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New research shows that high school students experience excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS), with most students sleeping fewer than 7 hours per night.
Health Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
On the road at night or on a tennis court at dusk, the eye can be deceived. Vision is not as sharp as in the light of day, and detecting a bicyclist on the road or a careening tennis ball can be tough.
Neuroscience Oct 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3 |
You glimpse a stranger standing in the street. The light is hazy and the person's face and clothing are indistinct. Who is it? Chances are you will think it is a man—and the reason for this is a survival ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 17, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 2
Little is known about oculomotor function in amblyopia, or "lazy eye," despite the special role of eye movements in vision. A group of scientists has discovered that abnormal visual processing and circuitry ...
Neuroscience Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Eban Alexander's quick trip to heaven started with a headache.
Other Oct 14, 2012 | 4 / 5 (5) | 2
(HealthDay)—The easiest way to assess a hospital's quality of care might be to just ask the nurses, new research suggests.
Health Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A study from the University of Granada based on police surveys indicates that in domestic violence crimes in which the woman kills her abuser, if she is more attractive she is perceived as guiltier.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
We've known for a while that the vestibular system in the inner ear is responsible for helping us keep our balance. And while researchers have already developed a basic understanding of how the brain constructs our perceptions ...
Neuroscience Oct 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Genetics may make some women more vulnerable to the pressure of being thin, a study published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders has found. From size-zero models to airbrushed film stars, thinness is portra ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Spending too much time looking at high heels may influence how a viewer perceives the gender of an androgynous face, according to new research published Sep. 26 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Ami ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 26, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A eureka moment while watching a movie for the umpteenth time with his children has led a University of Sydney researcher to achieve a new insight into visual perception, which could benefit ...
Neuroscience Sep 26, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (11) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress)—As the saying goes, "A picture is worth a thousand words." For people in certain professions—acting, modeling, and even politics—this phrase rings particularly true. Previous studies ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 26, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (8) | 5 |
People often remark that people of a different race "all look alike." However, when we have trouble recognizing people from another race, it may actually have little to do with the other person's race. Instead, new research ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Because dyslexia affects so many people around the world, countless studies have attempted to pinpoint the source of the learning disorder.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Contrary to the prevailing theories that music and language are cognitively separate or that music is a byproduct of language, theorists at Rice University's Shepherd School of Music and the University ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 1 |