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What Draws Us Together Can Also Tear Us Apart
Whether it s joy or anger, we re wired to catch and spread emotions. Here s how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones. Subscribe Recent Issue Archive Today News Are You Sharenting on FaceApp No Need to Play Dumb Smart Women Are Welcome on Tinder Why Are Teens so Lonely, and What Can They Do About It Scientists Use Optogenetics to Make Mice Hallucinate Essential Reads When It s OK to Be a Little Selfish How to Build Intimacy Through Self-Disclosures ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Jul 29
When It’s OK to Be a Little Selfish
Whether it s joy or anger, we re wired to catch and spread emotions. Here s how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones. Subscribe Recent Issue Archive Today News Are You Sharenting on FaceApp No Need to Play Dumb Smart Women Are Welcome on Tinder Why Are Teens so Lonely, and What Can They Do About It Scientists Use Optogenetics to Make Mice Hallucinate Essential Reads When It s OK to Be a Little Selfish How to Build Intimacy Through Self-Disclosures ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Jul 29
Global commission into health inequities of mental illness gives blueprint for...
Findings released today by a commission into health inequities experienced by people with mental illness lays bare their drastic physical health challenges, and recommends changes to health policy and treatment innovations to tackle what is regarded as a human rights scandal . Today s publication - The Lancet Psychiatry Commission a blueprint for protecting physical health in people with mental illness - is the culmination of over 12 months of research con ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 22
VR lullaby machine shown to induce tranquil pre-sleep states
Designed by PluginHUMAN art duo, Dr Betty Sargeant and Justin Dwyer, the system involves an interactive bed and ambient music controlled by the artists, and kaleidoscopic visuals controlled by the user with their own brainwaves, via EEG. With each brain frequency assigned a different colour and brainwave intensity tied to movement, each person s brain activity generates unique imagery. PhD researcher with RMIT University s Exertion Games Lab, Natahan Semer ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 22
Poor sleep quality and fatigue plague women with premature ovarian insufficiency
CLEVELAND, Ohio July 15, 2019 --Sleep disturbances are a frequent complaint of women in the menopause transition and postmenopause. A new study demonstrates that women with premature ovarian insufficiency POI who are receiving hormone therapy have poorer sleep quality and greater fatigue than women of the same age with preserved ovarian function. Study results are published online in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society NAMS . It ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 22
Newly discovered neural pathway processes acute light to affect sleep
EVANSTON, Ill. -- Either to check the time or waste time, people often look at their smartphones after waking in the middle of the night. While this acute burst of light does make it more difficult to fall back to sleep, a new Northwestern University study reports that it won t interfere with the body s overall circadian rhythms. For the first time, researchers directly tested how short pulses of light are processed by the brain to affect sleep. They disco ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 22
Study looks at melatonin use, sleep patterns in school-age kids
What The Study Did This observational study used a study group of children from the Netherlands to examine how common was the use of melatonin and its association with sleep patterns in school-age children. Author Henning Tiemeier, M.D., Ph.D., of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, is the corresponding author. doi 10.1001 jamapediatrics.2019.2084 Editor s Note The article contains funding support and conflict of interest disclosures. ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 22
Prescription opioid misuse: What do medical marijuana laws have to do with it?
Researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health report almost no change in nonmedical prescription opioid use or opioid use disorder after states enacted medical marijuana laws. Overall, opioid use disorder among prescription opioid users decreased slightly after passage of the laws. Until this study, there had been little research on medical marijuana laws effects on the use of other substances i.e., alcohol, opioids --particularly, pre ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 22
Marijuana use may not make parents more 'chill'
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Sorry, marijuana moms and dads Using pot may not make you a more relaxed parent, at least when it comes to how you discipline your children. A study of California parents found that current marijuana users administered more discipline techniques of all kinds to their children on average than did non-users. That includes everything from timeouts to, in some cases, physical abuse. The acceptability of marijuana is growing in the United State ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 22
Legalized recreational marijuana a substitute for alcohol, but not tobacco
New Marketing Science Study Key Takeaways Research shows once recreational marijuana is legalized, the number of online searches for tobacco increase by 8 , while searches for alcohol drop by 11 . The findings could have an implication on sales for the alcohol and tobacco industries. The passing of recreational cannabis increases online searches for cannabis done by adults by 17 , but not by youth. CATONSVILLE, MD, July 17, 2019 - The recent wave of recrea ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 22
Ohioans have lost more than 1 million years of life due to drug overdose since...
ATHENS, Ohio July 17, 2019 - The drug addiction epidemic continues to plague the country, and thousands of lives are cut short each year due to overdose. Tragically, when a person s life ends prematurely, much of their potential impact on the world is lost as well. This includes both lost benefits to society and lost experiences for family and friends left behind. To illustrate this point, a new study from Ohio University shows that more than 1 million yea ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 22
More ED visits because of alcohol, 175% increase in 25- to 29-year-olds seekin...
New research shows dramatically rising visits to emergency departments ED related to alcohol, especially for women, with a 175 increase in alcohol-related visits from young people aged 25 to 29. The article, published in CMAJ Canadian Medical Association Journal , shows increases in ED visits related to alcohol that are occurring much faster than overall ED usage. These increases are consistent with data showing increasing average weekly alcohol consumptio ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 22
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