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Through a child's eyes: Classroom study measures vision and academic achievement

QUT researchers have investigated how vision can affect a child's ongoing learning, with results showing 30 per cent of Year 3 students tested had …

Your brain might remember a language you haven't heard since birth

In the new study, recently published in <i>Royal Society Open Science</i>, Dutch adults were trained to listen for sound contrasts in Korean. Some participants reported no prior exposure to the language; others were born in Korea and adopted by Dutch families before the age of six. All participants said …

Global study aims to unpack mental health issues facing university students

A consortium of international researchers is investigating how prevalent common mental disorders are among undergraduate university students across …

Why Do Girls Show Signs of Autism Later Than Boys?

Why do girls seem to develop autism later than boys?<p>And does this affect the way girls are diagnosed and treated for the condition?<p>Those are …

Study: student ratings of instructors dependent on discipline; in quantitative fields are most "hazardous" to professors' careers

Student evaluations of teaching, or SET, aren’t short on critics. Many professors and other experts say they’re unreliable -- they may hurt female …

More about measles

Measles is a childhood infection caused by a virus. Once quite common, measles can now almost always be prevented with a vaccine. Signs and symptoms …

Understanding Weight Neutrality - Food & Nutrition Magazine

Media Overreacts to Trump’s Pro-Life Appointments

Last month, President Donald Trump appointed two well-known pro-life activists to important positions in the Department of Health and Human Services. …

Study Says Avoiding Gluten May Be Bad for You

Avoiding that slice of pizza as part of your gluten-free diet may not be as healthy as you think. In fact, non-celiac adults who avoid gluten may be …

Holistic Medicine

Burnout: 6 boosters for research to improve physician well-being

While studies validate that physician burnout is real and that burnout is increasing faster among doctors than other professionals in the U.S., …

An Algorithm, an ETF and an Academic Study Walk Into a Bar

Most of the supposed market anomalies academics have identified don’t exist, or are too small to matter<p>Tie together an algorithm, an exchange-traded fund and an academic study finding an anomaly in the markets, and voilà! You have a formula for making money. Trouble is, it turns out that most of …

Stock Markets

Mind-Body Connection During Meditation Can Now be Tracked, Thanks to Science

When touting the health benefits of meditation, experts and practitioners often speak about experiencing a mind-body connection. But up until …

Medium – Read, write and share stories that matter

Unpacking claims that Mozambique suffers from a very high suicide rate

<i>Three years ago the World Health Organisation launched the first ever world suicide report and claimed that Mozambique had the highest suicide rate</i> …

Cells that trim brain connections are linked to autism

A difference in brain biology between the sexes might render males most vulnerable to autism.<p>Cells that prune connections between neurons in babies’ …

One way to boost test scores? Make sure students get morning sunshine, new research shows

When teens complain that school starts too early, they’re not wrong, according to new research.<p>This comes as school districts across the country — …

High School

Ted Cruz Angers GOP as Senate Passes $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill

The Texas senator's procedural ploy blew up a legislative deal but backfired, as the government-funding legislation advances ahead of schedule.<p>The Senate passed a sweeping $1.1 trillion spending package Saturday night to stave off a government shutdown after days of high drama, legislative …