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Yet another way stress may delay brain development in early years

Yet another way stress may delay brain development in early years | Mom Psych | Scoop.it

Yet another study showing ways stress may affect brain development in children. This one focuses on spatial working memory. 

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» 5 Myths About Fighting the Blues - World of Psychology

» 5 Myths About Fighting the Blues - World of Psychology | Mom Psych | Scoop.it

We all have a few tricks for beating the blues -- things we do when we’re feeling down. It turns out, however, that several popular strategies don’t actually work very well in the long term. Beware if you’re tempted to try any of the following.

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Taking Timeouts to Decrease Stress and Increase Creativity - Huffington Post

Taking Timeouts to Decrease Stress and Increase Creativity - Huffington Post | Mom Psych | Scoop.it
Taking Timeouts to Decrease Stress and Increase CreativityHuffington PostWhen you're tired you don't think as clearly or creatively, and you can make more mistakes.

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How Outside Stress Affects Family Relationships

How Outside Stress Affects Family Relationships | Mom Psych | Scoop.it

People often continue to react to a stressful event long after it has occurred and may find themselves nursing too many work wounds at home as a result. How does the fallout affect family relationships?

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» Lifetime Traumatic Stress Linked to Heightened Inflammation - Psych Central News

» Lifetime Traumatic Stress Linked to Heightened Inflammation - Psych Central News | Mom Psych | Scoop.it

The more traumatic stress a person is exposed to over the course of a lifetime, the greater the chances the person has elevated levels of inflammatory markers. The study is the first to examine the association between cumulative traumatic stress and inflammation.


Brain and body: inextricably linked. ~gs

 

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Charlotte Astrid: http://www.flickr.com/people/charlottedownie/
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The Perfect Amount of Stress | Psychology Today

The Perfect Amount of Stress | Psychology Today | Mom Psych | Scoop.it
Stress is a killer and a life force. How can you tell the good from the bad, and too little from too much?
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