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Self-Proclaimed Slackers May Be Sabotaging Own Health

People who think they’re less active than others their age have a greater chance of dying younger than people who perceive themselves as more active, even if their actual activity levels are the same, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

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Penn Medicine Psychologist Available to Discuss ‘Blue Whale Suicide Challenge’ and Suicide Prevention Among School-Aged Youth

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When Sizing Up Potential Friends and Mates, the Eyes of Men and Women Move Differently

New Research from Wellesley College and the University of Kansas Shows People Observe the Body Differently When Assessing Friends vs. Mates

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Case Grows for Link Between Happiness and Health

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In the most comprehensive review to date of studies on subjective well-being, a team of researchers conclude there is a connection between happiness and health in some instances — from better wound healing and immune system function to emotional resilience. The researchers say what’s needed now is more work to unravel when, how and what types of subjective well-being are most influential.

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One Third of Fake Images Go Undetected in Recent Study

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Around one third of fake images went undetected in a recent study by the University of Warwick, UK.

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Medicaid ‘Churning’ Leads to Increased Acute Care Use for Patients with Major Depression

For adult Medicaid beneficiaries with major depression, disruptions in coverage are followed by increases in emergency department (ED) visits and longer hospital stays after the person goes back on Medicaid, reports a study in the August issue of Medical Care. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.

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In Baby's Dirty Diapers, the Clues to Baby's Brain Development

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Can the kinds of microbes colonizing the gut at age 1 predict later cognitive development? Findings from the UNC School of Medicine shed light on the surprising role of bacteria in how our brains develop during the first years of life.

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You’re Not Yourself When You’re Sleepy

More than a third of Americans don’t get enough sleep, and growing evidence suggests it’s not only taking a toll on their physical health through heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and/or other conditions, but hurting their mental health as well.

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Psychology Research Team Analyzes Online Prevention Project

Ringer Distinguished Professor of Psychology Melinda Green hasn’t missed a beat on her research about the heart’s relationship to eating disorders for 15 years.







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