Tag: "motivating" at biology news
Convulsions in worms mimic epileptic seizures
...this year, Locke credits Caldwell's enthusiasm for motivating
him to pursue research as an undergraduate....
Cutting-edge cancer researchers sought for international recognition
... and rewarding outstanding cancer research and for motivating
cancer investigators around the world. The Kirk A. and Dorothy P. Landon Foundation has been delighted with our synergistic partnership with the AACR and looks forward to honoring the accomplishments of scientists in the years to come." Past winners ...
Adolescent brains show reduced reward anticipation
...ases- http://www.niaaa.nih.gov ) to be crucial for motivating
behavior toward the prospect of rewards. "Our observations help to resolve a longstanding debate among researchers about whether adolescents experience enhanced reward from risky behaviors--or seek out alcohol and other stimuli because they require e...
Alcoholics with antisocial personality disorder have blunted emotional reactivity
...aluating variable environmental contingencies, and motivating
adaptive behavior. There is considerable variability among individuals in terms of how emotionally reactive we are to different types of situations and events. These differences may indicate vulnerability to certain psychiatric conditions, such as ...
Exercise and recreation for people with mobility impairments
...all is detailed. GAMEWheels system provides safe, motivating
workout for users of wheelchairs Investigates whe...e without play. GAMEWheels system provides a safe, motivating
workout for adults with spinal injury. Speed of muscle recovery after stroke improves gait Examine...
Scientists find alcohol, drugs boost endorphins in key forebrain region
...ins may contribute to the positive reinforcing and motivating
properties of alcohol and psychostimulant drugs," Hodge said. "We did not find this same boost in endorphins in this brain region with nicotine, but we dont know why. It could be that the dose of nicotine we used was too low or that nicotine does not...
Study finds hemochromatosis patients' blood is as safe as other donated blood -- may help alleviate blood shortage
... did not indicate some other health-related reason motivating
them to donate blood. Although nearly 46 percent of hemochromatosis donors reported that their primary motivation for donating was to treat their illness, the prevalence of unreported risk factors for transfusion-transmissible viral infections (TTVI...
Flexibility In Cutting Toxic Releases Yields Dividends
...w environmental initiatives "havebeen effective in motivating
corporations to undertake self-regulated effortsto improve their environmental performance," Khanna and Damon concludedin a paper published by the U. of I. Program in Environmental and ResourceEconomics. Moreover, the 33/50 program led to a positive...
Reclaimed Waste Water Can Augment Municipal Drinking-Water Supplies But Concerns Must Be Addressed
...ed with advances in water treatment technology, is motivating
a small butgrowing number of cities to use reclaimed waste water to supplementdrinking-water supplies. But, important questions remain regarding the level oftreatment, monitoring, and testing needed to ensure public safety. In its new report, Iss...