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Nanoparticles 'tailor' complex fluids for photonics, ceramics applications
Researchers at the University of Illinois have discovered a fundamentally new approach for tailoring the stability of colloidal suspensions. (2001-08-01)
Carnegie Mellon mathematics professor wins Agostinelli Prize
Carnegie Mellon University Mathematical Sciences Professor Morton Gurtin is this year's winner of the $13,000 (2001-07-25)
Children lead the way when it comes to asthma management
The lessons learned in a school program that teaches elementary school children to manage their asthma appear to rub off on their parents, even when the parents are not directly involved with the program. (2001-07-14)
Life at home key in determining child's drive for success, study shows
Persist, adapt to challenges, succeed. Why does such tenacity work for one child but not another? (2001-07-02)
Biting may drive division of labor among social wasp workers
Popular wisdom reminds people not to bite the hand that feeds them. (2001-06-27)
Study strengthens link between premature births and behavioral problems
An international study developed at Michigan State University and published in the May 26 issue of The Lancet shows that children who are born weighing less than two pounds exhibit a number of behavioral problems later in life - including hyperactivity and social problems - despite their cultural differences. (2001-05-23)
Blood flow to the brain indicates when recovering cocaine addicts are able to benefit from talk therapy
Measuring blood flow to the brain might be useful in determining when recovering cocaine addicts are best able to benefit from talk therapy. (2001-04-24)
Genetic contributions to suicide
According to the Centers for Disease Control suicide is the 8th leading cause of death in the U.S. (2001-04-05)
ASU professor finds new twist to old theory
Arizona State University Physics and Astronomy professor Ralph V. Chamberlin has found a new twist to an old theory of magnetism. (2000-11-15)
Childhood behavior problems predict emotional baggage for young adults
Childhood behavior problems such as temper tantrums, bullying or destructiveness increase the risk of emotional trouble for the young adult, a Penn State expert says. (2000-09-13)
Positive school climate equals positive children's behavior, peacebuilders program teaches social competence
Creating a pro-social school environment increases the frequency of children's positive behavior, develops their social skills, and may limit future aggressive behaviors. (2000-08-06)
Do actions speak louder than words? When girls and boys tell aggressive stories, girls are more likely to act out, National Jewish research says
When girls and boys tell stories with similarly aggressive themes, the girls are more likely to have behavior problems at home or school than the boys, according to research released today by National Jewish Medical and Research Center. (2000-07-20)
Virtual 7-year-old helping researchers learn how real kids' thinking develops
To test theories about the specific ways in which children's thinking develops as they mature, researchers are using a cyberkid -- a computer simulation -- that strategizes and makes choices when building a pyramid from blocks about as well as a real 7-year-old child. (2000-06-29)
Internet retailers track wrong data, paper argues
Internet retailers pay too much attention to the total number of hits to their sites and not enough to data about their best customer prospects, according to a paper given earlier this month during a marketing convention of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®). (2000-06-29)
Research measures the misery of war on children
For hundreds of thousands of children around the world, war is taking a tragic toll and is the focus of the latest research by Steve Carlton-Ford, University of Cincinnati sociologist. (2000-05-04)
New theory of human behavior takes internal goals into account
Why do we do the things we do? Is our daily behavior essentially a reaction to outside occurrences? (2000-04-30)
Anti-convulsant treatment benefits disruptive, explosive youth
Children and adolescents with certain severe disruptive behavior disorders that are marked by explosive temper caused by irritable mood swings demonstrated significant behavior improvement when treated with the anti-convulsant divalproex (Depakote), according to a preliminary study briefly reported in the May issue of the American Journal of Psychiatry. (2000-04-19)
Yale receives $3 million for the study and treatment of personality disorders
Yale has received a $3 million grant from a Swiss family to study borderline personality disorder, as well as other personality disorders. (2000-04-18)
Day care study done by Rush nurses improve toddlers' behavior; Parents show improvement, too
A study of 268 parents with young children in 11 Chicago day- care centers serving low-income families found that using a parent training course can significantly help parents reduce the number of behavioral problems among their two and three- year-old children. (2000-03-12)
Columbia University establishes David Mahoney Center for Brain and Behavior Research
Columbia University has founded the David Mahoney Center for Brain and Behavior Research dedicated to investigating one of the great scientific puzzles of the 21st century: the link between the molecular workings of brain cells and human cognition. (2000-02-13)
Expanding the use of potent HIV therapies will limit infections and AIDS deaths under most likely scenarios, new model shows
