Latest News

Better way to deal with bad memories suggested

A simple and effective emotion-regulation strategy that has neurologically and behaviorally been proven to lessen the emotional impact of personal negative memories, researchers have shown. "Sometimes we dwell on how sad, embarrassed, or hurt we felt during an event, and that makes us feel worse and worse. But we found that instead of thinking about your emotions during a negative memory, looking away from the worst emotions and thinking about the context, like a friend who was there, what the weather was like, or anything else non-emotional that was part of the memory, will rather effortlessly take your mind away from the unwanted emotions associated with that memory," the researchers suggest.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Coping strategies therapy significantly improves dementia carers' mental health, quality of life

  • Behavioral flexibility impaired after exposure to oxycodone

  • New insights link Fragile X Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • Rapid response for inflammation control in songbirds' brains could lead to therapies in humans

  • Epidemic spreading and neurodegenerative progression

  • Tapeworm found living inside a patient's brain: Worm removed and sequenced

  • Mental disorders due to permanent stress?

  • Brain injuries in mice treated using bone marrow stem cells, antioxidants

  • Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation studied for stroke rehab

  • Study of Lou Gehrig's disease shifts 'origin' focus to brain's motor neurons

  •