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Neuropsychoanalysis in the Scanner, Part 2 – Siegel and discussion

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People aren’t born afraid of spiders and snakes: Fear is quickly learned during infancy (Study)

“..Susan Mineka’s research (from Northwestern University) shows that monkeys that are raised in the lab aren’t afraid of snakes, but they’ll learn to fear snakes much more readily than flowers or rabbits. The authors of the Current Directions in Psychological … Continue reading

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Writing About Worries Eases Anxiety, Improves Test Performance

“Students can combat test anxiety and improve performance by writing about their worries immediately before the exam begins, according to a University of Chicago study published in the journal Science.” http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/213690.php

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