Expanding the use of the most potent anti-retroviral drug therapies would help limit new HIV infections and AIDS deaths among gay men in San Francisco over the next ten years even if drug resistance and dangerous sexual behavior soar, according to a mathematical model developed at UC San Francisco. (2000-01-26)
Study shows that managed care plans can do more to help enrollees change unhealthy behaviors
Although nearly half of the nation's premature deaths are linked with such things as unhealthy diet, inactivity or substance abuse, few managed care plans routinely use proven strategies to help their enrollees change these behaviors. (2000-01-12)
Gene mutation alters feeding behavior
A tiny transparent worm has enabled the first complete description of the biochemical steps leading from a genetic mutation to a change in behavior, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas investigators reported in the December 24th issue of Science. (2000-01-06)
Behavior and demographics associated with divorce may have greater effect on children than actual divorce, study says
New research suggests that divorce, in and of itself, does not necessarily lead to children's problem behavior. (1999-12-18)
Combustion of composite propellants studied at microscopic level
Researchers at the University of Illinois are investigating the microscopic combustion behavior of composite propellants, an important step in improving the performance and reliability of solid-fueled launch vehicles and high-speed interceptors. (1999-11-30)
Report highlights need for more behavioral and social science research training at NIH
Behavioral and social factors are implicated in nine out of 10 leading causes of death in the U.S. (1999-11-18)
Parents can impact their children's attitudes toward violence
Parents' attitude toward fighting has greater impact on their children's aggressive behaviors than any other family factor, a new survey of 8,865 Texas middle school students finds. (1999-11-14)
UF research ties homosexual behavior in beetle to evolution
In a new hypothesis for a behavior observed in a number of species, two researchers say the process of natural selection may explain homosexual behavior in a beetle that preys on citrus in South Florida. (1999-10-19)
Age reduces aggression in boys
As boys grow older, they generally become less physically aggressive, oppositional, and hyperactive, according to a recent study by scientists at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Montreal. (1999-09-23)
Parents serve as models for adolescents' health behavior
Adolescents tend to model their parents' behavior in eating, smoking, and practicing healthy and unhealthy lifestyle habits, according to research conducted at Iowa State University, Ames. (1999-09-20)
Preschoolers who sleep less have more behavior problems
Fewer minutes and hours of sleep add up to more problems in the daytime behavior of children aged two to five, according to new research. (1999-06-14)
Hi-tech tutoring
An artificially intelligent tutoring system that semi- automates team training methods has been successfully demonstrated in a Navy laboratory and will be studied further at the AEGIS Training and Readiness Center in Dahlgren, Va. (1999-06-03)
Stress Hormone Tied To Depression And Conduct Disorder In Pregnant Teens
Shedding new light on the biology of violence, a Penn State- led team has found evidence, for the first time, in pregnant teens that lower concentrations of a stress hormone in the blood are linked to greater numbers of depression and conduct disorder symptoms. (1999-05-21)
Gratuitous Media Violence Can Increase Violent Responses To Provocation, Acceptance Of Violence, Studies Show
Two studies show that prolonged exposure to gratuitous violence in the media can escalate subsequent hostile behaviors and, among some viewers, foster greater acceptance of violence as a means of conflict resolution. (1999-04-26)
Negative Mothering Breeds Defiance Into School Years
Adolescent mothers who are depressed and anxious and use negative control tactics such as yelling, insulting, threatening, and spanking their children are likely to find those children continuing their defiant behaviors beyond their pre-school years and into school, researchers are learning. (1999-04-06)
Easy-To-Understand Book Written To Appeal To Students, Pet Owners
Dog owners have the right stuff, according to a new book that says a canine companion (1999-03-31)
Animals' Behavior Can Hasten Their Extinction
These days a species' behavior may not be in its best interests because what works in undisturbed habitats may no longer apply in those altered by people. (1999-03-30)
Bullying Behavior: Blame It On Bad Genes?
Bullying can be inherited through your genes. Such aggressive antisocial behavior, in fact, is more likely to be genetic than nonaggressive antisocial behaviors like delinquency, truancy, theft -- except among girls. (1999-03-09)
Mothers' Soothing: Do Infants Really Care?
Mothers who soothe their infants when they are in distress and pain may believe that's what motherhood is all about, but do the infants really care? (1999-03-09)
UCSF Study Finds Patients Willing To Talk About Risky Behavior
A new University of California San Francisco study has found that patients are willing to discuss risky behavior with their primary care physicians and that it matters little whether they do that face-to-face or with the help of technology. (1999-01-04)
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