Latest University of Haifa Stories
Cannabinoids (marijuana) administration after experiencing a traumatic event blocks the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)-like symptoms in rats.
New study reveals: 'White' light suppresses the body's production of melatonin -- a compound that adjusts our biological clock and is known for its anti-oxidant and anti-cancerous properties -- more than orange light.
Exceptional detective-archaeological work at the first season of archaeological digs at Tel Shikmona, on the southern edge of Israelâ€™s city of Haifa, has uncovered the remains of a house dating back to the period of the Kingdom of Israel.
Immunological research at the University of Haifa, Israel, has made a new breakthrough, revealing a critical component in the â€œdecision-makingâ€ process of white blood cells that play a role in the healing process from bacterial inflammation.
Women suffering from anorexia or bulimia draw themselves with prominently different characteristics than women who do not have eating disorders and who are considered of normal weight.
The more time adolescent girls spend in front of Facebook, the more their chances of developing a negative body image and various eating disorders, such as anorexia, bulimia and exaggerated dieting.
Viewing TV coverage of terrorist events causes deterioration of psychological resources, such as commitment and a sense of success, and to feeling threatened, which in turn can also lead to loss of resources and other negative affects.
People diagnosed as psychopathic have difficulty showing empathy, just like patients who have suffered frontal head injury.
Fast development is often perceived as an advantage, as it enables better harmony with oneâ€™s environment and readiness to cope with the challenges that it poses.
A new study from the University of Haifa shows that within the private sector high levels of emotional intelligence empower positive attitudes towards the workplace and decrease negative behavior; however, the same effect was not found within the public sector.