Psychology & Psychiatry

Are you sabotaging your sex life?

(HealthDay)—Research confirms that a good sex life is a key to strong feelings of intimacy and satisfaction for both partners in a relationship.

Neuroscience

Real-time feedback tames Parkinson's brainwaves

A neurofeedback system enables Parkinson's disease patients to voluntarily control brainwaves associated with symptoms of the disorder, according to new research published in eNeuro. It remains to be determined whether such ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Eye contact reduces lying

A new study from the University of Tampere found that eye contact can make people act more honestly. In everyday life, we often find ourselves in situations where we suspect that someone is being untruthful, whether it is ...

Health

Austria tiring of being 'ashtray of Europe'

Austria is tiring of its reputation as "the ashtray of Europe"—at least according to the results of a nationwide petition backing a ban on smoking in cafes and restaurants.

Neuroscience

Understanding how visual information guides behavior

To understand more about how we respond to what we see around us, a team of scientists at NERF has zoomed in on the organization of neurons in the superior colliculus, a midbrain structure that mediates orientation responses ...

Health

Dying elderly need comforting, not rescuing, according to study

UNSW medical researchers are calling for restraint on the use of aggressive life-saving treatments for frail elderly patients at the end of their lives, saying the focus should instead be placed on making patients' last days ...

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