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Computer Games Give a Boost to English

4 days ago − University of Gothenburg
If you want to make a mark in the world of computer games you had better have a good English vocabulary. It has now also been scientifically proven that someone who is good at computer games has a larger English vocabulary. This is revealed by a study at the University of Gothenburg and Karlstad University, Sweden. …
• Family Dinners Reduce Effects of Cyberbullying in Adolescents − 5 hours ago
• Can Action Movies Make You Fat? − 5 hours ago
• Why Plants in the Office Make Us More Productive − 12 hours ago
• Intervention Needed for Survivors of Childhood Burns − 3 days ago
• Meaningful Relationships Can Help You Thrive − 3 days ago
• Socially-assistive Robots Help Kids with Autism Learn by Providing Personalized Prompts − 4 days ago
• Family Dinners Good for Teens' Mental Health, Could Protect from Cyberbullying − 5 hours ago
• Warm Thanks: Gratitude Can Win You New Friends − 4 days ago
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Depression
08-27-14

Brain Networks 'Hyper-connected' in Young Adults Who Had Depression

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Family
09-01-14
Family Dinners Good for Teens' Mental Health, Could Protect from Cyberbullying
Bottom Line: Cyberbullying was associated with mental health and substance use problems in adolescents but family dinners may help protect teens from the consequences of cyberbullying and also be…
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Health
09-01-14
Family Dinners Reduce Effects of Cyberbullying in Adolescents
Sharing regular family meals with children may help protect them from the effects of cyberbullying, according to a study by McGill professor Frank Elgar, Institute for Health and Social…
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Watching
09-01-14

Can Action Movies Make You Fat?

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Health
01-27-12
Mind over Matter: Patients' Perceptions of Illness Make a Difference
Whenever we fall ill, there are many different factors that come together to influence the course of our illness. Additional medical conditions, stress levels, and social support all have…
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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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Plants
09-01-14
Why Plants in the Office Make Us More Productive
'Green' offices with plants make staff happier and more productive than 'lean' designs stripped of greenery, new research shows. In the first field study of its kind, published…
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Support
08-29-14
Meaningful Relationships Can Help You Thrive
Deep and meaningful relationships play a vital role in overall well-being. Past research has shown that individuals with supportive and rewarding relationships have better mental health, higher levels of…
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Burns
08-29-14
Intervention Needed for Survivors of Childhood Burns
Adults who have been hospitalized for a burn as a child experience higher than usual rates of depression and suicidal thoughts, according to new research at the University of…
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Games
08-28-14

Computer Games Give a Boost to English

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Learn
08-25-14

Learning by Watching, Toddlers Show Intuitive Understanding of Probability

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Child
08-28-14

Socially-assistive Robots Help Kids with Autism Learn by Providing Personalized Prompts

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People
08-28-14
Warm Thanks: Gratitude Can Win You New Friends
Parents have long told their children to mind their Ps and Qs, and remember to say thank you. Now the evidence is in on why it matters. A…
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Touch
04-02-14
Infants Are Sensitive to Pleasant Touch
Infants show unique physiological and behavioral responses to pleasant touch, which may help to cement the bonds between child and parent and promote early social and physiological development, according…
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Psychiatry
Training Your Brain to Prefer Healthy Foods

12 hours ago − Tufts University, Health Sciences Campus
BOSTON (September 1, 2014, 10:20 AM EDT) — It may be possible to train the brain to prefer healthy low-calorie foods over unhealthy higher-calorie foods, according to new research by scientists at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (USDA HNRCA) at Tufts University and at Massachusetts General Hospital. Published online today in the journal Nutrition & Diabetes, a brain scan study in adult men and…
• Bradley Hospital Collaborative Study Identifies Genetic Change in Autism-related Gene − 4 days ago
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• The High Cost of Hot Flashes: Millions in Lost Wages Preventable − 5 days ago
• Scripps Research Institute Scientists Link Alcohol-dependence Gene to Neurotransmitter − 5 days ago
• Xenon Exposure Shown to Erase Traumatic Memories − 5 days ago
• Fear, Safety And the Role of Sleep in Human PTSD − 5 days ago
 
Children & Parents

IU Study: Social Class Makes a Difference in How Children Tackle Classroom Problems


5 days ago − Indiana University
• Socially-assistive Robots Help Kids with Autism Learn by Providing Personalized Prompts − 4 days ago
• Warm Thanks: Gratitude Can Win You New Friends − 4 days ago
• Parents, Listen Next Time Your Baby Babbles − 5 days ago
• Family Dinners Reduce Effects of Cyberbullying in Adolescents − 5 hours ago
• Orphaned Children Can Do Just as Well in Institutions − 5 days ago
• Young Children's Sipping/Tasting of Alcohol Reflects Parental Modeling − 6 days ago
 
