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 |
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 |
(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
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 |
A newborn described as a "happy blue baby" because of her bluish skin color but healthy appearance made a small mark in medical history when one of her physicians discovered something new in her genesthe hemoglobin ...
Genetics Jun 16, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 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 |
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
Most people are rather vague when reporting on food and drink consumption, smoking and exercise habits. General practitioners, however, are skilled at interpreting phrases such as "I only have a few drinks rarely...each week" ...
Other Oct 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Can a gene simultaneously protect against cancer and favor its growth? Researchers at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre have discovered a gene with this double-edged property and suspect there may be many more that ...
Cancer Mar 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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
(Medical Xpress) -- New research shows that men have serious issues and that talking about your body is no longer confined to women.
Health Jan 06, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
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