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Brain Imaging Used To Identify Why ADHD Persists Into Adulthood
2014-06-10 14:25:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While about 11 percent of American school children are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), many outgrow the condition as they progress into adulthood. In an attempt to understand why some ADHD may persist into adulthood, MIT researchers used brain-imaging technology to identify key differences in a specific brain communication network that is active when the brain is awake and not focused on a specific task,...

2014-06-10 12:30:26

TEL AVIV, Israel, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Version 3 Updates Extend Real-Time 'Patient Voice' Across the Enterprise with Broader Coverage, Deeper Analytics and Streamlined Pharma Work Processes; Platform Name Changes to Treato IQ Treato, the world's most comprehensive source of real-time patient voice insights, today announced the release of version 3 of its flagship patient intelligence platform. As part of the version...

2014-06-10 12:25:43

SAN FRANCISCO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Examining thousands of open-text comments about good leaders and great leaders, a new study identifies key themes of exceptional leadership; at the core is a relationship that engages and supports team members. Lead author, Joshua Freedman, explains: "In business, 'empathy' is often seen as 'soft,' but the research makes it clear that exceptional leaders are highly empathic - as well as hard-headed. This blend of head+heart is key to...

fruit fly escape
2014-06-10 08:57:04

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The flight of a fruit fly, as determined by a recent study, is dependent upon whether or not the fly perceives a threat. Scientists at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Janelia Research Campus have successfully discovered the brain processes engaged in standard flight and the more rapid escape flight. A quick-escape circuit in the fly's brain overrides the slower, more controlled behavior as a threat looms large over the...

relationship conflict
2014-06-10 06:54:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online People in monogamous relationships may argue with their partner about anything from financial decisions to infidelity – and a new study in the journal Psychological Science, has found that people in these conflicts can make wiser decisions if they think about them as someone outside the situation. “These results are the first to demonstrate a new type of bias within ourselves when it comes to wise reasoning about an interpersonal...

angry face lends weight
2014-06-10 04:59:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Research has found that facial expressions can convey more information than verbal communication alone and a new Harvard University study has found that an angry glare can add effectiveness to a negotiator’s demands. Published in Psychological Science, the study found that an angry glare adds additional gravity to a negotiator’s threat to walk away from the talks. The researchers also saw that the glared-at party tended to offer...

2014-06-09 23:00:23

Malibu OCD Treatment center Bridges to Recovery launches new groundbreaking residential treatment program set in lavish surroundings in Malibu. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Bridges to Recovery, the leading Residential treatment for OCD in Malibu, has announced a new groundbreaking OCD treatment plan that combines the latest in research and treatment techniques with traditional treatment plans in a luxurious residential environment. Bridges to Recovery is a fully licensed dual...

2014-06-09 16:24:33

A World Famous Psychic Discusses the Birth-Life Continuum BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Science has told us that everything began with a "Big Bang". We are told that everything came out of nothing. And that is where the explanation dies. But where did the "nothing" come from? That something, which we are told "banged" out of the Big Bang, must be made of nothing, if nothing is in fact its root, its source. The "Tao Te Ching" one of the greatest books...

2014-06-09 10:30:56

University at Buffalo New study finds that blockages in fruit fly brains quickly form and dissolve; it could help treat Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s diseases Motorists in Los Angeles, San Francisco and other gridlocked cities could learn something from the fruit fly. Scientists have found that cellular blockages, the molecular equivalent to traffic jams, in nerve cells of the insect’s brain can form and dissolve in 30 seconds or less. The findings, presented in the journal...

2014-06-09 08:29:39

OTTAWA, June 9, 2014 /CNW/ - The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is pleased to announce that more than 100,000 Canadians have now been trained to carry out Mental Health First Aid. To commemorate this milestone, Her Excellency Sharon Johnston has agreed to be the honorary 100,000(th) Canadian trained in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA). "Mental health is a topic very close to my heart," said Her Excellency. "In order to deepen my understanding of people who suffer from...


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Spectrophobia
2013-12-24 12:23:34

Spectrophobia is a kind of specific phobia involving a morbid fear of mirrors. Catoptrophobia is the fear of mirrors. This phobia is distinct from Eisoptrophobia, which is the fear of your own reflection. In general, an individual suffering from this phobia has been traumatized in an event where they believe they have seen or heard apparitions or ghosts. The individual could also become traumatized by television shows, nightmares, or horror films. This fear could be the result of a trauma...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'