impulsiveness

Higher dosage of ADHD drug retards learning


March 12th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 12 (IANS) The drug Ritalin (methylphenidate) may impair learning and memory in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD, according to the latest finding. The results parallel ... Read more...

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Genetics influence alcohol dependence, brain activity


April 13th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Researchers have uncovered a new link between genetic variations associated with alcoholism, impulsive behavior and a region of the brain involved in craving and anxiety.The results suggest that ... Read more...

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Parental monitoring ‘decreases alcohol-related problems in young adults’


March 16th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): A new study suggests that those young adults whose parents monitor their social interactions may be less likely to display impulsive behavior traits and to have alcohol-related problems. ... Read more...

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Females become addicted to cocaine more easily


March 11th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Females become addicted to cocaine more easily than males and find it harder to give up, according to a new study on rats.The research showed that the motivation ... Read more...

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Females get addicted to cocaine more easily


March 11th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 11 (IANS) Females become addicted to cocaine more easily than males and find it harder to give up. New research reinforcing this position showed that female rats ... Read more...

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Why Warne, Hurley will make it as a couple and why they may not


February 10th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 10 (ANI): Elizabeth Hurley's romance with cricketer Shane Warne seems to be getting serious -- after she met his parents at his Melbourne house on Wednesday.News.com.au is now rating the ... Read more...

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Credit, debit cards ‘increase impulsive food purchases’


October 19th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): A new study has revealed that people are more likely to buy unhealthy foods when they pay using credit or debit cards."Two factors contribute to this intriguing effect," ... Read more...

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Four types of compulsive gamblers identified


October 15th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): A new study has identified four types of compulsive gamblers-a kind of behaviour that damages and harms personal, family and career-related goals.Researchers at the University Hospital of Bellvitge ... Read more...

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Pesticide exposure in womb causes attention disorders


August 20th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Children whose mothers were exposed to pesticide during pregnancy were at a greater risk of having attention disorders as they grew up, suggests a study. University of California ... Read more...

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Young adults low on impulsivity show decline in alcohol consumption


June 30th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Researchers claim that young adults who show maximum decline in impulsiveness also exhibit the sharpest decreases in alcohol consumption during this time frame.The study of why some mature ... Read more...

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Love at first sight? You can be a cheat


April 22nd, 2010 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) A research shows that men who believe in love at first sight are three times more likely to cheat on their partner. For 75 percent of single men and ... Read more...

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Men who believe in love at first sight three times more likely to cheat


April 21st, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21(ANI): Men who believe in love at first sight are more likely to cheat on their partners, a new study has found.The study, conducted by researchers for dating website Parship, ... Read more...

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Unravelling brain activity that drives impulsive behaviour in teens


February 23rd, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh suggests that internal and environmental factors trigger unique brain activity in teens that leads them to engage in ... Read more...

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Here’s why some people can’t quit cocaine


November 20th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): A new study from University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) sheds light on why some people fall back into drugs despite undergoing a treatment.It shows that, in the ... Read more...

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Distraction, not cold-bloodedness makes psychopaths seem fearless


October 15th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): Psychopathic individuals seem fearless to the average person because of an attention deficit, say researchers.The discovery challenges the long-held characterisation of such people as cold-blooded predators."A lot of ... Read more...

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Impulsive people don’t save money


September 4th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Financial profligacy is linked to other impulsive behaviours like overeating, smoking and infidelity, according to a new study. The study, conducted through the BBC website with over 40,000 ... Read more...

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Healthy people should be allowed to take mind-enhancing drug: Medical expert


June 19th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): Healthy people should be allowed to take the controversial drug Ritalin, used to calm hyperactive children, to boost their own brain power, a medical expert has said.Ritalinn also ... Read more...

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Constant sunlight to blame for summer suicides in Greenland


May 8th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 8 (ANI): As summer strikes Greenland, there is an increase in the suicide rates in the region, and now scientist have blamed the insomnia caused by incessant daylight for this ... Read more...

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Sleep deprivation among kids likely to trigger behavioural problems


April 28th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) Sleep deprivation among children is likely to trigger behavioural problems, including symptoms similar to attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD. ADHD which afflicts boys, is characterized by a very ... Read more...

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Impulsive kindergarten kids more likely to turn to gambling by grade 6


March 3rd, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Kids who are branded impulsive by their kindergarten teachers are more likely to develop gambling behaviours by the sixth grade, according to a new study.Researchers behind the ... Read more...

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Labelling problem children does more harm than good


January 6th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Labelling children as those with learning and behavioural difficulties can be detrimental to them and their teachers as well, says a new study.Linda Graham of Queensland University of ... Read more...

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Lefties are prone to inhibition and anxiety


November 4th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): Lefties not only find it difficult dealing with a world designed for right-handers, but are also prone to inhibition and anxiety, a new research suggests.According to Lynn ... Read more...

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‘Past behaviour governs impulsive eating’


September 16th, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Some people act more impulsively than others in case of tempting or fattening foods, according to a new study by Anirban Mukhopadhyay, Jaideep Sengupta and Suresh Ramanathan of ... Read more...

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Arians most likely to have car crashes


May 10th, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by admin
London, May 10 (ANI): Heres something really important for all drivers born under the star sign Aries the ram be careful the next time youre behind the wheels, for according to ... Read more...

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