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Who learns foreign language better, introverts or extroverts?

I wanted to share this info: Who learns foreign language better, introverts or extroverts? Source: Science Daily Extravert Chinese students learning English as a second language are likely to perform better in speaking and reading, but less proficient in listening … Continue reading

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Most impactful neuroscience research

I wanted to share this info: Most impactful neuroscience research Source: Science Daily A study of the 100 most-cited neuroscience articles has revealed that 78 of these papers cover five topics, including neurological disorders, the prefrontal cortex, brain connectivity, brain … Continue reading

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Spatial orientation: New model for the origin of grid cells

I wanted to share this info: Spatial orientation: New model for the origin of grid cells Source: Science Daily Neurobiologists present a new theory for the origin of the grid cells required for spatial orientation in the mammalian brain, which … Continue reading

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Social media: Simplifying surveillance

I wanted to share this info: Social media: Simplifying surveillance Source: Science Daily The controversial Snap Map app enables Snapchat users to track their friends. This is the latest in a series of monitoring tools to be built on social … Continue reading

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Depression changes structure of the brain, study suggests

I wanted to share this info: Depression changes structure of the brain, study suggests Source: Science Daily Changes in the brain’s structure that could be the result of depression have been identified in a major scanning study. READ MORE: Depression … Continue reading

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How physical exercise prevents dementia

I wanted to share this info: How physical exercise prevents dementia Source: Science Daily Physical exercise seems beneficial in the prevention of cognitive impairment and dementia in old age, numerous studies have shown. Now researchers have explored in one of … Continue reading

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Assessing concussion symptom presentation may provide insight into rise in rates

I wanted to share this info: Assessing concussion symptom presentation may provide insight into rise in rates Source: Science Daily How physicians and athletic trainers assess symptoms may give insight into why concussion rates are on the rise, say researchers. … Continue reading

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Sleep disorders may increase cognitive problems particularly in those at risk for Alzheimer's

I wanted to share this info: Sleep disorders may increase cognitive problems particularly in those at risk for Alzheimer’s Source: Science Daily People who carry a genetic susceptibility to Alzheimer’s disease appear to be at greater risk of diminished cognition … Continue reading

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Sunny, rainy, or cloudy: New study shows how weather impacts response to mobile ads

I wanted to share this info: Sunny, rainy, or cloudy: New study shows how weather impacts response to mobile ads Source: Science Daily Among the many factors that impact digital marketing and online advertising strategy, a new study provides insight … Continue reading

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Gene variant increases risk for depression, study finds

I wanted to share this info: Gene variant increases risk for depression, study finds Source: Science Daily A gene variant, thought to be carried by nearly 25 percent of the population, increases the odds of developing depression, finds a new … Continue reading

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Opioids and obesity, not 'despair deaths,' raising mortality rates for white Americans

I wanted to share this info: Opioids and obesity, not ‘despair deaths,’ raising mortality rates for white Americans Source: Science Daily Drug-related deaths among middle-aged white men increased more than 25-fold between 1980 and 2014, with the bulk of that … Continue reading

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Faulty support cells disrupt communication in brains of people with schizophrenia

I wanted to share this info: Faulty support cells disrupt communication in brains of people with schizophrenia Source: Science Daily New research has identified the culprit behind the wiring problems in the brains of people with schizophrenia. When researchers transplanted … Continue reading

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Is mental health associated with perception of nasal function?

