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Happiness Can Be Distracting, Researchers Say
A new study reports that feelings of happiness boost creativity--but make it harder to focus on a single task. As the brain receives data from all of the body's sensory organs--the eyes, nose, mouth, skin and ears--it must decide what is immediately pertine...
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The Face of Male Depression
Researchers estimate that more than 6 million men in the United States suffer from depression. And yet, as we reported in October, many fail to seek treatment or even realize what's wrong with them. Recognizing depression in men can be difficult even for t...
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1/4 Of Depression Diagnoses Not Really Depression
A study of more than 8000 patients published in the Archives of General Psychiatry suggests that many cases of major depression are actually false positives, normal but temporary responses to life events such as death or divorce. Researchers surveyed the p...
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Sad People Willing to Spend More Money
Feeling glum drives spending for a specific type of individual, shows research by social psychologists at Harvard and Carnegie Mellon Universities.
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