Archive: 03/3/2010

Playing along with the Mozart effect

Five months after we are conceived, music begins to capture our attention and wire our brains for a lifetime of aural experience. At the other end of life, musical memories can be imprinted on the brain so indelibly that ...

dateMar 03, 2010 in Medical research
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Cigarette Ads Fuel Teens' Desire to Start Smoking

The more that teens see cigarette ads, the greater their risk of taking a puff. A new study shows that the particular content of tobacco marketing resonates with youth and that the vivid imagery in tobacco advertising captures ...

dateMar 03, 2010 in Health
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Sleep-deprived College Students: Asleep at the Wheel

College students are getting 45 minutes less sleep per night than 40 years ago, and two hours less than the nine recommended by the National Sleep Foundation — putting them at risk of motor vehicle accidents, a small new ...

dateMar 03, 2010 in Health
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Taiwan's HTC denies infringing iPhone patents

Taiwan's leading smartphone maker High Tech Computer Corp. (HTC) on Wednesday denied infringing iPhone patents held by Apple after the US technology giant filed a lawsuit in the United States.

dateMar 03, 2010 in Business
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