Psychology & Psychiatry

Nudges fail more often than is reported, experts warn

Research led by Queen Mary University of London has shown that despite the widespread use of behavioral interventions across society, failed interventions are surprisingly common.

Health

Exercise and nutrition regimen benefits physical, cognitive health

Researchers studied the effects of a 12-week exercise regimen on 148 active-duty Air Force airmen, half of whom also received a twice-daily nutrient beverage that included protein; the omega-3 fatty acid, DHA; lutein; phospholipids; ...

Neuroscience

Brain imaging can predict childhood weight gain

A greater density of cells in a key reward center of the brain is associated with obesity in children and predicts future weight gain, a new Yale-led study finds.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lockdowns averted 3 million deaths in 11 European nations: study

Lockdowns prevented around 3.1 million deaths in 11 European countries, according to a new modelling study published Monday, as most nations tiptoe out of the strict measures to halt the spread of the new coronavirus.

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