Women who have just finished ovulating are better at detecting snakes than at other times of their menstrual cycle, according to an unusual study that sheds light on in-built reflexes for survival.
Other Mar 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
University of Southampton researchers are investigating innovative methods of testing drugs that will reduce the need for involving animals.
Immunology Mar 08, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(Garrison, NY) Researchers almost always offer money as an incentive for healthy volunteers to enroll in research studies, but does payment amount to coercion or undue inducement to participate in research? In the first national ...
Other Feb 22, 2012 | 1.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Want to know why sports fans get so worked up when they think the referee has wrongly called their team's pass forward, their player offside, or their serve as a fault?
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 01, 2012 | 4 / 5 (5) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- People often view the "last" moments of an event positively simply because they signal the end of an experience, say University of Michigan researchers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Skilled readers can recognize words at lightning fast speed when they read because the word has been placed in a visual dictionary of sorts, say Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) neuroscientists. The visual dictionary ...
Neuroscience Nov 14, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (9) | 20 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Early detection of breast cancer saves thousands of lives each year. But screening for breast cancer also produces false alarms, which can cause undue stress and costly medical bills. Now, ...
Cancer Oct 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- The country is awash in pink for breast cancer awareness month - and some women are sick of it.
Cancer Oct 11, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
People who volunteer may live longer than those who don't, as long as their reasons for volunteering are to help others rather than themselves, suggests new research published by the American Psychological Association.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Physical activity and being a volunteer assist mental wellbeing, a new ACT research report has found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
An in-depth review of consent forms provided to volunteers for HIV/AIDS research in the United States and abroad about study procedures, risks and benefits has found that the forms were extremely long and used wording that ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
University of Reading researchers are looking for volunteers for a new study which will examine the effects of wholegrain cereals on the immune system.
Health Jun 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Dr. Beverly Thorn, chair of The University of Alabama's psychology department, is seeking volunteers for a key study into how "mindfulness meditation" can help manage chronic pain from headaches. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 10, 2011 | not rated yet | 0