Archives for February, 2009 - Page 2

Brain and Behavior

Your Gender May Affect Generosity

An interesting new study focuses on moral identity and gender, and how these characteristics may influence how people choose among charities. With so many worthy charities soliciting donations, the...
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Aggression and Violence

Manage Anger for Heart Health

New research finds that anger-induced electrical changes in the heart can predict future arrhythmias in patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs). While previous studies have demonstrated an increased incidence of...
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Brain and Behavior

How We Make Sense of Sentences

Have you ever wondered about our ability to communicate? We engage in numerous discussions throughout the day, about a variety of topics, from work assignments to the Super Bowl...
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Bipolar

Treatment for PTSD and Another Mental Illness

Dartmouth Medical School researchers have adapted cognitive-behavioral therapy for people with serious mental illness and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Sufferers diagnosed with both post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and serious...
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