News tagged with behaviours
Today the BMJ calls for doctors and patients to join together as partners to improve healthcare.
Health May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A Brazilian investigative team, collaborating with a Simon Fraser University researcher, is citing an urgent need for targeted interventions among young crack users in cities throughout Brazil, identified as the world's biggest ...
Addiction May 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Human intelligence cannot be explained by the size of the brain's frontal lobes, say researchers.
Neuroscience May 13, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (9) | 4 |
(Medical Xpress)—New research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) reveals why some children are badly affected by negative family conflicts while other children survive without significant problems.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
Why do we overeat and consume more calories than we need? Is food our way of rewarding ourselves, and can stress make us want to eat more? These are just some of the questions a European food study aims to ...
Neuroscience May 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Smoking prevention in schools reduces the number of young people who will later become smokers, according to a new systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. For young people who have never smoked, these progra ...
Health Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
School violence is a very important social issue world-wide. It poses a significant threat to the health, achievement, and well-being of students. Although the most highly published incidents involve serious physical violence, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists from King's College London have identified patterns of epigenetic changes involved in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by studying genetically identical twins who differ in autism traits. The study, published in ...
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 23, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—A researcher with the Western Australian Institute for Medical Research (WAIMR) has found that depression and back pain are part of a vicious cycle which reinforce each other.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Young people seeking help who are at high risk of developing psychosis could significantly reduce their chances of going on to develop a full-blown psychotic illness by getting early access to cognitive ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The use of harsh discipline of unwanted behaviour in children has long been controversial. Whether verbal (insults, disparaging remarks, threats) or physical (slapping/spanking), harsh discipline at all stages ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 18, 2013 | 2.7 / 5 (3) | 0
Much of the burden of disease and ill health facing the NHS is as a result of 'risky' health behaviours such as smoking, excess drinking and over-eating. Given that time for counselling patients about this ...
Health Apr 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Light drinking during pregnancy is not linked to adverse behavioural or cognitive outcomes in childhood, suggests a new study published today (17 April) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Apr 16, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Children prenatally exposed to methadone or Subutex (buprenorphine) are prone to developing cognitive difficulties. According to one researcher, these children still need close follow-up after they begin ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Australians who were exposed to high levels of lead as children may be at greater risk of committing violent and impulsive crimes two decades later, our yet-to-be-published research suggests.
Health Apr 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Behavior or behaviour (see American and British spelling differences) refers to the actions and mannerisms made by organisms, systems, or artificial entities in conjunction with its environment, which includes the other systems or organisms around as well as the physical environment. It is the response of the system or organism to various stimuli or inputs, whether internal or external, conscious or subconscious, overt or covert, and voluntary or involuntary.
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