Archive for January, 2013

Mindfulness Meditation Primes Brain to Appreciate Music

January 31st, 2013
Mindfulness Meditation Primes Brain to Appreciate Music A new study suggests that mindfulness meditation can be used as a method to improve attention and heighten appreciation for music ...

Empathy Appears Highest Among Middle-Aged Women

January 31st, 2013
Empathy Appears Highest Among Middle-Aged WomenNeed a shoulder to cry on or an ear to hear your story? According to new research, your best bet is to share your ...

Peer Pressure Dictates Teen Body Image

January 31st, 2013
Peer Pressure Dictates Teen Body Image  Researchers have discovered a teenage girl's social group plays more of a role than social media, television and the big screen on ...

Traditional Distribution of Household Chores = More Sex

January 31st, 2013
Traditional Distribution of Household Chores = More Sex It may be the 21st century, but a new study suggests sticking to old values may reap benefits -- that ...

Imaging Study Shows Docs Feel Your Pain, Literally

January 30th, 2013
Brain Scans Reveal Objective Findings of Physician Empathy  When a physician tells you they feel your pain, they may be doing more than sharing their concern as ...

Memory Tied to Simultaneous Activation of Brain Regions

January 30th, 2013
Memory Tied to Simultaneous Activation of Brain Regions Emerging research supports the theory that areas of the brain work together at the same time to recall memories. Scientists ...

With a Simple Question, Eliciting Moral Behavior

January 30th, 2013
With a Simple Question, Eliciting Moral BehaviorA new study on the psychology of moral judgment suggests a prescribed view of morality may lead to increases in moral behavior. Liane ...

‘Coming Out’ May Have Mental, Physical Benefits

January 30th, 2013
'Coming Out’ May Have Mental, Physical BenefitsA new study finds that openly acknowledging one’s sexual orientation is more than just a societal question, but an action with ...

Control of Syphillis May Have Primed Sexual Revolution

January 29th, 2013
Control of Syphillis May Have Primed Sexual Revolution New research suggests sexual liberation was a result of widespread use of penicillin, rather than the introduction of ...

If Friend Gives Teen First Drink, Problems May Follow

January 29th, 2013
If Friend Gives Teen First Drink, Problems May FollowA new study investigates the factors associated with teen drinking in an effort to improve health education ...
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