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Published on 07/2016

A new app just released by CU Boulder could help researchers understand how the brain works and what role negative and positive thoughts have on brain function. The app is called "Where's My Mind?"

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Published on 05/2016

Bethany Teachman, a professor and director of clinical training in UVA's Department of Psychology, wants those with anxiety to know they are not doomed to live this way. Emphasizing the role of choice in response to any situation, she says, can help people actually change their thought patterns and therefore reduce anxiety and negative thinking.


Published on 04/2016

Dr. Igor Grossmann, of the University of Waterloo, in Canada, said: 'Our research shows that wise reasoning is not exclusively a function of the mind and cognitive ability. We found that people who have greater heart rate variability and who are able to think about social problems from a distanced viewpoint demonstrate a greater capacity for wise reasoning.'

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Published on 04/2015

As a third-party observer, we generally have a decent perspective from which to give our thoughts. But many of us have also been that friend—the person in the toxic relationship. In those situations, it's much harder to give ourselves good advice.

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