Archive for July, 2012

New Technique Educates Kids on Emotions, Relieves Anxiety

July 31st, 2012
New Technique Educates Kids on Emotions, Relieves AnxietyExperts say that emotional problems in childhood are common with 8 to 22 percent of children suffering from anxiety. ...

Right Kind of Smile May Reduce Stress

July 31st, 2012
Right Kind of Smile May Reduce StressResearchers have determined that the adage “just grin and bear it,” may be good advice in difficult situations. In the study, doctoral student Tara ...

Parental Modeling of Physical Activity Aids Kids’ Health

July 31st, 2012
Parental Modeling of Physical Activity Aids Kids' HealthTired of the summertime couch potatoes your kids have become? If so, you may need to strap on your running ...

Doctors Should Avoid ‘Hurtful’ Labels When Dealing With Overweight Children

July 31st, 2012
Doctors Should Avoid 'Hurtful' Labels When Dealing With Overweight ChildrenParents find the words “large” or "gaining too much weight” less offensive than “obese” or “overweight,” according to new research that says doctors ...

Delay in Brain Development Associated with ADHD

July 31st, 2012
Delay in Brain Development Associated with ADHDA new NIH study suggests a delay in brain development, rather than a total alteration in normal development, is the instigating factor ...

Psychological Abuse Just As Damaging As Physical Abuse

July 31st, 2012
Psychological Abuse Just As Damaging As Physical AbusePsychological abuse can be just as damaging to a child's physical, mental and emotional health as physical abuse, according to ...

Transcranial Stimulation Effective for Hard to Treat Depression

July 30th, 2012
Transcranial Stimulation Effective for Hard to Treat DepressionA new clinical study finds that transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is an effective treatment for patients with depression who are unable ...

Outspoken Boys May Get Leg Up On Girls in Math

July 30th, 2012
Male Impulsiveness Linked to Math ProficiencyDuring grade school, boys and girls typically use a different approach to solve arithmetic problems. Girls use a slow and accurate approach while boys ...

Social Norms Limit Negative Feedback, Foster Overconfidence

July 30th, 2012
Social Norms Limit Negative Feedback, Foster Overconfidence New research suggests societal customs can deter honest criticism, a situation that can lead to a misperception of capabilities. In the study, ...

Sleep Deficits Slow Work Performance

July 30th, 2012
Sleep Deficits Slow Work PerformanceAre you the type that can get by with less than eight hours of sleep a night? Do you believe your work performance is the same ...