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Wednesday, 26 February 2020

There Are Many Learning Disorders a Child May Have — 3 Are Most Common

Learning disorders affect the psychological processes involved in learning. They can impair the way a person learns how to read, write, do math, or any other learning process. The most common learning disorder is dyslexia, affecting approximately 80 to 90 percent of all learning disorders. Just before Thanksgiving of last…

Poor mental health both cause and effect of school exclusion

Children with mental health needs require urgent support from primary school onwards to avoid exclusion, which can be both cause and effect of poor mental health, new research concludes. The research, led by the University of Exeter, concluded that a swift response is needed, finding that young people with mental…

What happens to your body when you ingest cannabis every day

The number of American adults who ingest cannabis every day is on the rise, according to a study by researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health (via ScienceDaily). Thanks to legislation that has decriminalized both medical and recreational marijuana in many states, cannabis is legally and widely available to…

Unanticipated response to estrogen at the single cell level

A team led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine found that not only do individual mammalian cells in a population fail to respond synchronously to estrogen stimulation, neither do individual gene copies, known as alleles. The findings, published in the recent edition of the journal Nucleic Acids Research, also…

The brain at rest holds clues to empathy

Empathy helps us resonate with others on both an emotional and physical level. Now, research may have found the roots of this visceral emotion in the brain’s resting state. The neurological underpinnings of empathy have long preoccupied scientists. From mirror neurons that help us “reflect” other people’s emotions, to using…