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Is cell phone addiction on the horizon? A study by researchers from Baylor University in Texas finds that college students spend around 9 hours a day on their cell phones, and 60% say they are becoming addicted to them.
Medical News Today | 18 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Previous depression can lead to brain networks becoming 'hyper-connected' in young adults Depression may be better predicted and understood now that University of Illinois at Chicago researchers have discovered that young adults who previously experienced the mental illness have...
Medical News Today | Aug 30, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Over-confident individuals deceive others better Over confident people can fool others into believing they are more talented than they actually are, a study has found.
Medical News Today | Aug 29, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Unanticipated flexibility in brain circuits during memory formation for emotional events discovered Recalling an emotional experience, even years later, can bring back the same intense feelings.
Medical News Today | Aug 29, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Potential new treatment for people with PTSD: Xenon exposure shown to erase traumatic memories McLean Hospital researchers are reporting that xenon gas, used in humans for anesthesia and diagnostic imaging, has the potential to be a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other...
Medical News Today | Aug 29, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Serotonin not found to be a major player in depression New evidence puts into doubt the long-standing belief that a deficiency in serotonin - a chemical messenger in the brain - plays a central role in depression.
Medical News Today | Aug 29, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Marching in unison makes men feel more formidable In the aftermath of the Aug. 9 shooting of an 18-year-old African American man by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, much of the nation's attention has been focused on how law...
Medical News Today | Aug 29, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fragmented REM sleep may hinder effective treatment of PTSD The effectiveness of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) treatment may hinge significantly upon sleep quality, report researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and...
Medical News Today | Aug 29, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Scientists reverse emotions associated with memories in mice By tagging cells in the hippocampus and amygdala with a light-sensitive protein, researchers claim they have been able to alter the emotional associations of memories in mice.
Medical News Today | Aug 28, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Parental attentiveness to infant babbling 'speeds up language development' Infants whose parents are attentive to their babbling sounds are likely to demonstrate greater advances in language development, according to a new study.
Medical News Today | Aug 28, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend