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Study finds sports injuries preventable through psychology

Study finds sports injuries preventable through psychology

Treating post-traumatic stress disorder

Treating post-traumatic stress disorder

Why do grandparents systemically prefer some grandchildren to others?

Why do grandparents systemically prefer some grandchildren to others?

Perfectionism bad for your health

Perfectionism bad for your health

Australian researchers to help people overcome their phobias

Australian researchers to help people overcome their phobias

Discovery that body temperature has a vital role in the onset of sleep

Discovery that body temperature has a vital role in the onset of sleep

Genes and family support can buffer children against behavioral problems for which poverty puts them at risk

Genes and family support can buffer children against behavioral problems for which poverty puts them at risk

In the years between adolescence and adulthood, about three men die for every woman

In the years between adolescence and adulthood, about three men die for every woman

Children's behaviour is linked to contact with real father

Children's behaviour is linked to contact with real father

Food colourings and preservatives make kids hyperactive

Food colourings and preservatives make kids hyperactive

Statistics show 81 percent of 10 year-olds are afraid of being fat, while 72 percent of 7 year-olds are dieting

Statistics show 81 percent of 10 year-olds are afraid of being fat, while 72 percent of 7 year-olds are dieting

Women exposed to noise stress ate more cheese, chocolate, potato chips and popcorn after stress was over

Women exposed to noise stress ate more cheese, chocolate, potato chips and popcorn after stress was over

A higher male susceptibility to disease has helped shape the evolution of social insect behavior

A higher male susceptibility to disease has helped shape the evolution of social insect behavior

Mothers who are concerned about their own health may unwittingly be passing their anxieties on to their children

Mothers who are concerned about their own health may unwittingly be passing their anxieties on to their children

First study to mathematically quantify the emotional impact of music

First study to mathematically quantify the emotional impact of music

Research reveals that children with mild head injury may be at risk of long-term complications

Research reveals that children with mild head injury may be at risk of long-term complications

Study into the duress of space travel as part of a Mars expedition to be staged in the Australian desert later this year

Study into the duress of space travel as part of a Mars expedition to be staged in the Australian desert later this year

Vocational rehabilitation services helps people with traumatic brain injuries get back to work

Vocational rehabilitation services helps people with traumatic brain injuries get back to work

Some amnesiacs can maintain their memories for a longer period of time if they spend time sitting in a dark, quiet room

Some amnesiacs can maintain their memories for a longer period of time if they spend time sitting in a dark, quiet room

Research into placebo effect among Parkinson’s patients

Research into placebo effect among Parkinson’s patients