I wanted to share this info: Is mental health associated with perception of nasal function? Source: Science Daily A study of preoperative patients for rhinoplasty suggests poor mental well-being and low self-esteem were associated with poorer perceptions of nasal function, … Continue reading

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Use of cognitive abilities to care for grandkids may have driven evolution of menopause

I wanted to share this info: Use of cognitive abilities to care for grandkids may have driven evolution of menopause Source: Science Daily Instead of having more children, a grandmother may pass on her genes more successfully by using her … Continue reading

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Aboriginal community with strong ethno-cultural identity and connection to the land has lower suicide rates

I wanted to share this info: Aboriginal community with strong ethno-cultural identity and connection to the land has lower suicide rates Source: Science Daily A new study investigating mental health perceptions and practices of an aboriginal community in northern Ontario, … Continue reading

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Parents have critical role in preventing teen drinking

I wanted to share this info: Parents have critical role in preventing teen drinking Source: Science Daily Fewer Australian teenagers are drinking alcohol but more needs to be done to curb the drinking habits of Aussie students, based on the … Continue reading

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A changing society: 100 is the new 80

I wanted to share this info: A changing society: 100 is the new 80 Source: Science Daily When it comes to aging successfully and remaining in good health, are centenarians the perfect role models? Researchers have been studying illness trajectories … Continue reading

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Day-to-day experiences affect awareness of aging, mood

I wanted to share this info: Day-to-day experiences affect awareness of aging, mood Source: Science Daily A study of older adults finds an individual’s awareness of aging is not as static as previously thought, and that day-to-day experiences and one’s … Continue reading

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Setting the record straight: PPIs do not cause Dementia

I wanted to share this info: Setting the record straight: PPIs do not cause Dementia Source: Science Daily Several studies have reported associations between proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) use and dementia. New research puts these claims to rest, experts say. The … Continue reading

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Our brains synchronize during a conversation

I wanted to share this info: Our brains synchronize during a conversation Source: Science Daily The rhythms of brainwaves between two people taking part in a conversation begin to match each other, concludes a new study. According to scientists, this … Continue reading

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Contrasts in how groups of neurons function during decision making

I wanted to share this info: Contrasts in how groups of neurons function during decision making Source: Science Daily A new study in mice trained to perform a sound identification task in a virtual reality maze reveals contrasts in how … Continue reading

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Despite lack of efficacy data, surprising consensus in pediatric anti-epilepsy med scripts

I wanted to share this info: Despite lack of efficacy data, surprising consensus in pediatric anti-epilepsy med scripts Source: Science Daily A new study indicates that US doctors appear to have reached an unexpected consensus about which anti-seizure medicine to … Continue reading

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Very low rate of early use of prescription smoking cessation medications among older patients after heart attack

I wanted to share this info: Very low rate of early use of prescription smoking cessation medications among older patients after heart attack Source: Science Daily Only about 7 percent of older adults who smoked used a prescription smoking cessation … Continue reading

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Definitive genomic study reveals alterations driving most medulloblastoma brain tumors

I wanted to share this info: Definitive genomic study reveals alterations driving most medulloblastoma brain tumors Source: Science Daily An international consortium completed a landmark study of most common pediatric brain tumor, revealing new cancer genes, laying the foundation to … Continue reading

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Social interaction affects cancer patients' response to treatment

I wanted to share this info: Social interaction affects cancer patients’ response to treatment Source: Science Daily How well cancer patients fared after chemotherapy was affected by their social interaction with other patients during treatment, according to a new study. … Continue reading

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Vaccine rejection and hesitancy examined: Effect of calls to promote vaccination

I wanted to share this info: Vaccine rejection and hesitancy examined: Effect of calls to promote vaccination Source: Science Daily The center of a public health debate is whether parents should have their children vaccinated. Researchers challenge statements made by … Continue reading

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Teaching science subjects without training

I wanted to share this info: Teaching science subjects without training Source: Science Daily Despite efforts from No Child Left Behind to promote ‘highly qualified’ teaching, recent research shows that just 36 percent of new secondary science teachers are teaching … Continue reading

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Arts-based groups benefit individuals with mental health conditions

I wanted to share this info: Arts-based groups benefit individuals with mental health conditions Source: Science Daily A new study found that participation in arts-based groups — such as those that involve choir singing and creative writing — benefits the … Continue reading

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The dangers of driving after restricted sleep and moderate alcohol intake

I wanted to share this info: The dangers of driving after restricted sleep and moderate alcohol intake Source: Science Daily In a recent study, combining moderate alcohol consumption (within legal limits for driving) and moderate sleep restriction led to greater … Continue reading

