News tagged with behaviours
Human intelligence cannot be explained by the size of the brain's frontal lobes, say researchers.
Neuroscience May 13, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (10) | 4 |
Cancer survivors are no more likely to stop smoking, cut down on alcohol, or exercise more often than the general population, according to new research published in the British Journal of Cancer today (Wednesday)
Cancer May 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Children who are exposed to secondhand smoke in early childhood are more likely to grow up to physically aggressive and antisocial, regardless of whether they were exposed during pregnancy or their parents have a history ...
Health May 21, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
There is a link between use of anabolic-androgenic steroids and reduced mental health later in life. This is the main conclusion of a new study on elite male strength athletes that researchers from the University of Gothenburg ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 20, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 1
Study shows that women who smoke during pregnancy increase the risk of both obesity and gestational diabetes in their da
Women who smoke during pregnancy increase the risk of both obesity and gestational diabetes, in their daughters, concludes research published in Diabetologia, the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabet ...
Diabetes May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Today the BMJ calls for doctors and patients to join together as partners to improve healthcare.
Health May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Fear responses can only be erased when people learn something new while retrieving the fear memory. This is the conclusion of a study conducted by scientists from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and published in the leading ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (7) | 1 |
Psychologists discover links between angry thoughts and displaced aggression in male gang affiliates
(Medical Xpress) -- Research conducted among pupils in three London schools has shown that male street gang affiliates who engage in angry rumination (i.e. think continuously about provoking or negative events and situations) ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
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
The pulse quickens, the heart pounds and adrenalin courses through the veins, but in stressful situations is our reaction controlled by our genes, and does it differ between the sexes? Australian scientists, writing in BioEssays, believ ...
Genetics Mar 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Children whose fathers are more positively engaged with them at age three months have fewer behavioural problems at age twelve months, according to new research funded by the Wellcome Trust. The study suggests that interventions ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 18, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |
If you follow the pack are you more likely to co-operate with others in it? Not necessarily according to research into social behaviour by academics at the University of East Anglia.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Anger is a powerful emotion with serious health consequences. A new study from Concordia University shows that for millions of individuals around the world who suffer from Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), anger is more ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) and the University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG) have identified an enzyme as a possible target for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. The protein ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Nov 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
New research helps explain why some teenagers are more prone to drinking alcohol than others. The study, led by King's College London's Institute of Psychiatry (IoP) and published in Proceedings of the National Academy of ...
Genetics Dec 03, 2012 | 4 / 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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