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Deep National History of Immigration Predicts Wide Cultural Comfort Displaying Emotion

People who live in countries built on centuries of migration from a wide range of other countries are more emotionally expressive than people in more insular cultures, according to research led by University of Wisconsin–Madison psychology Professor Paula Niedenthal.

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Study Shows Early Environment Has a Lasting Impact on Stress Response Systems

The study finds that children raised in Romanian orphanages had blunted stress response systems, while children placed with foster parents before the age of 2 showed stress responses similar to those of children raised in typical families.

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Study Shows 2 Drugs Reduce Teacher-Rated Anxiety, in Addition to ADHD, Aggression

A new study led by researchers at the Nisonger Center at Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center has published online today in the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology (JCAP) and shows the addition of risperidone to parent training and a stimulant also improves teachers’ assessments of anxiety and social avoidance. Improvement in teacher-rated anxiety and social withdrawal also contributed to improvements in parent-rated disruptive behavior. Children who showed reduced anxiety also showed less disruptive behavior.

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Chimpanzees Show Ability to Plan Route in Computer Mazes, Research Finds

Chimpanzees are capable of some degree of planning for the future, in a manner similar to human children, while some species of monkeys struggle with this task, according to researchers at Georgia State University, Wofford College and Agnes Scott College.

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Trending Stories Report for 10 April 2015

Trending news releases with the most views in a single day. Topics include: Astronomy, Cardiology, Nephrology, Neurology, Neutrinos, oil spills, Toxicology, Cancer, and Nutrition

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New Study Challenges Current Thinking on How Attention Changes with Social Context

A new Bournemouth University study, in collaboration with University of Portsmouth, has challenged conventional thinking that people’s attention is readily captured by other people’s faces above all other objects.

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How the Brain Balances Risk-Taking and Learning

Salk scientists discover a learning circuit in worms that gives clues to human behavior.

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Dealing with Death in Deployment

A new University of Utah study is the first to provide clear insight into contributors to suicide risk among military personnel and veterans who have deployed. The study found that exposure to killing and death while deployed is connected to suicide risk. Previous studies that looked solely at the relationship between deployment and suicide risk without assessing for exposure to killing and death have shown inconsistent results.

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Trending Stories Report for 7 April 2015

Trending news releases with the most views in a single day. Topics include: education, children's health, autism, obesity, smoking, weight loss, LHC re-start, malaria, food safety, kidney disease, and avian flu.

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How Diverse Is Your Social Network? The Answer May Reveal Something About Your Values

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A new study out of Wellesley College sheds light on the role of beliefs about the value of diversity in fostering attitudinally diverse friendships. Led by professor and social psychologist Angela Bahns, the study demonstrates that people who place a higher value on diversity are more likely to have friends of different races, religions, and/or classes, as well as friends with different sociopolitical views.