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How poverty may affect children's behavior

I wanted to share this info: How poverty may affect children’s behavior Source: Science Daily In a recent study of young children experiencing homelessness, high-quality parenting was associated with better peer relationships and protection from internalizing problems in the context … Continue reading

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Why some women are more likely to feel depressed

I wanted to share this info: Why some women are more likely to feel depressed Source: Science Daily It’s no secret that the risk of depression increases for women when their hormones are fluctuating. Especially vulnerable times include the menopause … Continue reading

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Steering an enzyme's 'scissors' shows potential for stopping Alzheimer's disease

I wanted to share this info: Steering an enzyme’s ‘scissors’ shows potential for stopping Alzheimer’s disease Source: Science Daily Scientists find that changing where an enzyme cuts amyloid beta precursor protein can determine whether Alzheimer’s disease develops. READ MORE: Steering … Continue reading

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How CD44s gives brain cancer a survival advantage

I wanted to share this info: How CD44s gives brain cancer a survival advantage Source: Science Daily In the case of glioblastoma multiforme, the deadliest type of brain cancer, researchers have discovered that the molecule CD44s seems to give cancer … Continue reading

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Fear of arrest stops some needed calls to 911 after opioid overdose is administered

I wanted to share this info: Fear of arrest stops some needed calls to 911 after opioid overdose is administered Source: Science Daily Fear of being arrested still undercuts an Indiana law that shields anyone who administers naloxone from criminal … Continue reading

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Making lab equipment on the cheap

I wanted to share this info: Making lab equipment on the cheap Source: Science Daily Laboratory equipment is one of the largest cost factors in neuroscience. However, many experiments can be performed with good results using self-assembled setups involving 3-D … Continue reading

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'Golden Hour' study details earliest changes to the immune system after trauma

I wanted to share this info: ‘Golden Hour’ study details earliest changes to the immune system after trauma Source: Science Daily Scientists are aiming to improve outcomes for patients who have suffered a traumatic injury. READ MORE: ‘Golden Hour’ study … Continue reading

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Omega-3 fatty acids fight inflammation via cannabinoids

I wanted to share this info: Omega-3 fatty acids fight inflammation via cannabinoids Source: Science Daily Chemical compounds called cannabinoids are found in marijuana and also are produced naturally in the body from omega-3 fatty acids. A well-known cannabinoid in … Continue reading

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Blueprint for adult visual system is present at birth

I wanted to share this info: Blueprint for adult visual system is present at birth Source: Science Daily Research reveals the presence of a blueprint for the complex visual system already present at birth. The observations shed light on a … Continue reading

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Heavy drinking during adolescence: Dire effects on the brain

I wanted to share this info: Heavy drinking during adolescence: Dire effects on the brain Source: Science Daily A review of the literature shows that the effects of heavy drinking among young people on the brain are serious — binge … Continue reading

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New insights into complex processes

I wanted to share this info: New insights into complex processes Source: Science Daily The blood-brain barrier is a crucial protection mechanism: it is a highly selective physical barrier that prevents pathogens and toxins in the circulatory system from entering … Continue reading

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Fake news: Study tests people's ability to detect manipulated images of real-world scenes

I wanted to share this info: Fake news: Study tests people’s ability to detect manipulated images of real-world scenes Source: Science Daily People can detect a fake image of a real-world scene only 60 percent of the time, and even … Continue reading

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In baby's dirty diapers, the clues to baby's brain development

I wanted to share this info: In baby’s dirty diapers, the clues to baby’s brain development Source: Science Daily Can the kinds of microbes colonizing the gut at age 1 predict later cognitive development? New findings shed light on the … Continue reading

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How dolphins inspired a potentially life-saving method for treating trauma victims

I wanted to share this info: How dolphins inspired a potentially life-saving method for treating trauma victims Source: Science Daily Researchers have successfully tested face cooling to prevent steep drops in blood pressure during simulated blood loss, a prehospital intervention … Continue reading

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Depression among young teens linked to cannabis use at 18

I wanted to share this info: Depression among young teens linked to cannabis use at 18 Source: Science Daily Young people with chronic or severe forms of depression were at elevated risk for developing a problem with cannabis in later … Continue reading

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Late-breaking mutations may play an important role in autism

I wanted to share this info: Late-breaking mutations may play an important role in autism Source: Science Daily Mutations that occur after conception play an important role in autism, suggests a new study of nearly 6,000 families, combining three genetic … Continue reading

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More children living in high-poverty neighborhoods following Great Recession

I wanted to share this info: More children living in high-poverty neighborhoods following Great Recession Source: Science Daily More children are living in high-poverty neighborhoods following the Great Recession — a troubling shift because children in these neighborhoods are a … Continue reading

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You're not yourself when you're sleepy

I wanted to share this info: You’re not yourself when you’re sleepy Source: Science Daily More than a third of Americans don’t get enough sleep, and growing evidence suggests it’s not only taking a toll on their physical health through … Continue reading

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Two new genes linked to Alzheimer's risk

I wanted to share this info: Two new genes linked to Alzheimer’s risk Source: Science Daily Two genes that influence a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease have now been identified by a team of researchers. READ MORE: Two new … Continue reading

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Brief interactions spur lasting waves of gene activity in the brain

I wanted to share this info: Brief interactions spur lasting waves of gene activity in the brain Source: Science Daily A five-minute encounter with an outsider spurs a cascade of changes in gene activity in the brain that can last … Continue reading

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Happiness can affect physical health

I wanted to share this info: Happiness can affect physical health Source: Science Daily A new review indicates that subjective well-being — factors such as life satisfaction and enjoyment of life — can influence physical health. READ MORE: Happiness can … Continue reading

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Peering inside dangerous blood clots with optical clearing technique

I wanted to share this info: Peering inside dangerous blood clots with optical clearing technique Source: Science Daily A new technique that makes blood clots optically clear is allowing researchers to use powerful optical microscopy techniques to study the 3D … Continue reading

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New test paves way for potential treatments to target Alzheimer's and other conditions

I wanted to share this info: New test paves way for potential treatments to target Alzheimer’s and other conditions Source: Science Daily A simple methodology for capturing proteins implicated in the development of Alzheimer’s disease and other conditions has been … Continue reading

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Humans hardwired to lean to the right while kissing the world over

I wanted to share this info: Humans hardwired to lean to the right while kissing the world over Source: Science Daily New research that looked into people’s kissing bias could have wider implications for cognitive and neuroscience. READ MORE: Humans … Continue reading

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One social hour a week in dementia care improves lives and saves money

I wanted to share this info: One social hour a week in dementia care improves lives and saves money Source: Science Daily Person-centered activities combined with just one hour a week of social interaction can improve quality of life and … Continue reading

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Drug combined with care program better at reducing Alzheimer's symptoms than drug alone

I wanted to share this info: Drug combined with care program better at reducing Alzheimer’s symptoms than drug alone Source: Science Daily Combining a specific care management program with a commonly-prescribed drug for Alzheimer’s, memantine, multiplies the medication’s ability to … Continue reading

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Restless legs syndrome linked to poor sleep quality, impaired function in pregnancy

I wanted to share this info: Restless legs syndrome linked to poor sleep quality, impaired function in pregnancy Source: Science Daily A new study of pregnant women shows that restless legs syndrome (RLS) is common and is strongly associated with … Continue reading

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Source of cell-specific change in Alzheimer's disease

I wanted to share this info: Source of cell-specific change in Alzheimer’s disease Source: Science Daily Researchers have identified altered expression of a gene called ANK1, which only recently has been associated with memory robbing Alzheimer’s disease, in specific cells … Continue reading

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Teen girls at higher risk OK with emergency department offering pregnancy prevention info

I wanted to share this info: Teen girls at higher risk OK with emergency department offering pregnancy prevention info Source: Science Daily Adolescent girls receiving a wide range of medical care in the Emergency Department (ED) are receptive to receiving … Continue reading

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Females with autism show greater difficulty with day-to-day tasks than male counterparts

I wanted to share this info: Females with autism show greater difficulty with day-to-day tasks than male counterparts Source: Science Daily Women and girls with autism may face greater challenges with real world planning, organization and other daily living skills, … Continue reading

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Strong friendships among women in the workplace reduce conflict, according to new study

I wanted to share this info: Strong friendships among women in the workplace reduce conflict, according to new study Source: Science Daily When employers foster an office environment that supports positive, social relationships between women coworkers, especially in primarily male … Continue reading

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Study identifies new target to preserve nerve function

I wanted to share this info: Study identifies new target to preserve nerve function Source: Science Daily An enzyme that plays a crucial role in the degeneration of axons, the threadlike portions of a nerve cell that transmit signals within … Continue reading

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New gene therapy treatment routes for motor neurone disease uncovered in new study

I wanted to share this info: New gene therapy treatment routes for motor neurone disease uncovered in new study Source: Science Daily Scientists investigating the genetic causes and altered functioning of nerve cells in motor neurone disease (MND) have discovered … Continue reading

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Here's an ugly truth about attractiveness

I wanted to share this info: Here’s an ugly truth about attractiveness Source: Science Daily The attractiveness of a romantic partner can influence a person’s desire to diet and seek a slim body, though that motivation contrasts sharply between men … Continue reading

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How protein interactions drive cellular death

I wanted to share this info: How protein interactions drive cellular death Source: Science Daily Researchers use a simplified model of a protein network to explain how apoptosis is regulated, whose malfunction is linked to cancer and neurodegenerative diseases. READ … Continue reading

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Artificial intelligence helps build brain atlas of fly behavior

I wanted to share this info: Artificial intelligence helps build brain atlas of fly behavior Source: Science Daily Scientists have created comprehensive brain maps linking different groups of neurons to specific behaviors, using a machine-learning program that annotated more than … Continue reading

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Vaccines protect fetuses from Zika infection, mouse study shows

I wanted to share this info: Vaccines protect fetuses from Zika infection, mouse study shows Source: Science Daily Zika virus can cause severe brain damage in people infected before birth. A new study in mice shows that females vaccinated before … Continue reading

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New imaging technique able to watch molecular dynamics of neurodegenerative diseases

I wanted to share this info: New imaging technique able to watch molecular dynamics of neurodegenerative diseases Source: Science Daily A fast and practical molecular-scale imaging technique has been developed that could let scientists view never-before-seen dynamics of biological processes … Continue reading

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New data network for Huntington's disease research

I wanted to share this info: New data network for Huntington’s disease research Source: Science Daily The first data network for research into Huntington’s disease has been created by an international team, now freely available to all scientists in this … Continue reading

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Babies with hearing loss form better vocabulary with early intervention

I wanted to share this info: Babies with hearing loss form better vocabulary with early intervention Source: Science Daily Babies with hearing loss who are diagnosed by three months and receive interventions by six months have broader vocabularies than those … Continue reading

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Ga-ga, goo-goo, why a baby likes you

I wanted to share this info: Ga-ga, goo-goo, why a baby likes you Source: Science Daily By the age of one, infants already prefer speakers of their native tongue, but do not necessarily view speakers of an unfamiliar language negatively, … Continue reading

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ADHD medication tied to lower risk for alcohol, drug abuse in teens and adults

I wanted to share this info: ADHD medication tied to lower risk for alcohol, drug abuse in teens and adults Source: Science Daily The use of medication to treat attention deficient hyperactivity disorder is linked to significantly lower risk for … Continue reading

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Synapses in the brain mirror the structure of the visual world

I wanted to share this info: Synapses in the brain mirror the structure of the visual world Source: Science Daily New research has discovered why our brain might be so good at perceiving edges and contours. Neurons that respond to … Continue reading

