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Engagement with nature contributes to overall life satisfaction

Engagement with nature contributes to overall life satisfaction

Increased familiarity with accents helps brains process foreign-accented speech with better accuracy

Increased familiarity with accents helps brains process foreign-accented speech with better accuracy

Neuroscience research has rapidly grown over the years, study finds

Neuroscience research has rapidly grown over the years, study finds

Mindfulness class provides clear benefit for women, study finds

Mindfulness class provides clear benefit for women, study finds

Stimulating the brain in younger age can help people stay mentally healthy in later life

Stimulating the brain in younger age can help people stay mentally healthy in later life

Study: Children under certain ages lack perceptual judgment, motor skills to cross busy roads

Study: Children under certain ages lack perceptual judgment, motor skills to cross busy roads

Researchers find that volunteering may help reduce substance abuse among female student-athletes

Researchers find that volunteering may help reduce substance abuse among female student-athletes

Study highlights impact of familial poverty on toddlers’ brain development

Study highlights impact of familial poverty on toddlers’ brain development

Positive emotion intervention improves health in people newly diagnosed with HIV

Positive emotion intervention improves health in people newly diagnosed with HIV

Research reveals poor cognitive skills as main factor for fraud victimization in older adults

Research reveals poor cognitive skills as main factor for fraud victimization in older adults

FSU study finds no evidence that brain games improve cognitive function

FSU study finds no evidence that brain games improve cognitive function

Repetition of other parts of speech can influence magnitude of syntactic priming effect

Repetition of other parts of speech can influence magnitude of syntactic priming effect

Healthy adults with small inferior frontal cortex more likely to suffer from anxiety, study finds

Healthy adults with small inferior frontal cortex more likely to suffer from anxiety, study finds

People sensitive to sexual disgust more likely to make duty-based moral judgments, study suggests

People sensitive to sexual disgust more likely to make duty-based moral judgments, study suggests

Frequent hot flashes may be linked to increased heart disease risk

Frequent hot flashes may be linked to increased heart disease risk

Disability simulations do more harm than good, study reveals

Disability simulations do more harm than good, study reveals

Pupil dilation patterns of speakers and listeners synchronize during shared attention, study finds

Pupil dilation patterns of speakers and listeners synchronize during shared attention, study finds

Duke researchers link specific differences in brain structure to multiple forms of mental disorder

Duke researchers link specific differences in brain structure to multiple forms of mental disorder

Video therapy for parents may help children at risk of developing autism

Video therapy for parents may help children at risk of developing autism

Greebles may prove to be valuable tools in detecting early signs of Alzheimer's disease

Greebles may prove to be valuable tools in detecting early signs of Alzheimer's disease