Archives for April, 2010 - Page 3

Advocacy and Policy

How People Use Facebook

A University of Missouri researcher has investigated the cognitive and emotional implications of social browsing versus social searching. Kevin Wise, an assistant professor of strategic communication at the University...
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Brain and Behavior

Dreams Are Key to Memory

A new study advocates dreaming as a key tool to improving memory and learning skills. Scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston say the new findings...
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Addiction

Sports Stars Fading as Role Models

The National Football League recently sanctioned a star quarterback for off-the-field behavior not befitting the “higher standards” the league expects from its players. Conceptually, one of the factors behind...
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Addiction

New Approach for Opioid Addiction

Experts have developed a new multifaceted treatment program for young adults addicted to opioid drugs. The approach was announced at the National Institute on Drug Abuse’s (NIDA) Conference in...
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