In a recent New York Times article (November 2010): When the Mind Wanders, Happiness Also Strays, John Tierney cites new doctoral research published by Harvard psychologists, Matthew A. Killingsworth and Daniel T. Gilbert that may prove "daydreaming" isn't as good for our "state of...

The University of Southampton recently demonstrated that communication from person to person through the power of thought alone is absolutely possible. A Brain-Computer Interfacing (BCI) was used to capture brain signals that translated into commands which the humans could control just by thinking. Dr Christopher James from...

The use of virtual environments for the treatment of specific phobias like the fear of heights, flying, and public speaking has been around for over a decade. Psychotherapists have used different forms of these virtual spaces to safely expose their patients to their phobias in...

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Researchers have found there is such a thing as "empathic stress? which arises when one person views another person stressing out. It appears that just from observation alone our bodies will create the stress hormone cortisol, even if we are viewing a stranger on a...

In the award winning and very inspiring, short film by Kurt Kuenne, Validation (see YouTube video below), not only is the value of validation and acknowledgment explored but also how highly contagious smiles are and how some smiles just can't be faked. What is a smile...