Tag Archives: psychology

Facebook psychology

How using social media affects your thinking Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg began selling the long-awaited Facebook stock last week on May 18. The value of Facebook has been estimated at nearly $100 billion, and Zuckerberg is now worth about $18 billion himself. With the recent sales, the value of Facebook …

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Birth order: decoded

Playful? Serious? Organized? Messy? Maybe your place in the family can explain why.

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Sleep Deprivation

Teenagers aren't getting the sleep they need. What are the consequences?

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Sports & body image

Participation in sports can help girls to develop a healthy body image ... or it can make things worse. Read on to find out why.

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SAD this winter?

Got the blues this winter? You and your brain might be suffering from a lack of sunlight and vitamin D.

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Why shopping feels good

Emotions often play unnoticed role in shopping By Kersten Chelgren Talon staff writer For most people, shopping means new clothes or a new video game or new sports equipment, sometimes even things around the house. For other people, shopping takes a totally different meaning. It can become as destructive as …

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Emotions of eating

Think before you eat Are you letting your emotions affect your appetite? By Erin Mortenson Talon staff writer It’s a Sunday afternoon, the Vikings are on and they aren’t doing so well. To help numb the pain of our team losing, you grab a bag of chips  and a pop. …

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