New research discovers the capabilities of a toddler greatly exceed what many adults believe is possible. The study by researchers at the University of Washington (UW) finds that children as young as 15 months are able to detect adult emotions and use the clues to guide their own behavior.
Date Posted: October 9, 2014GO
Public health experts say that over a third of all adult Americans are obese. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity now affects 17 percent of all children and adolescents in the United States – triple the rate from ...
While it’s now well-established that months of aerobic exercise can enhance memory, a new study suggests that one single workout with weights can immediately enhance long-term memory by around 20%, examining the effects of a relatively short ...
Extraordinary experiences are pleasurable in the moment but can leave us socially worse off in the long run. If you’ve just returned from an exotic getaway, gushing about it may harm your relationships, suggests a study published in the journal ...
When you look back over your life, which moments have given you the most pain — and which the most pleasure? Research suggests that it’s the highs and lows of social relationships that provide the highest highs and lowest lows that people ...
The more our curiosity is piqued, the easier all learning becomes within a certain period of time, according to new research published in the journal Neuron. The findings could highlight ways to enhance overall learning and memory in both healthy ...
Death by suicide is one of the most common causes of death in the adolescent population, and it is potentially preventable. Religious Jewish teens are far less likely to attempt suicide than their secular Jewish peers, according to a new study ...
New research suggests teens with strong executive attention skills – the ability to focus on task and ignore distractions – are more likely to avoid substance abuse issues after early drug experimentation.
Recent studies found that people who spend a lot of time on Facebook tend to be more frustrated, angry, and lonely — presumably because of all the happy updates from friends that make them feel inadequate. A new study suggests that when people are ...
Do you feel exhausted the second you walk into your office in the morning? Do you sometimes come home from work feeling completely and utterly emotionally drained? If it’s not the work itself or the job that’s bringing you down, it could be one ...
The findings for a new research suggest that for men, alcohol increases sensitivity to rewarding social behaviors like smiling. This may shed light on risk factors that contribute to problem drinking among men.
Recent media coverage of this behavior – sometimes known as “mean girl” bullying – has shown that relation aggression can lead to tragic and sometimes fatal outcomes. University of Missouri researchers have developed a multi-pronged ...
A new study has uncovered how exercise protects the brain from stress-related depression. Researchers at Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet have found that exercise causes important changes in skeletal muscles. These changes help to purge the blood of ...
If you are feeling a tightness in your chest, faster heartbeat, or shortened breath, you are likely feeling symptoms of anxiety and ...
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For older adults, being unable to identify scents is a strong predictor of death within five years, according to a study published October 1, 2014, in the journal PLOS ONE. Thirty-nine percent of study subjects who failed a simple smelling test died ...
A recent study in Psychological Science found that sleep deprivation is linked to false memories. Among the 193 people tested, those who got 5 or fewer hours of sleep for just one night were significantly more likely to say they'd seen a news video ...
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