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One in Six Teens Who Visit ER Suffer Dating Violence

July 5th, 2014
A new study finds that of adolescents visiting a hospital’s emergency department for any reason, one in five girls and one in eight boys reported dating violence in the past year. Published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine, the study also found that dating ...

‘Ringing in the Ears’ Alters Processing of Emotion

June 27th, 2014
More than 50 million Americans suffer from tinnitus, a condition that causes individuals to hear noises that are not really there. Sounds like whooshing, train whistles, cricket noises, or whines may be heard with the severity often varying on a day to day basis. Research ...

Putting Faith to Work Linked to Job Satisfaction

June 23rd, 2014
Regular attendance in a church that stresses faith as a component of work is associated with high job satisfaction and employment commitment. Baylor University sociologists discovered the influence depends in part on how involved that person is in the congregation, not merely on ...

Why Haters May Be Better at Their Jobs

June 22nd, 2014
New research shows that “haters” -- those people who dislike lots of things -- may actually be pretty good at their jobs. That’s because they spend a lot of time on a few activities, giving them the opportunity to hone their skills ...

Fables With Happy Endings More Likely to Inspire Honesty in Kids

June 21st, 2014
New research has found that a moral story that praises a character’s honesty is more likely to get children to tell the truth than a story like “The Boy Who Cried Wolf.” While these stories have been around for centuries, told to teach ...

Online Social Networks Can Spread Emotion, And For The Better

June 16th, 2014
Online Social Networks Can Spread Emotion, And For The BetterNew research shows that emotions expressed via online social networks, such as Facebook, influence the moods of others -- and in a good way. Investigators discovered ...

Can 12 Minutes of Exercise Make a Difference for Students?

June 15th, 2014
Can 12 Minutes of Exercise Make a Difference for Students?A new study shows that 12 minutes of exercise can improve attention and reading comprehension in low-income adolescents. Researchers at Dartmouth College say these findings suggest that ...

Is Food Addiction Real?

June 14th, 2014
Is Food Addiction Real?A new study has found that women with weight problems were more impulsive than average in a food-related psychology test. According to researchers, this suggests they are more instinctively stimulated by images ...

High Levels of Brain Protein Tied to Depression Found in Pre-menopausal Women

June 7th, 2014
High Levels of Brain Protein Tied to Depression Found in Pre-menopausal WomenWomen nearing menopause have higher levels of a brain protein linked to depression than both younger and menopausal women, according to a new ...

Fast Food May Diminish Enjoyment of The Moment

June 4th, 2014
Fast Food May Diminish Enjoyment of The Moment A new Canadian report suggests exposure to fast food establishments can push us to be more impatient and that this can undermine our ability to savor ...
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