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State of "incomplete" health has resulted in a loss of productivity in the workforce

State of "incomplete" health has resulted in a loss of productivity in the workforce

Early-onset antisocial behaviour in children with psychopathic tendencies is largely inherited

Early-onset antisocial behaviour in children with psychopathic tendencies is largely inherited

Study evaluate the effects of long working hours

Study evaluate the effects of long working hours

Study tackles aging issues of adults with developmental disabilities

Study tackles aging issues of adults with developmental disabilities

Sarcasm the lowest form of wit demands the highest functions of the brain

Sarcasm the lowest form of wit demands the highest functions of the brain

British surgeons remove part of a woman's brain to cure her epilepsy

British surgeons remove part of a woman's brain to cure her epilepsy

Israeli psychologists draw conclusions from how brain-damaged people comprehend sarcasm - or not

Israeli psychologists draw conclusions from how brain-damaged people comprehend sarcasm - or not

Dextromethorphan temporarily reduces the intensity of fibromyalgia

Dextromethorphan temporarily reduces the intensity of fibromyalgia

Nurture as important as nature in developing ability for flexible self-control

Nurture as important as nature in developing ability for flexible self-control

Patients with type 2 diabetes who participate in group education programs require less medication

Patients with type 2 diabetes who participate in group education programs require less medication

Yoga is associated with fewer symptoms of eating disorders

Yoga is associated with fewer symptoms of eating disorders

Being a popular child has a downside

Being a popular child has a downside

Children understand the emotional benefits of following the rules

Children understand the emotional benefits of following the rules

Multi-tasking skills develops late in adolescence

Multi-tasking skills develops late in adolescence

People in their mid-60s are more vulnerable to memory-related scams

People in their mid-60s are more vulnerable to memory-related scams

Brains of one species of mouse actually shrink during the winter

Brains of one species of mouse actually shrink during the winter

Older people appear better able than younger people to pick their battles

Older people appear better able than younger people to pick their battles

Combining behavior modification therapy with medication is the most effective way to improve the behavior of many ADHD children

Combining behavior modification therapy with medication is the most effective way to improve the behavior of many ADHD children

Creative thinking: try lying down

Creative thinking: try lying down

Gesturing while you talk linked to better speaking

Gesturing while you talk linked to better speaking