Archive: 23/01/2008

Study connects obesity with nervous system

A discovery by Queen’s biologists and their students sheds new light on the genetic roots of obesity – a condition that is increasing dramatically in North America and has been linked to heart disease, diabetes and some ...

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Sports machismo may be cue to male teen violence

The sports culture surrounding football and wrestling may be fueling aggressive and violent behavior not only among teen male players but also among their male friends and peers on and off the field, according to a Penn State ...

dateJan 23, 2008 in Other
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Kids learn more when mom is listening

Kids may roll their eyes when their mother asks them about their school day, but answering her may actually help them learn. New research from Vanderbilt University reveals that children learn the solution to a problem best ...

dateJan 23, 2008 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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What's fear got to do with it?

The education world is under more scrutiny than ever before. Reports, political platforms, test result comparisons, and various articles in newspapers and magazines all criticize a field that just a generation or so ago was ...

dateJan 23, 2008 in Other
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