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Modeling the Cellular Basis of Memory

April 17th, 2014
Modeling the Cellular Basis of MemoryResearchers at the Salk Institute have created a new model of memory that explains the cellular mechanisms responsible for retaining select memories a few hours after an event. This new ...

TV Can Disrupt Sleep in Young Children

April 15th, 2014
TV Can Disrupt Sleep in Young Children A new study confirms previous findings that both television viewing and sleeping in a room with a TV can decrease total sleep time for kids. The decline in sleep, ...

Mathematical App Speeds Jet-Lag Recovery

April 14th, 2014
Mathematical App Speeds Jet-Lag RecoveryA new mobile app takes a mathematical approach to help jet-lagged travelers align circadian rhythms and expedite recovery from time zone challenges. University of Michigan (UM) mathematicians say the app uses ...

New Studies Elaborate on Sleep-Memory Connection

April 9th, 2014
New Studies Elaborate on Sleep-Memory ConnectionNew research suggests that the large developmental gains of early childhood are often spurred by sleep. That is, infants who nap are better able to apply lessons learned to new ...

Sleep Deprivation Linked to Cardiac Hospitalizations

April 7th, 2014
Sleep Deprivation Linked to Cardiac Hospitalizations A new study presented at an European Heart conference explains that poor sleep doubles hospitalizations among individuals with the diagnosis of heart failure. Dr. Peter Johansson, first author of ...

Dawn’s Early Light Linked to Less Weight

April 4th, 2014
Dawn's Early Light Linked to Less WeightA new study suggests the timing, intensity, and duration of your light exposure during the day is linked to your weight. Northwestern University researchers discovered people who had most ...

Stress Can Trigger Allergies

April 2nd, 2014
Stress Can Trigger Allergies Just in time for the beginning of spring, new research finds that while stress does not actually cause allergies, it appears to fuel allergy outbreaks. According to the new study, allergy ...

Night Owls are Risk Takers

April 2nd, 2014
Night Owls are Risk TakersResearchers believe women who tend to stay up late and wake up late in the morning are more apt to have the similar risk-taking propensities as risky men. University of ...

Multiple Benefits May Accrue From Limiting Kids’ Screen Time

April 1st, 2014
Multiple Benefits May Accrue From Limiting Kids' Screen Time A new study finds that limiting content and the amount of time a child spends in front of the computer does make a difference. Researchers from ...

Are Teens Taking On Adult Stress Habits?

March 30th, 2014
Are Teens Taking On Adult Stress Habits?Teens experience stress in a way that is similar to adults, according to a new survey by the American Psychological Association (APA). In fact, teens reported a higher ...
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