Psychology & Psychiatry

Petting dogs engages the social brain, according to neuroimaging

Researchers led by Rahel Marti at the University of Basel in Switzerland report that viewing, feeling, and touching real dogs leads to increasingly higher levels of activity in the prefrontal cortex of the brain. Published ...


Help your kids stay injury-free during sports season

Participating in sports can be beneficial for children's physical and mental health, as well as a huge part of their social life. However, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, emergency departments ...


Reusable food containers and food safety

The Food Safety Information Council today issued advice about safely using reusable food containers, especially as they are gaining acceptance with food retailers.

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