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Video games that pit players against human-looking characters may be more likely to provoke violent thoughts and words than games where monstrous creatures are the enemy, according to a new study by researchers ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Are you wrecking your teeth without even knowing it? For instance, chewing on ice or opening stuff with your teeth may be convenient but using your teeth as tools can cause them to crack or chip.
Dentistry May 03, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—To John Salamone, professor of psychology and longtime researcher of the brain chemical dopamine, scientific research can be very slow-moving.
Neuroscience Dec 03, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (14) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Immunology researchers at the University of Connecticut Health Center are learning more about memory T cells, which are cells that fight infection from a previously encountered antigen.
Immunology Jan 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A team of neuroscientists in UConn's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has mapped the brains nerve connections that help control the sense of smell, which could add another brain region to the list ...
Neuroscience Sep 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Do you remember how you learned to speak? Most people do not recall learning how to talk, or know how it is that they can understand others. The process involves a complex coordination of moving air from our ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 02, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Most people only think about drinking water when they are thirsty; but by then it may already be too late.
Health Feb 17, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
UConn researchers are at the forefront of new discoveries and understanding about the smallest molecules in the body that can have a momentous impact on human health.
Genetics Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The Lifestyle Modification Clinic at the University of Connecticut Health Center offers patients an alternative to the typical weight loss programs or fad diets.
Health Aug 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A University of Connecticut researcher is advancing the understanding of the devastating inherited condition known as spinal muscular atrophy.
Neuroscience Jan 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Throughout the world, although teenage boys are exposed to more violence than girls, girls tend to be more negatively affected by these experiences than boys. A new study shows the specific ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The substitution of brand-name antiepileptic drugs with cheaper generic equivalents has been an ongoing point of contention among doctors, federal officials and people with epilepsy.
Medications Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—How school psychologists can help students prevent obesity and, in turn, achieve academic success is the focus of a study conducted by Neag School of Education researchers and published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
February is American Heart Month but living a heart healthy lifestyle is important anytime of the year. That's because cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of Americans – one in three of us will die from heart ...
Cardiology Feb 06, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Worried about all the time you spent in the sun during your teen years? There's good reason, says Dr. Jane M. Grant-Kels, chair of the Department of Dermatology at the University of Connecticut Health Center.
Cancer Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0