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2012-12-17 16:35:43

Executive function (EF), frequently associated with the frontal lobes, guides complex behavior such as planning, decision-making, and response control.

2012-12-14 05:01:23

A recent Caltech study finds that consumers are more likely to choose the product with the most visual impact over their actual personal preference when distracted or in a rush, and when confronted

Nature Can Help Your Creativity
2012-12-13 14:51:34

Feeling a bit of writers block in all your creative endeavors? Maybe you should try heading out for a backpacking adventure into the wilderness, according to research published recently in the journal PLoS ONE.

2012-12-13 05:02:07

Common sense, planning can help those living with ADHD make it happily through the holidays Nashville, Tenn. (PRWEB) December 12, 2012 Dr.

2012-11-21 00:22:24

Results of a new study by researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health indicate that a developmental pattern of impulsiveness in young males is linked with gambling problems in late adolescence.

2012-11-09 13:57:28

An increasing number of women entering young adulthood engage in heavy drinking behavior, placing them at risk of developing alcohol use disorders (AUDs) as well as other negative consequences such as sexual assault and physical injuries.

2012-10-31 03:36:59

A variation of a particular gene may link the behaviors typical of childhood attention hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD for short, and those associated with smoking.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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