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New research published Online First in The Lancet suggests that a high proportion of severe intellectual disability results from genetic causes that are not inherited. These findings are good news for parents, indicating a low ...
Genetics Sep 26, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The persistent, dependent use of marijuana before age 18 has been shown to cause lasting harm to a person's intelligence, attention and memory, according to an international research team.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 27, 2012 | 3 / 5 (18) | 17 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Psychologist James Flynn, who resides in New Zealand and is considered one of the foremost experts on intelligence testing, has aroused peoples attention around the world by proclaiming ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 18, 2012 | 2.2 / 5 (21) | 23 |
The hormone oxytocin - often referred to as the "trust" hormone or "love hormone" for its role in stimulating emotional responses - plays an important role in Williams syndrome (WS), according to a study published June 12, ...
Neuroscience Jun 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A Duke University-led study of North Carolina toddlers suggests that exposure to potentially toxic flame-retardant chemicals may be higher in nonwhite toddlers than in white toddlers.
Health May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP) -- For the first time in 20 years, U.S. health officials have lowered the threshold for lead poisoning in young children.
Health May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research by scientists at the University of Cambridge suggests that chronic cocaine abuse accelerates the process of brain ageing. The study, published today 25 April in Molecular Psychiatry, found that age-related loss o ...
Addiction Apr 24, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Children with probable developmental coordination disorder (DCD) at age 7 have a significantly increased risk of depression and mental health difficulties at age 10, according to a study published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study involving Oxford researchers suggests that babies who are breast-fed or bottle-fed to a schedule do not perform academically as well at school as their demand-fed peers.
Health Mar 20, 2012 | 2 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Can a person's Facebook profile reveal what kind of employee he or she might be? The answer is yes, and with unnerving accuracy, according to a new paper published in the Journal of Applied Social Psychology.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 02, 2012 | 1.7 / 5 (19) | 16
Exposure to lead wreaks havoc in the brain, with consequences that include lower IQ and reduced potential for learning. But the precise mechanism by which lead alters nerve cells in the brain has largely remained unknown.
Medical research Feb 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- For very low birth weight (VLBW) babies, there is good stability of cognitive development over time, with a strong correlation between assessments at 2 years of corrected age and at age 5, according ...
Health Feb 28, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Are people drawn to a career in purchasing because of their skills or their aptitude? Which is the most important trait for a buyer: emotional intelligence or IQ?
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Worried that your children aren't getting enough sleep? You're not alone. As one prominent educational psychologist put it, "Physicians and writers on school hygiene agree that children are likely to receive less sleep than ...
Health Feb 17, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Children of mothers screened and treated for reduced thyroid function during pregnancy show no signs of improved IQ compared to women who receive no treatment, new research has uncovered.
Health Feb 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |