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Why the modern world is bad for your brain - 0 views

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    Multitasking is an essential skill in the era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter. But, argues neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin, it's actually making us less efficient
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Brain Scan Study Suggests 'Pothead' Stereotype Might Be Real - WebMD - 0 views

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    Teens who smoked or had smoked in the past had shrunken structures in areas linked to memory
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Why bullying victims develop health problems as they age and bullies flourish - The Was... - 1 views

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    A new study may have found the underlying cause: A specific indicator of illness, called C-reactive protein (CRP), is higher than normal in bullying victims, even when they get older. In contrast, the bullies, by the same gauge, seem to be healthier.
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Stress hormone may make teenagers safer drivers | Health24 - 0 views

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    A study suggests that teenagers who tend to drive safely have higher levels of the stress hormone cortisol in their systems.
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Slow metabolism 'obesity excuse' true - 0 views

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    The mocked "obesity excuse" of being born with a slow metabolism is actually true for some people, say researchers
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The pseudo-science of Alcoholics Anonymous: There's a better way to treat addiction - S... - 0 views

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    AA and rehab culture have shockingly low success rates, and made it impossible to have real debate about addiction
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Stress and the city: Urban decay - 0 views

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    Scientists are testing the idea that the stress of modern city life is a breeding ground for psychosis
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Social identity and physical health: acce... [J Pers Soc Psychol. 1997] - PubMed - NCBI - 0 views

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    Social identity and physical health
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▶ Motorbikes, Terrorism, Heart Attacks, Sausages: Professor David Spiegelhalt... - 0 views

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    David Spiegelhalter's background is in medical statistics, particularly the use of Bayesian methods in clinical trials, health technology assessment and drug safety. In his post as Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk he leads a small team (UnderstandingUncertainty.org) that attempts to improve the way in which the quantitative aspects of risk and uncertainty are discussed in society. He gives many presentations to schools and others, advises organisations on risk communication, and is a regular newspaper columnist on current risk issues. He has also appeared on Winter Wipeout. He was elected FRS in 2005 and awarded an OBE in 2006 for services to medical statistics
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