Researchers at the University of Cambridge concluded in a study released this month that money can indeed buy happiness. But the joy isn't from how much money you have, but rather how you spend it.
Date Posted: April 18, 2016
If you want to keep your brain young, you could do a lot worse than taking up meditation. That's if you believe the results of a new study in NeuroImage that's found experienced meditators have brains that appear 7.5 years younger, on average, than ...
University of Texas at Arlington researchers have found that by age 3 environmental influences such as parenting are relevant factors in the development of toddlers' self-control when they are asked not to do something they want to do, such as run ...
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Safe levels of electrical stimulation can enhance your capacity to think more creatively, according to a new study.
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Scientists report a new degree of success in using brain scans to distinguish between adults diagnosed with autism and people without the disorder, an advance that could lead to the development of a diagnostic tool.
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You walk into a room and suddenly your brain goes fuzzy with an overwhelming wave of familiarity - although this is a totally new experience. A new study shines a spotlight on this situation, known as déjà vu.
Overweight people make unhealthier food choices than lean people when presented with real food, even though both make similar selections when presented with hypothetical choices, according to research led by the University of Cambridge.
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Researchers describe their new mouse model that shows how a combination of genetic and environmental risk factors can trigger the disease.
Categories: Eating DisordersGO
Parents who use very overly controlling feeding practices with their children, such as using food as a reward or a treat, could be unintentionally teaching their children to rely on food to deal with their emotions.
Categories: Eating Disorders, ParentingGO
A study has demonstrated that attending a public cultural event can induce a measurable effect on an individual's internal hormone levels. The "stress hormone" - cortisol - was reduced across the board, among other intriguing changes.
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There are six components to an apology - and the more of them you include when you say you're sorry, the more effective your apology will be, according to new research.
People with Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) fare better and are less likely to relapse when treated with medication on a long-term basis, according to researchers.
Categories: Other, Self-Criticism, Self-EsteemGO
Cancer patients may live longer if they are married, with the effect varying by place of birth and race/ethnicity. However, better economic resources are unlikely to be a key driver for this association.
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A new study found that feelings of blame and guilt dominate when midwives and obstetricians struggle to cope with the aftermath of a traumatic childbirth.
Categories: Other, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSDGO
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) impairs insulin signaling in the portion of the brain responsible for regulating metabolism, making a person with AD more likely to develop diabetes, new research suggests.
Categories: Cognitive Problems Amnesia / Dementia, Dementia, Health / Illness / ...GO