Psychology & Psychiatry

Is empathy born in mom's first hugs?

Show your baby your love, and you'll get a kinder, gentler adult child as your reward, a new study suggests.

Health

Study investigates non-verbal signs of resistance

A new study examining how people with severe and profound intellectual disabilities resist activities while in care recommends that institutions improve training to help carers better understand non-verbal cues, as well as ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Birth control pills affect the love hormone

Birth control pills are an effective and safe form of birth control; however, they are associated with a number of side effects, including mood alterations. A recent research study from Aarhus University has shown that women ...

Neuroscience

Researchers study the neurochemistry of social perception

Cues signaling trust and dominance are crucial for social life. Recent research from Dr. Dan Krawczyk's lab at the Center for BrainHealth explored whether administering two chemically similar hormones known to affect social ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Unlocking speech for kids with autism

For parents of a child with autism, communication is often the No. 1 hurdle. But what if there were a simple way to help them get their youngster talking?

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