Tag: "reading" at medical news
Very shy children may process some facial expressions differently
...iminished brain involvement and partially impaired reading
in response to some facial expressions. "Shy children have been shown to provide relatively distinct physiologic responses in a variety of contexts," the researchers write. "These data suggest that a biased pattern of processing emotional informatio...
Environmental tobacco smoke linked to reading, math, logic and reasoning declines in children
...nto nearly a three-point decline in a standardized reading
test and nearly a two-point decline in a standardi...red by cotinine levels, the greater the decline in reading
and reasoning ability, even at extremely low levels of exposure, according to Dr. Yolton. Surprisi...
Dartmouth awarded $21.8 million NSF grant
...ations into language acquisition and bilingualism, reading
and literacy, the neurocognitive paths of number development and skill retention, the social aspects of learning and adolescent brain development and social behavior. The researchers will also work with leaders of Dartmouth's Native American Studies ...
Researchers track program's success in curbing aggressive behavior
...me that promotes good behavior as they worked on a reading
assignment. The first lady's words of praise for the "Good Behavior Game" shined the national spotlight on a classroom management technique little known outside academic circles. Turns out the game works -- keeping the students from violent behavior...
Florida Tech scientist wins patent for device to deliver X-ray irradiation
... "I became interested in this work while reading
about research going on to implant radiation sources within the body. With radiation from an external source, the dosage can be more easily adjusted and controlled and the procedure is much safer," said Mitra. The patented process delive...
Researcher explores ways to make hypnosis a more effective therapeutic technique
...n different experiences, from watching a sunset to reading
novels," he said. Along with other traits, they want to determine if mindfulness correlates to strong hypnotic response. "If we had scales where we could pre-select people who tend to be mindful, and contrast them with people who in everyday life ten...
Columbia study finds hemophilia therapy dramatically improves outcomes for bleeding stroke
...to investigate rFVIIa as a treatment for ICH after reading
about its coagulation effects. With the brand name NovoSeven, rFVIIa has been on the U.S. market since 1999 as a treatment for hemophilia, and is manufactured by Novo Nordisk. Preliminary results of this trial were initially presented at the Fifth ...
Fewer false alarms when mammographers have greater experience screening healthy breasts
...who read more mammograms overall and who have been reading
them longer develop a higher threshold for identif... fewer doctors would subsequently be available for reading
mammograms, any resulting increased barriers to healthcare delivery could be managed, she said. "Cha...
Can you read my mind? W.M. Keck Foundation funds innovative brain research at Carnegie Mellon
...ence comprehension. They also will demonstrate how reading
different words and sentences will produce variati...an distinguish which category of words a person is reading
about (for example, a list of buildings versus a list of tools) by detecting subtle variations in b...
Vaccine against childhood pneumonia shows promise
...ty of results because of different methods used in reading
radiographs. The Gambian trial had a higher reduction of incidence of radiological pneumonia and is the first to show a reduction in hospital admissions and overall child mortality....
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