Tag Archives: behavior

Common school program reduces signs of bullying

Kerry Grens Reuters A widely implemented school program aimed at improving kids’ behavior helps to slow the increase in bullying during the elementary grades, according to a new study. Researchers found that teachers at schools with the behavior program reported … Continue reading

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Parents of children with cancer distrust and fear online sources of health information, study shows

Bert Gambini EurekAlert In the age of information, physicians still are the most trusted source when parents confront serious illness. BUFFALO, N.Y. — Parents and adult caregivers of pediatric cancer patients prefer personal consultations with trusted health care providers over … Continue reading

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Researchers Now Claim That Not Just A Sunburn, But Tanning Itself Causes Skin Cancer

Marco Torres preventdisease.com We’ve been on the planet for at least hundreds of thousands of years, working and playing all while taking in the sun’s rays. However, according to new research, not only are sunburns contributing to cancer, but tanning … Continue reading

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Monsanto’s 2011 Sustainability Report:Cognitive Dissonance?

RP Siegel Triple Pundit The question was recently asked here whether a company  that pursues an unsustainable activity as its primary mission could ever be considered sustainable itself. While the answer is clearly no, there are some useful distinctions that … Continue reading

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Childhood and Adult Trauma Experiences of Incarcerated Persons and Their Relationship to Adult Behavioral Health Problems and Treatment

Wolff & Shi NCB1 Abstract Rates of childhood and adult trauma are high among incarcerated persons. In addition to criminality, childhood trauma is associated with the risk for emotional disorders (e.g., depression and anxiety) and co-morbid conditions such as alcohol … Continue reading

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Bees can ‘turn back time,’ reverse brain aging

Sandra Leander EurekAlert Brain function improvement related to change in social behavior. Scientists at Arizona State University have discovered that older honey bees effectively reverse brain aging when they take on nest responsibilities typically handled by much younger bees. While … Continue reading

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Study: Kids with behavior problems, disabilities bullied more, more likely to bully others

Susan Swearer EurekAlert Students with ‘observable’ disabilities much more likely to bully, be bullied in school. Students receiving special-education services for behavioral disorders and those with more obvious disabilities are more likely to be bullied than their general-education counterparts – … Continue reading

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The mothers and toddlers program, an attachment-based parenting intervention for substance-using women: results at 6-week follow-up in a randomized clinical pilot

Suchman et al. PMC Abstract Previously, we reported posttreatment findings from a randomized pilot study testing a new attachment-based parenting intervention for mothers enrolled in substance-use treatment and caring for children ages birth to 3 years (N.E. Suchman, C. DeCoste, … Continue reading

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Laws restricting nonviolent activity are acts of aggression

J.G. Vibes activistpost.com There is this idea in our society that has been bred into us through the media, government schools and culture, where law must line up perfectly with traditions and social convention. If something is frowned upon or … Continue reading

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Environmentalists Take Aim At “Senseless Surfing In The Internet” By Bored People!

P. Gosselin No Tricks Zone Steffen Hentrich here brings our attention to a report appearing in the Austrian pressetext titled: Senseless Surfing in the Internet Is Destroying The Environment“. If the entire Internet were a country, it would be the … Continue reading

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