News tagged with test subjects
(Medical Xpress)—In many areas of our everyday lives, goals are the norm. That not all of them are effective, however, is something which anyone who has seen their New Year resolutions crumbling with each passing month ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Testosterone is considered the male hormone, standing for aggression and posturing. Researchers around Prof. Dr. Armin Falk, an economist from the University of Bonn, have now been able to demonstrate that ...
Medical research Oct 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Anyone who can apply his or her personal character strengths in his or her career experiences more enjoyment, flow and meaning at work. These people are also more satisfied with their job and perceive it more as a calling. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Feeling generous? Think it over a little and then see how you feel.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Research at Sandia National Laboratories has shown that it's possible to predict how well people will remember information by monitoring their brain activity while they study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
(HealthDay)—Receiving genetic risk counseling does not significantly alter self-reported motivation or prevention program adherence for overweight individuals at risk for type 2 diabetes, according to a ...
Diabetes Sep 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
After waking up, the concentration of the stress hormone cortisol in saliva rises considerably; this is true not only for grown-ups but for babies as well. A research team from the Ruhr-Universität Bochum and from Basel ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
If past experience makes you think there's going to be one more cashew at the bottom of the bowl, you're likely to search through those mixed nuts a little longer.
Neuroscience Aug 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The German makers of thalidomide were warned of birth defects years before it was withdrawn and Australian distributors used pregnant women as the world's first test subjects, court papers alleged Friday.
Medications Jul 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A French researcher has built a device allowing disabled people to write or draw on a computer screen using only their eyes, a report said Thursday.
Medical research Jul 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Aches and pains got you down? The way you walk could be wearing out parts of your body.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Students of all ages could improve their test scores if the category of information changed abruptly midway through the test, according to a new study on memory by researchers from Syracuse University, the University of South ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Smoking alters the impact of a schizophrenia risk gene. Scientists from the universities of Zurich and Cologne demonstrate that healthy people who carry this risk gene and smoke process acoustic stimuli in a similarly deficient ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Whether you are an athlete, a musician or a stroke patient learning to walk again, practice can make perfect, but more practice may make you more efficient, according to a surprising new University of Colorado Boulder study.
Neuroscience Feb 09, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (15) | 8 |
During estimation processes we unconsciously make use of recent experiences. Scientists from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich and the Bernstein Center Munich asked test subjects to estimate distances in ...
Neuroscience Nov 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0