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Boys Who Participate In Sports Benefit From Improved Cognitive, Emotional, And Behavioral Well-Being And Decreased Aggression

We know that physical education teaches children about fitness and encourages them to live a healthy lifestyle. Now a Tel Aviv University researcher has statistical evidence that sports participation is also beneficial to a child’s cognitive, emotional, and behavioral well-being. The research was recently presented at TAU’s Renata Adler Memorial Research Center for Child Welfare […]

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Medicaid Increases Use Of Healthcare, Decreases Financial Strain, And Improves Health

Researchers from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), and Providence Health & Services have found that expanding low income adults’ access to Medicaid substantially increases health care use, reduces financial strain on covered individuals, and improves their self-reported health and well-being. This is […]

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Patients With Traumatic Brain Injury Benefit From Religion

Brigid Waldron-Perrine, Ph.D., a recent graduate from Wayne State University, and her mentor, Lisa J. Rapport, Ph.D., professor of psychology at Wayne State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, found that if traumatic brain injury (TBI) victims feel close to a higher power, it can help them rehabilitate. The study was recently published in […]

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Emotional ‘Set Points’ Are Determined By Genetic Factors And Total Aggregate Of Environmental Experiences, Finds Long Term Twin Study

Living through weddings or divorces, job losses, and children’s triumphs, we sometimes feel better and sometimes feel worse. But, psychologists observe, we tend to drift back to a “set point” — a stable resting point, or baseline, in the mind’s level of contentment or unease. Research has shown that the set points for depression and […]

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Drop The Case

Who are you prosecuting? The Practice Drop the case. Why? Lately I’ve been thinking about a kind of “case” that’s been running in my mind about someone in my extended family. The case is a combination of feeling hurt and mistreated, critique of the other person, irritation with others who haven’t supported me, views about […]

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