Psychology

According to Studies, Seven Hours of Sleep is Ideal in Middle and Old Age

According to Studies, Seven Hours of Sleep is Ideal in Middle and Old Age

The latest study, published in the journal Nature Aging, discovered that seven hours of sleep is best for middle-aged and older persons. The study discovered that sleeping for more than seven hours was connected with a decreased ability to recall, learn new things, focus, solve issues, and make j.....

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Migraine Sufferers’ Brains are Overly Active

Migraine Sufferers’ Brains are Overly Active

Migraine sufferers appear to have a hyper-excitable visual cortex, according to researchers at the Universities of Birmingham and Lancaster. Migraines are intense and chronic headaches that are frequently accompanied by heightened sensitivity to visual or other sensory stimuli. The exact causes o.....

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Dogs Exhibit Behavior that is Similar to the People with ADHD

Dogs Exhibit Behavior that is Similar to the People with ADHD

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is not limited to humans; it may also be a problem in our dogs. According to a new study, dogs can develop a behavioral condition similar to ADHD in humans. Gender, age, the dog’s breed, and even how much attention their owner gives them all h.....

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Using Brain Training to Manage Attention Deficit Disorder

Using Brain Training to Manage Attention Deficit Disorder

Scientists investigated a technology known as ‘neurofeedback,’ which allows ADHD patients to train their attention based on instant feedback from their brain activity. The team of neuroscientists discovered that not only did the training increase patients’ concentration abilitie.....

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Scientists Have Identified a Genetic Target that Could be Used to Treat a Variety of Blindness Conditions

Scientists Have Identified a Genetic Target that Could be Used to Treat a Variety of Blindness Conditions

Because genetic forms of blindness vary so much, developing medicines for them is extremely difficult. However, researchers from Trinity College Dublin have identified a target that shows significant promise for treating a variety of these disorders. The researchers discovered that a specific gen.....

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In Patients with Treatment-Resistant Depression, Pharmacogenetic Testing Shows Promise in Improving Symptoms

In Patients with Treatment-Resistant Depression, Pharmacogenetic Testing Shows Promise in Improving Symptoms

A clinical trial led by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) found that pharmacogenetic testing was related with nearly a two-fold (89%) improvement in remission rates compared to standard treatment in the journal Translational Psychiatry. The 52-week double-blind study, which compar.....

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Spirituality can Help Heart Failure Patients enhance their Quality of Life

Spirituality can Help Heart Failure Patients enhance their Quality of Life

Many heart failure patients struggle with connected issues that jeopardize their sense of well-being and quality of life. Patients try to figure out how to deal with their new predicament. The current study sought to investigate religious coping from the perspective of heart failure patients. A r.....

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According to Study, School Uniforms do not Improve Child Conduct

According to Study, School Uniforms do not Improve Child Conduct

School uniforms, contrary to a popular perception among parents and teachers, do not appear to have any effect on young pupils’ behavior or attendance in general, according to a recent nationwide study conducted in the United States. However, pupils who attended schools that required school.....

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Early English Education has Long-term Consequences

Early English Education has Long-term Consequences

An earlier study cast doubt on the efficiency of learning English in first grade. Now, researchers have discovered that it enhances language performance over time. There is an increasing tendency in Europe for pupils to begin learning foreign languages in primary school. Although policymakers ant.....

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COVID-19 Social Isolation Measures’ Impact on Early Development

COVID-19 Social Isolation Measures’ Impact on Early Development

An international team of 13 researchers studied the influence of Covid-19-related social isolation measures on 2,200 young infants and toddlers aged 8 to 36 months. Their findings shed light on the consequences of lockdown on language acquisition and screen time in a generation of children growin.....

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Extra Space Can Help Children Read Faster

Extra Space Can Help Children Read Faster

Reading is one of the most crucial aspects of language learning and education. It serves as the foundation for learning to read – merely to learn from what we read. While most children learn the principles of reading by the second grade, not every child develops the ability to read fluently.....

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Sharing Memories puts Children on the Way to Greater Health

Sharing Memories puts Children on the Way to Greater Health

According to University of Otago research, toddlers whose moms received extra coaching in talking about memories developed into teenagers who are happier. The study discovered that if their moms had been taught the new conversational strategies 14 years earlier, 15-year-olds told more cohesive ac.....

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