The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) recently announced their funding of a randomized, placebo controlled study that will investigate the efficacy of neurofeedback for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The research group is from Ohio State University. (more…)
Psychology covers a broad spectrum of psychological disciplines that include social, behavioral, interpersonal, mental health, personality, and assessment. There is special emphasis on scientific research into human emotional and behavior and how this information can be used to live more productive and happy lives. In addition, the interrelated nature of physical and mental health receives much attention.
Breathing is something so simple and basic that people seldom give it any thought. The importance of proper breathing should not be underestimated. Believe it or not, your breathing style significantly impacts how you feel, think, and act. In fact, researchers* have identified 6 distinctive breathing styles. Today’s post will cover the “incoherent breathing style.” […]
A personal friend asked a great question after I told him about The Behavioral Medicine Report: What is Behavioral Medicine? Behavioral Medicine and the related Health Psychology are sub-specialties in psychology.
No better way to kick off a new research website than with controversial research. Let’s start first with the concept of a “placebo effect.” The placebo effect is very common in most forms of healthcare. When people who are ill (mentally or physically) believe that they will get better – guess what – they do. […]