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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

Study will help cancer survivors treated with radical hysterectomy regain their sexual health

Study will help cancer survivors treated with radical hysterectomy regain their sexual health

Sleep is the remedy for a bad day at work

Sleep is the remedy for a bad day at work

New method measures emotional quality of daily experience

New method measures emotional quality of daily experience

Researchers develop method to better measure people's quality of life

Researchers develop method to better measure people's quality of life

Obesity disproportionately burdens low-income, ethnic minority populations

Obesity disproportionately burdens low-income, ethnic minority populations

Nurses struggle to cope with violent patients

Nurses struggle to cope with violent patients

Exposure to methamphetamine in the womb causes adverse developmental effects

Exposure to methamphetamine in the womb causes adverse developmental effects

Autism results from failure of brain areas to work together

Autism results from failure of brain areas to work together

On average, American households waste 14 percent of their food purchases

On average, American households waste 14 percent of their food purchases

Parents are more likely to get a good night’s sleep if they take their babies out in the early afternoon

Parents are more likely to get a good night’s sleep if they take their babies out in the early afternoon

Being overweight or obese significantly impairs a persons' sex life

Being overweight or obese significantly impairs a persons' sex life

Hands free mobile phones dangerously distract drivers' attention

Hands free mobile phones dangerously distract drivers' attention

Dopamine in the brain plays a key role in how we make choices

Dopamine in the brain plays a key role in how we make choices

Treatment sometimes absent for children of mothers with mental illness

Treatment sometimes absent for children of mothers with mental illness

Emotion-focused therapy - pioneering new treatment for emotional trauma and depression

Emotion-focused therapy - pioneering new treatment for emotional trauma and depression

Hispanic children are less likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder

Hispanic children are less likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder