News tagged with control participants

Flaws found in video game studies

(Medical Xpress) -- Over the past several years, many studies have found that people who regularly play action video games outperform people who don’t on tasks that involve perception and cognition. However, a new study ...

Sep 20, 2011
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Painful legacy of teen sports

Vigorous sports activities, like basketball, during childhood and adolescence can cause abnormal development of the femur in young athletes, resulting in a deformed hip with reduced rotation and pain during movement. This ...

Jul 19, 2011
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Placebo effects of different therapies not identical

Not all placebos are equal, and patients who respond to one placebo don't always respond to others, according to research published July 31 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Jian Kong from Massachusetts General Hospit ...

Jul 31, 2013
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