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Age and gender matter behind the wheel -- but not how you might expect
A UCLA study explored the relationship between new drivers skills and four factors. Instructors from a Los Angeles driving school rated students driving skills on a scale of 1 to 4, and the researchers analyzed the results based on these variables Age Among males, the older the student, the worse his driving skills score. Male teens scored 36 percent higher on driving skills than men in their 20s. The same pattern did not hold true for women. Gender Studen ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Feb 22
To sleep, perchance to forget
AUSTIN, Texas - The debate in sleep science has gone on for a generation. People and other animals sicken and die if they are deprived of sleep, but why is sleep so essential Psychiatrists Chiara Cirelli and Giulio Tononi of the Wisconsin Center for Sleep and Consciousness proposed the synaptic homeostasis hypothesis SHY in 2003. This hypothesis holds that sleep is the price we pay for brains that are plastic and able to keep learning new things. A few yea ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 19
What makes circadian clocks tick?
WASHINGTON, D.C., February 18, 2018 -- Circadian clocks are found within microbes and bacteria, plants and insects, animals and humans. These clocks arose as an adaptation to dramatic swings in daylight hours and temperature caused by the Earth s rotation. But we still don t fully understand how these tiny biological clocks work. During the 62nd Biophysical Society Annual Meeting, held Feb. 17-21, in San Francisco, California, Andy LiWang at the University ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 19
Choosing Dogs that can Breathe
A recent campaign from the British Veterinary Association , BreedtoBreathe, highlights the breathing problems that breeds of dog, cat and rabbit with flat faces suffer from. The technical term for this kind of breed is brachycephalic, which means they have a short, squashed face. Unfortunately, many people find this look cute, and Pugs, Bulldogs and French Bulldogs seem to be popular with advertisers at the moment. Hence the campaign to raise awareness of ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Feb 19
5 Relationship Red Flags You Should Never Ignore
I knew that my marriage was floundering but I didn t know how to fix it. Fifteen years in, enough of what we d once had was so eroded that there wasn t any real way of retrieving it. I think both of us were just sick and tired of the arguing, the relationship, and each other.
Psychology Today - Mon. Feb 19
The P-Hack Rap
This is a guest post by Daniel Rosenfeld, an undergraduate psychology major at Cornell University. If you prefer to get right to the rap, there is an actual youtube video of an actual rap, The P-Hack Rap, about 3 4 of the way down. --------------------------------------- I am an undergraduate student. I have a mere two years of experience conducting psychological research. In this short time, however, I have developed an immense appreciation for the wide s ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Feb 19
Personality Pop-Quiz: 7 > 8 and 6 > 5, True or False?
You heard of this thing, the 8-minute Abs says murderous hitchhiker. Yeah, sure, 8-Minute Abs. Yeah, the exercise video. Says Ben Stiller s character, Ted, in Something About Mary 1998 . Hitchhiker response Yeah, this is going to blow that right out of the water. Listen to this 7 Minute Abs. Is 7-minute abs really that much of an improvement over 8-minute abs I struggle with 2-minute abs, so I will leave that debate to exercise physiologists. Yet, psycholo ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Feb 19
The Invisible Habits Hurting Our Happiness
To ring in 2018, my husband and I decided to have a small get together at our house. He was feeling a little under the weather and decided to take a nap just before our guests arrived. So you can get all the hors d oeuvres ready without me he asked with a furrowed brow. Of course I replied indignantly, waving him out of the kitchen, All I have to do is pour drinks and take the food out of the oven When our friends arrived, I requested their beverage orders ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Feb 19
Why You Should Not Brag on Social Media
Accomplish but do not boast. - Lao Tzu A few weeks ago, while checking my LinkedIn feed, I was shocked to see a post from a well-known marketing professor that was nothing more than a blatant boast. It went something like this I have X thousand citations on Google Scholar. I am one of the most-cited academics in the field. The post didn t offer anything of substance or insight. Its subtext was, Admire me. I am amazing. My research is more cited than anyone ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Feb 19
How virtual reality may help to treat fear, paranoid thoughts
A new study has discovered that adding virtual reality cognitive behavioral therapy to the standard treatment for psychotic disorders is safe and can reduce paranoia and anxiety.
Medical News Today - Sat. Feb 17
Can staying single improve your health?
Numerous health benefits have been linked with starting new relationships, living together, getting married, and having kids, but are there health gains for the almost half of the population who are single We find out.
Medical News Today - Sat. Feb 17
Can You Change Someone Else by Changing Yourself?
I ve been writing lately about how I use principles and techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy CBT in my own life. Here s a short example that pertains to relationships. My spouse and I had an argument last night in which I was complaining about her not listening and, consequently, either messing up tasks or asking me questions about things I d already explained. Her reply was If you talked less, I d listen more. My initial response was I only talk s ...
Psychology Today - Sat. Feb 17
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