, fans came running to wave their fists "after the fact": "it was immediately clear", "here it is clear that the person is quite inadequate" - we read the comments on the page of Alexei Kabanov
When an extraordinary event occurs, which is drastically involved in the human factor, the public immediately remembers that there are such special people, and strictly asks psychiatrists: where were you looking?
Commenting on the publisher of the journal "Our Psychology" Vladislav Bozheday
Yesterday, November 7, in the office of a Moscow company, a lawyer shot his colleagues, "revenging" them for their unhappy love for the employee
“We run the risk of facing more massacres,” - Mikhail Vershinin
A forensic psychological examination of the members of the punk group proves only one thing: all three singers are mentally completely healthy
The propaganda of "positive thinking" has long caused a negative reaction in many psychologists. The reason is obvious - "positivists" reject negative aspects of reality. But supporters of a pessimistic outlook on life are often too radical. You can say: both sides are right and wrong at the same time
On July 13, the State Duma adopted a bill on "blacklisting" Internet sites that contain potentially dangerous information for children
Russia is going through the most alarming stage of relations with the media - media centering. The media are waiting for answers to the most pressing questions, show business stars form opinions, get angry at TV and write complaints
A growing number of children and adolescents who believe they were born "of the wrong sex" are receiving support from parents and doctors. The latter even offer to do them sex reassignment surgery
In numerous appeals for personal growth, which are replete with modern psychological literature, similar words constantly sound: know yourself, help yourself, choose your own path