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Action video games can improve driving, says study

Action video games, such as Grand Theft Auto, are often emotionally engaging. People can play these games for hours without feeling tired. During …

Childhood bullying can affect psychological functions in college students

It is not rare that children get bullied at school or in community. The physical and verbal abuse can hurt children’s mental health and cause many …

Weight loss may reduce risks of 8 more cancers, says study

Obesity is an important health issue in the world. It is estimated that 640 million adults in 2014 and 110 million children and teenagers in 2013 are …

Starve a fever, stuff a cold: how we should eat when we are sick

When we have a cold or a fever, our eating habits change. Often we may lose our appetite and eat very little food.<p>However, a recent study suggests …

Playing violent online games not necessarily causes a person to become antisocial or have problematic behaviors, says a WOW study

World of Warcraft (WOW) is a massive multiplayer online roleplaying game. Since released in 2004, it has become the most popular massive multiplayer …

Drinking coffee can reduce the risk of cognitive disorders, says study

Given the dramatic increasing of elderly people in the world, age-related cognitive disorders, such as cognitive decline, cognitive impairment, …

How animals help us recover from trauma

Humans have a long history to use animals in psychological treatment. In the late 18th century, animals were incorporated into mental health …

How food advertisements influence children’s eating behavior

Every year, food companies spend a large amount of money on marketing to sell their products. Advertising is one of the most important marketing …

How to help kids sleep well: suggestions from scientists

Sleep plays a key role in children’s development and health. However, currently kids’ sleep time is steadily declining. Studies show that 20 -30 % of …

How first sex at young age influences the health of teen girls

Puberty can bring strong changes in the body, psychological and sexual behavior due to increased hormones. Family and school environment can also …

Selfies

Digital games may help students develop critical thinking skills

Game-based learning has gained lots of attention in science and education fields.<p>Previous research has focused on game playing in various fields, …

Hand gesture, a powerful way to learn math

Gestures play an important role in our daily communication.<p>Whenever you talk with your friends, family members, colleagues, boss, or even a stranger, …

Dancing statistics

Learning scientific knowledge is different from learning sports, acting, or playing music instruments, in which you need to view, listen, touch, and …

Sports can improve children’s school performance and health

When I was in elementary school, I studied very hard to become a top student. Even in the physical education class, I tried my best to win the …

Students learn better when their teachers are more attractive

We tend to think attractive people enjoy more advantages than common people. For example, pretty people are assumed to be smarter, more intelligent, …

Challenging your kids can reduce their anxiety, says study

It is assumed that 5% of children and adolescents suffer anxiety. Anxiety symptoms can start early in childhood, sometimes as early as 2-3 years of …

Fathers’ food parenting strategies: How to feed a child

Nowadays, fathers become more and more important in parenting. Interestingly, many father-child interactions are related to food. Father can cook …

Parenting

Children can learn problem-solving skills with iPad

Nowadays touchscreen devices like iPad and tablets are quite popular in children. One question is when using an iPad, can they learn problem-solving …

How family stress affects child development

Family stress, such as financial problems, can strongly influences children’s physical, cognitive, and social-emotional development. Therefore, it is …

Facebook can help improve students’ academic performance

Facebook is usually seen as the largest social network site for people to communicate with others. It is very popular in students.<p>For example, more …

Education Technology

A healthy diet can make guys smell attractive, says study

Body odor can provide important information when people choose a romantic partner. Many factors can influence body odor, and one of them is diet.<p>In a …

Dog walking can change body shape and size in obese people

Owning a dog can bring lots of benefits. One of them is that dog walking can increase your physical activity and help you keep fit.<p>Studies have shown …

Benefits and risks of having a pet

People have kept animals for companion since 15,000 years ago. Pet ownership is a feature to every human culture in the world. In the USA, about 37 …

How yoga can improve our health

Yoga is one the most popular physical activities in the world. In a recent survey, about 21,000,000 Americans practiced yoga during the last year. …

Meditation can help maintain weight loss by reducing anxiety

Obesity poses great threat to our health. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 3.4 million adults die every year as a …

Weight Loss

Motivation can help people lose weight

Overweight is a serious health threat. It can increase risk for heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, and respiratory problems.<p>Most people with …

Breast milk sugar helps protect babies from Group B strep infection

Group B strep (GBS) are bacteria found normally in vagina, intestine and rectal area in about 33% of healthy pregnant women. Most pregnant women who …

Sexual dysfunction influences relationship: how women and men are different

Sex is an important part of a romantic relationship. The quality of sexual life can strongly influence our happiness in a relationship.<p>Nevertheless, …

Relationships

Sleep quality can predict mental health in pregnant women

Sleep disturbance are common in women, in particular during pregnancy. A European research shows that <b>75% of pregnant women have poor sleep and</b> …