Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Examining perceptions of accessibility symbols

Recent research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Occupational Therapy has assessed individual comprehension and perceptions of nine existing and newly created accessibility pictograph symbols, and ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

When it comes to learning, what's better—the carrot or the stick?

Does the potential to win or lose money influence confidence in decisions? Does either of them help to learn more quickly? Researchers from the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, in collaboration with the University ...

Neuroscience

A new method to show neural representations

Researchers from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid report a new method for graphic representation of neurons that visualizes the data developed by neuroscientists.

Health

Is label literacy a key to healthier food choices?

Health-related factors have a significant impact on the foods people buy. With the seemingly overwhelming number of products on shelves, a new survey offers insights into which information on food labels is most influential—and ...

Neuroscience

Three brain chemicals affect how we handle uncertainty

New research has revealed how three important brain signaling chemicals affect the way that we handle uncertainty. It turns out that noradrenaline regulates our estimates of how unstable the environment is, acetylcholine ...

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