How is the world feeling? Largest real-time mental health survey investigates

An ambitious app-based research project is hoping to change the conversation surrounding suicide and mental health by collecting the moods of millions of people from around the world over a 1-week period in October.   <<Read Article>>
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An important message (via Movember) on World Suicide Prevention Day

SUICIDE NOTES TALK TOO LATE When life throws some challenges your way, having a conversation is a good thing. It's a simple fact, but talking things through with someone you trust can mean the difference between staying in a dark place and giving yourself the opportunity to understand that things will get better. Men are pretty good at talking about sport, work, movies or the latest gadget, but we need to get better at talking about the significant stuff going on in our lives - things li...
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Study provides evidence of the influence of emotion awareness on the development of attention in preschool children

Young children, who possess a good understanding of their own emotions and of those of their fellow human beings early on, suffer fewer attention problems than their peers with a lower emotional understanding...   <<Read Article>>
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Benefits of extracurricular sports extend into the classroom

Researchers have found that children participating in extracurricular sporting activities are more likely to follow rules and remained focused in the classroom... <<Read Article>>
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Sleep deprivation could reduce intrusive memories of traumatic scenes

A good night's sleep could be the wrong response to trauma.  A good night's sleep has long been recommended to those who have experienced a traumatic event...   <<Read Article>>
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