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Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Why people don’t perform well when stressed

Researchers have discovered why stressed persons are more likely to lapse back into habits than to behave in a goal-directed manner  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, July 17th, 2012
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Bright brains fall foul of nonsensical words

The human brain often do not even notice key words that can change the whole meaning of a sentence  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 12th, 2012
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Potential target for treating depression identified

Scientists have found a novel molecular mechanism responsible for the most important symptom of major depression: anhedonia  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 12th, 2012
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Anxiety may lead to premature aging

A common form of anxiety, known as phobic anxiety, was found to be associated with shorter telomeres in middle-aged and older women  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
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Training can help boost visual ability

Until now it has seemed an irreparable limitation of human perception that we strain to perceive things in the very rapid succession of, say  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
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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  More...

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  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  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  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  More...