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Retail Pricing Strategies: Do Consumers Prefer Deep Discounts Or Everyday Low Prices?

2 hours ago − University of Chicago Press Journals
Sometimes finding the best bang for your buck feels like a wild goose chase. It's hard to know which stores offer the best prices at any given time. According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, when trying to maximize savings, consumers will choose retailers they believe offer the lowest prices the majority of the time. …
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07-21-14
Mental Health Issues in Children with Relatives Who Participated in Manhunt After Boston Marathon
Children with relatives who were called upon to participate in the interagency manhunt following the Boston Marathon attack carried a particularly heavy mental health burden, according to a Depression…
Health
07-21-14
Study Offers New Clues About the Source of Racial Health Disparities
A first-of-its-kind study by researchers at USC and Loyola Marymount University (LMU) has found evidence that the persistent health disparities across race may, in part, be related to anxiety…
Unique
07-22-14
You Deserve It! Are Consumers More Likely to Buy Unique Products When Made to Feel Special?
Graduating from college is an important life event often attributed to being smart and working hard. Many people celebrate this milestone achievement by buying themselves an expensive gift or…
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…
Food
07-22-14
Trying to Get Kids to Eat Healthier? Don't Tell Them Veggies Are Good for Them
At some point, most kids will hear that drinking milk helps make their bones strong or that fish is food for the brain. But do these messages foster the…
School
07-22-14
Natural-terrain Schoolyards Reduce Children's Stress, Says Colorado University-Boulder Study
Playing in schoolyards that feature natural habitats and trees and not just asphalt and recreation equipment reduces children's stress and inattention, according to a University of Colorado Boulder study.…
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.…
Require
07-22-14
P90X? Why Consumers Choose High-effort Products
Stuck in traffic? On hold for what seems like an eternity? Consumers often face situations that undermine their feelings of control. According to a new study in the Journal…
Words
07-21-14
Brain Waves Show Learning to Read Does Not End in 4th Grade, Contrary to Popular Theory
Teachers-in-training have long been taught that fourth grade is when students stop learning to read and start reading to learn. But a new Dartmouth study in the journal Developmental…
Sleep
07-21-14

Missing Sleep May Hurt Your Memory

Children
07-22-14

Children's Impulsive Behaviour Is Related to Their Brain Connectivity

Risky
07-22-14
Low-income Students in Charter High Schools Less Likely to Engage in Risky Behavior
A new UCLA-led study suggests that a higher quality educational environment may help improve health outcomes Low-income minority adolescents who were admitted to high-performing public charter high schools…
Store
07-22-14
Retail Pricing Strategies: Do Consumers Prefer Deep Discounts Or Everyday Low Prices?
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Psychiatry

Diagnostic Criteria for Christianson Syndrome


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Children & Parents

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• Natural-terrain Schoolyards Reduce Children's Stress, Says Colorado University-Boulder Study − 8 hours ago
• Children's Impulsive Behaviour Is Related to Their Brain Connectivity − 8 hours ago
• Mental Health Issues in Children with Relatives Who Participated in Manhunt After Boston Marathon − Yesterday
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Chronic Stress

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


7 days ago − University of Washington
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Alcoholism
What Drives a Child to Abuse Alcohol?

12 days ago − University of Montreal
By looking at 40 different factors in 14 year old teens, including brain structure and function, personality, life experiences and genetics, researchers can predict with 70% accuracy who will go on to develop binge drinking within the next two years. Impulsivity, hopelessness, sensation-seeking traits, lack of conscientiousness, and other variables such as life events and a family history of drug use contribute to the likelihood of binge drinking. Whether…
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Learning

Avoiding Abuse: Empathy, Realistic Expectations Key to Raising a Child with Disabilities


8 days ago − Saint Louis University
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Women's Studies, Gender
Study Offers New Clues About the Source of Racial Health Disparities

Yesterday − University of Southern California
A first-of-its-kind study by researchers at USC and Loyola Marymount University (LMU) has found evidence that the persistent health disparities across race may, in part, be related to anxiety about being confronted by negative racial stereotypes while receiving healthcare. …
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Political Behavior

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


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Conflict
Do Daughters Really Cause Divorce? Maybe Not

7 days ago − Duke University
DURHAM, N.C. -- In the U.S., couples with daughters are somewhat more likely to divorce than couples with sons. Many scholars have read those numbers as evidence that daughters cause divorce. But new research from Duke University suggests something quite different may be at play: Girls may be hardier than boys, even in the womb, and may be better able to survive pregnancies stressed by a troubled marriage.…
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Violence Behaivior

Children's Impulsive Behaviour Is Related to Their Brain Connectivity


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