Children with Autism More Likely to be Bullied at Home and at School, ...

Children with autism often experience difficulties integrating with the people around them due, causing them to become victims of bullying in school and even at home.

Jul 23

Categories: Autism spectrum disorders, Bullying

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Warning to Those Wanting to Spice Up Their Lives

If you’re a chili lover, you might want to cut down on some of that spicy goodness for the sake of your cognitive functioning. Recent studies have found that eating more than 50 grams of chili a day might be associated with dementia.

Jul 23

Categories: Dementia

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Study Shows Relationship Between Type of Delivery and Twins' ...

The manner in which twins are delivered during labor can have an impact on their future development. A cesarean section may negatively affect the intelligence and psychological development of twins; hence, many gynecologists strongly believe in the ...

Jul 22

Categories: Child Development

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This Diary Study Suggests It’s Probably Not A Good Idea To Use ...

Some people might be thrilled by the legalisation of marijuana in various parts of the world, believing that satisfying sleep is heading their way. However, a new study by researchers at Syracuse University begs to differ. While marijuana might ...

Jul 22

Categories: Addictions, Drug Addiction, Sleep Disorders

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Early and Ongoing Experiences of Weight Stigma Linked to ...

People who have a higher body mass index and have been fat shamed by people close to them are more likely to engage in weight related self-stigmatisation. With a better understanding of how to identify people who are at risk of internalising the ...

Jul 20

Categories: Self-Criticism

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Offering Children a Wide Variety and Large Quantities of Snack Food ...

We are often advised by health professionals to use smaller plates to serve our food on so as to get ourselves to consume smaller, healthier portions of food. However, a recent study has suggested that it might be more advisable to cut back on ...

Jul 20

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Parenting

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Older Adults: Daunted by a New Task? Learn 3 Instead

Learning several things simultaneously has proven to be beneficial for older adults as it enhances their cognitive abilities, which can deteriorate quickly as people age.

Jul 19

Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues

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Polyamory Offers A “Unique Opportunity” To Enjoy Prolonged ...

In polyamorous relationships, most individuals can simultaneously enjoy higher levels of nurturance and eroticism by distributing their needs in a relationship amongst different partners. This keeps the passion burning while building on the warmth ...

Jul 19

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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Stress Reduction Benefits from Petting Dogs, Cats

Many youths derive enjoyment from playing with their furry friends, and some universities have implemented programs that enable college students to interact with dogs and cats in an effort to reduce their stress. Besides the students’ subjective ...

Jul 18

Categories: Stress Management

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How to stay organised with ADHD

ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, is often thought as a disorder that only affects children, and particularly boys. Experts often struggle to receive diagnoses because ADHD tends to show up in different ways in women. Regardless of ...

Jul 17

Categories: Adult ADHD, Adult psychological development

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The Way Children draw human figures has changed since the 1970s, ...

With the last half century Western Europe countries having enjoyed a large increase in gender equalities where the employment rate for women in Germany has increased from 48% in 1980 to 73% in 2014. Psychologists are interested to see if there are ...

Jul 17

Categories: Child Development

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How a mother’s odour helps her baby develop a sensitivity to faces

It has been thought that infants form categories using information from just one sense, whichever the most relevant. For example, the category of ‘faces’ result from an accumulation of visual information about what faces look like. However, an ...

Jul 17

Categories: Child Development

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Wearing hearing aid may help protect brain in later life

New study has concluded that people who wear a hearing aid for age-related hearing problems maintain better brain function over time than those who do not.

Jul 16

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Women’s preference for masculine faces not linked with hormones

We found no evidence that changes in hormone levels influence the type of men women find attractive," say lead researcher Benedict C. Jones of the University of Glasgow.

Jul 16

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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Possible link between sugary drinks and cancer

Evidence indicates that limiting sugary drink consumption, together with taxation and marketing restrictions, might contribute to a reduction in cancer cases.

Jul 15

Categories: Cancer

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