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Language, Number skills, Math Education, counting, Learning numbers, Toddlers

One, Two, Buckle My Shoe

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The language a child speaks affects the rate at which they learn number words, and hearing number words in natural conversation – not just in counting routines – is a critical part of learning the meaning of numbers.

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K-State, Kansas State University, Psychology, Halloween, Superstition

Psychology Professor Says Superstitions All About Trying to Control Fate

Halloween have you avoiding black cats, bats and more? A psychologist says superstitions are behaviors that people perform in an attempt to affect or control their future.

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Social & Behavioral Sciences, urban legend, Halloween Candy, Halloween, Psychology, University Of Delaware

Happy Halloween From 'World's Leading Authority on Poisoned Candy'

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University of Delaware sociologist Joel Best became skeptical about Halloween sadism when he was a graduate student. Now with over 50 years of data, he still hasn't found a documented case of a child who was seriously harmed by a contaminated Halloween treat.

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Ut Austin, UT Research, Samuel Gosling, Personality psychology, Regional personalities, Regional stereotypes

U.S. Regions Exhibit Distinct Personalities, Study Shows

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Psychology researchers find people with similar personality types are so likely to cluster in certain areas of the United States.

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Brain Function, fMRI, Mood Disorders, Poverty, Stress, Depression

Growing Up Poor and Stressed Impacts Brain Function as an Adult

Poverty coupled with stress have long-lasting effects on brain function, according to a study published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Psychological Disorders

It's OCD Awareness Week - and We've Got an Expert for You!

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U.S. Regions Exhibit Distinct Personalities, Research Reveals

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Americans with similar temperaments are so likely to live in the same areas that a map of the country can be divided into regions with distinct personalities, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.

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Low-Voiced Men Love ’Em and Leave ’Em, Yet Still Attract More Women

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Men with low-pitched voices have an advantage in attracting women, even though women know they’re not likely to stick around for long. Researchers at McMaster University have found that women were more attracted to men with masculine voices, at least for short-term relationships. Those men were also seen as more likely to cheat and unsuitable for a longer relationship, such as marriage.

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Eating Disorders, Body Satisfaction, Middle Age, Middle Aged, Mid-Life

Twelve Percent of Midlife Women Say They Are Satisfied with Their Body Size

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A new study of women ages 50 and older examines the 12.2 percent who say they are satisfied with their body size to unlock the secrets of body satisfaction. This minority of midlife women who report being satisfied with their body size appears to exert considerable effort to achieve and maintain this satisfaction.







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