News tagged with perception
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(Medical Xpress)—People often think that other people are staring at them even when they aren't research led by the University of Sydney has found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 09, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—The cellular gatekeepers that escort the most common pharmaceuticals into our cells continue to work within the cells as well, according to a UC San Francisco discovery that could transform drug design ...
Medical research Apr 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Baseball is one of the safest sports for children, but even so there are potential risks that can result in serious injury, an expert warns.
Health Apr 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—People who watch the NBC reality weight-loss show "The Biggest Loser" are prone to have negative opinions of obese people, according to a study by Jina H. Yoo, associate professor of communication at the ...
Health Apr 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
A paper by a group of Italian investigators in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics provides new data on the role of illness behavior in determining the illness impact.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Non-musicians who speak tonal languages may have a better ear for learning musical notes, according to Canadian researchers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 2 |
(HealthDay)—It's rare for children in the United States aged 10 to 12 to be sexually active, especially on a voluntary basis, a new study finds. However, almost one in five teens has had sex before age ...
Pediatrics Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The word "organic" can mean many things to consumers. Even so, the power of an organic label can be very strong: studies have shown that this simple label can lead us to think that a food is healthier, through what is known ...
Health Apr 01, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Primary care physicians are more or less likely to prescribe long-acting reversible contraception such as intrauterine devices (IUDs) to adolescents based on their knowledge, skills, clinical ...
Health Mar 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
University of Liege researchers have demonstrated that the physiological mechanisms triggered during NDE lead to a more vivid perception not only of imagined events in the history of an individual but also of real events ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 28, 2013 | 3.8 / 5 (16) | 6 |
Once rhesus monkeys learn to associate a picture with a reward, the reward by itself becomes enough to alter the activity in the monkeys' visual cortex. This finding was made by neurophysiologists Wim Vanduffel and John Arsenault ...
Neuroscience Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
A new study suggests that the bladder condition nocturia may worsen the already poor sleep of older adults with insomnia.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The brain's prefrontal cortex is thought to be the seat of cognitive control, working as a kind of filter that keeps irrelevant thoughts, perceptions and memories from interfering with ...
Neuroscience Mar 14, 2013 | 4.6 / 5 (15) | 6 |
We say that time flies, it marches on, it flows like a river—our descriptions of time are closely linked to our experiences of moving through space. Now, new research suggests that the illusions that influence how we perceive ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Green calorie labels may lead people to see nutrition-poor foods in a healthier light.
Health Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0