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Function of cerebellar interneurons probed with new technique

I wanted to share this info: Function of cerebellar interneurons probed with new technique Source: Science Daily Researchers have developed a technique for selectively targeting and controlling the interneurons of the cerebellar molecular layer relying on a genetically engineered mouse … Continue reading

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Scientists replay movie encoded in DNA

I wanted to share this info: Scientists replay movie encoded in DNA Source: Science Daily For the first time, a primitive movie has been encoded in — and then played back from — DNA in living cells. Scientists say it’s … Continue reading

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Detecting long-term concussion in athletes

I wanted to share this info: Detecting long-term concussion in athletes Source: Science Daily Lawyers representing both sides in concussion lawsuits against sports leagues may eventually have a new tool at their disposal: a diagnostic signature that uses artificial intelligence … Continue reading

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First aid in the brain: When language suddenly fails

I wanted to share this info: First aid in the brain: When language suddenly fails Source: Science Daily After a stroke a person often suffers from language problems. In some cases certain linguistic abilities can be regained, whereas others are … Continue reading

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Mulling over the aromas of wine

I wanted to share this info: Mulling over the aromas of wine Source: Science Daily A fine wine has an ideal balance of ingredients. Too much or too little of a component could mean the difference between a wine with … Continue reading

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Creating music by thought alone

I wanted to share this info: Creating music by thought alone Source: Science Daily Neurologists have created a hands-free, thought-controlled musical instrument. They hope that this new instrument will help empower and rehabilitate patients with motor disabilities such as those … Continue reading

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Data analysis in the kitchen

I wanted to share this info: Data analysis in the kitchen Source: Science Daily Researchers suggest a new, data-driven hypothesis that may increase our understanding of which flavors work well together, and why. READ MORE: Data analysis in the kitchen … Continue reading

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Nanomedicine opens door to precision medicine for brain tumors

I wanted to share this info: Nanomedicine opens door to precision medicine for brain tumors Source: Science Daily Early phase research has demonstrated a potential new therapeutic strategy for treating deadly glioblastoma brain tumors. The strategy involves using lipid polymer … Continue reading

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Visual illusion could help you read smaller font

I wanted to share this info: Visual illusion could help you read smaller font Source: Science Daily Exposure to a common visual illusion may enhance your ability to read fine print, according to new research. READ MORE: Visual illusion could … Continue reading

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Neural stem cells steered by electric fields in rat brain

I wanted to share this info: Neural stem cells steered by electric fields in rat brain Source: Science Daily Electric fields can be used to guide neural stem cells transplanted into the brain towards a specific location. This discovery opens … Continue reading

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Cognitive behavioral therapy improves functioning for people with chronic pain, study shows

I wanted to share this info: Cognitive behavioral therapy improves functioning for people with chronic pain, study shows Source: Science Daily Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is the most frequently used psychological intervention for people with chronic pain, and new approaches … Continue reading

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Closing medical marijuana dispensaries increases crime, according to new study

I wanted to share this info: Closing medical marijuana dispensaries increases crime, according to new study Source: Science Daily Contrary to popular belief, medical marijuana dispensaries (MMDs) reduce crime in their immediate areas, suggests a new report. READ MORE: Closing … Continue reading

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Academic motivation suffers when economic mobility seems out of reach

I wanted to share this info: Academic motivation suffers when economic mobility seems out of reach Source: Science Daily High school and college students from low socioeconomic status (SES) backgrounds are much less motivated to overcome academic hardships when they … Continue reading

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Erratic time perception in schizophrenia

I wanted to share this info: Erratic time perception in schizophrenia Source: Science Daily A meta-analysis investigates time perception and temporal information processing in patients with schizophrenia on the basis of 68 studies from the past 65 years. READ MORE: … Continue reading

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Coffee bubble phobia may be deep-seated aversion to parasites

I wanted to share this info: Coffee bubble phobia may be deep-seated aversion to parasites Source: Science Daily Some people experience intense aversion and anxiety when they see clusters of roughly circular shapes, such as the bubbles in a cup … Continue reading

