Tag: "arithmetic" at medical news
DFG approves 11 new Collaborative Research Centers
...om the fields of algebraic and complex geometry to arithmetic
geometry. (Host university: Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Coordinator: Stefan Mller-Stach) In Transregional Collaborative Research Centre 49 Condensed Matter Systems with Variable Many-Body Interactions, scientists and researchers from Fran...
Chronic family turmoil and other problems cause physical changes
...earchers also found that when stressed by a mental arithmetic
problem, the cardiovascular systems of adolescents who had been exposed to chronic risk factors responded less actively to the stressor and were slower to physiologically recover. The results are based on surveys, blood pressure measurements and urin...
Infants, as early as six months, do see errors in arithmetic
...showed infants as young as six months know when an arithmetic
solution is wrong. Andrea Berger and Gabriel Tzur, both at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel, conducted new tests with 24 infants (14 males and 10 females) between six and nine months of age. The infants were shown one or two dolls in a ...
Saliva test offers new window on caffeine/stress response
...drinking one to four cups of coffee and an intense arithmetic
test as stressors, Klein and her colleagues found ...ee). Then all the participants completed a mental arithmetic
test. Klein says, "The men had to count backwards from a four-digit number by sevens and thirteens. ...
Acute stress boosts flu shot response in women, small study finds
...riding a stationary bicycle, competing in a mental arithmetic
contest or reading quietly. Afterward, each person received a flu shot donated by GlaxoSmithKline, U.K. When antibody levels were measured four weeks and again 20 weeks later, women in the physical and mental stress groups had more antibodies to the ...
People can learn motor skills by watching
...cts during video observation--asking them to do an arithmetic
addition task. Mattar and Gribble found that the distraction did not change the motor learning benefit from watching the video. And, when interviewed, the subjects did not show any conscious awareness of how the forces that they actually used compare...