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December 8, 2020

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How Do We Separate the Factual from the Possible? New Research Shows How Our Brain Responds to Both

Our brains respond to language expressing facts differently than they do to words conveying possibility, a team of neuroscientists has found. Its ...

Rap Music Increasingly Mixes in Mental Health Metaphors

The proportion of rap songs that referenced depression, suicide and mental health struggles more than doubled between 1998 and 2018, according to a study by the University of North Carolina at Chapel ...

Using a Video Game to Understand the Origin of Emotions

A number of studies have sought to connect given emotions, such as fear or pleasure, to specific areas of the brain, but without success. A research team has now analyzed volunteers while they were ...

Drinking Linked to a Decline in Brain Health from Cradle to Grave

The evidence for the harmful effects of alcohol on brain health is compelling, but now experts have pinpointed three key time periods in life when the effects of alcohol are likely to be at their ...
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Are People Healthy Enough to Retire Later?

While many people are now enjoying longer, healthier lives, current retirement ages are posing challenges for both policymakers and retirees. A new study looked into whether there is potential to ...

The Ever-Elusive Riddle: What's the Best Way to Cut Christmas Cookies?

At some point in life, most people have stood over a rolled-out slab of cookie dough and pondered just how to best cut out cookies with as little waste as possible. Now, even math experts have given ...

Blackcurrants Are Favorable for Glucose Metabolism

Blackcurrants have a beneficial effect on post-meal glucose response, and the required portion size is much smaller than previously thought, a new study ...

How Language, Cultural Identity Can Affect Pain

A new study suggests that the language a bilingual person speaks can affect their physical sensations, depending on the cultural association tied to each ...

Kids' TV Teaching Children Wrong Lessons About Pain

New analysis of children's TV and film suggests that too often it portrays pain as something arising only through violent act or injury when instead it could do more to educate young people ...

COVID-19 May Deepen Depression, Anxiety, and PTSD Among Pregnant and Postpartum Women

In a new study, researchers surveyed pregnant women and those who had recently given birth, finding concerning rates of depression, generalized anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) ...

Need to Increase HPV Vaccine Uptake in Adolescents

More than 90 percent of human papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancers could be prevented by widespread uptake of the HPV vaccine. Yet, vaccine use in the United States falls short of public health ...

Researchers Study Influence of Cultural Factors on Gesture Design

Freehand gesture-based interfaces in interactive systems are becoming more common, but what if your preferred way to gesture a command - say, changing the TV to channel 10 - significantly differed ...

Environmental Exposures Affect Therapeutic Drugs

Humans are exposed to various environmental or dietary molecules that can attenuate or even increase the effect of therapeutic drugs. Studies on the industrial chemical bisphenol A and the ...

Pets, Touch and COVID-19: Why Our Furry Friends Are Lifesavers

A new study points to the lifesaving role that pets have played in 2020 and why governments need to sit up and take ...

Young children who have experienced compassionate love and empathy from their mothers may be more willing to turn thoughts into action by being generous to others, a University of California, Davis, ...

Study Shows Strong Links Between Music and Math, Reading Achievement

A music educator thought that if he could just control his study for the myriad factors that might have influenced previous ones - race, income, education, etc. -- he could disprove the notion of a ...

The Number of Times a Person Gives Birth May Affect How Quickly They Age

Having children doesn't just make you feel like you've aged overnight -- a new study found that the number of times a person gives birth may also affect the body's physical aging ...

Risk-Averse Teens Sway Peers to Make Safer Choices

Prior studies have shown adolescents are likely to experiment along with friends who use drugs and alcohol. But do friends who avoid risks have similar influential power? In a new study ...

Esports: Fit Gamers Challenge ‘fat’ Stereotype

A new survey of 1400 participants from 65 countries has found esports players are up to 21 per cent healthier weight than the general population, hardly smoke and also drink ...

First Meta-Analysis Shows Promise for Yoga, Meditation, Mindfulness in Concussion

Chronic concussion symptoms are notoriously difficult to treat. But a researcher who is also a yoga instructor and has been teaching yoga for 17 years - is hoping that a recent study, the first-ever ...

Mothers' Stress May Lead to Preterm Births, Faster Aging in Children

Why do some people age faster than others? A new study indicates that a mother's stress prior to giving birth may accelerate her child's biological aging later in life. A second study from ...

Preschool Children Can't See the Mountains for the Cat

Imagine seeing an image of a cat in front of a wide scene of mountains and being told just to remember the mountains if you saw them in a later picture. As an adult, that's not hard to do. But a ...

Gut Microbes: A Key to Normal Sleep

Researchers used a cocktail of antibiotics to deplete gut microbes in mice. They found that metabolites in the gut differed in these mice compared with controls. In particular, metabolic pathways ...

How We Learn Words and Sentences at the Same Time

How people work out the meanings of new words has been revealed by researchers, who say this is similar to the way in which young children learn language. The researchers said: ''A lot of ...

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