Psychology & Psychiatry

How uncertainty builds anxiety

Alfred Hitchcock observed that "There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it." A common way to build suspense in a movie scene is for the audience to know something bad is going to happen, but not when it ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study shows phone use boosts mood of teenagers

A pair of pediatric psychologists at the University of Wisconsin–Madison has found evidence that use of smart phones may boost teenagers' mood slightly. Matt Minich and Megan Moreno published their results in the open-access ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study confirms effectiveness of bivalent COVID-19 vaccine

A major bivalent COVID-19 vaccine induces production of neutralizing antibodies against the coronavirus that circulated at the start of the pandemic as well as subvariants of omicron, albeit less abundantly, according to ...

Radiology & Imaging

World's most powerful MRI scans first images of human brain

The world's most powerful MRI scanner has delivered its first images of human brains, reaching a new level of precision that is hoped will shed more light on our mysterious minds—and the illnesses that haunt them.

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