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CU Boulder scientists develop brain-based model to predict pain using variables beyond sensory input

CU Boulder scientists develop brain-based model to predict pain using variables beyond sensory input

Low birth weight babies more likely to experience mental health problems later in life, research finds

Low birth weight babies more likely to experience mental health problems later in life, research finds

Married individuals have lower levels of stress hormone than unmarried, divorced people

Married individuals have lower levels of stress hormone than unmarried, divorced people

Study uses behavioural science approach to examine how simple cues can help tackle problem of idling engines

Study uses behavioural science approach to examine how simple cues can help tackle problem of idling engines

BYU study reveals inverse link between aggression and brain stem volume in children with autism

BYU study reveals inverse link between aggression and brain stem volume in children with autism

Naptime could have beneficial effect on language learning in preschool-age children

Naptime could have beneficial effect on language learning in preschool-age children

Horror movie scenes help researchers identify key neural pathway for processing fear

Horror movie scenes help researchers identify key neural pathway for processing fear

People using Facebook or surfing the web suffer impaired perception of time, research suggests

People using Facebook or surfing the web suffer impaired perception of time, research suggests

New research focuses on side effects of internet-based therapy

New research focuses on side effects of internet-based therapy

Study explores how geospatial characteristics affect HIV prevention and care outcomes

Study explores how geospatial characteristics affect HIV prevention and care outcomes

Unconscious exposure to phobic images effective in reducing fear, study finds

Unconscious exposure to phobic images effective in reducing fear, study finds

Marital status change in postmenopausal women may affect health outcomes

Marital status change in postmenopausal women may affect health outcomes

British Sign Language users have better reaction times in peripheral vision, study finds

British Sign Language users have better reaction times in peripheral vision, study finds

Difference between men and women in age preferences of sexual partners smaller than earlier believed

Difference between men and women in age preferences of sexual partners smaller than earlier believed

Patients with depression can be successful by letting go of unattainable goals,say psychologists

Patients with depression can be successful by letting go of unattainable goals,say psychologists

NMSU professor shows how imagery improves sport performance

NMSU professor shows how imagery improves sport performance

People with autism see interests as possible fields of study and career paths

People with autism see interests as possible fields of study and career paths

Study: Mediterranean diet can be linked to lower diagnosis of ADHD in children

Study: Mediterranean diet can be linked to lower diagnosis of ADHD in children

Sleep problems can interfere with woman's level of sexual satisfaction, study shows

Sleep problems can interfere with woman's level of sexual satisfaction, study shows

Astronauts' brains compress and expand during spaceflight, study reveals

Astronauts' brains compress and expand during spaceflight, study reveals