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Scientists open new avenues for research into ADHD and other attention-related problems In a new study, Indiana University cognitive scientists Catarina Vales and Linda Smith demonstrate that children spot objects more quickly when prompted by words than if they are only prompted by...
Medical News Today | Apr 22, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study finds 'brain training' overcomes tics in Tourette syndrome Children with Tourette Syndrome (TS) may unconsciously train their brain to more effectively control their tics.
Medical News Today | Apr 22, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Association between local homicide rate and increase in elementary students failing school A new study finds that an increase in a municipality's homicide rate causes more elementary school students in that community to fail a grade than would do so if the rate remained stable.
Medical News Today | Apr 21, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Interest in the goals you pursue can improve your work and reduce burnout Maintaining an interest in the goals you pursue can improve your work and reduce burnout, according to research from Duke University.
Medical News Today | Apr 21, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Performing tasks in preferred temperature may boost working memory Researchers from the Netherlands have found that carrying out tasks in a preferred temperature, whether warm or cold, may boost working memory, making us more productive.
Medical News Today | Apr 21, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Out-of-office creative activities can boost job performance, problem solving, helping others Employees who pursue creative activities outside of work may find that these activities boost their performance on the job, according to a new study by San Francisco State University organizational...
Medical News Today | Apr 20, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
All over the world, outgoing behavior boosts happiness Researchers found that people in the US, Venezuela, China, the Philippines and Japan all have similar positive responses to situations that require outgoing behavior.
Medical News Today | Apr 20, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
First-of-its-kind study finds that parents ignored best practices recommended by spanking advocates A new study based on real-time audio recordings of parents practicing corporal punishment discovered that spanking was far more common than parents admit, that children were hit for trivial misdeeds...
Medical News Today | Apr 19, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Activating neurons that trigger depression could help treat it, study suggests Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai found that activating neurons linked to stress-induced depression may actually increase resilience to the condition.
Medical News Today | Apr 19, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Help needed to keep female parolees crime-free As the female prison population grows, a new study funded partly by the National Science Foundation says more should be done to help women probationers and parolees in poor urban areas remain...
Medical News Today | Apr 18, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend