News tagged with sensation
The human brain may simulate physical sensations to prompt introspection, capitalizing on moments of high emotion to promote moral behavior, according to a USC researcher.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 07, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (8) | 1 |
Fear of public speaking tops death and spiders as the nation's number one phobia. But new research shows that learning to rethink the way we view our shaky hands, pounding heart, and sweaty palms can help ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- New research from the University of Bristol has identified the subtypes of sensory nerve cells that are likely to contribute to long-term nerve pain from partial nerve injury. It is hoped ...
Medical research Aug 17, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—The basal ganglia, structures deep in the forebrain already known to control voluntary movements, also may play a critical role in how people form habits, both bad and good, and in influencing ...
Neuroscience Jan 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
People suffering from chronic inflammatory conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and asthma—in which psychological stress plays a major role—may benefit from mindfulness meditation techniques, ...
Immunology Jan 16, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—There's a link between depression and anxiety symptoms and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder pain, a condition that affects the jaw, according to a new study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Low handlebar positioning relative to the bicycle saddle is associated with increased perineal saddle pressure and decreased sensation in critical pelvic floor structures, according to research ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 5
Research shows that teens who drive with peers as passengers have increased risks of crashing. Many states have responded by creating graduated driver licensing laws which include limits on the number of passengers ...
Health Jan 25, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Obese kids have less sensitive taste-buds than kids of normal weight, indicates research published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine reveals that for the first time, stimulation of the vagina, cervix, or clitoris was shown to activate three separate and distinct sites in the sensory cortex.
Neuroscience Sep 12, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 5 |
Intuitively it simply makes sense: exposure to sexual content in movies at an early age probably influences adolescents' sexual behavior. And yet, even though a great deal of research has shown that adolescents who watch ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 17, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—Dotarem (gadoterate meglumine) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a contrast agent for use in MRIs of the brain, spine and other parts of the central nervous system.
Medications Mar 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Penile thermal sensory thresholds increase after non-nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy (RP) but not after the nerve-sparing procedure, according to a study published in the September issue ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 13, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—About one-quarter of women who've had breast cancer surgery have significant and persistent breast pain six months after the procedure, a new study finds.
Cancer Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Bite size depends on the familiarly and texture of food. Smaller bite sizes are taken for foods which need more chewing and smaller bite sizes are often linked to a sensation of feeling fuller sooner. New research published ...
Health Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 1