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Structural insights into the modulation of synaptic adhesion by MDGA for synaptogenesis

I wanted to share this info: Structural insights into the modulation of synaptic adhesion by MDGA for synaptogenesis Source: Science Daily The 3-D structure of MDGA1/Neuroligin-2 complex have been revealed by researchers, along with mechanistic insights into how MDGAs negatively … Continue reading

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Visual system changes that may signal parkinson's disease

I wanted to share this info: Visual system changes that may signal parkinson’s disease Source: Science Daily Changes in the visual systems of newly diagnosed Parkinson’s disease patients may provide important biomarkers for the early detection and monitoring of the … Continue reading

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Concussion important but badly neglected issue in Para sports, say experts

I wanted to share this info: Concussion important but badly neglected issue in Para sports, say experts Source: Science Daily Concussion is an important but badly neglected issue in Para sports, and doctors, researchers, and leading sporting bodies need to … Continue reading

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Large-scale, collaborative effort could help ease global hearing loss

I wanted to share this info: Large-scale, collaborative effort could help ease global hearing loss Source: Science Daily A team of hearing experts is calling for a comprehensive, worldwide initiative to combat hearing loss. READ MORE: Large-scale, collaborative effort could … Continue reading

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Sleep, Alzheimer's link explained

I wanted to share this info: Sleep, Alzheimer’s link explained Source: Science Daily Disrupting just one night of sleep in healthy, middle-aged adults causes an increase in a brain protein associated with Alzheimer’s disease, research shows. Further, a week of … Continue reading

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1.2m people in England and Wales predicted to have dementia by 2040

I wanted to share this info: 1.2m people in England and Wales predicted to have dementia by 2040 Source: Science Daily By 2040 there will be over 1.2 million people living with dementia in England and Wales (an increase of … Continue reading

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Natural plant compound may reduce mental effects of aging, more evidence shows

I wanted to share this info: Natural plant compound may reduce mental effects of aging, more evidence shows Source: Science Daily The benefits of antioxidant fisetin have been demonstrated in mouse model of premature aging, Alzheimer’s disease. READ MORE: Natural … Continue reading

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New technology to manipulate cells could help treat Parkinson's, arthritis, other diseases

I wanted to share this info: New technology to manipulate cells could help treat Parkinson’s, arthritis, other diseases Source: Science Daily A groundbreaking advancement in materials could potentially help patients requiring stem cell therapies for spinal cord injuries, stroke, Parkinson’s … Continue reading

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Questionnaires can be a good predictor of survival rates in multiple sclerosis

I wanted to share this info: Questionnaires can be a good predictor of survival rates in multiple sclerosis Source: Science Daily The way in which patients with multiple sclerosis answer questionnaires could help to predict their survival rate from the … Continue reading

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Brain training has no effect on decision-making or cognitive function, researchers report

I wanted to share this info: Brain training has no effect on decision-making or cognitive function, researchers report Source: Science Daily A recent study found that, not only did commercial brain training with Lumosity™ have no effect on decision-making, it … Continue reading

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High-speed whole-brain imaging improves understanding of brain disease in animals and humans

I wanted to share this info: High-speed whole-brain imaging improves understanding of brain disease in animals and humans Source: Science Daily A high-speed serial-sectioning imaging system has been developed that captures high-resolution images of a whole mouse brain and furthers … Continue reading

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Long term unemployed through the eyes of recruiters: less motivated, less talented and less trainable

I wanted to share this info: Long term unemployed through the eyes of recruiters: less motivated, less talented and less trainable Source: Science Daily Employers are reluctant to hire long-term unemployed, research shows: the longer the job candidates’ unemployment spell, … Continue reading

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Purpose in life by day linked to better sleep at night

I wanted to share this info: Purpose in life by day linked to better sleep at night Source: Science Daily Having a purpose in life means you are more likely to sleep better at night with less sleep apnea and … Continue reading

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