» Drivers of expensive cars less likely to yield for pedestrians
26/02/20 22:11 from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News
What does the car you drive say about your manners? New study finds that drivers of flashy cars are less likely to yield for pedestrians.

» Hearing aids may delay cognitive decline
26/02/20 22:11 from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News
Wearing hearing aids may delay cognitive decline in older adults and improve brain function, according to promising new research. Researchers have tested the use of hearing aids in almost 100 adults aged 62-82 years with hearing loss. Af...

» Job insecurity negatively affects your personality
26/02/20 20:19 from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News
Drawing on Cybernetic Big Five Theory, this study proposes that chronic job insecurity is associated with an increase in neuroticism and decreases in agreeableness and conscientiousness.

» How resident microbes restructure body chemistry
26/02/20 18:13 from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News
A comparison of normal and germ-free mice revealed that as much as 70% of a mouse's gut chemistry is determined by its gut microbiome. Even in distant organs, such as the uterus or the brain, approximately 20% of molecules were different...

» New CRISPR base-editing technology slows ALS progression in mice
26/02/20 18:05 from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News
With a new CRISPR gene-editing methodology, scientists have inactivated one of the genes responsible for an inherited form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis -- a debilitating and fatal neurological disease for which there is no cure. The ...

» New study allows brain and artificial neurons to link up over the web
26/02/20 16:08 from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News
Research on novel nanoelectronics devices has enabled brain neurons and artificial neurons to communicate with each other over the Internet.

» Babies from bilingual homes switch attention faster
26/02/20 03:13 from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News
Babies born into bilingual homes change the focus of their attention more quickly and more frequently than babies in homes where only one language is spoken, according to new research.

» Picking up a pingpong paddle may benefit people with Parkinson's
25/02/20 22:17 from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News
Pingpong may hold promise as a possible form of physical therapy for Parkinson's disease. People with Parkinson's who participated in a pingpong exercise program once a week for six months showed improvement in their Parkinson's symptoms...

» Weight-based bullying linked to increased adolescent alcohol, marijuana use
25/02/20 20:43 from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News
Adolescents who are bullied about their weight or body shape may be more likely to use alcohol or marijuana than those who are not bullied, according to new research.

» How sleep helps teens deal with social stress
25/02/20 19:35 from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News
Study found that adequate sleep allowed students to cope with discrimination and challenges associated with ethnic or racial bias. It also helps them problem-solve more effectively and seek peer support when faced with hardships.

» The effects of obesity mirror those of aging
25/02/20 17:29 from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News
R esearchers argue that obesity should be considered premature aging. They look at how obesity predisposes people to acquiring the kinds of potentially life-altering or life-threatening diseases normally seen in older individuals: compro...

» How your romantic attachment style affects your finances, well-being
25/02/20 16:44 from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News
Attachment anxiety and attachment avoidance can both have negative consequences for well-being due, at least in part, to financial reasons, researchers found.

» Desire for excitement fuels young offenders to commit crime, then skill takes over
25/02/20 16:36 from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News
Young burglars are driven by a desire for excitement when they initially commit crime, new research has found.

» Cynicism and disrespect: A vicious cycle
25/02/20 15:50 from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News
An international study with data from Europe and the USA has found that disrespectful treatment leads to cynical beliefs about human nature. These cynical beliefs, in turn, again lead to disrespectful treatment.

» Psychiatry: Five clearly defined patterns
25/02/20 15:50 from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News
Psychiatrists have used a computer-based approach to assign psychotic patients diagnosed as bipolar or schizophrenic to five different subgroups. The method could lead to better therapies for psychoses.

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