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Giving back control: What Mental Health Care Bill, 2013 means for the mentally ill

Updated : Aug 14, 2016

By : The Ladies Finger

Category : Life

Giving back control: What Mental Health Care Bill, 2013 means for the mentally ill

What might it mean for people with mental illnesses to be given control over how they will receive medical care? #Life #India #Medicine #Rajya Sabha #science #Health #CriticalPoint #Psychology #parliament #Monsoon session #mental illness #Disease #Shareworthy #Mental Health Care Bill 2013 #MHRB
Boredom can lead to more extreme political views, finds new study

Updated : Jul 10, 2016

By : PTI

Category : Life

Boredom can lead to more extreme political views, finds new study

Boredom may be contributing to a widening of political views among voters, according to a new study which suggests that people who are easily restless tended to endorse more extreme political beliefs. #London #Psychology #BodyAndSoul #boredom #political views #King's College #European Journal of Social Psychology
From criticism to unconditional love: Decoding the Argentina-Lionel Messi relationship

Updated : Jun 29, 2016

By : AFP

Category : Sports

From criticism to unconditional love: Decoding the Argentina-Lionel Messi relationship

Like neurotic parents, Argentines swung from criticism to unconditional love for their star footballer Lionel Messi this week, providing the soccer-mad nation's many therapists with rich material for psychoanalysis. #Lionel Messi #Copa America #Psychology #Diego Maradona #Argentina #SportsTracker
'Pansexual', 'panromantic': Labels may sometimes help, but more often restrict us

Updated : May 01, 2016

By : Divya Srivastava

Category : Life

'Pansexual', 'panromantic': Labels may sometimes help, but more often restrict us

Labels can help us better navigate the world. But they can also be restrictive, especially when used in the context of mental health and identity. #Psychology #LGBT #Identity #Sexuality #Abnormal psychology #Schizophrenia #ADHD #Labelling #heterosexual #LGBTQ #Homosexual #FWeekend #DSM-V #danger of labels
The psychology of bad decision making: How to stop choosing the wrong thing

Updated : Apr 10, 2016

By : Divya Srivastava

Category : Life

The psychology of bad decision making: How to stop choosing the wrong thing

What are the factors that influence our decision making? And why do we make the wrong choices so frequently? #Psychology #weight loss #students #decision-making #New Year Resolutions #Behaviour #drinking and driving #FWeekend #bad decisions #bad choices #rewards and punishments
How psychology can help end a war, even Syria's | Reuters

Updated : Apr 07, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : World

How psychology can help end a war, even Syria's | Reuters

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - People's self-esteem, their need to gain approval or avoid humiliation are psychological drivers that help fuel conflicts, and must be factored into attempts to bring about peace, an expert said late on Wednesday. Like most individuals, leaders of countries or armed groups may go to great lengths to protect their self-esteem, and this can make them deaf to reason, said Paul Randolph, a mediation expert at Regent's University London and author of a new book on the issue. He said fear of humiliation has played a significant part in prolonging Syria's conflict, which has entered its sixth year. #Europe #Psychology #Argentina #Latin America #article
It's all inside your head: The psychology of love and attraction

Updated : Feb 14, 2016

By : Harsh Pareek

Category : Specials

It's all inside your head: The psychology of love and attraction

As far back as one can remember, humans have been trying to understand love and attraction. And after decades of research and social experiments, the ode to understanding them might finally be seeing that elusive light at the end of the tunnel. #Psychology #Plato #love #Sternberg #Love Theory #Theodore Newcomb #Attraction
Want to beat alcoholism? Get married, says new study

Updated : Aug 04, 2015

By : hidden hidden

Category : Life

Want to beat alcoholism? Get married, says new study

Marriage can cause dramatic reduction in alcohol intake even among people with severe drinking problems, according to a new study. #Life #Marriage #Psychology #Study #WeirdNews #alcoholism #research
Look closely at Google's Rorschach doodle: What do you see?

Updated : Nov 08, 2013

By : FP Staff

Category : Tech

Look closely at Google's Rorschach doodle: What do you see?

If one were to analyse Google today, you would infer that it is clever, social, has a great sense of humour. #ThingsWeLike #Psychology #Google doodle #Hermann Rorschach #Rorschach test #ink blot #Freud
Uttarakhand musings: Why does tragedy strike pious people?

Updated : Jun 27, 2013

By : Venky Vembu

Category : Life

Uttarakhand musings: Why does tragedy strike pious people?

When people who go on a pilgrimage suffer grievous tragedy, it seems fair to ask: what is faith worth if it cannot buy insurance from heartbreaks? #Religion #Faith #Psychology #Uttarakhand floods #Resilience