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A Rich Vocabulary Can Protect Against Cognitive Impairment

Yesterday − FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology
Some people suffer incipient dementia as they get older. To make up for this loss, the brain's cognitive reserve is put to the test. Researchers from the University of Santiago de Compostela have studied what factors can help to improve this ability and they conclude that having a higher level of vocabulary is one such factor. …
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• Immersed in Violence: How 3-D Gaming Affects Video Game Players − Yesterday
• Bar Attendance Supports Heavy Drinking by Young Adults in the US-Mexico Border Region − Yesterday
• Less-numerate Investors Swayed by Corporate Report Presentation Effects − Yesterday
• Perceived Hatred Fuels Conflicts Between Democrats And Republicans, Israelis And Palestinians − Yesterday
• A Child's Poor Decision-making Skills Can Predict Later Behavior Problems, Research Shows − Yesterday
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Reports
10-21-14

Less-numerate Investors Swayed by Corporate Report Presentation Effects

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Conflict
10-21-14

Perceived Hatred Fuels Conflicts Between Democrats And Republicans, Israelis And Palestinians

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Quirk
10-22-14
The 2011 English Summer Riots: Courts Accused of 'Collective Hysteria'
A review of sentencing following the 2011 English riots has shown that sentences were much harsher than realised at first. And just as people got caught up in…
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Violence
10-22-14

Criminologists Try to Solve Murder Mystery: Who Will Become a Killer?

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Anger
10-22-14
Immersed in Violence: How 3-D Gaming Affects Video Game Players
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Playing violent video games in 3-D makes everything seem more real – and that may have troubling consequences for players, a new study reveals. Researchers…
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Delisi
10-22-14

No Silver Bullet: ISU Study Identifies Risk Factors of Youth Charged with Murder

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Cbt
10-22-14
Exposure Therapy Appears Helpful in Treating Patients with Prolonged Grief
Cognitive behavioral therapy with exposure therapy (CBT/exposure), where patients relive the experience of a death of a loved one, resulted in greater reductions in measures of prolonged grief disorder…
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Weller
10-21-14
A Child's Poor Decision-making Skills Can Predict Later Behavior Problems, Research Shows
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Children who show poor decision-making skills at age 10 or 11 may be more likely to experience interpersonal and behavioral difficulties that have the potential to…
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Vocabulary
10-21-14

A Rich Vocabulary Can Protect Against Cognitive Impairment

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Youth
10-22-14
Bar Attendance Supports Heavy Drinking by Young Adults in the US-Mexico Border Region
Due to a legal drinking age of 18 years, cheaper alcohol, and marketing tactics of local bars that specifically target youth, Mexico is an attractive and geographically nearby destination…
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Age
10-20-14
Positive Subliminal Messages on Aging Improve Physical Functioning in Elderly
Older individuals who are subliminally exposed to positive stereotypes about aging showed improved physical functioning that can last for several weeks, a new study led by the Yale School…
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Life
10-21-14
Even Depressed People Believe That Life Gets Better
Adults typically believe that life gets better — today is better than yesterday was and tomorrow will be even better than today. A new study shows that even depressed…
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Women
04-02-12

Sweden's Largest Facebook Study: A Survey of 1,000 Swedish Facebook Users

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Faces
10-21-14

Impressions Shaped by Facial Appearance Foster Biased Decisions

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Psychiatry

Analgesics And Anti-inflammatory Drugs May Have an Impact on Depression


Yesterday − Aarhus University
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Children & Parents
A Child's Poor Decision-making Skills Can Predict Later Behavior Problems, Research Shows

Yesterday − Oregon State University
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Children who show poor decision-making skills at age 10 or 11 may be more likely to experience interpersonal and behavioral difficulties that have the potential to lead to high-risk health behavior in their teen years, according to a new study from Oregon State University psychology professor. …
• Elderly People Fear Family Falls Short in Ethnic Minority Communities − 2 days ago
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Chronic Stress
New Approaches Needed for People with Serious Mental Illnesses in Criminal Justice System

