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Low-Birth-Weight Children ‘Associated with Lower Academic Outcomes’

[Source:  Medical News Today] Previous research has found that low birth weight is associated with a variety of adverse outcomes in later childhood. Studies reported on by Medical News Today have suggested that low-birth-weight babies are more likely to have autism spectrum disorder, psychiatric … Continue reading

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Leafy Greens Reduce Aggressive Behavior in Adolescents

[Source:  Medical Xpress] High magnesium intake has been associated with reduced aggressive behavior in WA adolescents, highlighting the importance of a magnesium-rich diet in emotional and behavioral health. While previous research has linked low dietary zinc and magnesium to increased anxiety and … Continue reading

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Brain Dissociates Emotional Response From Explicit Memory in Fearful Situations

[Source:  Science Daily.com] Researchers at the Cognition and Brain Plasticity group of the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL) and the University of Barcelona have been tracking the traces of implicit and explicit memories of fear in human. The study has … Continue reading

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Short, Fun Exercise Sessions Improve Class Behavior

[Source:  Psych Central] A new Canadian study shows that brief bouts of physical activity can improve behavior in the classroom for primary school students. Researchers found that a brief, high-intensity interval exercise, or a “FUNterval,” for second grade and fourth … Continue reading

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Can Depression and Guilt in Preschool Years Change the Brain?

[Source:  Medical News Today] A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry suggests that children who were diagnosed with depression between the ages of 3-6 have a smaller brain region involved in emotion than those who were not depressed. In the latest study, … Continue reading

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