Why We Relate to Batman

Batman is celebrating his 80th anniversary this year, and while he has served admirably as the protector of Gotham City, there is one mystery that the world’s greatest detective has never been able to solve: his own moral inconsistency. Read More: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/maybe-its-just-me/201912/why-we-relate-batman

Computer-Based Attention Training May Reduce Anxiety in Kids

Between 30 to 50 percent of young people in the United States diagnosed with an anxiety disorder fail to respond to cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). A new study finds that computer-based attention training could reduce anxiety in these children and adolescents. Read More: https://psychcentral.com/news/2019/12/21/computer-based-attention-training-may-reduce-anxiety-in-kids/152737.html

The Sleep-First, Then Work Organization

Fisher, Hogan and Fields (2019) from the Deloitte consultancy group have just published some excellent pointers on how organizations can become sleep-friendly, or what they call a sleep-first, then work culture. Read More: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/dream-catcher/201912/the-sleep-first-then-work-organization

Healing Youth with Nature and Connection: An Interview with Peter Mayfield

Peter Mayfield is the founder and executive director of Gateway Mountain Center in California, an innovative program for helping youth learn, heal, and thrive As a teenager growing up in California, Peter became an accomplished rock climber, and developed into one of the world’s best mountain clim Read More: https://www.madinamerica.com/2019/12/peter-mayfield-healing-youth-nature-connection/

Computer-Based Attention Training May Reduce Anxiety in Kids

Between 30 to 50 percent of young people in the United States diagnosed with an anxiety disorder fail to respond to cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). A new study finds that computer-based attention training could reduce anxiety in these children and adolescents. Read More: https://psychcentral.com/news/2019/12/21/computer-based-attention-training-may-reduce-anxiety-in-kids/152737.html

Bilingual Kids’ Language Just As Strong & Creative in Storytelling

A new Canadian study shows that French-English bilingual children use just as many words while telling a story in either language as do children who only speak English. Read More: https://psychcentral.com/news/2019/12/22/bilingual-kids-language-just-as-strong-creative-in-storytelling/152727.html

Few Apps for Depression & Suicide Prevention Meet Clinical Guidelines

Most (93 percent) mobile apps for suicide prevention and depression management do not provide all six suicide prevention strategies commonly recommended in international clinical guidelines, according to a new study led by Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. Read More: https://psychcentral.com/news/2019/12/21/only-1-in-10-suicide-prevention-apps-cover-full-guidelines/152774.html

Healing Youth with Nature and Connection: An Interview with Peter Mayfield

Peter Mayfield is the founder and executive director of Gateway Mountain Center in California, an innovative program for helping youth learn, heal, and thrive As a teenager growing up in California, Peter became an accomplished rock climber, and developed into one of the world’s best mountain clim Read More: https://www.madinamerica.com/2019/12/peter-mayfield-healing-youth-nature-connection/

The Psychology Behind Why We Love and Exploit Animals

"Paradoxically, people generally think of themselves as good and decent people, and indeed, most people say that they 'like' or even “love” animals. But most people also are heavily engaged in the exploitation and maltreatment of animals, for food, clothing, entertainment, labour, etc. Read More: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/animal-emotions/201912/the-psychology-behind-why-we-love-and-exploit-animals

How Safety Signals Can Treat Anxiety (M)

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Japan Wants to Dump Nuclear Plant’s Tainted Water. Fishermen Fear the Worst.

The water from the Fukushima disaster is more radioactive than the authorities have previously publicized, raising doubts about government assurances that it will be made safe. Read More: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/23/world/asia/japan-fukushima-nuclear-water.html

Computer-Based Attention Training May Reduce Anxiety in Kids

Between 30 to 50 percent of young people in the United States diagnosed with an anxiety disorder fail to respond to cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). A new study finds that computer-based attention training could reduce anxiety in these children and adolescents. Read More: https://psychcentral.com/news/2019/12/21/computer-based-attention-training-may-reduce-anxiety-in-kids/152737.html

Few Apps for Depression & Suicide Prevention Meet Clinical Guidelines

Most (93 percent) mobile apps for suicide prevention and depression management do not provide all six suicide prevention strategies commonly recommended in international clinical guidelines, according to a new study led by Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. Read More: https://psychcentral.com/news/2019/12/21/only-1-in-10-suicide-prevention-apps-cover-full-guidelines/152774.html