Psychology & Psychiatry

Power poses don't help and could potentially backfire, study shows

The idea behind power poses, that if you stand in a "powerful" position, broad posture, hands on hips, shoulders high and pushed back, you will suddenly feel psychologically and physiologically stronger, is intuitively appealing, ...

Oncology & Cancer

DNA shed from head and neck tumors detected in blood and saliva

On the hunt for better cancer screening tests, Johns Hopkins scientists led a proof of principle study that successfully identified tumor DNA shed into the blood and saliva of 93 patients with head and neck cancer. A report ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

High-testosterone competitors more likely to choose red

Why do so many sports players and athletes choose to wear the color red when they compete? A new study to be published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, suggests that it may ...

Medical research

Unusual comparison nets new sleep loss marker

(Medical Xpress)—For years, Paul Shaw, PhD, a researcher at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has used what he learns in fruit flies to look for markers of sleep loss in humans.

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