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Study: Pregnant woman's sense of personal space expands only during third trimester

Study: Pregnant woman's sense of personal space expands only during third trimester

New machine-learning method more precisely quantifies a known indicator for psychosis

New machine-learning method more precisely quantifies a known indicator for psychosis

Differences in brain systems for habitual behavior distinguish heavy cannabis users

Differences in brain systems for habitual behavior distinguish heavy cannabis users

Study confirms role of genetics in determining menopause age and familial longevity

Study confirms role of genetics in determining menopause age and familial longevity

Bullying in children with ASD gets worse with age

Bullying in children with ASD gets worse with age

Simple precautions to stay safe while cycling

Simple precautions to stay safe while cycling

UIC researchers examine early childhood programs’ response to new Illinois expulsion law

UIC researchers examine early childhood programs’ response to new Illinois expulsion law

Vitamin D and estrogen can prevent heart disease, stroke, and diabetes in women

Vitamin D and estrogen can prevent heart disease, stroke, and diabetes in women

Brain activation patterns may help identify people at risk for developing bipolar spectrum disorder

Brain activation patterns may help identify people at risk for developing bipolar spectrum disorder

Women have better memories of events than men

Women have better memories of events than men

Why your perception of ‘old’ changes as you age

Why your perception of ‘old’ changes as you age

Counseling may also benefit parents of depressed teens involved in treatment

Counseling may also benefit parents of depressed teens involved in treatment

Neuroscientists use novel technology-based tools to predict schizophrenia

Neuroscientists use novel technology-based tools to predict schizophrenia

Childhood abuse may cause more hot flashes, study reveals

Childhood abuse may cause more hot flashes, study reveals

On campaign trail, Joe Biden highlights nation’s lack of school psychologists

On campaign trail, Joe Biden highlights nation’s lack of school psychologists

Workload and burnout contribute to unhealthy behaviors that cause weight gain

Workload and burnout contribute to unhealthy behaviors that cause weight gain

Poor sleep associated with high blood pressure

Poor sleep associated with high blood pressure

Insufficient sleep may increase risk of teens engaging in unsafe sexual behaviors

Insufficient sleep may increase risk of teens engaging in unsafe sexual behaviors

Research groups investigate how to achieve healthier use of digital technologies

Research groups investigate how to achieve healthier use of digital technologies

Study offers strong evidence that certain region of the brain plays key role in memory recall

Study offers strong evidence that certain region of the brain plays key role in memory recall