Psychological interventions can reduce engine idling and improve air quality

New research by the University of Kent has found that using low-cost psychological interventions can reduce vehicle engine idling and in turn improve air quality, especially when there is increased traffic volume at railway level crossings.

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Video-led feedback programme reduces behaviour problems in children as young as 12 months

Public health trial suggests that providing tailored support for children who show early signs of challenging behaviour at just one year old could significantly reduce chances of problems worsening

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Households in Zimbabwe affected by fall armyworm are 12% more likely to experience hunger

CABI has led the first study to explore the income and food security effects of the fall armyworm invasion on a country — revealing that in Zimbabwe smallholder maize-growing households blighted by the pest are 12% more likely to experience hunger

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In decision-making, biases are an unconscious tendency that are difficult to eradicate

This is according to a study conducted in primates, published in Current Biology, led by Ruben Moreno Bote and Gabriela Mochol, researchers at the Center for Brain and Cognition, in collaboration with Roozbeh Kiani, a researcher at New York University

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Shimmer Research launches [email protected] platform to enable at-home online psychophysiological neuromarketing research

[email protected]™ assesses participants’ emotional responses to a wide variety of entertainment, advertisements, marketing materials and other stimuli in their own home

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