Whether you want to quit smoking, stop procrastinating, or put an end to repetitive thoughts, there are things you can do to break the cycle. Best-selling author and life coach Martha Beck shares ways to stop self-destructive habits.
FORA.tv (Jan. 24, 2013) Wonderfest discusses the complexity of human overconfidence and the frailty of knowledge.
While self-confidence is a prized human attribute, too much confidence can be obnoxious, pernicious, and ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Jan. 6, 2015) Researchers say self-compassion can be taught using avatars in an immersive virtual reality, with their trials showing reduced self-criticism and increased self-compassion in participants. The ... watch video
Howdini (Dec. 1, 2013) Thumbsucking? Nail biting? These are tough habits to break. How can you get a child to give up a bad habit? Answers on how to break a bad habit from Good Morning America Parenting Contributor Ann ... watch video
Newsy (July 30, 2014) Researchers say women who diet at a young age are at greater risk of developing harmful health habits, including eating disorders and alcohol abuse.
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Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Jan. 23, 2015) A Boston start-up is developing a wristband they say will help users break bad habits by jolting them with an electric shock. Ben Gruber reports.
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Reuters - US Online Video (Aug. 3, 2015) A new study finds preschoolers with severely selective eating habits are much more likely to have depression or social anxiety than kids who consumed a wide variety of foods. Jennifer Davis ... watch video
July 28, 2016 An international team of researchers has discovered the mutation responsible for a rare, newly identified genetic disorder that causes craniofacial abnormalities and developmental delays. The ... read more
July 29, 2016 Patients carrying certain mutations that cause Long QT Syndrome, a rare cardiac rhythm disorder, have an increased risk for developing seizures and have more severe cardiac ... read more
July 29, 2016 A new research replication project, involving 24 labs and over 2,100 participants, failed to reproduce findings from a previous study that suggested that self-control is a depletable ... read more
July 28, 2016 In psychiatric clinics with an exclusively open-door policy, the risk of patients committing suicide or absconding from treatment is no higher than in clinics with locked wards. This has been ... read more
July 27, 2016 Adolescence is both a time of rapid neurobiological changes and of the initiation of drinking – alcohol is the most commonly used substance among students in grades eight to 12. Binge-drinking ... read more
July 29, 2016 Teenagers who have easy access to drugs and alcohol in the home are more likely to drink and do drugs in their early and late 20s. That's according to the one of the first studies to look at how ... read more
Mar. 14, 2016 Smokers who try to cut down the amount they smoke before stopping are less likely to quit than those who choose to quit all in one go, researchers have found. This research helps to answer the ... read more
Jan. 19, 2015 People are more successful in taking up healthy habits if their partner makes positive changes too, according to research. Investigators found that people were more successful in swapping bad habits ... read more