Psychology & Psychiatry

Stereotypes skew our predictions of others' pains and pleasures

Every day, millions of people - including senators, doctors, and teachers—make consequential decisions that depend on predicting how other people will feel when they experience gains or setbacks. New research looking at ...

Pediatrics

August is deadliest month for young football players

(HealthDay)—It is an annual rite of summer: sending young men out on football fields across America in the sweltering August heat for grueling practice sessions designed to prepare them for the coming season.

Neuroscience

Brain scans may reveal concussion damage in living athletes

Researchers may be closing in on a way to check athletes while they're alive for signs of a degenerative brain disease that's been linked to frequent head blows. Experimental scans found higher levels of an abnormal protein ...

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