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Trapped by a flexible schedule
A flexible schedule is one of the main advantages of freelance work. (2019-09-13)
Research tracks narcissism from young adulthood to middle age
The belief that one is smarter, better looking, more successful and more deserving than others -- a personality trait known as narcissism -- tends to wane as a person matures, a new study confirms. (2019-09-11)
Beliefs about uncommitted sex may put marriages at risk
An individual's behaviors and attitudes in relation to uncommitted sexual relationships, even before the marriage, can contribute to marital satisfaction or dissolution. (2019-09-05)
Emoji buttons gauge emergency department sentiments in real time
Simple button terminals stationed around emergency departments featuring 'emoji' reflecting a range of emotions are effective in monitoring doctor and patient sentiments in real time. (2019-09-04)
Wealth can lead to more satisfying life if viewed as a sign of success vs. happiness
A new study featuring researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York found that viewing wealth and material possessions as a sign of success yields significantly better results to life satisfaction than viewing wealth and possessions as a sign of happiness. (2019-09-03)
Family perceptions of end-of-life care for patients with advanced kidney disease
Patients with advanced chronic kidney disease who died in Department of Veterans Affairs' facilities often received intensive patterns of end-of-life care that appeared to be primarily directed at life extension. (2019-08-29)
Global study reveals most popular marketing metrics
Satisfaction is the most popular metric for marketing decisions around the world, according to a new study from the University of Technology Sydney. (2019-08-28)
Changing partners doesn't change relationship dynamics, study shows
New romances eventually follow patterns similar to old ones, according to U of A relationship researcher who led eight-year study. (2019-08-27)
Making it count
The study shows reaching a goal expressed in round numbers results in higher levels of customer satisfaction. (2019-08-21)
Green space is good for your mental health -- the nearer the better!
Living within 300m of urban green space such as parks, nature reserves or play areas is associated with greater happiness, sense of worth, and life satisfaction -- according to a new study by researchers at the University of Warwick, Newcastle University and the University of Sheffield. (2019-08-20)
Comparing your house to your neighbors' can lead to dissatisfaction
Satisfaction with your home can depend on its size compared to your neighbors' homes, according to new Iowa State University research. (2019-08-19)
Paper filter from local algae could save millions of lives in Bangladesh
The problem of access to safe drinking water in most parts of Bangladesh is a persistent challenge. (2019-08-18)
Microneedling improves appearance of acne scars
It turns out creating tiny injuries on your face with needles actually helps decrease the appearance of acne scars. (2019-08-09)
Professional coaching alleviates burnout symptoms in physicians
Medical doctors in the United States are twice as likely to experience symptoms of burnout as other workers, which can compromise quality of care and place patients at risk. (2019-08-05)
Individuals with obesity get more satisfaction from their food
A new study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics found no significant difference in taste perceptions between participants of normal weight and those who were overweight. (2019-07-30)
Tired of waiting on a waiter?
