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First evidence of brain abnormalities found in pathological liars

...cies in their stories about occupation, education, crimes and family background," said Raine, a psychology professor at USC and co-author of the study. "Pathological liars can't always tell truth from falsehood and contradict themselves in an interview. They are manipulative and they admit they prey on peo...

Mathematics in fact and fiction discussed at AAAS Annual Meeting

...mholtz, who helps his brother, an FBI agent, solve crimes using mathematical methods. In the initial episode, the mathematician, Charlie Eppes, developed a formula to determine the likely location and workplace of a criminal, based on his crime patterns. He also has used math to compare DNA sequences, analy...

Most extensive survey ever of world's tropical forests shows upward trend in sustainable management

...spread of illegal logging and other forest-related crimes in many parts of the tropics. Wanted: Forests that are Worth More Alive than Dead ITTO advocates the designation of more permanent forest estate and the formulation and implementation of sustainable management plans across a much larger portion of...

The public face of mental illness -- is it a one-sided view?

... most commonly reported in connection with violent crimes such as murder, causing newspaper readers to make unrealistic links between mental illness and violent crimes. Miss Morgan added, "The misconception is two-fold. Firstly, schizophrenia and other psychotic illnesses are actually among the least com...

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(Date:8/27/2014)... to listen carefully to someone, the first thing we ... is stop moving altogether. This strategy helps us hear ... movements. , This interplay between movement and hearing also ... evidence has long suggested that the brain,s motor cortex, ... gives rise to our conscious perception of sound. , ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... giant, frightening beasts. But every creature is a baby ... containing fossils of 24 very young dinosaurs and one ... overseen by a caretaker, according to a new study ... Hedrick and Peter Dodson led the work, collaborating with ... the specimen is held. Hedrick is a doctoral student ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... into doubt the long-standing belief that a deficiency in ... plays a central role in depression. In the journal ... lacking the ability to make serotonin in their brains ... did not show depression-like symptoms. , Donald Kuhn ... Center and Wayne State University School of Medicine note ...
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