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Impact of Smoking on Circadian Typology, Sleep Habits and Mental Health of Japanese Students Aged 18 – 30 Years

Author(s): Takahiro Kawada, Kotaro Oki, Yumiko Yamazaki, Fujiko Tsuji, Miyo Nakade, Teruki Noji, Milada Krejci, Hitomi Takeuchi, Tetsuo Harada ABSTRACT Many studies have shown that smoking can be related to worse sleep quality. However, as the impact of smoking, double view … Continue reading

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The Relationship between Happiness and Self-Awareness among Introverts and Extroverts

Author(s): Mandana Bagherian, Adis Kraskian Mojembari, Parviz Naghibian, Sanam Farshad Nik ABSTRACT It is commonly believed that extroverts are happy and felicitous, and introversion is usually regarded as the state of having no fun or happiness in life. The present … Continue reading

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Eroticism: Why It Still Matters

Author(s): Ferdinand Fellmann ABSTRACT This article is about Eroticism as a key-concept in the psychological understanding of the human mind. The meaning of the term can be defined as follows: Eroticism is the way humans experience sexuality as a self-sufficient … Continue reading

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Predicting Framed Decisions: Simulation or Theory?

Author(s): Anton Kühberger, Claudia Luger-Bazinger ABSTRACT When predicting thoughts and behavior of other people, we use either the self as the basis for predictions (i.e., we simulate others), or theoretical knowledge (i.e., we use knowledge about others). To find out … Continue reading

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A Novel Non-Pharmaceutical Treatment for Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment

Author(s): Christina Darviri, Chrysa Zavitsanou, Aikaterini Delikou, Aikaterini Giotaki, Artemios Artemiadis, Aspasia Terentiou, George P. Chrousos ABSTRACT Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) represents a pre-dementia stage. Currently, there is no evidence for long-term efficacy of pharmacological treatment for preventing conversion to … Continue reading

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A Literature Review on the Connection between Stress and Self-Esteem

Author(s):Michael J. Galanakis , Anastasia Palaiologou, Georgia Patsi, Ioanna-Maria Velegraki , Christina Darviri ABSTRACT The current study investigates how stress and self-esteem interact in a wide range of levels. Studying the recent literature of the last five years, we understood … Continue reading

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Metaphorical Thinking: Its Link to Neurochemistry of Learning

Author(s) : Cittoor G. Navaneedhan, T. J. Kamalanabhan ABSTRACT Metaphorical thinking has a close relationship to individual’s learning capabilities as it determines an individual’s ability to associate the given concept to an experience outside its environment for e.g. if a … Continue reading

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Emotional Intelligence, Core-Self Evaluation, and Life Satisfaction

Author(s):Esin Özer, Erdal Hamarta, M. Engin Deniz ABSTRACT In this study it is aimed to investigate the relationship between emotional intelligence, core self evaluation and life satisfaction of college students and to determine whether emotional intelligence and core self evaluation … Continue reading

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Perceptions of Women on Marriage in Namibia

Author(s): Nelago Indongo, Lillian Pazvakawambwa ABSTRACT Marital pattern in a Namibian society is predominantly of never married women, and the rates are increasing, while the proportion of those getting married is falling, nevertheless, these proportions decline as age increases. Quantitative … Continue reading

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Psychology of Light: How Light Influences the Health and Psyche

Author(s): Rosella Tomassoni, Giuseppe Galetta, Eugenia Treglia ABSTRACT Light is the stimulus that influences most the human perception, but also the psychophysical well-being of the individual in everyday life. This paper analyzes the light from a psychological point of view, … Continue reading

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