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Adolescents Exposed to Family Turmoil and Violence Face Stress-related Problems

...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 ur...

Family Turmoil and Violence Results in Stress-induced Physical Problems in Young, Cornell Psychologist Finds

...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 ur...

Heavenly Notes from a Life Etched With Disability: The Strangest Song

Aged 51, Gloria Lenhoff, struggles to do simple arithmetic or to make change for a dollar. She is incapable of pointing out which is left or right. //She can’t write down her name clearly, nor can she cross a road all by herself. She is a differently abled person. She can sing like a nightingale although her...

Sex: The Stress Buster

...ssful activity like public oratation or performing arithmetic sums aloud. It was found that those who had penetrative sex were the least stressed with normal blood pressure. The participants who were asked to abstain from any kind of sexual activity were completely stressed out and had high levels of blood ...

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Can Now Be Used For Mind Reading

...to form stronger memories. The subjects were given arithmetic problems to prevent memorizing the 90 items and were then asked to recollect it in a random fashion. The analysis revealed that participants activated portions of brain that stored memories of faces prior to naming of celebrities. Similar effects w...

Paralysis can now communicate with a headband

...he frontal lobe of the brain by working out mental arithmetic or trying to remember the words of a song. On the other hand, the patients try to relax themselves if they want to disagree with the question. It has been found that the device enabled patients to respond with an accuracy of nearly 80 % in over hal...

Arithmetic Skills Found To Diminish With Progression Of Alzheimer’s Disease

...All of the participants underwent oral and written arithmetic tests. Patients with mild and moderate Alzheimer’s disease performed significantly below the healthy participants on both the oral and written tests. The patients with moderate Alzheimer’s disease performed worse than those with mild Alzheimer’s dis...

Alcohol injures stress hormone response

...placed under stress by being required to do mental arithmetic and having a hand placed in ice cold water. Both these stress tests produce a burst of the hormone cortisol. The researchers noted that the alcoholics produced lower levels of cortisol in response to stress. They also performed less well in memory ...

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