(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 |
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) -- 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 |
In one of three studies, Pia Rosander carried out personality tests on 200 pupils in southern Sweden when they entered upper secondary school at 16. Three years later, when they received their final grades, she was able to ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 24, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 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
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
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
"When children are given professional first aid training at primary school, the benefits can be felt long term. That's why training in the early years is so incredibly important," says Fritz Sterz from the ...
Other Sep 05, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A groundbreaking study of 13 and 14-year-olds in 13 Staffordshire schools has revealed worrying levels of domestic abuse among the young.
Health Mar 19, 2013 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0