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6 Parenting Practices You Probably Don’t Do, but Should
In a world consumed by technology and the pressure to boost children s academic standings, perhaps it s time for American parents to ask the questions posed by Linda keson McGurk, a Swedish-American journalist What if more toddlers spent their days watching real birds instead of playing Angry Birds on their iPads What if more kindergarteners actually got to grow gardens What if more schools increased the length of recess instead of the number of standardiz ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Sep 26
Yoga Practice
Yoga is an extremely popular practice these days. Millions practice it all over the globe, with great benefits. Here you can find a comprehensive research review of the benefits and mechanisms involved . The important question is how to maximise the impact of the practice so that it leads to increased well-being The list below is intended to provide you with potential answers while supporting your yoga practice. Following these 10 points would enrich your ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Sep 26
Why Parents Should Put Down Their Smartphones
Pediatricians at the American Academy of Pediatrics have some wise advice for parents of young children, especially parents who are concerned with their child s speech and language development. In an excellent article for parents, Parents of Young Children Put Down Your Smartphones pediatricians urge parents to play face-to-face interactive games with their young child, even if that means spending less time at home on their smartphones and tablets. While a ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Sep 26
An Empirical Study Mapping the Personality Disorders
This blog describes the results of an empirical study I did on the personality disorders when I was working in A. T. Beck s lab back in 2002. We presented it as a poster at the APA convention that year. I always thought it was a pretty fascinating study that made a number of interesting points however, I never tried to publish it because the methodology was so atypical that I figured it would be a peer review nightmare. I was cleaning out my office the oth ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Sep 26
How Your Diet Can Save You and the Planet
To meet the global climate crisis that is approaching, big lifestyle changes are required of those of us who live in affluent countries. The good news is that our way of life can remain meaningful and worthy as our consumption becomes sustainable.
Psychology Today - Tue. Sep 26
Poll: Majority of Americans support legalization of sports betting
LOWELL, Mass. - Although gambling on professional sports is illegal in most states, one in five fans have placed a bet and 73 percent of those who did so said it made watching the games more interesting, according to the results of a national UMass Lowell-Washington Post poll released today. The poll also found that a majority of Americans 55 percent support making gambling on professional sports legal in all states - it is legal now only in Delaware, Mont ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Sep 26
Even open-label placebos work -- if they are explained
For some medical complaints, open-label placebos work just as well as deceptive ones. As psychologists from the University of Basel and Harvard Medical School report in the journal Pain , the accompanying rationale plays an important role when administering a placebo. The successful treatment of certain physical and psychological complaints can be explained to a significant extent by the placebo effect. The crucial question in this matter is how this effec ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Sep 26
Hip osteoarthritis: Severe occupational strain increases the risk
COLOGNE. People who in the course of their work put long-term physical strain on their bodies have an increased risk of developing osteoarthritis of the hip. This is especially the case for lifting and carrying heavy loads over long periods of time. This is the result of a systematic review reported by Annekatrin Bergmann and coauthors in the current issue of Deutsches 196 rzteblatt International Dtsch Arztebl Int 2017 114 581-8 . The risk increases with i ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Sep 26
Higher risk of heart failure in cold weather, study suggests
Oxford, September 26, 2017 - An increase in hospitalization and death in elderly patients with heart failure could be associated with changes in temperature and atmospheric pressure, according to a new study in Environment International . The authors of the study say elderly with heart failure should avoid fog and low cloud in the winter as a preventive measure. Previous research has shown that changes in the weather can affect the health of vulnerable peo ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Sep 26
No evidence of hidden hearing loss from common recreational noise
Exposure to loud noises during common recreational activities is widely cited as a cause of hidden hearing loss. A new study of young adults, however, finds that while hearing is temporarily affected after attending a loud event, there is no evidence of auditory nerve injury or permanent hearing difficulties. The study is the first to look for a causal relationship between recreational noise exposure and auditory function in humans. Rodent studies have sug ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Sep 26
Chronic wasting disease
One of the most contagious of the transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, is chronic wasting disease CWD which affects deer and represents a risk to human health and the health of farm animals. There are many problems facing livestock managers in North America in the face of CWD, a research paper published in the International Journal of Global Environmental Issues , summarizes the efforts in disease surveillance and risk management of CWD and shows tha ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Sep 26
Arthritis advocates urge Congress to take action to address drug costs, access...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Physician and healthcare professional advocates from the American College of Rheumatology ACR are joined by rheumatology patients on Capitol Hill this week to urge lawmakers to address the significant drug cost and access issues affecting millions of Americans living with arthritis and other rheumatologic diseases. More than 100 advocates met with Congressional and Senate leaders and staff today to advocate for meaningful legislative ref ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Sep 26
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