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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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Exercise is key in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease

Angela Hopp EurekAlert In a recent Journal of Biological Chemistry “Paper of the Week,” research led by Ayae Kinoshita at the Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine in Japan reveals the benefits of exercise in combating Alzheimer’s disease. The most … Continue reading

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Porn And Video Games Are Ruining The Next Generation Of American Men

Ashley Lutz Business Insider Psychologist Philip Zimbardo claims that today’s young men are destined for failure because of porn and video games. In his controversial book The Demise of Guys: Why Boys Are Struggling And What We Can Do About … Continue reading

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Self-reflective mind — in animals! Psychologists report on continuing advances

Patricia Donovan EurekAlert Do animals have reflective minds able to self-regulate perception, reasoning, memory? BUFFALO, N.Y. — According to one of the leading scholars in the field, there is an emerging consensus among scientists that animals share functional parallels with … Continue reading

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Where Do Morals Come From?

Jesse Prinz City University of New York, Graduate Center In recent years, there has been an empirical turn in ethics. Using the methods of psychology, neuroscience, behavioral economics, and evolutionary modeling, we have been able to make progress on old … Continue reading

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School bullies more likely to be substance users, study finds

Kisha Radliff EurekAlert COLUMBUS, Ohio – Middle- and high-school students who bully their classmates are more likely than others to use substances such as cigarettes, alcohol and marijuana, a new study found. Researchers found that bullies and bully-victims – youth … Continue reading

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The emotional oracle effect

Sona Rai EurekAlert Study reveals that individuals who trust their feelings are consistently able to predict future events more accurately than people who do not trust their feelings — a finding called the emotional oracle effect NEW YORK – February … Continue reading

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Human Rights and the Global Economy – Keynote: Olivier De Schutter

Source: The New School This conference is the 25th in the Social Research conference series and celebrates the tenth anniversary of the New School graduate program in International Affairs. Experts and scholars explored human rights as a mediating language for … Continue reading

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New Insight Into Aging Brains

Source: WSJ Nearly a quarter of the changes often seen in a person’s intelligence level over the course of a lifetime may be due to genes, a proportion never before estimated, new research shows. The study suggests that genes may … Continue reading

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Re-Orienting America

Source: CFR Some 40 years ago, when I entered Oxford University as a graduate student, I declared my interest in the Middle East. I was told that this part of the world came under the rubric of “Oriental Studies,” and … Continue reading

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