Alzheimer’s disease is a degenerative brain condition that affects more than 5 million men and women in the United States—particularly individuals who are over the age of 65. Common symptoms of the condition include severe memory loss, delusions, hallucinations, paranoia, difficulty learning new things, difficulty recognizing loved ones, inability to perform everyday tasks, and impulsive behavior. At present, there is no known cure for Alzheimer’s disease. As a result, the condition will ultimately prove to be fatal. Continue reading
While The American Psychological Association currently only recognizes 100 phobias, it is estimated that there are actually over 500 phobias in existence throughout the world. One of the most intriguing – particularly in light of the beauty and youth obsessed age in which we live – is Gerascophobia. Continue reading
Sports psychologist Tom Bates highlights the link between cognition, emotion, and performance and explains how positive thoughts may help you produce better results on the football field.
There is a great deal of difference between being a good and bad project manager, although it may initially appear to only be a fine line separating the two. Often, behavioural skills play a major role in the way that a team works together and there are many conflicting studies on project management that can make understanding your role more complicated. No two teams are the same and what is able to motivate one individual might not motivate another. However, from a psychological standpoint, there are a few key principles that should be applicable to any team, in any industry, to improve performance. Continue reading