Archive | March, 2017

Do Smartphones Contribute to Depression and Relationship Problems?

Cell and smartphone use has become a staple of modern life.  According to the Pew Research Center,  nearly 2/3 of Americans are smartphone owners and those numbers continue to climb every day.  Advertisements

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Smartphones Can Predict Depression? Find Out How

More and more of us can be considered “heavy” smartphone users; we carry them everywhere (including the bathroom!) and refer to them hundreds of times a day.  In fact, according to the Pew Research Center 64% of American adults own a smartphone, 44% of cell owners admit to sleeping with their phone next to their bed, […]

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The Gut and Mental Health: Are They Connected?

Medical experts have come to understand that the bacteria that lives in our digestive tract has an impact on our overall health, it is generally accepted that the balance and variety of these bacteria affect gastrointestinal conditions like IBS and Crohn’s Disease, as well as skin issues, obesity and diabetes. 

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The Personality Types of Student Drinkers – Are You One?

It’s not news that drinking on college campuses is widespread.  According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), about four out of five college students drink alcohol.  And, about half of those students who drink, also consume alcohol through binge drinking. 

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When Do Students Succeed?

There’s a lot of appeal to the idea that we can do scientific studies into how people learn, then use the information from those studies to develop better teaching methods. In practice, of course, things are complicated: different studies say different things, and insights from research don’t always make it into the classroom.

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