There is a popular belief that sexual orientation can be revealed by pupil dilation to attractive people, yet until now there was no scientific evidence. For the first time, researchers at Cornell University used a specialized ...
Other Aug 06, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 5 |
(Medical Xpress) -- We all know that our pupils contract when our eyes are exposed to increases in the brightness of light. The reason is to both protect the delicate inner workings of our eyes and to help ...
Neuroscience Jan 25, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 2 |
The eyes are the window into the soul -- or at least the mind, according to a new paper published in Perspectives on Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Measuring the diameter of the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 28, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Problems caused by bullying do not necessarily cease when the abuse stops. Recent research at the Universitiy of Stavanger (UiS) and Bergen's Center for Crisis Psychology in Norway shows ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The speed and degree to which the pupil of the eye responds is a standard test for alertness. It has also been used to assess how sleepy or exhausted a person is. Now, research to be published in the International Journal of ...
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(Medical Xpress)—Robots are being used as classroom buddies for children with autism in a groundbreaking initiative that aims to improve social interaction and communication.
Autism spectrum disorders Nov 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- University of Kansas researchers have found larger resting pupil size and lower levels of a salivary enzyme associated with the neurotransmitter norepinephrine in children with autism spectrum ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jul 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Significant numbers of teens regularly carry rucksacks for school which top 10 to 15 per cent of their body weight and risk back pain and other related disorders, finds research published online in the Archives of Disease in ...
Health Mar 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cycling or walking to school increases a child's ability to concentrate in the classroom, the results of a Danish study published Friday showed.
Health Nov 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Problems caused by bullying do not necessarily cease when the abuse stops. Recent research shows that victims may need long-term support.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Over half of inner city school-kids in deprived areas may be consuming fast foods/drinks at least twice a week, if the findings from one London borough are applicable elsewhere, suggests research published in the online journal ...
Health Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Mandates for physical education in most of the United States fall short of the guidelines set forth by the National Association of Sport and Physical Education, according to a new study.
Health Jul 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Young people with autism may find it difficult to multitask because they stick rigidly to tasks in the order they are given to them, according to research led by an academic at the University of Strathclyde.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- New research into the cause of school absence finds that up to one per cent of secondary pupils could be suffering from chronic fatigue. The study, led by academics at the University of ...
Health Dec 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Physical violence among young people is on the decline overall in nearly thirty countries including the UK, according to a new international study involving researchers from the University of Hertfordshire.
Pediatrics Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0