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National Institute of Mental Health
Twitter Chat » NIMH Facebook Live: How Does Puberty Affect Brain Development?
by National Institute of Mental Health on May 9, 2019 at 4:00 am
In recognition of National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day, Dr. Peter Schmidt, Principal Investigator and Chief of the Behavioral Endocrinology Branch, and Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Kathy Reding, will join NIMH’s Facebook Live event to discuss how puberty affects brain development. […]
Scientific Meeting » RDoC ABCT Webinar: How Can RDoC Inform Suicide Intervention Research and Treatment?
by National Institute of Mental Health on April 12, 2019 at 4:00 am
In April 2019, the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) Unit, the Delaware Project, and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) will conduct the third webinar in a series examining the science-to-service pipeline. […]
Scientific Meeting » 10th Anniversary Conference: Global Mental Health Research without Borders
by National Institute of Mental Health on April 8, 2019 at 4:00 am
The 10th Anniversary Conference: Global Mental Health Research without Borders, will showcase findings from cutting-edge science and identify opportunities for new groundbreaking research to address the grand challenges in global mental health. […]
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Social Psychology Network
Eating Nuts Tied to Better Cognition Later in Life
by Social Psychology Network News on March 22, 2019 at 1:22 pm
Source: Social Psychology Network NewsIn a study of 4,822 Chinese adults aged 55+ years, researchers found that eating more than 10 grams of nuts a day was positively associated with better mental functioning, including improved thinking, reasoning and memory. […]
Should Black Americans Get Slavery Reparations?
by BBC News - Americas on March 21, 2019 at 1:05 pm
Source: BBC News - AmericasWhat's the history behind the controversial policy and what have 2020 presidential contenders said? […]
Jane Goodall: "We All Have a Role to Play" in Preventing Climate Change
by United Press International - Health News on March 20, 2019 at 4:42 pm
Source: United Press International - Health NewsNoted chimpanzee researcher and conservationist Jane Goodall said Tuesday that she believes every individual can make an impact to prevent climate change and other environmental issues. […]
ScienceDaily News Feed
Teens who seek solitude may know what's best for them
on March 22, 2019 at 8:33 pm
Teens who choose to spend time alone may know what's best for them, according to new research that suggests solitude isn't a red flag for isolation or depression. […]
Like mountaineers, nerves need expert guidance to find their way
on March 22, 2019 at 8:33 pm
Similar to the dozens of Sherpas that guide hikers up treacherous Himalayan mountains to reach a summit, the nervous system relies on elaborate timing and location of guidance cues for neuronal axons -- threadlike projections -- to successfully reach their destinations in the body. Now, researchers discover how neurons navigate a tricky cellular […]
How the 'good feeling' can influence the purchase of sustainable chocolate
on March 22, 2019 at 6:05 pm
More and more products carry ethical labels such as fair-trade or organic, which consumers view positively. Nevertheless, the sales figures of these products often remain low, even though they offer advantages for the environment or for society. A team of scientists have investigated what factors influence consumers' purchasing intentions. […]