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Less Is More: Researchers Find Lower Heart Rate Variability in Children Is Protective Against Long-Term Effects of Maternal Postpartum Depression

A relatively simple, noninvasive biological test conducted shortly after birth could help researchers identify which children are most vulnerable to the effects of maternal postpartum depression.
10-Jul-2018 1:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Can Parenting Skills Prevent Childhood Obesity?

Researchers in Arizona State University’s Department of Psychology received a five-year grant for just under $2.5 million from the USDA to implement an intervention program that targets childhood obesity in a novel way: by teaching parenting...
2-Jul-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Justice Not Blind to Gender Bias

The new study shows gender bias skews the way people perceive an attorney’s effectiveness when expressing anger.
19-Jun-2018 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Remember: Only You (and Artificially Intelligent Drones) Can Prevent Forest Fires

A team of ASU students built an AI drone to detect wildfires before they become catastrophic. The students will compete for a $100,000 prize in an international Microsoft pitch competition this summer.
13-Jun-2018 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Friendship is good, but opioids are better

Researchers in the Arizona State University Department of Psychology found that animals, when given the choice between opioids or helping another animal, choose opioids. This finding suggests that animals have social deficits similar to the known...
24-May-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Hot Cars Can Hit Deadly Temperatures in as Little as One Hour

In the journal Temperature, researchers outline how quickly hot cars become fatal for children.
21-May-2018 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

When Are Puppies Cutest?

Canine researcher's discovery reveals more about the depth and origin of the human-dog relationship
15-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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They Really Just Don't Understand: Parents More Likely to Agree to HPV Vaccine After Education Intervention

ASU intervention study shows promising results for HPV-vaccination education program for parents
13-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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