Erika Hendren Ennejjar

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The Rise of People Living Alone Has Led to More Sustainable Cities

Fossil Tooth Is "Smoking Gun" That T. Rex Was a Killer

A fossil tooth is the best proof yet that T. rex wasn't just a giant vulture.<p><b>A fossil tooth found buried inside the healed tailbones of a duckbill dinosaur suggests the animal survived a close encounter with a Tyrannosaurus rex about 65 million years ago, according to a new study.</b><p>Scientists say the …

Cory Monteith’s Most Memorable ‘Glee’ Performances

<i>Glee</i> star Cory Monteith’s unexpected death on July 13th leaves a legion of Gleeks in mourning and the show’s future up in the air. Here, we celebrate …

Skull found in Australia challenges Captain Cook claim

A skull found on the banks of a river in rural Australia is believed to date from the 1600s and has challenged the view that Captain Cook was the first white person to set foot on the country’s east coast.<p>Carbon dating showed the skull belonged to a Caucasian male and had an 80 per cent chance of …

Zipcar For Office Space: A New Service Lets You Rent A Desk By The Hour

Breather offers ultra-short-term, hyper-local access to clean, classy rooms on demand for about $20 per hour.<p>I work from a home office, but sometimes I want to change things up. That means parking in a coffee shop or a co-working space–neither of which offer the kind of control over my environment …

Cortex: A Conceptual 3D-Printed Exoskeletal Cast by Jake Evill | Colossal

<p>One of the worst aspects of fracturing a bone, other than the excruciating pain and subsequent hospital bill, is the itchy, smelly, plaster cast. …

Psychiatry’s New Diagnostic Manual: “Don’t Buy It. Don’t Use It. Don’t Teach It.”

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>That's what psychiatrist Allen Frances, chair of the DSM-IV task force, has to say …

How women experience stress: what the research tells us

Several recent studies have come to the same conclusion: at work, and in general, women are feeling the pressures of stress more than their male …

Scanning felons' brains could help predict whether they'll reoffend

Over five decades since <i>A Clockwork Orange</i> foretold a future where experimental science is used to "cure" repeat offenders, a study of 96 male felons has used brain scans to predict the likelihood of falling back into crime. While the neuroscientist who led the study, Kent Kiehl of Albuquerque's …

The Touch-Screen Generation

Young children—even toddlers—are spending more and more time with digital technology. What will it mean for their development?<p>On a chilly day last spring, a few dozen developers of children’s apps for phones and tablets gathered at an old beach resort in Monterey, California, to show off their …

Kinect-Powered Virtual Therapist Tracks Your Body Language To Help Diagnose You

A new psychiatrist-aiding machine records not only patients' verbal answers, but their non-verbal cues.<p>Could a computer program catch what a human psychiatrist can't? A new program called SimSensei, still in the early stages of development, logs people's subtle body language and fleeting facial …

Why Apologize?

People often do feel better after apologizing -- though not as good as they do after being asked to apologize and refusing.<p>butapa / flickr<p>Discussions of social science research often seem to tell us more about how we <i>like</i> to think about social science research than they do about anything else. That …

The Hell of American Day Care

It was 5:30 in the morning when Kenya Mire looked down at her baby girl, Kendyll, who was curled up tight on a foldaway crib. “Night, night,” Kendyll …

Study: The Nature and Nurture of Kids' Reading Development

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>Admit it: you’re ever so slightly jealous of those glowing parents you’ve seen in infomercials gushing over their 2yo who …

Baby sweat may predict toddler aggression

<b>CARDIFF U. (UK) —</b> Babies who get less sweaty in response to scary situations at age one show more physical and verbal aggression at age three, …

Nature and Nurture Key for Tots' Sleep

Action Points<p>Genes play the biggest role in getting toddlers to sleep through the night, but environmental factors are more important for daytime …

Why Do We Lie?

<b>By Chris Gayomali</b><p>The answer to the question "Why do we lie?" seems fairly obvious: The truth is messy, inconvenient, and a time-consuming pain to …

When Altruism Defies Evolutionary Logic

There’s this story that we humans are only altruistic, and that animals are only altruistic either toward kin with whom they share genes or toward …

Did everyone 3,000 years ago have a voice in their head?

Today, plenty of us talk to ourselves, but relatively few of us hear voices. According to one psychologist, as little as 3,000 years ago it was the …

The Power of Process: What Young Mozart Teaches Us About the Secret of Cultivating Genius

<i>“The trick to creativity … is to identify your own peculiar talent and then to settle down to work with it for a good long time,”</i> observed Denise Shekerjian in reflecting on her insightful interviews with MacArthur “genius” grantees. <i>“Success is the product of the severest kind of mental and</i> …

New study finds gaming helps children learn 'ethical decision making'

A new study out of the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada, suggests that those who spend time playing video games lay some of the ground work for socially responsible, good citizens in later life. Conducted by Dr. Kathy Sanford, the study examined children between the ages of 13 and …