Video: ADHD rates in kids have increased over the past 20 years, new study says
The prevalence of ADHD in U.S. children and adolescents has increased from 6.1 percent in 1997 to 10.2 percent in 2016, according to the study.
The secret to a long life: alcohol and coffee, study says
If your New Year’s resolution is to give up caffeine or alcohol, you might want to think again!
The Secret to Selling an Abstract Painting? It Needs to Be Red or Blue, a Study Says
A Dutch study suggests that red and blue abstract paintings sell for a premium at auction.
Interactive Learning Helps Students Learn Six Times More than MOOCs, Study Says
A new study suggests online courses learned with interactive activites are six times more effective than MOOCs alone.
Trichotillomania: What the Studies Say
Hair-pulling can be associated with depressive symptoms and anxiety. While treatment is often elusive, some therapies have been found to be effective. This slideshow reviews noteworthy studies for clinicians to review.
New Study Says Workplace Bullying On Rise: What You Can Do During National Bullying Prevention Month
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. A new study shows that workplace bullying jumped from 75% in 2008 to 94% in 2019. In light of these startling statistics, here's what you can do whether you're a target or a witness.
‘Catastrophic’ mental health changes tied to climate change, study says. What we know
Global warming hurts mental health, including stress, anxiety and depression, a study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences says. It comes after a United Nations report on curbing climate change.
New blood test helps predict brain cancer survival times, study says
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania found that glioblastoma patients with higher levels of a biomarker in their blood lived on average half as long after diagnosis and discovered new mutations.
Europe ‘could get 10 times’ its electricity needs from onshore wind, study says
New turbine designs mean that Europe’s potential wind energy resource is much greater than previously thought.
Is quitting cigarettes worth the weight gain? Here’s what a new Harvard-led study says
If you quit smoking and gain weight, it may seem like you’re trading one set of health problems for another.
Black Toronto residents 20 times more likely to be shot dead by police, study says
Black people made up 61% of cases where police used force that resulted in death, Ontario human rights commission report said
NYC renters rack up 10 times more holiday debt, study says
’Tis the three-month season when the Big Apple takes its biggest bite out of your budget. New York City renters go into 10 times more debt than the national average from Thanksgiving through New Ye…
Alaskan glaciers melting 100 times faster than previously thought, new study says — National...
Putting an old technology to novel use, scientists looked at how tidewater glaciers melt underwater. Their results were startling.
Study says ‘specific’ weather forecasts can’t be made more than 10 days in advance
Published research shows highly specific weather forecasts 15, 45 or 90 days into the future have no value.
Monkeys Whisper, Study Says—But Why?
By Jennifer S. Holland Here’s a little secret: Humans aren’t the only animals who know how to speak softly Gophers sometimes whisper. There are bats that do it to avoid detection by moth prey. A certain fish does it to initiate sex (whispering sweet nothings into her mate’s ear canal?). (See “‘Whispering’ Bat Evolved to Trick Prey.” ) Now we can add a non-human primate to the list of low talkers. Scientists Rachel Morrison and Diana Reiss of the City University of New…
Study says: You should be napping
What Makes Us Human? Cooking, Study Says
A surge in human brain size about 1.8 million years ago is linked to the innovation of cooking, a new study says.
Scientists discover hidden continent in Mediterranean, study says
Greater Adria is buried underneath what is now Italy, Greece and the Baltics.
Study says women are underrepresented in top animation jobs
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Women make up roughly half of all executives in animation, but a study released Monday says the numbers fall significantly when it comes to female directors and other leadership roles in the industry. The study by the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative and the nonprofit advocacy group Women in Animation said that in the past 12 years, only 3% of animated film directors were women and only one, "Kung Fu Panda 2" director Jennifer Yuh Nelson, was a woman of…
Marketing agencies will disappear in 10 years, study says
Aspiring marketers envision a new landscape, with independent social media and digital marketing agencies withering and with a greater focus on content marketing.