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- Change Is In the Eye of the Beholder(c). Landsman, Sandra // Subconsciously Speaking;9/13/2013, p1
The author reflects on making changes in one's life. She cites that every person has some bad habits, which make them human and unique. She notes that the desire of a person to change is frequently tied to a sense of embarrassment. She states that people has the capacity of making changes in...
- Moving On. Gómez, Jen // Lesbian News;Nov2005, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p32
The article recalls an experience writing for the periodical Lesbian News. During the experience, many emotions were felt, including excitement and fear. Many things have happened during the course of the year, from marathons to benefit events, to preparing for things yet to come. As the writing...
- A Message from the Editor. Rinsky, Robert A. // Public Health Reports;Nov/Dec2005, Vol. 120 Issue 6, p585
Recalls a life-changing experience while reading the December 1999 issue of "Public Health Reports." Emotions felt before reading the periodical; Lessons learned from a photo essay featured in the journal; Role of child labor in the experience.
- Personality change after stroke: some preliminary observations. Stone, J.; Townend, E.; Kwan, J.; Haga, K.; Dennis, M. S.; Sharpe, M. // Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Dec2004, Vol. 75 Issue 12, p1708
Objectives: To describe changes in personality after stroke and effects on carers. Methods: A consecutive series of patients was recruited from hospital admissions with stroke. A novel questionnaire was administered to the patients' main carer at nine months after the stroke to determine their...
- Being Mindful Promotes Good Mental Health. // Ascribe Newswire: Health;4/1/2003, p19
In the April 2003 issue of the "Journal of Personality and Social Psychology," University of Rochester researchers have reported that individuals who are mindful are more attuned to their emotions and act in ways that are compatible with their values and interests. Mindfulness, which is an...
- Anxious genes. Lok, Corie // U.S. News & World Report;7/29/2002, Vol. 133 Issue 4, p62
Informs that a study published in 'Science' magazine in July 2002 reports that genes can influence activity in the emotional center of the brain. Details of the research; Relationship between anxiety and genes.
- Effects of nicotine on brain responses to emotional pictures. Gilbert, David; Sugai, Chihiro; Zuo, Yantao; Claire, Noelle Eau; McClernon, F. Joseph; Rabinovich, Norka; Markus, Tiffanie; Asgaard, Greg; Radtke, Robert; Gilbert, David G; Eau Claire, Noelle; Rabinovich, Norka E // Nicotine & Tobacco Research;Dec2004, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p985
Given that nicotine reduces negative affect, one would expect nicotine to have different effects on brain responses to emotionally negative stimuli than it does on responses to emotionally neutral or positive stimuli. However, no studies have assessed this possibility. The present study assessed...
- Trauma Surgeon Personality and Job Satisfaction: Results from a National Survey. FOULKROD, KELLI H.; FIELD, CRAIG; BROWN, CARLOS V. R. // American Surgeon;Apr2010, Vol. 76 Issue 4, p422
Personality is correlated with job satisfaction, whereas job satisfaction is linked to performance. This study examines personality of practicing trauma surgeons in relation to their job satisfaction. The dominant theory in personality research is the five-factor model, which includes:...
- 'And passions just like mine'. Uzzell, David // Interpretation Journal;Autumn2005, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p3
Presents an introduction to the articles published in the November 2005 issue of the "Interpretation Journal."