Archive for February, 2012

Chinese Study Debunks Boys’ Math Advantage

February 24th, 2012
Chinese Study Debunks Boys Math Advantage A new Chinese study suggests the belief that boys are better than girls in science and math may be incorrect. Paradoxically, researchers believe ...

Fear of Being Laid Off Has Ripple Effect

February 24th, 2012
Fear of Being Laid Off Has Ripple EffectSpanish researchers have found that the stress of shaky job security adversely affects many aspects of our family and work life. ...

World of Warcraft Boosts Cognitive Functioning in Older Adults

February 23rd, 2012
World of Warcraft Boosts Cognitive Functioning in Older Adults Playing the online video game World of Warcraft (WoW) can boost cognitive functioning in older adults, especially those ...

Better-Educated Blacks Shun Mental Health Care

February 23rd, 2012
Better-Educated Blacks Shun Mental Health Care A new study suggests old problems continue to limit mental health services for minority groups. In the article, published in the journal Psychological ...

High-Tech Cognitive Training Aids Individuals with Schizophrenia

February 23rd, 2012
Intense Cognitive Training Aids Individuals with SchizophreniaEmerging research suggests a specific type of computerized cognitive training can lead to neural and behavioral improvements for individuals with schizophrenia. The ...

Keeping Your Cool with Baby Aids Kids in Long Run

February 23rd, 2012
Keeping Your Cool with Baby Aids Kids in Long Run Parents who overreact and are easily angered during the time frame when infants move into ...

Take Two Tylenol for Social Rejection?

February 23rd, 2012
Take Two Tylenol for Social Rejection?A new research paper explores the relationship between physical and social pain finding that the connection is much stronger than imagined. “Broken-hearted” isn’t just a metaphor -- social ...

Using Smartphones to Treat Drug Abuse

February 22nd, 2012
Using Smartphones to Treat Drug AbuseResearchers are working to develop technology that will allow smartphones to help addicts deal with drug cravings. Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) are combining a ...

Digging Into Biological, Environmental Roots of Antisocial Behavior

February 22nd, 2012
Genetic and Environmental Roots for Antisocial BehaviorA new area of study incorporates a multi-disciplinary view of biosocial factors that can influence criminal and anti-social actions. Criminiologist Dr. Brian Boutwell, ...

Auditory Preference Linked to Brain Dominance

February 22nd, 2012
Auditory Preference Linked to Brain DominanceA new study suggests a strong correlation between brain dominance and the ear used to listen to a cell phone. Researchers discovered if you're ...
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