We've all been there...you're out to eat and in need of a refill or the check and the wait staff is nowhere to be found. (2019-07-29)
A better avenue for neurosurgery to improve outcomes
Changing the route of entry for minimally invasive neurosurgery provides better outcomes for a wide range of interventions, and is preferred by patients. (2019-07-18)
Diversity on teams leads to positive outcomes, but not for all
Individuals on teams of diverse people working together can have better outcomes than those on teams with similar individuals, research as shown. (2019-07-18)
Music may offer alternative to preoperative drug routinely used to calm nerves
Music may offer an alternative to the use of a drug routinely used to calm the nerves before the use of regional anaesthesia (peripheral nerve block), suggest the results of a clinical trial, published online in the journal Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine. (2019-07-18)
New study reveals surprising gender disparity in work-life balance
Work-life balance and its association with life satisfaction have been garnering a lot of interest. (2019-07-17)
The high cost of perfectionism
Professors from University of Houston-Clear Lake, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, and University of Houston research how feeling like a fake at work can lead to problems at home. (2019-07-12)
Why sex becomes less satisfying with age
The number of women regularly having sex declines with age, and the number of women enjoying sex postmenopause is even lower. (2019-07-10)
Ped EM docs at risk for developing compassion fatigue, burnout, low compassion satisfaction
Pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) physicians are at risk for developing compassion fatigue (CF), burnout (BO), and low compassion satisfaction (CS), but proactive awareness of these phenomena and their predictors may allow providers to better manage the unique challenges and emotional stressors of the pediatric ED to enhance personal well-being and professional performance. (2019-07-10)
The UC3M programs a humanoid robot to communicate in sign language
Scientists from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) have published a paper featuring the results of research into interactions between robots and deaf people, in which they were able to programme a humanoid - called TEO - to communicate in sign language. (2019-07-08)
Autistic adults experience high rates of negative life events
Autistic adults are vulnerable to many types of negative life experience, including employment difficulties, financial hardship, domestic abuse and 'mate-crime', according to new research published today in the journal Autism Research. (2019-07-08)
Gender bias alive and well in health care roles, study shows
Results of a multi-center study of patients' assumptions about health care professionals' roles based on gender show significant stereotypical bias towards males as physicians and females as nurses. (2019-07-01)
Study shows that financial crises lower life satisfaction
Financial crises not only result in severe disruptions to the economic system, they also affect people's life satisfaction. (2019-06-27)
These neurons affect how much you do, or don't, want to eat
University of Arizona researchers have identified a network of neurons that coordinate with other brain regions to influence eating behaviors. (2019-06-25)
One day of employment a week is all we need for mental health benefits -- study
Latest research finds up to eight hours of paid work a week significantly boosts mental health and life satisfaction. (2019-06-18)
Gender bias continues in recognition of physicians and nurses
A new study has shown that patients are significantly more likely to correctly identify male physicians and female nurses, demonstrating continuing gender bias in the health care environment. (2019-06-17)
An hour or two of outdoor learning every week increases teachers' job satisfaction
A Swansea University study has revealed how as little as an hour a week of outdoor learning has tremendous benefits for children and also boosts teachers' job satisfaction. (2019-06-11)
Want effective policy? Ask the locals
Based on a survey of over 100,000 respondents in 37 countries, researchers at Kyushu University in Japan report that regional economic, developmental, and cultural factors greatly influence the relationships among self-reported levels of energy affordability, life satisfaction, health, and economic inequality. (2019-06-11)
I, you, or we: Pronouns provide hints to romantic attachment styles
New research shows that the pronouns individuals use when describing their romantic experiences provide clues about their attachment styles. (2019-06-06)
Virtual reality improves tolerance of anaesthesia procedures and reduces need for intravenous sedation by at least 50%
Giving patients virtual reality sessions before and during locoregional anesthesia for orthopedic procedures substantially reduces pain and the need for intravenous sedation, according to new research being presented at this year's Euroanaesthesia congress (the annual meeting of the European Society of Anaesthesiology) in Vienna, Austria (June 1-3). (2019-06-01)
More than half of patients in pain management study took no opioids after operations
Patients undergoing six operations said postoperative pain was manageable, according to Journal of the American College of Surgeons study findings. (2019-05-31)
Perceived discrimination associated with well-being in adults with poor vision
This study of nearly 7,700 men and women 50 or older in England looked at how common perceived discrimination was among those with visual impairment and how that was associated with emotional well-being. (2019-05-30)
Initially threatened by change, people adapt to societal diversity over time
With time, people can adapt to societal diversity and actually benefit from it, according to a study led by researchers at Princeton University and the University of Oxford. (2019-05-23)
Contact with nature during childhood could lead to better mental health in adulthood
Almost 3,600 people participated in a European study on the impact of green and blue spaces on mental health and vitality. (2019-05-21)
Good leadership and values key to staff satisfaction, study finds
Tourism and hospitality firms that score highly for leadership and cultural values see higher staff satisfaction, according to a new study by the University of East Anglia (UEA). (2019-05-20)
Drexel-developed safety climate scale helps fire departments reach safety goals
A new safety scale, that effectively measures the safety climate of a fire department, has been developed by researchers from Drexel's Dornsife School of Public Health, according to a paper published today in the journal Safety Science. (2019-05-16)
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