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Psychology

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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Relationship between Mood Change, Odor and Its Psychophysiological Responses in Humans in Terms of the Sensory Evaluation Spectrum

Author(s): Yoshiaki Sugawara, Asami Shigetho, Mai Yoneda, Tomoko Tuchiya, Hiroko Yamada, Tomomi Matumura, Miki Hirano ABSTRACT How does the brain ultimately identify more than 10,000 odorants? How precisely can humans and their olfactory system detect and discriminate a great variety … Continue reading

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Validity and Reliability of the Interpersonal Sensitivity/Privileged Self Scale: Solving a New Type of Depression

Author(s): Itsuki Yamakawa, Masaki Muranaka, Shinji Sakamoto ABSTRACT Although “modern-type” depression (MTD), having different features than melancholic-type depression, has become problematic in Japan especially since the late 1990s, there are few psychological studies of MTD. Sakamoto, Muranaka, and Yamakawa (2014) … Continue reading

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What Men Want in a Woman: Personality Is More Important than Academic Record or Athleticism

Author(s): Adrian Furnham, Alastair McClelland ABSTRACT Two hundred and fifty eight male respondents with a mean age of 24.5 years were presented with sixteen hypothetical females which they were asked to rate for suitability as long term partners. The hypothetical … Continue reading

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Ownership or Taking Action: Which Is More Important for Happiness?

Author(s):Kohji Hayase, Mitsuhiro Ura ABSTRACT In two studies (2010 and 2011), more than 2000 respondents living in Japan were asked whether they gained more happiness from ownership or from taking action. In the 2010 study, many more individuals preferred taking … Continue reading

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