Child psychologist Gerald Koocher led a recent poll of 139 experts to discredit “quack” treatments and assessments for children. Published in the Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, the study identifies and rates pseudoscientific and potentially harmful practices.
– DePaul University|23-Jul-2014 1:00 AM EDT
According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, consumers are less satisfied with what they have purchased with their bottom dollar compared to when they have money in the bank.
– University of Texas at Austin|22-Jul-2014 4:00 PM EDT
A new University of Iowa study, published online July 14 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, reveals a potential link between epilepsy and neurodegenerative disorders.
– University of Iowa |22-Jul-2014 3:10 PM EDT
The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research has released the results of a major survey examining the public’s opinions about what it means to be a quality health care provider in the United States. The survey, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, sheds new light on how American adults perceive the quality of their health care and doctors, as well as the information they use and trust when making health care decisions. The survey produces new and actionable data during a crucial period of Affordable Care Act (ACA) implementation. Interviews were conducted with 1,002 adults age 18 and over.
– University of Chicago|22-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT
Robots and androids hold a powerful sway on our cultural imagination. Countless science fiction books and films have depicted artificial intelligence. Why do we find artificial people fascinating?
– American University|22-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT
The physical and mental well-being of people with cancer may be affected by how they feel about their relationship with their physician and by differences in attachment styles, finds a new study from General Hospital Psychiatry.
– Health Behavior News Service|22-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT
New research from the Monell Center reveals that simply believing that an odor is potentially harmful can increase airway inflammation in asthmatics for at least 24 hours following exposure. The findings highlight the role that expectations can play in health-related outcomes.
– Monell Chemical Senses Center|22-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT
A new total knee replacement that saves all of the ligaments can make a person’s knee feel and move just like the original.
– Houston Methodist|22-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT
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