News tagged with appearance
(Medical Xpress)—The contrasting nature of facial features is one of the signals that people unconsciously use to decipher how old someone looks, says Psychology Prof. Richard Russell, who has been collaborating ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 17, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (15) | 2 |
Hate the Lakers? Do the Celtics make you want to hurl? Whether you like someone can affect how your brain processes their actions, according to new research from the Brain and Creativity Institute at USC.
Neuroscience Oct 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Using cutting-edge time-lapse photography, University of Southern California (USC) researchers have discovered clues to the development of the head at the cellular level, which could point scientists to ...
Medical research Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Our brains are better at hearing new and approaching sounds than detecting when a sound disappears, according to a study published today funded by the Wellcome Trust. The findings could explain why parents often fail to notice ...
Neuroscience Sep 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 2 |
Consumers of fashionable brands, the latest gadgets, and the coolest looks are getting ever younger. Yet, children who immerse themselves in consumer culture feel worse about themselves, not better, say researchers at the ...
Health May 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—If you want your daughter to feel better about her body, a Murdoch University researcher says to shift the focus from appearance to function.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 08, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 1
In times of danger people follow the dominant leader: Gaze following provides insight into the evolution of leadership
In the background of evolution, gaze following is one of the oldest manifestations of leadership. Three-month-old babies, for example, already follow the eye movements of their parents. Psychologists at VU ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 04, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Showing young people computer-generated images illustrating the effects of smoking on their appearance later in life may encourage them to quit, a new study has found.
Health Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- For overweight or obese adolescents, two group-based behavioral weight control interventions, combined with either aerobic activity or activity-based peer therapy, produce sustained improvements ...
Pediatrics Jul 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Treating rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients with severe hand deformities with a silicone metacarpophalangeal joint arthroplasty (SMPA) procedure produces significant, long-term improvement in hand function and ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Doctors who experience a gut feeling about serious illness when treating a child in primary care should take action upon this feeling and not ignore it, a study published today in BMJ suggests.
Health Sep 25, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
When it comes to college-age individuals taking care of their bodies, appearance is more important than health, research conducted at the University of Missouri suggests. María Len-Ríos, an associate professor of ...
Health Aug 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Genetics plays a major role in peer rejection and victimization in early elementary school, according to a study recently published on the website of the journal Child Development by a team directed by Dr. Michel Boivin, a rese ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Subtle and unspoken clues exchanged by patients and doctors exert an influence on medical care, according to a new study by the University of Michigan Health System. Researchers analyzed video recordings of routine checkups ...
Health Sep 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research, led by psychologists at the University of Bristol, has found that children who are familiar with a snack food will expect it to be more filling. This finding, published (online ahead of print) in the American Jo ...
Health Oct 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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