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Article ID: 635693

Self-Awareness Not Unique to Mankind

University of Warwick

Humans are unlikely to be the only animal capable of self-awareness, a new study has shown.

Released:
15-Jun-2015 7:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 635624

New Study Finds Group Discussion Improves Lie Detection

University of Chicago Booth School of Business

In "Group Discussion Improves Lie Detection," the researchers designed four experiments in which groups consistently distinguished truth from lies more accurately than one individual, demonstrating that the group advantage in lie detection comes through the process of group discussion, not the product of a "wisdom of crowds" effect.

Released:
11-Jun-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 635595

Study Shows First Signs that Drug Used to Treat ADHD May Improve Cognitive Difficulties for Menopausal Women

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

According to a new study, women experiencing difficulty with time management, attention, organization, memory, and problem solving – often referred to as executive functions – related to menopause may find improvement with a drug already being used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

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11-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 635432

Study Finds Decreased Social Anxiety Among Young Adults Who Eat Fermented Foods

University of Maryland, Baltimore

A University of Maryland School of Social Work researcher joins with colleagues at William & Mary to probe a possible connection between fermented foods, which contain probiotics, and social anxiety symptoms.

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9-Jun-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 635336

As Baby Boomers Age, Do Their Decisions Get Better or Worse?

West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

As an economic and political force, researchers say that older adults hold a tremendous amount of social power. A new West Virginia University study is examining what factors contribute to older adults’ decisions.

Released:
5-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 635324

Why Good People Do Bad Things

University of Chicago Booth School of Business

When facing an ethical dilemma, being aware of the temptation before it happens and thinking about the long-term consequences of misbehaving could help more people do the right thing, according to a new study.

Released:
5-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 635254

Contrary to Conventional Wisdom, Young People’s Brains Cope with Stress in a Completely Different Way to Adults

University of Haifa

This conclusion is based on a new study conducted on rats at the University of Haifa. Prof. Mouna Maroun, the researcher leader, explains that given the similarity between the mechanisms in rats and humans responsible for coping with stress, “the immediate significance is that we cannot go on treating children affected by stress in the same way and with the same drugs that we use for adult patients”

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4-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 635107

High Levels of Moral Reasoning Correspond with Increased Gray Matter in Brain

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

– Individuals with a higher level of moral reasoning skills showed increased gray matter in the areas of the brain implicated in complex social behavior, decision making, and conflict processing as compared to subjects at a lower level of moral reasoning, according to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in collaboration with a researcher from Charité Universitätsmediz in Berlin, Germany. The team studied students in the Masters of Business Administration (MBA) program at the Wharton School. The work is published in the June 3rd edition of the journal PLOS ONE.

Released:
1-Jun-2015 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 635171

Brain’s Reaction to Certain Words Could Replace Passwords

Binghamton University, State University of New York

You might not need to remember those complicated e-mail and bank account passwords for much longer. According to a new study, the way your brain responds to certain words could be used to replace passwords.

Released:
2-Jun-2015 3:05 PM EDT
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    2-Jun-2015 12:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 634869

Sojourner Center Launches First-of-its-Kind Effort to Study Link Between Domestic Violence and Traumatic Brain Injury

Sojourner Center

Sojourner Center, one of the largest and longest running domestic violence shelters in the United States, announced plans to develop the first world-class program dedicated to the analysis and treatment of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in women and children living with domestic violence, a largely unrecognized public health issue.

Released:
27-May-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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