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Body drumming a hit for phobics

Body drumming a hit for phobics

Groundbreaking study will assist stroke and head injury victims rehabilitate their sight

Groundbreaking study will assist stroke and head injury victims rehabilitate their sight

Mammals other than humans can distinguish between different speech patterns

Mammals other than humans can distinguish between different speech patterns

Scents and emotions linked by learning

Scents and emotions linked by learning

Mothers still face negative stereotypes in the workplace

Mothers still face negative stereotypes in the workplace

Elementary school intervention boosts positive functioning in early childhood

Elementary school intervention boosts positive functioning in early childhood

Conduct disorder and alcoholism in teens

Conduct disorder and alcoholism in teens

Researchers show benefit of dreams after an emotional event

Researchers show benefit of dreams after an emotional event

Many women at high risk for breast cancer are foregoing tamoxifen

Many women at high risk for breast cancer are foregoing tamoxifen

Ethical challenges ahead for neuroscience and society

Ethical challenges ahead for neuroscience and society

Genealogy in a cancer prevention curriculum for high school students

Genealogy in a cancer prevention curriculum for high school students

Realistic expectations make holidays happier

Realistic expectations make holidays happier

Cumulative trauma can have an overall effect on health in later years

Cumulative trauma can have an overall effect on health in later years

Changing memories of food may be a way to influence eating habits

Changing memories of food may be a way to influence eating habits

Powerful women at a disadvantage in the marriage market because men may prefer to marry less accomplished women

Powerful women at a disadvantage in the marriage market because men may prefer to marry less accomplished women

Teen-agers suffering from bulimia may also be struggling with a chronic form of depression

Teen-agers suffering from bulimia may also be struggling with a chronic form of depression

Magnetism does not cause paranormal experiences

Magnetism does not cause paranormal experiences

65 percent of children have had an imaginary companion

65 percent of children have had an imaginary companion

Cognitive behaviour therapy helps adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome

Cognitive behaviour therapy helps adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome

Study shows gender differences with tatoos and piercing among college students

Study shows gender differences with tatoos and piercing among college students