Archive for May, 2013

PTSD Hinders Sleep after Heart Attack, Increases Risk

May 31st, 2013
PTSD Hinders Sleep after Heart Attack, Increases Risk New research suggests the development of post-traumatic stress disorder after a heart attack may explain why sleep is often impaired in some survivors. Recent data from ...

Distorted Body Image In Anorexia Can Affect Movement

May 31st, 2013
Distorted Body Image In Anorexia Can Affect MovementA new study finds that even the unconscious actions of people suffering from anorexia nervosa are influenced by their disturbed perception of body image. Researchers ...

Stress of Poverty May Influence Health Among Resilient Kids

May 31st, 2013
Stress of Poverty May Influence Health Among Resilient KidsPoor children who appear to be succeeding socially may experience stress-related physical illness later in life. University of Georgia researchers found that students ...

Abnormal Sleep May Add to Emotional Problems in ADHD Kids

May 31st, 2013
Abnormal Sleep May Add to Emotional Problems in ADHD KidsNew research suggests that abnormal sleep may aggravate emotional problems experienced in the daytime by children with ADHD. German researcher Alexander Prehn-Kristensen, Ph.D., and ...

Suppression of Incriminating Memories Can Beat Lie-Detector Tests

May 30th, 2013
Suppression of Incriminating Memories Can Beat Lie-Detector TestsAn international team of psychologists has shown that some people can suppress incriminating memories and avoid detection by brain activity measured by guilt detection tests. Law enforcement ...

Career Advancement Tied to Work Passion

May 30th, 2013
Career Advancement Tied to Work Passion Emerging research suggests the way to get ahead in a competitive workplace is to really believe in what you do. The new Brigham Young University business ...

Mind-Body Techniques Reduce PTSD in Nurses

May 30th, 2013
Mind-Body Techniques Reduce PTSD in NursesIt is not just soldiers who are exposed to trauma that may lead to post traumatic stress disorder. A promising new study on approximately 30 nurses showed that ...

Food Addiction Linked to History of Childhood Abuse

May 30th, 2013
Food Addiction Linked to History of Childhood Abuse New research suggests that a history of physical or sexual abuse during childhood increases the chance of food addictions in adult women. Expert ...

New Brain Imaging Techniques Applied to Psychotic Disorders

May 29th, 2013
New Brain Imaging Techniques Applied to Psychotic Disorders New technology is allowing superresolution and segmentation of magnetic resonance images (MRI)  to help scientists study the actual structure of psychosis. Spanish researchers from ...

Using Neuroscience to Better Appreciate Art

May 29th, 2013
Using Neuroscience to Better Appreciate ArtHow does one person decide if they like a work of art? Is it your own innate taste or what you have been taught that decides? New ...
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