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Framing the choice as sequence of events can increase patience, prompt future thinking

Framing the choice as sequence of events can increase patience, prompt future thinking

Psychological intervention reduces fear of recurrence in breast cancer survivors

Psychological intervention reduces fear of recurrence in breast cancer survivors

Delayed eating can increase weight and negatively affect fat metabolism

Delayed eating can increase weight and negatively affect fat metabolism

Late-night tweeting by NBA players linked to worse personal statistics in games

Late-night tweeting by NBA players linked to worse personal statistics in games

Telehealth program increases access to care for children with autism in underserved communities

Telehealth program increases access to care for children with autism in underserved communities

Study reveals how puberty hormones may impede flexible youthful learning

Study reveals how puberty hormones may impede flexible youthful learning

Health care process found to be challenging for adolescents with autism and their caregivers

Health care process found to be challenging for adolescents with autism and their caregivers

Internet withdrawal causes physiological changes in digitally-dependent people

Internet withdrawal causes physiological changes in digitally-dependent people

Higher body mass index linked to severe hot flashes in women at menopause

Higher body mass index linked to severe hot flashes in women at menopause

New study reveals how brain's opioids modulate responses towards other people's pain

New study reveals how brain's opioids modulate responses towards other people's pain

Heartbeat-like vibration from new wearable device can reduce stress

Heartbeat-like vibration from new wearable device can reduce stress

Long-term stress for the mother can influence growth of unborn child through amniotic fluid

Long-term stress for the mother can influence growth of unborn child through amniotic fluid

New research recasts timeline for development of the brain's vision-processing center

New research recasts timeline for development of the brain's vision-processing center

Spanish study explores link between resilience and self-regulation among youth

Spanish study explores link between resilience and self-regulation among youth

Body- and sex related problems form distinct group of psychological ailments in middle-aged women

Body- and sex related problems form distinct group of psychological ailments in middle-aged women

Climate change may increase rates of sleep loss

Climate change may increase rates of sleep loss

Bouldering may be used to effectively treat symptoms of depression, study suggests

Bouldering may be used to effectively treat symptoms of depression, study suggests

Study provides greater understanding of psychology behind fear

Study provides greater understanding of psychology behind fear

Transcranial direct-current stimulation does not add benefit to cognitive training, research suggests

Transcranial direct-current stimulation does not add benefit to cognitive training, research suggests

Penn psychologist shows how empathy can elicit both negative and positive health effects

Penn psychologist shows how empathy can elicit both negative and positive health effects