Tag: "motivations" at biology news
Women who have donated eggs sought for national study
...hat the little research that has looked at women's motivations
to donate eggs has been conducted in Great Britain, Canada and Israel. However, unlike in the United States, payment for egg donation in those countries is not permitted. Payment is legal in the United States and women typically can earn $3,000 for...
Bridging the gap between genetics and motivations to drink alcohol
...se the risk for alcoholism. Particularly important motivations
involve drinking to relieve social anxiety and imp... that young adults model the drinking behavior and motivations
of their parents, or through genetic mechanisms, meaning there are physiological reasons alcohol is ...
Getting at the roots of terrorism
... very least, these factors can be important to the motivations
and recruitment of terrorists, even when those terrorists are relatively prosperous and well educated individuals as were the 9/11 Saudis and Osama bin Laden himself. The socioeconomic and political conditions in their nations provided a good basis f...
Scientist explores the future of research collaboration
... those interviews, done in the summer of 2000, the motivations
for collaboration ran from access to expertise, equipment, and funding to professional advancement, from the ability to tackle "bigger" problems to networking. The value of further study of collaboration would be especially useful to policymakers, B...
Scientists urge that the patient physical should now include this advice: 'Get off the sofa and get active'
...r a wide range of medical disorders. The range of motivations
for seeing the doctor range from general physicals and check-ups to specific types of complains, many of which do not require specialty treatment. Despite the evidence of the problems associated with sedentary lifestyles, less than half of patients n...
Genetically Speaking, Race Doesn't Exist In Humans
... it's make love, not war." Sussman says one of his motivations
in devoting his first issue of AmericanAnthropologist to race was to show the relevance of anthropology both in theacademic world and in our everyday lives. "Historically, race has been a key issue in anthropology," says Sussman. "Sinceabout 1910, a...
Mathematics Reveals New Pattern Of Brain Cell Activity
...ain produces during sleep. One of our main motivations
for studying this is sleep rhythms,explained Terman. As someone first drifts off to sleep, the networkof neurons in their brain isnt very synchronized. It breaks up intodifferent groups, each firing in a different pattern. But as...