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Babies’ Spatial Reasoning Predicts Later Math Skills
Spatial reasoning measured in infancy predicts how children do at math at four years of age, according to findings from a longitudinal study published in Psychological Science , a journal of the Association for Psychological Science . We ve provided the earliest documented evidence for a relationship between spatial reasoning and math ability, says Emory University psychological scientist Stella Lourenco, whose lab conducted the research. We ve shown that ...
Psychological Science - Wed. Aug 17
"Same Head Every Day"
Genie was describing to one of the authors her dating disappointments. Every day I wake up in the same head, and every day turns out as disappointing as the day before. Even my dating life everybody I go out with turns out to be pretty much the same guy. At first he seems like real dating material, like this guy is finally going to be fun to be with. It s kinda like eating the first time at a hyped up new restaurant. Only we never seem to get past the cock ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Aug 16
Sex at the Olympic Games? The Truth Revealed
Hundreds of thousands of condoms have been distributed to athletes at the Olympic Games in Rio. But how many are actually being used People are curious for a number of reasons. First, Olympians are supposed to be focused on their sport, not sex . Many coaches instruct athletes not to have sex and even to avoid romantic relationships altogether because their energy should be saved for competition . However, empirical research suggests that sex and romantic ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Aug 16
4 Happiness Habits Everyone Should Learn Before Growing Up
I have yet to meet someone who doesn t want to be happy. But our ideas about how to be happy and how to help our kids be happy are often contrary to what decades worth of research shows really works to promote well-being. To summarize this important research, happiness has three main dimensions, or flavors pleasure, engagement, and meaning. Pleasure is the kind of happiness many people pursue for themselves and their children. The focus of pleasure is grat ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Aug 16
Most physicians recognize shaken baby syndrome as a medical diagnosis
AURORA, Colo. Aug. 16, 2016 - A University of Colorado School of Medicine researcher and colleagues have conducted the first-ever survey of physicians on the validity of abusive head trauma as a medical diagnosis. While shaking a baby has been recognized as a dangerous form of child abuse since the early 1970s, the validity of shaken baby syndrome and abusive head trauma has been questioned recently in some major media reports, court decisions and medical ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Aug 16
Prenatal BPA exposure linked to anxiety and depression in boys
Boys exposed prenatally to a common chemical used in plastics may be more likely to develop symptoms of anxiety and depression at age 10-12. The new study by researchers at the Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health CCCEH within the Mailman School of Public Health examined early life exposure to the chemical Bisphenol A BPA . Results are published in the journal Environmental Research . BPA is a component of some plastics and is found in food ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Aug 16
China facing epidemic of heart disease, stroke
Boston, MA - A 20-year rise in cardiovascular disease CVD in China appears to have been spurred largely by increases in high blood pressure, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Increasing body mass index BMI , decreasing physical activity, a high prevalence of smoking, and unhealthy diet have also contributed to the growing burden of CVD--now the leading cause of death in China. This is the first large study to analyze ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Aug 16
Personalized nutrition is better than a 'one size fits all' approach in improv...
People receiving personalised nutrition advice develop healthier eating habits including consuming less red meat and reducing their salt intake, a study has found. A website has also been shown to be effective at helping people make important changes to their eating patterns. Publishing in the International Journal of Epidemiology , the pan-European study, led by Newcastle University, UK, surprisingly found there was no evidence that personalisation based ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Aug 16
New study reveals a novel protein linked to type 2 diabetes
Boston -- Findings from Boston University School of Medicine BUSM , which appear in eLife , provide a possible explanation as to why most people who are obese develop insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. A minority of obese individuals, the so-called healthy obese, have normal insulin sensitivity and are not diabetic. The BUSM researchers have been studying a protein called PTRF Cavin-1 whose absence in model organisms and humans results in a nearly com ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Aug 16
Study: LGBT persons get limited educational info for assisted reproductive tec...
Boston --With the recent one-year anniversary of Obergefell vs Hodges--the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage--researchers at Boston University School of Medicine BUSM have published a report that identifies unequal online availability of educational materials regarding assisted reproductive technology ART . This disparity has implications for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT couples as more marry and begin or exp ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Aug 16
The People-Pleaser's Guide To Pleasing People
If you want to get better at pleasing people, check out these people-pleasing tips and learn how to get the least out of your life.
Huffington Post - Tue. Aug 16
Humans Of New York Post Makes A Brilliant Point About Therapy
If you needed any proof that therapy can change lives, here it is.
Huffington Post - Tue. Aug 16
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