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Could You Love a Robot?

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

How humans can fall in love with robots.


The 3 Levels of Stigma

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

The One Minute Medical School explains the three levels of stigma: self, social, and structural.


Coping with Childhood ADHD

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

A young boy diagnosed with ADHD makes a video diary about what life is like with it, followed by a studio discussion with a panel of experts about the disorder.


Interior Design, Color, and Mental Health

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Psychologists who dabble in interior design and a color researcher are interviewed in a CBS News report.


Music, Synchrony, and the Brain

Friday, June 21st, 2013

KAUST Professor Pierre Magistretti discusses an experiment in that studied the brainwaves of two pianists as they performed together, looking for clues to synchrony and creativity in the brain.


Biomarker Brain Scans for Treatment Types

Saturday, June 15th, 2013

In a small study from Helen Mayberg and colleagues at Emory University, depressed participants were randomized to either a medication or CBT, and underwent PET scans before treatment. Then the scans were analyzed to see if they were predictive of treatment response.


Creativity and Mental Health

Friday, June 7th, 2013

Sandra Yuen Mackay, an artist who has schizophrenia, discusses the connections between creativity and mental health.


Suicide Safety Plans

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Therapist Kati Morton describes making a suicide safety plan with clients.


The Original Mindfulness Meditation

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

A Zen Buddhist monk guides us through the brief mindfulness meditation “Pebble for your Pocket.”


How Stress Can Be Useful

Friday, April 19th, 2013

New research published reveals that not all stress is bad for us, and sometimes it can be helpful.


 
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