"Poison" and "child" are not two words that anybody would like to see going together. The very word "poison" itself is enough to make parents worried.
People with autism have a greater than normal capacity for processing information even from rapid presentations and are better able to detect information defined as ‘critical’, according to a study published today in the ‘Journal of Abnormal Psychology’.
A new study shows that in states where conjugal visits are permitted, there are significantly fewer instances of rape and other sexual offenses between inmates.
Obese white teenage girls who lose weight may ...
A new study found that electroshock or electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) dampens the connections between different area of the brain in depressed people.
More than 60 percent of Americans get their health information online, and a majority of those decide
Kids with one type of leukemia are living longer than they used to, most likely thanks to new drug combinations that mean fewer patients are relapsing after a first round of treatment. In a study including more than 20,000 babies, kids and adolescents with the blood and bone marrow cancer, patients' chances of surviving at least five years after their diagnosis increased from 84 percent in the early 1990s to over 90 percent a decade later.
Sex may not be the only way for a woman to achieve orgasm
Rhonda Jackson, Executive Director of Excelsior Multi-Cultural Institute, has been named a Cambridge Who's Who Executive of the Year in Education and Counseling Services. While inclusion in the Cambridge Who's Who Registry is an honor
A new anesthetic gel made from a rare red and yellow Amazonian plant found in the Peruvian rainforest could revolutionize dental treatment by replacing traditional numbing dental injections.
Antidepressants during pregnancy could effect a baby's head and body size, according to a new study. The study, published in the March 5 issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, researchers examined the health of nearly 7,700 pregnant women and the babies, and determined 99 women used selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI).
Feeling angry and annoyed with others is a daily part of life, but most people don't act on these impulses. What keeps us from punching line-cutters or murdering conniving co-workers? Self-control. A new review article in Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, examines the psychological research and finds that it's possible to deplete self-control-or to strengthen it by practice.
Men like to know when their wife or girlfriend is happy while women really want the man in their life to know when they are upset...
Our senses aren’t just delivering a strict view of what’s going on in the world; they’re affected by what’s going on in our heads. A new study finds that hungry people see food-related words more clearly than people who’ve just eaten. The study, published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, finds that this change in vision happens at the earliest, perceptual stages, before higher parts of the brain have a chance to change the messages coming from th...
Trying to make a big decision while you're also preparing for a scary presentation?