Positive music played over headphones (but not speakers) had the effect of shrinking the participants' sense of personal space.
Emotionally intelligent people have the ability to manipulate others to satisfy their own interest, according to new research
Coffee consumption reduces risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common type of liver cancer, by about 40 percent, according to an up-to-date meta-analysis published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. Further, some data indicate that three cups of coffee per day reduce liver cancer risk by more than 50 percent.
How can some people resist the attraction of immediate pleasures and pursue long-term goals, while others easily succumb and compromise their ultimate expectations? One factor which might explain the difference in people's ability to resist temptation might lie in the activity of a deep brain structure: the hippocampus.
Regular moderate to vigorous exercise improves teens' academic performance, and particularly seems to help girls do better in science, indicates research published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
Scientists found a drug-induced reduction of aversive memory. This could have implications for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder, which is characterized by intrusive traumatic memories.
New research indicates that only certain activities — learning a mentally demanding skill like photography, for instance — are likely to improve cognitive functioning.
In rodent models, early MS-like symptoms were treated with exposure to NIR light for a week, alternating with a week of no light. The clinical condition of the mice improved.
A recently discovered system that flushes waste from the brain is primarily active during sleep.
A slow loving touch is good for us too? Slow caresses contribute to developing and maintaining a positive sense of self On the other hand stroking could be freaking your cat out. Cats that reluctantly allow their owners to stroke them get stressed. Also insights into how cats, more naturally solitary creatures, get on together from a new study.