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Behavioral Sciences

Article release

Whole-body scanning can change men’s body image

January 3, 2019 -

*** Reposted with permission from Manchester Metropolitan University*** Study recommends more support when scanning used by retailers Whole-body scanning can change men’s body image, and while it may help them adopt a more healthy lifestyle, care should be taken about […]

Article release

Entrainment device enhances memory function

October 22, 2018 -

*Reposted with permission from the University of California, Davis.* Entrainment of theta brain waves with a commercially available device not only enhances theta wave activity, but boosts memory performance. That’s according to new research from the Center for Neuroscience at […]

Behavioral Sciences

How the child’s mind develops

January 2, 2018 -

What impact do evolving technologies have on the way our children's minds develop? This is a fundamental concern for parents, teachers and practitioners. How we develop so we can think, perceive, remember, talk, reason and learn is a central topic in psychology. It is a field that sees constant new research, including the correlation between children and screen time, and how this will affect their future selves.

Behavioral Sciences

What really causes ADHD? Is it nature or nurture?

September 5, 2017 -

Through the new science of epigenetics (how genes and the environment interact) we now know that a genetic predisposition to ADHD can be changed—and made better or worse—by a child's experiences.

Epigenetics is a fascinating, cutting-edge area of science with major implications for ADHD treatment, as well as many other mental health conditions. If you are planning any upcoming stories on this topic, I hope you will consider using Dr. Nigg as a resource.