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Background TV Can Be Bad for Kids

4 days ago − University of Iowa
Parents, turn off the television when your children are with you. And when you do let them watch, make sure the programs stimulate their interest in learning. …
• Study Shows Role of Media in Sharing Life Events − 3 days ago
• 'Experiential Products' Provide Same Happiness Boost as Experiences, Study Finds − 3 days ago
• New Research: When It Hurts to Think We Were Made for Each Other − 3 days ago
• Early Warning Sign for Babies at Risk of Autism − 3 days ago
• Election Surprises Tend to Erode Trust in Government − 3 days ago
• Cultural Stereotypes May Evolve from Sharing Social Information − 3 days ago
• Why Do Men Prefer Nice Women? − 3 days ago
• Stronger Early Reading Skills Predict Higher Intelligence Later − 4 days ago
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Children
07-24-14

Background TV Can Be Bad for Kids

Products
07-22-14
Why Do Challenging Tasks Make Consumers Believe Drugs Wear Off Faster?
Imagine that you have a cup of coffee and sit down to read People magazine. How long do you think the energy boost will last before you reach for…
Women
07-25-14
Why Do Men Prefer Nice Women?
People's emotional reactions and desires in initial romantic encounters determine the fate of a potential relationship. Responsiveness may be one of those initial "sparks" necessary to fuel sexual desire…
Life
07-24-14
'Experiential Products' Provide Same Happiness Boost as Experiences, Study Finds
SAN FRANCISCO, July 24, 2014 -- Material items designed to create or enhance an experience, also known as "experiential products," can make shoppers just as happy as life experiences,…
Children
07-22-14
Preschoolers Can Reflect on What They Don't Know
Contrary to previous assumptions, researchers find that preschoolers are able to gauge the strength of their memories and make decisions based on their self-assessments. The study findings are published…
Women
04-02-12

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

Rural
11-11-11
Volunteering, Helping Others Decreases Substance Use in Rural Teens, MU Study Finds
Young adults between the ages of 18 and 25 report the highest rates of substance use and dependence, according to the National Survey on Drug Use & Health. A…
Toma
07-24-14
Study Shows Role of Media in Sharing Life Events
MADISON — To share is human. And the means to share personal news — good and bad — have exploded over the last decade, particularly social media and…
God
08-05-11
McLean Hospital Study Shows Religious Beliefs Impact Levels of Worry
BELMONT, MA—Researchers at Harvard-affiliated McLean Hospital have found that those who believe in a benevolent God tend to worry less and be more tolerant of life's uncertainties than those…
Asd
07-24-14
Early Warning Sign for Babies at Risk of Autism
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (July 24, 2014) -- Some babies are at risk for autism because they have an older sibling that has the disorder. To find new ways to…
Money
07-22-14
The Nostalgia Effect: Do Consumers Spend More When Thinking About the Past?
Say you are out clothes shopping and you spot something that brings you back to a special time from your childhood when you were surrounded by friends and family.…
Memory
01-21-14

Older Brains Slow Due to Greater Experience, Rather Than Cognitive Decline

Ways
07-24-14

New Research: When It Hurts to Think We Were Made for Each Other

Mehta
07-23-14

'Big Picture' Thinking Doesn't Always Lead People to Indulge Less, Study Says

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Psychiatry
Warning: Birthdays Can Be Bad for Your Health

4 days ago − Wiley
New research has found that birthday-related drinking is associated with upsurges in hospital admissions among young people. This study of drinking behaviour in Ontario, Canada is published online today in the scientific journal Addiction. …
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• Low Strength Brain Stimulation May Be Effective for Depression − 6 days ago
• International Team Sheds New Light on Biology Underlying Schizophrenia − 6 days ago
• Mothers of Children with Autism Benefit from Peer-led Intervention − 6 days ago
 
Children & Parents
Early Warning Sign for Babies at Risk of Autism

3 days ago − University of Miami
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (July 24, 2014) -- Some babies are at risk for autism because they have an older sibling that has the disorder. To find new ways to detect Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) earlier in life, researchers are exploring the subtleties of babies' interactions with others and how they relate to the possibility and severity of future symptoms. …
• Background TV Can Be Bad for Kids − 4 days ago
• Stronger Early Reading Skills Predict Higher Intelligence Later − 4 days ago
• The 92% Clean Plate Club − 5 days ago
• Preschoolers Can Reflect on What They Don't Know − 5 days ago
• Trying to Get Kids to Eat Healthier? Don't Tell Them Veggies Are Good for Them − 6 days ago
• Natural-terrain Schoolyards Reduce Children's Stress, Says Colorado University-Boulder Study − 6 days ago
 
