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First direct comparison of yawn contagion in humans and bonobos Whether or not humans are the only empathic beings is still under debate. In a new study, researchers directly compared the 'yawn contagion' effect between humans and bonobos (our closest...
Medical News Today | Aug 14, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Poor sleep quality associated with increased suicide risk in older adults Reported poor sleep quality, independent of a depressed mood, appears to be associated with an increased risk for suicide in older adults.
Medical News Today | Aug 13, 2014 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How memory is processed 'may influence risk of PTSD' A study into memory and PTSD by a survivor of a 2001 Air Transat emergency finds that people who display altered recollection of general events may be more likely to develop PTSD.
Medical News Today | Aug 13, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Verbal abuse of older adults: a disturbing influence on quality of life Newly published research from Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect (Routledge) has determined that verbal mistreatment is a highly prevalent concern among older adults in primary care clinics because...
Medical News Today | Aug 13, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pioneering online treatment for people with Bipolar Disorder The first effective web-based treatment for Bipolar Disorder based on the latest research evidence has been developed by psychologists.
Medical News Today | Aug 13, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Findings published on the impact of task constraint on task switching Cognitive research shows the negative effects that unexpected task constraint, following self-generated task choice, has on task-switching performance.
Medical News Today | Aug 13, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Molecular genetic approach to evaluate complex traits in children's intelligence How genes affect intelligence is complicated. Multiple genes, many yet unknown, are thought to interact among themselves and with environmental factors to influence the diverse abilities involved in...
Medical News Today | Aug 13, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study examines why couples post 'lovey-dovey' updates on Facebook A new study may make you think twice before posting romantic relationship content via social media; it suggests those who do so are trying to brag and mitigate fears of rejection.
Medical News Today | Aug 13, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Male aggression: testosterone increases brain's threat response Focusing on brain areas involved in threat processing and aggressive behavior, researchers have found a neural circuit in the brain where testosterone influences male aggression.
Medical News Today | Aug 12, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Suicide rates among military personnel, veterans, higher in those who suffered trauma before enlistment High rates of suicide among military service members and veterans may be related to traumatic experiences they had before enlisting, making them more vulnerable to suicidal behavior when coping with...
Medical News Today | Aug 12, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend