human behavior

Study says that Office candy bowl could ruin your diet


April 15th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers have identified that having ready access to sweets help push its consumption. The study was conducted on 40 secretaries.During the four-week study, researchers analyzed the ... Read more...

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Tobacco smoking negatively affects teens’ brains


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): A new study has concluded that tobacco smoking can affect teenagers' brains.While studies have linked cigarette smoking to deficits in attention and memory in adults, UCLA researchers wanted ... Read more...

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Deep brain stimulation ‘can treat severe OCD’


February 19th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Scientists have found that an electrical treatment which zaps away symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) can help extreme sufferers unable to cope with everyday life.By inserting ... Read more...

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‘The Simpsons’ Fetches The Approval Of FOX For Its 23rd Season


November 12th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): ‘The Simpsons’ happens to be an American television series that is of the animated type, which has been constructed by Matt Groening for the ... Read more...

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Software to fight hacking technique bags award


October 31st, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Scientists have come up with new software to combat hacking technique.One of the serious threats to a user's computer is a software program that might cause unwanted keystroke ... Read more...

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Sitting too long at work can be ‘dangerous’


October 22nd, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): Sitting too long at work can be dangerous for your health, suggest experts.Those who stand at work say that it helps them stay focused, avoid feeling they need ... Read more...

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Non-invasive therapy for depression


September 4th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 04 (ANI): UCLA researchers have found a unique new therapy that could help those suffering from depression.The therapy applies electrical stimulation to a major nerve emanating from the brain is ... Read more...

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Lake Naini polluted by garbage, sewerage water


July 17th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
Dehradun, July 17 (ANI): The Naini Lake in Nainital has fallen victim to careless human behavior. The lake's water, which has spiritual importance, is being polluted by garbage and sewerage water.A local ... Read more...

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Men ‘like women with small feet’


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): Men prefer women with small feet - though they might not be aware of it, says a new study.Jeremy Atkinson, an evolutionary psychologist at the University at Albany, ... Read more...

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Bariatric surgery can resolve sexual dysfunction in obese women


June 25th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): A new research has revealed that bariatric surgery could prove useful in improving female sexual dysfunction (FSD) apart from helping people lose weight.As many as 54 sexually active ... Read more...

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Human mating competition was won by brawn, not beauty


May 14th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Winning mates in early human history was dependent on sheer physical prowess, not attractiveness."There is sexual competition in many species, including humans," said David A. Puts, assistant professor ... Read more...

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Fifth of spouses spy on partner’s emails, texts: UK study


March 29th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 29 (ANI): A fifth of spouses confessed to spying on their partner's emails or text messages in a new British study.Researchers from the London School of Economics, the University of ... Read more...

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Testosterone can make you nice as well as nasty


March 9th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): A researcher has shed light on how testosterone affects human behavior in a 'pro-social' situation - an environment where it is beneficial for a person to help someone ... Read more...

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New stroke therapy shows promise


January 13th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Scientists from University of California, Irvine, have suggested that a new therapy may soon help restore limb function long after the injury in stroke patients.The researchers discovered a ... Read more...

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Molecular switch to thwart Huntington’s disease found


December 25th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 25 (ANI): American researchers have discovered a molecular switch to prevent Huntington's disease from developing in mice.The study carried out by scientists from UCLA has appeared in the December 24 ... Read more...

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Sophisticated human behavior found half-million years earlier than previously thought


December 23rd, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 23 (ANI): Hebrew University of Jerusalem researchers have discovered evidence of sophisticated, human behavior as early as 750,000 years ago, which is some half a million years earlier than has ... Read more...

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Brain waves can influence human behavior


October 2nd, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): Researchers have found that they can make people move in slow motion by boosting one type of brain wave.The new finding can pave way for treating conditions like ... Read more...

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Lost: Shah Rukh Practices Autism Even At Home!


September 9th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K Jha Shah Rukh Khan continues to practice the body language and the speech patterns of his autistic character even at home, Before Shah Rukh Khan played the autistic character in ... Read more...

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Psychology can help people fight global warming more effectively


August 8th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 8 (ANI): A task force of the American Psychological Association (APA) has said that for people to "go green", that is fight against global warming, policymakers, scientists and marketers need ... Read more...

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New gene linked to Alzheimer’s identified


August 7th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): Scientists from University of California, Irvine, have identified a new gene linked to Alzheimer's disease.They found that the gene called TOMM40 appears twice as often in people with ... Read more...

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Mutations in three gene may predict people’s tendency to make certain choices


July 21st, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A collaborative study conducted by researchers from Brown University and the University of Arizona has shown that variations of three different genes-known as single-nucleotide polymorphisms-in the brain may ... Read more...

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Modern human behavior may have emerged 100,000 years ago


June 13th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 13 (ANI): Scientists excavating a Stone Age cave on South Africa's southern coast have found a trail of 100,000 year old engraved pigments, which suggests that modern human behavior may ... Read more...

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Skeleton of ancient woman uncovered in California parking lot


June 1st, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 1 (ANI): Construction workers have unearthed by accident, a skeleton of a woman thousands of years old, under the parking lot near Cannery Row in Monterey, California.According to a report ... Read more...

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Neanderthals may have acted in much the same way as early modern humans


April 7th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 7 (ANI): A new study has suggested that Neanderthals may have acted in much the same way as early modern humans, and were much savvier than previously thought.According to ... Read more...

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Why insomnia leads to weight gain


March 26th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): Insomnia has previously been linked to poor health, including weight gain. Now, a new study has revealed why.Sarosh Motivala, an assistant professor of psychiatry at the Semel Institute ... Read more...

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Human rights knowledge must aim at bringing attitudinal changes: NHRC chaiman


March 20th, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 20 (ANI): National Human Rights Commission chairperson Justice S. Rajendra Babu today said that dissemination of knowledge human rights and duties must aim at bringing about attitudinal changes ... Read more...

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Stress puts teens at increased cardiovascular disease risk in adulthood


March 11th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Exposure to stress in adolescence might put teens at an increased cardiovascular disease risk in adulthood, suggests a new study.Andrew J. Fuligni, a professor of psychiatry at ... Read more...

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New candidate genes may help understand schizophrenia


October 22nd, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): In a collaborative study, UCLA and Dutch researchers have identified three new candidate genes for schizophrenia that may contribute to a better understanding of how the disease ... Read more...

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Neurotic teens develop anxiety disorders later


September 16th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Teens who experience negative emotions like fear, anxiety, guilt, shame, sadness or anger will potentially develop both anxiety and depression later.Michelle Craske, psychology professor at the University of ... Read more...

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Human brain responds to fairness as it does to money and chocolate


April 22nd, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Scientists from the University of California - Los Angeles have found that the human brain reacts to fairness the same way it responds to winning money and ... Read more...

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