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Newswise: How humans learnt to dance; from the Chimpanzee Conga

How humans learnt to dance; from the Chimpanzee Conga

University of Warwick

Psychologist observing two chimpanzees in a zoo have discovered that they performed a behaviour hitherto never seen, they coordinated together in a rhythmic social ritual.

Channels: All Journal News, Behavioral Science, Psychology and Psychiatry, Wildlife,

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12-Dec-2019 6:05 AM EST
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Newswise: New Year’s resolutions for the sleepiest day of the year

New Year’s resolutions for the sleepiest day of the year

American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)

New Year’s Day is the sleepiest day of the year according to American Academy of Sleep Medicine survey results of 2,003 U.S. adults.

Channels: Sleep, Winter Holidays,

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12-Dec-2019 5:05 AM EST
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Veterans Study Suggests Two Sub-types of Gulf War Illness

Georgetown University Medical Center

Brain imaging of veterans with Gulf War illness show varying abnormalities after moderate exercise that can be categorized into two distinct groups — an outcome that suggests a more complex illness that previously thought.

Channels: All Journal News, Cognition and Learning, Military Health, Neuro,

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10-Dec-2019 12:20 PM EST
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Nurses Sleep Less Before a Scheduled Shift, Hindering Patient Care and Safety

New York University

Nurses sleep nearly an hour and a half less before work days compared to days off, which hurts patient care and safety, finds a new study by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing. The findings are published in Sleep Health, the journal of the National Sleep Foundation.

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10-Dec-2019 7:05 AM EST
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The Holidays Are Here...Helpful Tips to Manage the Stress

NYU Langone Health

There is a lot of activity during the holiday season, and while these can be fun and joyous occasions, some may be struggling with mental health challenges and other life stressors, which can be triggered by the holiday season. This is particularly true for many active military, veterans and their family and friends. Cohen Military Family Center at NYU Langone Health offers some advice below on how to get through the holidays.

Channels: All Journal News, Family and Parenting, Mental Health, Mindfulness, Psychology and Psychiatry, Winter Holidays,

Released:
11-Dec-2019 8:00 PM EST
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Newswise: Do summer holidays undo the good work of school?

Do summer holidays undo the good work of school?

University of South Australia

As thousands of Aussie kids start summer holidays this week, there’s no doubt parents will see an increase in kids’ screen time, snack time and general relaxation. After a busy school year, it’s well-deserved, but could this change in activity have an adverse impact on their health?

Channels: All Journal News, Behavioral Science, Children's Health, Exercise and Fitness, Obesity,

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11-Dec-2019 7:05 PM EST
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