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  1. Behavioral activation as effective as CBT for depression, at lower cost

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A simple and inexpensive therapy is equally as effective at treating depression as the 'gold standard' of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), a large-scale study has concluded. Posted: 2016-07-23  ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  2. Injectable biomaterial could be used to manipulate organ behavior

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Ideally, injectable or implantable medical devices should not only be small and electrically functional, they should be soft, like the body tissues with which they interact. Scientists set out to see if ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  3. Female blue tits sing in the face of danger

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Birdsong has long been associated with courtship or competitive behavior. And males were considered to be more active. Now a research team shows that female singing is much more common. They demonstrated ...
    Sunday, 26 June 2016
  4. Parents, especially fathers, play key role in young adults' health

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Parents, and especially fathers, play a vital role in developing healthy behaviors in young adults and helping to prevent obesity in their children. When it came to predicting whether a young male will ...
    Sunday, 26 June 2016
  5. Mothers have a stronger tendency to mimic their daughters' consumption behavior than vice versa

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Science & Society

    How much do our children influence our consumption behavior? More than we thought. A new study finds that teenage girls have a strong influence on the products their mothers buy solely for personal use, ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  6. Working mothers and the effects on children

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Science & Society

    Parents struggling to combine paid work with bringing up their children now have some positive news thanks to a new study on maternal employment and child socio-emotional behavior in the UK. Posted: ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  7. Study exposes habit formation in smartphone users

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Computers & Math

    Smartphone users develop the habit of frequently checking their phones for e-mail, social media, and news, shows a new study. The researchers were surprised to find users engaging in checking behaviors ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  8. First artificial neural network created out of DNA: Molecular soup exhibits brainlike behavior

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Computers & Math

    Researchers have now taken a major step toward creating artificial intelligence -- not in a robot or a silicon chip, but in a test tube. The researchers are the first to have made an artificial neural ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  9. Fast prediction of axon behavior: Computer modeling method may lead to more accurate and capable electrodes to stimulate nerves

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Computers & Math

    Researchers have developed a computer modeling method to accurately predict how a peripheral nerve axon responds to electrical stimuli, slashing the complex work from an inhibitory weeks-long process to ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  10. Swarms of locusts use social networking to communicate

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Computers & Math

    Social studies of Facebook and Twitter have been adapted to gain a greater understanding of the swarming behavior of locusts. The enormous success of social networking sites has vividly illustrated the ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  11. When minor planets Ceres and Vesta rock Earth into chaos

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Space & Time

    ... lead to strong chaotic behavior of their orbits, as well as of Earth's eccentricity. This means, in particular, that Earth's past orbit cannot be reconstructed beyond 60 million years. Posted: 2011-07-15 ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  12. Researchers map long-range migrations and habitats of leatherback sea turtles in the Pacific Ocean

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Plants & Animals

    ... features influence their migration and foraging behavior. Posted: 2011-07-28 17:31:31 ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  13. Bacterial spite: When kamikaze-like behavior is a good strategy

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Plants & Animals

    ... bacteria. This kamikaze-like behavior is a bit of an evolutionary mystery. How could a behavior in which an individual gives up its chance to reproduce evolve? Posted: 2011-07-27 23:51:51 ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  14. Farmers more likely to be green if they talk to their neighbors

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Plants & Animals

    Besides helping each other plant and harvest, rural Chinese neighbors also influence each other's environmental behavior -- farmers are more likely to re-enroll their land in a conservation program if ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  15. A cellular protein can reduce the growth and spread of cancer cells

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Health & Medicine

    ... nucleus. These findings show the location of maspin within the cell significantly influences cancer cells' behavior, determining how aggressive the disease will be and how positive patient outcomes will ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  16. Gene gives clues to self-injurious behavior in rare disorder

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Health & Medicine

    In humans, inherited mutations in a gene called HPRT1 lead to very specific self-destructive behavior. Boys with Lesch-Nyhan disease experience uncontrollable urges to bite their fingers, slam their arms ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  17. Social deficits associated with autism, schizophrenia induced in mice with new technology

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Mind & Brain

    Researchers have been able to switch on, and then switch off, social-behavior deficits in mice that resemble those seen in people with autism and schizophrenia, thanks to a technology that allows scientists ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  18. Fair play -- a question of self-image? Researchers explain conditions under which people are prepared to behave fairly

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Mind & Brain

    Why do people behave selfishly and accept that their behavior may have negative consequences for others? Researchers in Germany investigated this question in a laboratory experiment. They found that such ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  19. Elusive prey: Selection pressures imposed by predator fungi have shaped escape behavior in microscopic worms

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    New research offers evidence that for the first time illuminates a biological and ecological path that links genes to molecule to neural circuit to behavior to environment. Posted: 2011-07-28 21:4 ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  20. The role of relaxation in consumer behavior

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A study finds that states of relaxation consistently increase the monetary valuations of products, actually inflating these valuations by about 10 percent. Posted: 2011-07-28 19:31:31
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
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