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Article ID: 696215

​When Consumers Don’t Want to Talk About What They Bought

Ohio State University

One of the joys of shopping for many people is the opportunity to brag about their purchases to friends and others.But new research found one common situation in which people would rather not discuss what they just bought: when they’re feeling like money is a little tight.

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Article ID: 695847

One thing you’ll find in the obits of many long-living people

Ohio State University

A new nationwide study of obituaries has found that people with religious affiliations lived nearly four years longer than those with no ties to religion.

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11-Jun-2018 7:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 695909

Fathers’ early parenting quality affected by mothers

Ohio State University

How a new mother reacts to her partner’s early interactions with their baby may affect his parenting quality later on, a new study suggests. Researchers found that fathers did not perform as well as a parent to their 9-month-old child if the dads felt their partner was critical of their parenting skills six months earlier.

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Article ID: 695608

​Coffee helps teams work together, study suggests

Ohio State University

Good teamwork begins with a cup of coffee for everyone, a new study suggests. Researchers found that people gave more positive reviews for their group’s performance on a task – and their own contribution – if they drank caffeinated coffee beforehand.

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Article ID: 695559

Experimental drug restores some bladder function after spinal cord injury, study finds

Ohio State University

An experimental drug that blocks abnormal neural communication after spinal cord injury could one day be the key to improving quality of life by improving bladder function, new research suggests.

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Article ID: 695460

​Breakthrough in Controlling DNA-Based Robots

Ohio State University

Researchers have devised a magnetic control system to make tiny DNA-based robots move on demand--;and much faster than recently possible.

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Article ID: 695404

This is your brain detecting patterns

Ohio State University

Detecting patterns is an important part of how humans learn and make decisions. Now, researchers have seen what is happening in people’s brains as they first find patterns in information they are presented.

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Article ID: 695159

Social Ties Could Preserve Memory, Slow Brain Aging

Ohio State University

A strong social network could be the key to preserving memory. New research from The Ohio State University found that mice housed in groups had better memories and healthier brains than animals that lived in pairs.

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​Why an Upcoming Appointment Makes Us Less Productive

Ohio State University

You’ve got a full hour until your next meeting. But you probably won’t make the most of that time, new research suggests. In a series of eight studies, both in the lab and real life, researchers found that free time seems shorter to people when it comes before a task or appointment on their calendar.

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