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Behavioral Therapy Reduces Tics

Researchers have confirmed that a specialized form of behavior therapy can significantly reduce chronic tics and tic-related problems in children and adolescents. Tourette syndrome, a neurological disorder characterized by...
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Mental Health, Creativity Linked

Swedish researchers believe they have uncovered a possible explanation for the link between mental health and creativity. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet studied brain neurotransmitters and receptors and discovered the...
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Advocacy and Policy

Good Looks Sway Court Decisions

Although justice is supposed to be “blind,” a new study finds that attractiveness influences conviction and sentence length. Cornell University researchers found that unattractive defendants are 22 percent more...
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Pesticides May Trigger ADHD

A new report suggests exposure to a particular class of pesticides is associated with an increased risk of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children. Published in the journal Pediatrics,...
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Food Cravings, Explained

For many, food cravings are our downfall. We exercise, we attempt to eat well, yet we succumb to cravings that overcome our willpower. Surprisingly, researchers have only recently begun...
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