Psychology & Psychiatry

With board games, it's how children count that counts

Teachers and parents like to use board games to teach skills that range from fair play to counting. When it comes to improving early number skills, a new report by Boston College and Carnegie Mellon University researchers ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Sibling squabbles can lead to depression, anxiety

Holiday presents will soon be under the tree for millions of adolescents. With those gifts may come sibling squabbles over violations of personal space, such as unwanted borrowing of a fashionable clothing item, or arguments ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

When it comes to understanding fairness, young children get it

Most parents like to believe that their children are more intelligent and insightful than the average person realizes. When it comes to concepts of fairness, they might be right, according to Harvard researchers.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Young children share rewards based on merit

Young children take merit into account when sharing resources, according to research published Aug. 29 in the open access journal PLOS ONE.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study reveals human drive for fair play

People will reject an offer of water, even when they are severely thirsty, if they perceive the offer to be unfair, according to a new study funded by the Wellcome Trust. The findings have important implications for understanding ...

Health

Doctor-patient relationship influences patient engagement

Patients who feel that their physicians treat them with respect and fairness, communicate well and engage with them outside of the office setting are more active in their own health care, finds a new study published in the ...

Medications

Drug firm GSK fined $2.6 million for collusion

South Korea's anti-trust agency has fined drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline three billion won ($2.6 million) for conspiring with a Seoul rival over the sale of drugs, an official said Monday.

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