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Hormone curbs depression-like symptoms in stressed mice

A hormone with anti-diabetic properties also reduces depression-like symptoms in mice, according to a new study Continue reading “Hormone curbs depression-like symptoms in stressed mice” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, July 8th, 2012
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Why we get cranky during summer heat

Hot weather isn’t just uncomfortable, it certainly takes a toll on our bodies by making us cranky and can also test our tempers Continue reading “Why we get cranky during summer heat” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 6th, 2012
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Individuals cooperate depending on emotional state and prior experiences

When deciding whether to cooperate with others, people do not act thinking in their own reward, as had been previously believed Continue reading “Individuals cooperate depending on emotional state and prior More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 5th, 2012
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How cooperation can trump competition in monkeys

Alpha male geladas who allowed subordinate competitors into their group had a longer tenure as leader Continue reading “How cooperation can trump competition in monkeys” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012
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Thank your genes for academic success

Genetic markers that may influence whether a person finishes high school and goes on to college has been identified by researchers Continue reading “Thank your genes for academic success” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012
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Angry teens may be suffering from intermittent explosive disorder

One in 12 adolescents have such a short temper that they could be suffering from IED – intermittent explosive disorder Continue reading “Angry teens may be suffering from intermittent explosive disorder” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 28th, 2012
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Why people move their eyes when they think

Our eyes don’t just help in seeing the world around us, but they can also reflect our emotional state, influence our memories, and provide clues about the way we think Continue reading “Why people move their More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 21st, 2012
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Confused people actually learn more effectively

Most people think that confidence and certainty are preferred over uncertainty and bewilderment when it comes to learning complex information Continue reading “Confused people actually learn more effectively” More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, June 17th, 2012
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Dads can ground kids in perseverance

Fathers can show their adolescent children the way to perseverance and grounding in positive Continue reading “Dads can ground kids in perseverance” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, June 17th, 2012
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Why isn’t the answer always on the tip of the tongue?

Do you often find that a word is on the tip of your tongue but are unable to vocalise it? If so, Continue reading “Why isn’t the answer always on the tip of the tongue?” »  More...