Chronic Stress

Simple Tips to Fend Off Freak-outs


1 months ago − University of Cincinnati
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• New Coping Strategy for the Memory Impaired And Their Caregivers − 7 days ago
• Study Suggests Hatha Yoga Boosts Brain Function in Older Adults − 14 days ago
• 'Super-parent' Cultural Pressures Can Spur Mental Health Conditions in New Moms And Dads − 14 days ago
• Disconnect Between Parenting And Certain Jobs a Source of Stress, Study Finds − 16 days ago
• Coping Skills Help Women Overcome the Mental Anguish of Unwanted Body Evaluation And Sexual Advances − 26 days ago
 
Alcoholism
Study Finds Less Domestic Violence among Married Couples Who Smoke Pot

6 days ago − University at Buffalo
BUFFALO, N.Y. – New research findings from a study of 634 couples found that the more often they smoked marijuana, the less likely they were to engage in domestic violence. The study, conducted by researchers in the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions and Research Institute on Addictions (RIA), appeared in the online edition of Psychology of Addictive Behaviors in August. …
• What Drives a Child to Abuse Alcohol? − 1 months ago
• Effects of Alcohol in Young Binge Drinkers Predicts Future Alcoholism − 3 months ago
• Public Perceive Alcohol Adverts Breach Regulatory Code, Research Finds − 3 months ago
• Despite Lower Levels of Drinking, African-Americans Encounter More Problems − 6 months ago
• Study on Pregnancy And Alcohol Fails to Take Psychological Factors into Account − 8 months ago
• Heavy Drinking Is Bad for Marriage If 1 Spouse Drinks, but Not Both − 9 months ago
 
Learning

Parents, Listen Next Time Your Baby Babbles


5 days ago − University of Iowa
• Computer Games Give a Boost to English − 4 days ago
• Socially-assistive Robots Help Kids with Autism Learn by Providing Personalized Prompts − 4 days ago
• Brain Networks 'Hyper-connected' in Young Adults Who Had Depression − 5 days ago
• Learning by Watching, Toddlers Show Intuitive Understanding of Probability − 7 days ago
• New Coping Strategy for the Memory Impaired And Their Caregivers − 7 days ago
 
Women's Studies, Gender

Reading 'Fifty Shades' Linked to Unhealthy Behaviors


11 days ago − Michigan State University
• Use a Rule of Thumb to Control How Much You Drink − 10 days ago
• Objectification in Romantic Relationships Related to Sexual Pressure And Coercion − 11 days ago
• Study Finds Less Domestic Violence among Married Couples Who Smoke Pot − 6 days ago
• Love Makes Sex Better for Most Women − 13 days ago
• Men Fare Worse Than Women in China Regarding Discrimination among Obese Workers − 13 days ago
 
Political Behavior

Scientists Find Growing Consensus: Political Attitudes Derive from Body And Mind


1 months ago − University of Nebraska-Lincoln
• CU Denver Study Links Self-identified Ethnic Labels to Cultural Values − 1 months ago
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• The Nostalgia Effect: Do Consumers Spend More When Thinking About the Past? − 1 months ago
 
Conflict

Scientists Find Growing Consensus: Political Attitudes Derive from Body And Mind


1 months ago − University of Nebraska-Lincoln
• Disconnect Between Parenting And Certain Jobs a Source of Stress, Study Finds − 16 days ago
• Marital Tension Between Mom And Dad Can Harm Each Parent's Bond with Child, Study Finds − 27 days ago
• Study Finds Less Domestic Violence among Married Couples Who Smoke Pot − 6 days ago
• Could Summer Camp Be the Key to World Peace? − 1 months ago
• Using Media as a Stress Reducer Can Lead to Feelings of Guilt And Failure − 1 months ago
 
Violence Behaivior

Reading 'Fifty Shades' Linked to Unhealthy Behaviors


11 days ago − Michigan State University
• Objectification in Romantic Relationships Related to Sexual Pressure And Coercion − 11 days ago
• Study Finds Less Domestic Violence among Married Couples Who Smoke Pot − 6 days ago
• Neglected Boys May Turn into Violent Adolescents − 13 days ago
• Study: Brain Imaging Shows Brain Differences in Risk-taking Teens − 17 days ago
• Scared of Crime? Good. − 20 days ago
 
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