Women in a tenure committee may even make it more difficult for a woman to get a job

Women in a tenure committee may even make it more difficult for a woman...

Having women in scientific committees may decrease women's opportunities to get a nomination for a professor. According to a study by researchers in Aalto University,...
Internet better for treating obesity in those with mental illness

Internet better for treating obesity in those with mental illness

Online weight management tools and weekly peer coaching resulted in greater weight loss for people with serious mental illness than when they visited health...
Can Alzheimer's disease steal your consciousness?

Can Alzheimer’s disease steal your consciousness?

Alzheimer's disease (AD) has been characterized as a "complete loss of self." Early on when memory begins to fade, the victim has difficulty recalling...
How playing on the swings helps kids learn to cooperate

How playing on the swings helps kids learn to cooperate

A favorite childhood pastime — swinging on the playground swing set — also may be teaching kids how to get along. The measured, synchronous movement...
Poor sleep in anxiety and depression may make it harder to see positive

Poor sleep in anxiety and depression may make it harder to see positive

A lack of sleep makes everything harder. Focusing, finishing assignments, and coping with everyday stress can become monumental tasks. People with anxiety and depression often have...
Brain stimulation can improve memory

Brain stimulation can improve memory

A team of neuroscientists at the University of Pennsylvania has shown for the first time that electrical stimulation delivered when memory is predicted to...
From early signs to treatment: what every parent needs to know about autism

From early signs to treatment: what every parent needs to know about autism

Autism spectrum disorders are being diagnosed in ever increasing numbers. Nationally, there are about 1 in 68 children identified with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD),...
A little vigorous exercise may make kids’ heart healthier

A little vigorous exercise may make kids’ heart healthier

As little as 10 minutes a day of high-intensity physical activity could help some children reduce their risk of developing heart problems and metabolic...
That's what friends are for

That’s what friends are for

Friendships play a vital role in helping people get through substantial challenges in life, according to a new study. Until now, little research has been...
Marijuana may not hurt mental health as much as we thought

Marijuana may not hurt mental health as much as we thought

More than two million people in England and Wales used cannabis in the past 12 months, but the latest research shows that banning the...

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