Archive for April, 2012

Live in Present, Anticipate the Future to Increase Happiness

April 27th, 2012
Live in Present, Anticipate the Future to Increase HappinessA new study suggests that individuals who live in the present, look warmly at the past, and anticipate ...

Meditation and Communication Training Improves MD Care

April 27th, 2012
Meditation and Communication Training Improves MD CareA new study reports that training physicians in mindfulness meditation and communication skills can improve the quality of care. After the training, University ...

Mice Study Offers Clues to Reverse Cognitive Decline

April 27th, 2012
Mice Study Offers Clues to Reverse Cognitive DeclineA Baylor University researcher has discovered a method by which cognitive decline is reversed in mice. In the new study, Joaquin ...

Berries May Reduce Mental Decline in Older Women

April 27th, 2012
Berries May Reduce Mental Decline in Older WomenScientists have found that consuming fruits rich in flavonoids such as blueberries and strawberries may delay cognitive decline in older ...

Most Women Shy Away from Outdoor Exercise

April 26th, 2012
Most Women Shy Away from Outdoor ExerciseAbout 9 out of 10 women over the age of 30 shy away from outdoor exercise due to low body-confidence and self-esteem, ...

Using Music to Heal Shattered Souls

April 26th, 2012
Using Music to Heal Shattered SoulsA new paper on music therapy suggests music can serve as a tool to allow issues to be explored on a granular level ...

PCB Exposure May Increase Risk of Autism

April 26th, 2012
PCB Exposure May Increase Risk of Autism New research from University of California-Davis and Washington State University suggests exposure to PCBs may increase the likelihood of autism in ...

Research Backs Mental Exercise to Reduce Dementia Risk

April 26th, 2012
Research Backs Mental Exercise to Reduce Dementia RiskA new study lends a scientific basis to the banner that mental engagement is important for maintaining mental acuity. Researchers discovered ...

Number of Lefties Tied to Competition, Cooperation

April 26th, 2012
Number of Lefties Tied to Competition, CooperationA new research hypothesis suggests that the ratio of left-handed and right-handed individuals is tied to the way in which our society ...

Want to Make Better Economic Decisions? Think in a Foreign Language

April 26th, 2012
Want to Make Better Economic Decisions? Think in a Foreign LanguagePeople are more likely to take favorable economic risks if they think through ...