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A team of neuroscientists from New York University has found even mild stress can foil therapeutic measures to control emotions. The findings point to the limits of clinical techniques, while at the same time illuminating the barriers that must be overcome in addressing afflictions such as fear or anxiety.
A University of Toronto study shows that visual attention â€” the brainâ€™s ability to selectively filter unattended or unwanted information from reaching awareness â€” diminishes with age, leaving older adults less capable of filtering out distracting or irrelevant information.
Thrill-seeking young men are more likely to drive under the influence of cannabis (DUIC) and engage in reckless driving, according to a new UniversitÃ© de MontrÃ©al study.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).