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April 16, 2015

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7:13 AM | The ‘sexy sons’ hypothesis – why women get better sex with men other women fancy by Dr Raj Persaud
The ‘sexy sons’ hypothesis – why women get better sex with men other women fancy Raj Persaud A team of psychologists from Oakland University in the United States have just published new research which reveals that psychologists might be able to predict what kind of man a woman is more likely to achieve an orgasm […]

April 08, 2015

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5:30 PM | Are You Ready to Change?
Are You Ready to Change? [Article via Psychology Today. Click above for full post] Change is difficult. Change in regards to substance use is even more difficult. What I love about working with substance use issues is that substances provide... Read More ›

March 30, 2015

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7:24 AM | Beware the witch-hunt – people who have suffered depression can and should still fly planes by Dr Raj Persaud FRCPsych
Beware the witch-hunt – people who have suffered depression can and should still fly planes   Raj Persaud FRCPsych Consultant Psychiatrist   One of the most recent studies of aircraft assisted suicides in the United States found in a 20-yr period (1993- 2012) the proportion of general aviation suicides in relation to the total number […]

March 27, 2015

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8:59 AM | Inside the mind of the pilot who flies to crash by Raj Persaud and Peter Bruggen
Inside the mind of the pilot who flies to crash   Raj Persaud and Peter Bruggen   BBC News is reporting French investigators concluded that the co-pilot of the Germanwings flight, Andreas Lubitz, appeared to want to “destroy the plane”, intentionally initiating a descent while the pilot was locked out, leading to the crash in […]

March 26, 2015

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3:42 PM | Quote Therapy – by Pico Iyer
“If I really want to change my life, I might best begin by changing my mind.” Pico Iyer

March 24, 2015

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6:41 AM | The latest psychological research suggests daydreams hold the secret of happiness Raj Persaud and Adrian Furnham
The latest psychological research suggests daydreams hold the secret of happiness   Raj Persaud and Adrian Furnham   Friday March 20th is ‘International Day of Happiness’ – but amongst all the dubious advice that is inevitably going to pedalled as the secret to happiness – what does psychology and science reveal as the most practical […]
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6:32 AM | Latest Psychological Research on Attraction and Infidelity Answers the Question - Can 'Eye Candy' Always be Resisted?
When it comes to infidelity it seems there are strong parallels to battling enticement in other areas of life, for example resisting fattening foods. How faithful your partner is likely to be might be predicted by their general ability to exert self-control.

March 19, 2015

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4:30 PM | Quote Therapy – by Rumi
“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” Rumi
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10:37 AM | The Latest Psychological Research Suggests Daydreams Hold the Secret of Happiness
No matter how gregarious you are, a substantial part of each day is typically spent with little positive social activity, and separated from close significant others, for example, being at work.
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