University of Exeter
Psychology Professor Huw Williams has authored a major new report, published today, on the impact that acquired brain injuries can have on young people in childhood and in their transition to adulthood, and ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Playing soccer (football) could be the best way for people with high blood pressure, known as hypertension, to improve their fitness, normalise their blood pressure and reduce their risk of stroke. Research from Universities ...
Health Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Athletes competing this summer have benefited from an unlikely ingredient to fuel their Olympic and Paralympic success.
Health Sep 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Snack consumption and BMI are linked to both brain activity and self-control, new research has found.
Neuroscience Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
New research from psychologists at the Universities of Exeter and Cardiff shows that people can train their brains to become less impulsive, resulting in less risk-taking during gambling. The research could pave the way for ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Our attitude towards our age has a massive impact on the likelihood of being diagnosed with dementia. New research shows that when seniors see themselves as 'older' their performance on a standard dementia screening test ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Type 2 diabetes is popularly associated with obesity and a sedentary lifestyle. However, just as there are obese people without type 2 diabetes, there are lean people with the disease.
Genetics Jun 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Recent work in mice suggested that the immune system is involved in removing beta-amyloid, the main Alzheimer's-causing substance in the brain. Researchers have now shown for the first time that this may apply in humans.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia May 25, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Our 'gut feelings' influence our decisions, overriding 'rational' thought, when we are faced with financial offers that we deem to be unfair, according to a new study. Even when we are ...
Neuroscience May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- An international team of researchers has discovered 13 new regions of the genome associated with the timing of menopause.
Genetics Jan 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The human subconscious has a bigger impact than previously thought on how we respond to danger, according to research led by the University of Exeter. Published today, the study shows that our primitive response to fear can ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A 15-minute walk can cut snacking on chocolate at work by half, according to research by the University of Exeter. The study showed that, even in stressful situations, workers eat only half as much chocolate as they normally ...
Health Dec 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Surgeons can learn their skills more quickly if they are taught how to control their eye movements.
Other Nov 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The study suggests an innovative psychological treatment called 'concreteness training' can reduce depression in just two months and could work as a self-help therapy for depression in primary care. Led by the University ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 18, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Playing street football two or three times a week could halve the risk of early death in homeless men. Research led by the Universities of Exeter and Copenhagen, out today, shows the positive impact of street football on ...
Health Oct 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0