Autistic and non-autistic brain differences isolated for first time

The functional differences between autistic and non-autistic brains have been isolated for the first time, following the development of a new methodology for analysing MRI scans.

Mar 24

Categories: Autism spectrum disorders

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Handshakes Will Never Be The Same Once You Know This

Could this study provide the real reason that we tend to shake hands when greeting another person?

Mar 23

Categories: Other

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HRT 'increases ovarian cancer risk'

HORMONE replacement therapy increases the risk of ovarian cancer, analysis of 52 separate studies has found. The research team from University of Oxford claims there was no risk for short courses of HRT "simply isn't true".

Mar 23

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Other

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Emotions Affecting Outcome

Does telling someone that the test is really hard affect their response to situation? A deliberate suggestion can influence how well people remember things, how they respond to medical treatments, and even how well they will perform and behave, ...

Mar 21

Categories: Career Development and Change

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Breastfeeding linked to higher IQ and income.

More infant breastfeeding is linked to higher intelligence, a longer period in education and greater earnings 30 years later, a new study finds.

Mar 21

Categories: Child Development

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Is writing a therapy to heal us of our pain?

When in face of a painful experience, we might choose to ruminate over it, or to distract ourselves with work. Those that brood might think that distractors are avoiding their problems, while the distractors thinks that these brooders are troubled ...

Mar 21

Categories: Depression

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How not to spoil your child?

Are you a bad parent? Or are you spoiling your child with habits of indulgence? Or could your money could be better used.

Mar 20

Categories: Child Development

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Maximising Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?

Mar 20

Categories: Career Development and Change

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How to score the interview?

All of us wants to have meaningful jobs in workplaces. A job at Google would probably be one of the most sought after job. How to get hired?

Mar 20

Categories: Workplace Issues

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Just An Hour Per Day Of Play Can Boost Young Brains

Imagine an activity that your kids could do after school every day that would improve their brain’s ability to make better decisions and solve problems. Online cognitive drills? Special tutors? Actually, researchers at the University of Illinois ...

Mar 19

Categories: Child Development

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Older and wiser? Some brain functions improve as we age

The ability to recall names and faces with lightning speed may start to fade in one's 20s, but our capability to perform other functions, such as learning new words, doesn't peak until decades later, according to a new study by Boston scientists.

Mar 18

Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues

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The Creative Life and Well-Being

In recent years, psychologists have taken a deeper look at well-being. The traditional approach to well-being focuses on hedonic pleasures and positive emotions. However, while positive emotions often accompany happiness, the mere experience of ...

Mar 18

Categories: Happiness

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What recycled sewage water reveals about human psychology

A few years ago Bill Gates teamed up with an engineer named Peter Janicki to create an ingenious machine that uses the same ingredient that taints water supplies - human waste - to clean them. The "Janicki Omniprocessor", which looks something like ...

Mar 17

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Why FISH is nature's antidepressant: Mediterranean diet 'reduces the ...

The Mediterranean diet is known to prevent against heart disease and is hailed as the secret to a long, healthy life. Now, researchers have found the can help people with depression, too. A study found people who followed the diet were happier, ...

Mar 17

Categories: Anxiety, Eating Disorders, Stress Management

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