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For Many Women, Body Image and Sex Life May Suffer After Episiotomy

Women who have episiotomies after childbirth reported having poorer body image and less satisfying sex lives than women who tear and heal naturally.

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Experts Able to Comment on Report Finding U.S. Anti-Semitic Incidents Have Spiked 87%

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Autonomy in the Workplace Has Positive Effects on Well-Being and Job Satisfaction, Study Finds.

New research into workplace culture has found that employees with higher levels of autonomy in their work reported positive effects on their overall well-being and higher levels of job satisfaction.

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Neurobiology and Behavior, Brain Aging And Dementia, Microglia

Skin Stem Cells Used to Generate New Brain Cells

Using human skin cells, University of California, Irvine neurobiologists and their colleagues have created a method to generate one of the principle cell types of the brain called microglia, which play a key role in preserving the function of neural networks and responding to injury and disease.

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Dog rivalry, Interactions between familiar dogs, Social learning in dogs, Dog-dog relationships

How Dogs Interact with Others Plays a Role in Decision-Making

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The latest research by Christy Hoffman, Ph.D., and Malini Suchak, Ph.D., assistant professors of Animal Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation at Canisius College, finds that dynamics between familiar dogs may influence their likelihood of learning from each other. How dogs interact with others plays a big role in how they respond under conditions that require quick thinking.

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Sleep Habits, Sleep Deficits, students and sleep, exams and sleep, interior design students, Interior Design, Architecture, All-Nighter, Irregular sleep

Alternating Skimpy Sleep with Sleep Marathons Hurts Attention, Creativity in Young Adults

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Skimping on sleep, followed by “catch-up” days with long snoozes, is tied to worse cognition — both in attention and creativity — in young adults, in particular those tackling major projects, Baylor University researchers have found.

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Mothers’ Relationship Happiness May Influence Infant Fussiness

How happy a mother is in her relationship and the social support she receives may affect risk of infant colic, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.

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Intercept Helps Kaitlin and Her Grandmother Rebuild Relationship

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Kaitlin, 16, missed more than 40 days of school last year. She was attending an alternative school after being arrested and expelled for theft. She was on probation with a strict curfew.

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Testosteron, Endocrinology, Cortisol, Aggressive, Submissive, Social Hierarchy, Robert A. Josephs, The University Of Texas At Austin, University Of Oregon

Hormone-Influenced Social Strategies Shape Human Social Hierarchy, Study Shows

In a game of chicken, the most aggressive players are fueled by testosterone and are more willing to harm others; and while it may be easy to demonize such hawkish behaviors, psychology researchers from The University of Texas at Austin say there is sound evolutionary reason for their existence.

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After the Death of a Friend, Healing in a Human Social Network

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The first large-scale research on recovery and resilience after a death in a friend group – a study of 15,000 anonymized networks on Facebook - shows that when a friend dies, we get closer to that person’s friends. A human social network repairs itself in ways that keep our total connectedness the same.







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