Chronic Stress

Brain Responses to Emotional Images Predict PTSD Symptoms After Boston Marathon Bombing


12 days ago − University of Washington
• Natural-terrain Schoolyards Reduce Children's Stress, Says Colorado University-Boulder Study − 6 days ago
• Using Media as a Stress Reducer Can Lead to Feelings of Guilt And Failure − 4 days ago
• Taking a Short Smartphone Break Improves Employee Well-being, Research Finds − 20 days ago
• New Insights into the Treatment of Children And Youth Exposed to Acts of Terror − 25 days ago
• Only 25 Minutes of Mindfulness Meditation Alleviates Stress − 25 days ago
• Veterans Who Identify as LGB Could Benefit from Informed Mental Health Services − 1 months ago
 
Alcoholism

Over the Limit


10 months ago − Iowa State University
• Effects of Alcohol in Young Binge Drinkers Predicts Future Alcoholism − 2 months ago
• Public Perceive Alcohol Adverts Breach Regulatory Code, Research Finds − 2 months ago
• Despite Lower Levels of Drinking, African-Americans Encounter More Problems − 5 months ago
• Study on Pregnancy And Alcohol Fails to Take Psychological Factors into Account − 6 months ago
• Heavy Drinking Is Bad for Marriage If 1 Spouse Drinks, but Not Both − 8 months ago
• Boston University Researchers Test Effectiveness of Treatments for Alcoholism And Anxiety − 9 months ago
 
Learning

Background TV Can Be Bad for Kids


4 days ago − University of Iowa
• 'Experiential Products' Provide Same Happiness Boost as Experiences, Study Finds − 3 days ago
• Cultural Stereotypes May Evolve from Sharing Social Information − 3 days ago
• Study Shows Role of Media in Sharing Life Events − 3 days ago
• Trying to Get Kids to Eat Healthier? Don't Tell Them Veggies Are Good for Them − 6 days ago
• Brain Waves Show Learning to Read Does Not End in 4th Grade, Contrary to Popular Theory − 7 days ago
 
Women's Studies, Gender

Do Women Talk More Than Men? It's All About Context


12 days ago − Northeastern University
• Wives with More Education Than Their Husbands No Longer at Increased Risk of Divorce − 4 days ago
• Study Offers New Clues About the Source of Racial Health Disparities − 6 days ago
• Obese Women May Have Learning Deficit Specific to Food − 10 days ago
• Women's Professional Self-identity Impacts on Childcare Balance, but Not Men's − 11 days ago
• Sexual Harassment And Assault Are Common on Scientific Field Studies, Survey Indicates − 11 days ago
 
Political Behavior

Do Women Talk More Than Men? It's All About Context


12 days ago − Northeastern University
• CEOs Who Motivate with 'Fightin' Words' Shoot Themselves in the Foot − 5 days ago
• The Nostalgia Effect: Do Consumers Spend More When Thinking About the Past? − 6 days ago
• Election Surprises Tend to Erode Trust in Government − 3 days ago
• Are Conservatives More Obedient And Agreeable Than Their Liberal Counterparts? − 1 months ago
• Hormones Affect Voting Behavior, Nebraska Researchers Find − 1 months ago
 
Conflict

Argument with Dad? Find Friendly Ears to Talk It Out, Study Shows


1 months ago − San Francisco State University
• Do Daughters Really Cause Divorce? Maybe Not − 12 days ago
• The Power of Making Amends − 13 days ago
• The Dark Side of Twitter - Infidelity, Break-ups, And Divorce − 25 days ago
• With Distance Comes Greater Wisdom, Research Finds − 1 months ago
• Distance from a Conflict May Promote Wiser Reasoning − 1 months ago
 
Violence Behaivior
CEOs Who Motivate with 'Fightin' Words' Shoot Themselves in the Foot

5 days ago − Brigham Young University
Heading into the war room to fire up the troops? Declaring war on the competition to boost sales? Well, CEO, you might want to tamp down them's fightin' words—you could be shooting yourself in the foot. A new Brigham Young University business study finds that bosses who try to motivate their employees with violent rhetoric—think of Steve Jobs declaring "thermonuclear war" on Samsung—end up motivating rival employees to…
• Clients of BMC's Violence Interventional Advocacy Program Find Experience Supportive − 5 days ago
• Children's Impulsive Behaviour Is Related to Their Brain Connectivity − 6 days ago
• It's Your Game ... Keep It Real Reduces Dating Violence among Minority Youth − 17 days ago
• One Third of Dyslexic Adults Report Being Physically Abused During Childhood − 25 days ago
• New Insights into the Treatment of Children And Youth Exposed to Acts of Terror − 25 days ago
 
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