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Latest Impulsivity Stories

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.

2012-03-08 15:57:15

A new study lead by the Neuroscience Institute of Alicante reveals how manipulating the endocannabinoid system can modulate high levels of impulsivity.

2011-11-17 03:33:48

Being impulsive can lead us to say things we regret, buy things we really don't need, engage in behaviors that are risky and even develop troublesome addictions.

2011-07-18 14:36:06

People with personality traits of high neuroticism and low conscientiousness are likely to go through cycles of gaining and losing weight throughout their lives.

2011-06-29 18:02:19

Research led by the University of Cambridge has found a link between impulsivity and flawed reasoning (such as believing in superstitious rituals and luck) in problem gamblers.

2011-03-11 14:05:25

It seems that women become addicted to cocaine more easily than men and find it harder to give up.

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2010-10-14 10:50:00

Disorganized and emotionally unstable, poorly adapted, suffering from alcohol problems, impulsive, or with a "globally adapted" personality.

2010-06-30 12:32:45

Previous studies have found that the personality trait impulsivity, or a lack of planning and forethought regarding behaviors, is associated with alcohol use and alcohol-use disorders.

2010-05-03 13:13:17

Study shows weak executive cognitive function not always to blame.

2010-01-28 13:09:42

ADHD, or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, is among the costliest of behavioral disorders.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.