Tag: "attitudes" at biology news
Earth's 'last edens' receive $20 million boost
...Zoo. Together, these activities change individual attitudes
towards nature and help people imagine wildlife and humans living in sustainable interaction on both a local and global scale. We believe our ability to perpetuate such a world is intrinsic to the integrity of life on Earth....
Depressed heart attack survivors unlikely to change behavior
... A Johns Hopkins study demonstrates that defeatist attitudes
lead to unwillingness to alter unhealthy habits and that this, more than physical status, puts them at risk for early death. Results will be presented Nov. 13 at the American Heart Association's annual Scientific Sessions in Anaheim, Calif. Resear...
Virginia Tech leads global effort to sort out social, economic impacts of agricultural biotechnology
...ch will begin by collecting information concerning attitudes
of producers and consumers through surveys and focus groups. Researchers will then develop a framework to assess economic and social impacts of agricultural biotechnologies. The group will then develop educational materials about the benefits, costs,...
APS August/September journal hot picks
...ning" and its effects on students' achievement and attitudes
toward instruction in a college-level biology cour...tion. Moreover, the findings regarding students' attitudes
toward discovery-based instruction suggest that students enjoyed active, discovery-based problems, b...
China to declare new reserve for Siberian tigers
...Zoo. Together, these activities change individual attitudes
towards nature and help people imagine wildlife and humans living in sustainable interaction on both a local and global scale. WCS believes its ability to perpetuate such a world is intrinsic to the integrity of life on Earth....
Study reveals differing attitudes to PGD among
...ng in Lausanne today (Wednesday 4 July) that these attitudes
included quite different views on the status of em...ing trends observed in this study highlighting the attitudes
of these couples towards several key issues. Only a very small number of couples from each group ex...
Doctors aware of Tylenol-related liver risk - but is the public getting the message?
...edge about how common such problems are, and their attitudes
toward recommending liver transplants for those wh...AIDs or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and attitudes
toward liver transplantation for those who had acetaminophen-related liver failure. Overall, 96 perc...
Heritability of attitudes: Twin research in religious perspective
...ims that part of the variance in indices of social attitudes
is due to genetic factors. The study does not rep... such sophistication in our understanding of human attitudes
and values. "It is tempting to idolize current provisional insights as justifying more permanent swe...
The cult - and culture - of anorexia
...hips manifested itself most startlinglyin people's attitudes
to death: it was seen as being desirable, theultimate negation of being sociable. "The best anorexic, people told me, was when they were dead," Ms Warinsays. "These people consider themselves to be the winners."...
You are what you eat and your kids are too
... emphasis," Dr. Haire-Joshu said. "We found that attitudes
toward food, choices in food selection, and timing of meals are in great part a result of parental modeling of behaviors," said Dr. Haire-Joshu. Almost half of the parents said they "always" or "almost always" eat foods that they want their child to...
Scholar finds parallels between U.S./Japanese attitudes toward wolves
...ritings that trace the changing nature of Japanese attitudes
toward wolves. "Brett Walker has done a remarkable piece of research, weaving together history, science and culture," commented Ron Nowak, a nationally known taxonomist who reviewed a draft of Walker's taxonomy chapter. "His presentation should make...
Gene study to unlock causes of stroke
...in heart disease has led to huge changes in public attitudes
to smoking, fat consumption and exercise; all factors that are also implicated in stroke. But some who smoke heavily, have high cholesterol levels and eat huge quantities of fatty food dont succumb to stroke, while others who obey all the rules are s...
Inheritable gene modification research should not proceed on humans without standards and oversight, AAAS report says
...rations, raising "major ethical concerns about the attitudes
toward the human person, the nature of human reproduction, and the parent-child relationship," the report states. According to Dr. Audrey R. Chapman, director of AAAS's Program of Dialogue on Science, Ethics and Religion and co-author of the repo...
Paul Ehrlich challenges evolutionary psychology and the 'selfish gene' in his latest book, 'Human Natures'
...en to reproduce more, could explain differences in attitudes
toward fidelity." And on the question of whether human beings are innately aggressive, Ehrlich points out that we are "at least as often peaceful and resolve conflicts nonviolently. Maybe we should talk about us as being the 'conciliatory apes'." He ...
New research highlights concerns over children born through donor insemination
...slation alone is not sufficient to change personal attitudes
in a population and that discussion on the ethics of telling, or not telling, is vital among responsible professional groups. The findings highlight the risk of children who have not been informed by their parents, being told by others. That is a maj...
Cranfield looks at recycling attitudes
...s have recently completed a major survey of public attitudes
to water recycling. The study, part of an EPSRC funded project on water recycling, was carried out between March and April this year and involved over 300 respondents throughout England and Wales. Although the UK may not appear to have a water supply...
'Scarlet E' still taints media, still distorts epilepsy
... 'epileptics.' While we realize the press reflects attitudes
in society as a whole, we were a little surprised ... press to patient. Patients may internalize these attitudes
and become ashamed, allowing the stigma to limit their lives." "When was the last time," Krauss as...
Strict diets required for chronic disease management may increase risk of unhealthy eating behaviors
...tudy. Eating disturbances are unhealthy eating attitudes
and behaviors that are not severe enough to qualify as full-blown eating disorders. Previous studies noted that eating disorders occur more frequently in women with diabetes, but this study, which focused on women with phenylketonuria (PKU) as we...
It's not such 'a wonderful life' living next door to a liquor store
...re someone lives determines 15-16 percent of their attitudes
toward drinking and 11 percent of their individual...y and convenience stores) might have on individual attitudes
toward drinking and alcohol consumption. They found an over concentration of off-sales outlets in m...
Most highly endowed promotion prize for fourteen scientists and scholars
...as been investigating how the aims, intentions and attitudes
of a speaker can be deduced from his speech characteristics a topic of research which is of great importance, amongst other things, for the possibilities it presents for exposing liars through the their oral idiosyncracies. Prof. Dr. Peter Gre...
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