Psychology & Psychiatry

Impostor syndrome: When self-doubt gets the upper hand

People who systematically underestimate themselves and their own performance suffer from so-called impostor phenomenon. They think that any success is due to external circumstances or just luck and chance. Those people live ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Kidney protein as potential target for treating autoimmune diseases

Approximately 23.5 million people in the U.S. have an autoimmune disease, and some studies suggest that number could be rising. New research using a mouse model for multiple sclerosis has uncovered a potential new area to ...

Oncology & Cancer

New evidence shows cancer is not as heritable as once thought

While cancer is a genetic disease, the genetic component is just one piece of the puzzle—and researchers need to consider environmental and metabolic factors as well, according to a research review by a leading expert at ...

Neuroscience

Parental criticism hurts: A glimpse inside the adolescent brain

It may seem as though adolescents do as they please, but they are more sensitive to their parents' opinions than they may seem. The adolescent brain reacts strongly to parental criticism or praise. These are the results of ...

Surgery

Smart glove to train young surgeons

A glove is being trialed at Liverpool Hospital that gives surgical trainees instant and accurate feedback. Researchers say the gloves could also be used by musicians and artists.

Psychology & Psychiatry

People underestimate others' desire for constructive feedback

People consistently underestimate others' desire for constructive feedback and therefore don't provide it, even when it could improve another person's performance on a task, according to research published by the American ...

Health informatics

New AI technology sheds light on drug development

Will artificial intelligence (AI) change the traditional trial–and–error drug development process and become a revolutionary force in the pharmaceutical sector? Active learning and interpretable AI are the two critical ...

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Feedback

Feedback describes the situation when output from (or information about the result of) an event or phenomenon in the past will influence an occurrence or occurrences of the same (i.e. same defined) event / phenomenon (or the continuation / development of the original phenomenon) in the present or future. When an event is part of a chain of cause-and-effect that forms a circuit or loop, then the event is said to "feed back" into itself.

Feedback is also a synonym for:

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