Cognition

19 May

Researchers looked at data from 4,5208 8 to 11 year old children. Those who had less than 2 hours per day of screen time, 9 to 11 hours of daily sleep, and at least one hour per day of physical activity had the best scores on cognitive tests. (In brief. Turn off the screens. Monitor on Psychology, 2018, 50(1), p. 17) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Money

16 May

Data analyzed from over 3 million UK residents showed that agreeable people had less money and more debt than those with who aren’t as nice, perhaps because agreeable people care less about money. (In brief. Nice guys finish last. Monitor on Psychology, 2018, 50(1), p. 12) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Discrimination

12 May

A meta-analysis of 91,000 teenage subjects showed that those who had experienced racial and ethnic discrimination experienced more depression, lower self esteem, lower academic motivation and achievement, and more sexual and substance acting out than those who had not. (In brief. Discrimination stress. Monitor on Psychology, 2018, 50(1), p. 11) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Therapy

9 May

There is research that suggests that psychodynamic therapy sets in motion psychological processes that lead to ongoing change, even after therapy has ended. (Novotney, A. Not your great-grandfather’s psychoanalysis. Monitor on Psychology, 2017, 48(11), p. 44) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Therapy

5 May

Current research “has led to a growing body of evidence that psychodynamic therapy is as effective as and sometimes more beneficial than – CBT and other therapies”. Novotney, A, Not your great-grandfather’s psychoanalysis. Monitor on Psychology, 2017, 48(1), p. 43) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Wisdom

2 May

Albert Einstein: The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Therapy

28 Apr

Today’s psychodynamic practitioners have good evidence for many mental health issues, psychodynamic therapy is at least as effective as, if not more so, than other therapy approaches. (Novotney, A. Not your great-grandfather’s psychoanalysis. Monitor on Psychology, 2017, 48(11), 40-47) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com