We each strike a different balance between following our impulses and second-guessing them. The amount of self-control we have can factor into how well we do in school, or how likely we are to develop addictive behaviors. For this reason,
You’ve probably already heard that genes play a role in mental illness. If you have a particular psychiatric condition, your children are also more likely to have that condition. But how much do genes matter? Are genes destiny when it
It’s easy to think of psychiatric disorders as categories with distinct boundaries. Schizophrenia is separate from depression, which is different than anxiety. At a genetic level, though, it’s not at all clear that this is the case. We know that
People with ADHD often have comorbid conditions like substance abuse, alcoholism and binge eating. According to some new research from a doctoral candidate at Linköping University in Sweden, a lot of the blame for this unholy alliance between ADHD and
People are switching jobs more than ever before. An analysis published by LinkedIn this week found that job-hopping has almost doubled in the last two decades. Chalk it up to a changing economy, or maybe just another problem with millennials.
According to new research, it may be. Procrastination is defined as more than just postponement in action, delays in activity or the occasional dilly-dallying that we all dabble in – but a chronic and irrational behavior pattern that involves putting
Opinions about eye color have varied over time and culture, with light eyes favored among some cultures and dark among others. To demonstrate this, a recent survey done by Impulse Research in Los Angeles of over 1,000 women found that