The Covid-19 pandemic and the politicization of health-prevention measures such as vaccination and mask-wearing have highlighted the need for people to accept and trust science.
Experts at Ohio State create checklist to promote and protect student mental health
Trust in science makes people vulnerable to pseudoscience
As opioid overdose deaths rose during the COVID-19 pandemic, people seeking treatment for opioid addiction had to wait nearly twice as long to begin methadone treatment in the United States than in Canada, a new Yale study has shown.
One of the keys to a long life may lie in your net worth.
Hershey, Pa. — Financial instability, lack of infrastructure, a deteriorating sense of community and family fragmentation are key contributors to diseases of despair in Pennsylvania communities, according to Penn State College of Medicine and Highmark Health researchers. The researchers conducted…
Study uncovers the psychological drivers of our feelings of repugnance
Texas A&M researchers have mined location-based data to essential establishments during Hurricane Harvey to develop a framework for monitoring communities’ resilience
$4 million in grants will help MU researchers connect virtually with Missouri teachers through ECHO platform
According to the IUNE Observatory’s 2021 Report
In the context of meditation practice, meditators can experience a state of “pure awareness” or “pure consciousness”, in which they perceive consciousness itself.
Older adults may be slower to learn actions and behaviours that benefit themselves, but new research shows they are just as capable as younger people of learning behaviours that benefit others. Researchers at the Universities of Birmingham and Oxford found…
Most comprehensive study to date on the experience of pure awareness during meditation
Every brain function, from standing up to deciding what to have for dinner, involves neurons interacting. Studies focused on neuronal interactions extend across domains in neuroscience, primarily using the approaches of spike count correlation or dimensionality reduction. Pioneering research from…
Alexandria, Va., USA – The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) announced Daniel McNeil, West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA, as the 2021 recipient of the IADR Distinguished Scientist Award in Behavioral, Epidemiologic and Health Services Research. McNeil was recognized during…
Three-quarters (73.2%) of surveyed trans and gender diverse Australians report at least two negative experiences of gender insensitivity in sexual health care. ### Article Title: Cisgenderism and transphobia in sexual health care and associations with testing for HIV and other…
Parental regret linked to factors such as poorer psychological health, financial situation, and more
New research based on commuter and traffic patterns
KIT researchers quantify energy system costs for stopping further expansion of wind energy use in beautiful landscapes
UCSF Cardiology researchers report no link between coffee consumption and arrhythmia
But heavy users of conservative media have less confidence and are more likely to believe in conspiracy theories
Retail traders often fear that reducing the amount of urban space made available for parking private vehicles would have a negative effect on their businesses. A survey conducted by researchers from the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) on two…
Researchers from Japan construct a human brain model using a machine learning-based optimization of required user information
Testing new doping prevention methods
UH researcher: Communication, coordination, collaboration are key
Students who identify as LGBTQ+ in Washington state school districts with conservative voting records reported experiencing more bullying than their peers in more politically liberal areas, according to a new study.
Their novel framework achieves state-of-the-art performance without sacrificing efficiency in public surveillance tasks
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“Shadow report” with input from the University of Göttingen criticises the Federal Government’s implementation of the Istanbul Convention
UC Davis study points out need to consider future public health responses
Politicians may have good reason to turn to angry rhetoric, according to research led by political scientists from Colorado–the strategy seems to work, at least in the short term. In a new study, Carey Stapleton at the University of Colorado…
It’s no secret that studies show that sexually diverse youth – in particular, lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) youth – use more cannabis and experience more mental health challenges than their heterosexual peers. But what about the changes that occur…
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Largest meta-analysis to date uncovers COVID-19 risks in psychiatric patients
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Many legacy media outlets played an unwitting role in the growth of the four most successful fake Twitter accounts hosted by the Russian Internet Research Agency (IRA) that were created to spread disinformation during the 2016 U.S.…
New research led by the University of Cambridge suggests that autism can be detected at 18-30 months using the Quantitative Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (Q-CHAT), but it is not possible to identify every child at a young age who…
Authors of a new book call for the focus to be firmly on medical care, food, housing, ‘other necessary social services’ and access to digital technology.
NIH-funded study finds deficits in overall IQ, problem solving skills and impulse control
Action plan arose from discussions during virtual webinar series “Meiosis in Quarantine”
SMU sociologist says treating pets like family impacts birth rates, budgets and job choice
Researchers at the UNIGE have found that emotion knowledge, cooperative social behavior and locomotor activity are three key skills for promoting numerical learning in children aged 3 to 6
According to the World Health Organization, over 340 million children and adolescents (aged 5 to 10 years old) were classified as overweight or obese in 2016, a statistic that has risen from 14% since 1975. Childhood obesity is associated with…
Teens’ ability to empathize — to understand others’ perspectives and emotions, and to care for their wellbeing — is an important contributor to their relationships, including with friends. Prior research shows that teens who have more secure family relationships report…
Mathematics educators, mathematicians, teachers, and students come together to discuss the values that are espoused and developed through mathematics education today in different cultures
ComCor study on places of infection with SARS-CoV-2: where are French people catching the virus?
Austin, Texas (July 15, 2021) Access to high-quality public transportation can make communities more equitable by increasing access to critical opportunities such as employment, health care and healthy food, particularly for low-income individuals and people of color. A new paper…
Concern has grown about prison systems’ use of extended solitary confinement as a way to manage violent and disruptive incarcerated people. A new study identified groups that are more likely to be placed in extended solitary management (ESM). The study…
Meaningful messaging: Sentiment in elite social media communication with the public on the COVID-19 pandemic
Applying lessons from behavioral health integration to social care integration in primary care
Researchers, policy makers, health care systems and payers all play a part in meeting patient social care needs