7 days ago − University of Chicago
Responding to the large number of people with serious mental illnesses in the criminal justice system will require more than mental health services, according to a new report. In many ways, the criminal justice system is the largest provider of mental health services in the country. Estimates vary, but previous research has found that about 14 percent of persons in the criminal justice system have a serious mental…
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• Teenage Girls Are Exposed to More Stressors That Increase Depression Risk − 14 days ago
• Less Than Half of Canadians Exercise to Relieve Stress − 16 days ago
• Worry, Jealousy, Moodiness Linked to Higher Risk of Alzheimer's in Women − 21 days ago
• Long-term Unemployed Struggle as Economy Improves, Rutgers Study Finds − 27 days ago
• Beating Stress Outdoors? Nature Group Walks May Improve Mental Health − 29 days ago
 
Alcoholism
Mindfulness Protects Adults' Health from the Impacts of Childhood Adversity

1 months ago − Temple University
Adults who were abused or neglected as children are known to have poorer health, but adults who tend to focus on and accept their reactions to the present moment—or are mindful—report having better health, regardless of their childhood adversity. These findings, to be published in the October issue of Preventive Medicine, are based on the first study ever conducted to examine the relationship between childhood adversity, mindfulness, and health.…
• Study Finds Less Domestic Violence among Married Couples Who Smoke Pot − 1 months ago
• What Drives a Child to Abuse Alcohol? − 3 months ago
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• Public Perceive Alcohol Adverts Breach Regulatory Code, Research Finds − 5 months ago
• Despite Lower Levels of Drinking, African-Americans Encounter More Problems − 8 months ago
• Study on Pregnancy And Alcohol Fails to Take Psychological Factors into Account − 9 months ago
 
Learning

Bullies in the Workplace


7 days ago − Iowa State University
• A Child's Poor Decision-making Skills Can Predict Later Behavior Problems, Research Shows − Yesterday
• YouTube as Peer Support for Severe Mental Illness − 5 days ago
• Risking Your Life Without a Second Thought − 7 days ago
• Criminologists Try to Solve Murder Mystery: Who Will Become a Killer? − 15 hours ago
• Teens Still Sending Naked Selfies − 14 days ago
 
Women's Studies, Gender
Immersed in Violence: How 3-D Gaming Affects Video Game Players

Yesterday − Ohio State University
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Playing violent video games in 3-D makes everything seem more real – and that may have troubling consequences for players, a new study reveals. Researchers found that people who played violent video games in 3-D showed more evidence of anger afterward than did people who played using traditional 2-D systems -- even those with large screens. …
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• Millennials Uneducated on Important Clothing Care Skills, MU Study Finds − 7 days ago
 
Political Behavior

Impressions Shaped by Facial Appearance Foster Biased Decisions


Yesterday − Cell Press
• Perceived Hatred Fuels Conflicts Between Democrats And Republicans, Israelis And Palestinians − Yesterday
• Fairness Is in the Brain − 2 days ago
• Partisan Lenses: Beauty Lies in Your Political Affiliation − 7 days ago
• GPA, GRE Inadequate for Evaluating Non-traditional Students for Graduate School Admissions − 13 days ago
• Drivers Admit to Risky Behaviors in RU-Eagleton, NJ Medical School Public Health Poll − 27 days ago
 
Conflict

Perceived Hatred Fuels Conflicts Between Democrats And Republicans, Israelis And Palestinians


Yesterday − The New School
• Oh Brother! Having a Sibling Makes Boys Selfless − 6 days ago
• Toddlers Regulate Behavior to Avoid Making Adults Angry − 15 days ago
• Exploring the Connection Between Empathy, Neurohormones And Aggression − 26 days ago
• Smart Meters Could Cause Conflict for Housemates, Study Shows − 29 days ago
• Fighting Parents Hurt Children's Ability to Recognize And Regulate Emotions − 1 months ago
 
Violence Behaivior

Criminologists Try to Solve Murder Mystery: Who Will Become a Killer?


15 hours ago − University of Texas at Dallas
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