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PsychBriefs: May 26 - June 1, 2007
Our weekly wrap-up of news, interesting research, and noteworthy happenings in the worlds of psychiatry, psychology, and social work. Concussions Tied To Depression A study of 2,552 retired NFL football players shows that receiving multiple concussions is ...
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Your Brain Loves Paying Taxes As Much As It Loves Cheeseburgers
Can you get as much satisfaction from paying taxes as you can from eating a cheeseburger? According to a study conducted at the University of Oregon, the answer is yes. The pleasure center of your brain reacts the same way to paying taxes, giving to chari...
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Reading vs. Doing Produces Different Forms of Thinking
In May, we reported on how the "woulda" and "shoulda dones" in life affect decision-making. Now, a new series of experiments by Vittorio Girotto of the University IUAV of Venice, Italy and his colleagues demonstrates how this type of thinking differs betwe...
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Brain Scans Show Relationship Between Guilt, Depression
As if feeling guilty wasn't bad enough, a new study by the National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke has confirmed a deep, cognitive association between guilt and depression.
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