News tagged with psychologists
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(HealthDay)—Children with arthritis who use a Web-based application to monitor health-related quality of life (HRQoL) have more discussions with their rheumatologist about psychosocial issues, and their ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Research on multisensory speech perception in recent years has helped revolutionize our understanding of how the brain organizes the information it receives from our many different senses, UC Riverside psychology professor ...
Neuroscience Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Understanding the mindset of mass murderers, especially in the wake of last week's Newtown, Conn., tragedy in which 20 children lost their lives, can seem nearly impossible.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 17, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Parents often wonder how much of the world their young children really understand. Though typically developing children are not able to speak or point to objects on command until they are between eighteen ...
Autism spectrum disorders Dec 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Backpackers scored 50 percent better on a creativity test after spending four days in nature disconnected from electronic devices, according to a study by psychologists from the University ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 12, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (6) | 4 |
The holiday season can be particularly over-stimulating for young children, what with more pressure-packed traveling, shopping and even church-going. Boston University child psychologist Dr. Jonathan Comer offers parents ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When it comes to climate change, deforestation and toxic waste, the assumption has been that conservative views on these topics are intractable. But new research from the University of California, Berkeley, ...
Medical research Dec 10, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (7) | 4
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Iowa have documented an activity by infants that begins nearly from birth: They learn by taking inventory of the things they see.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
A Dutch social psychologist issued a public apology Wednesday after an inquiry found he faked or manipulated data in at least 55 publications.
Other Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—According to psychological lore, when it comes to items of information the mind can cope with before confusion sets in, the "magic" number is seven.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 28, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (9) | 9 |
(Medical Xpress)—A good night's sleep can help children to acquire and retain vocabulary, according to new research by psychologists at the University of York and Sheffield Hallam University.
Health Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A psychology researcher from Canberra has collected some of the first scientific evidence that video gaming can be addictive in a way similar to gambling and alcohol.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
Women who have undergone group therapy and learned to relax have reduced their menopausal troubles by half, according to results of a study at Linköping University and Linköping University Hospital in Sweden.
Health Nov 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Today saw the launch of Re-Timer, a wearable green light device invented by Flinders University sleep researchers to reset the body's internal clock.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 4 |
Homophobia exists in many areas of life. It also seems to be particularly entrenched in sport, exercise and physical education (PE) settings of all kinds. But why is this the case?
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 20, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 5