Latest Jason Moser Stories

Brain Works More Vigorously For Anxious Girls
2012-06-06 04:58:23

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com Nail biting. Knuckle cracking. These are just a few of the physical traits of nervousness. With these thoughts in mind, Michigan State University researchers recently discovered that the brains of anxious girls work more vigorously than those of boys. Scientists hope that the findings could be useful in identifying and treating anxiety disorders. In the experiment, college students were asked to complete a task while their brain activity was measured with...

Image 1 - Learning From Our Mistakes Is Hardwired
2011-10-03 09:55:33

People who think they can learn from their mistakes have a different brain reaction to errors than those who don´t think they can learn from their mistakes, according to a groundbreaking study by Michigan State University researchers. The study, which will appear in an upcoming issue of Psychological Science, is the first to show a fundamental difference between these two groups. “This finding is exciting in that it suggests people who think they can learn from mistakes have...

Word of the Day
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).