Tag: "illusion" at medical news
Prior Experience to Stress Acts as an Immunization
...ce with control leads the animal to later have the illusion
of control even when it's absent, thereby producing resilience in the face of challenge," explained NIMH grantee Steven Maier, Ph.D., University of Colorado. "The prefrontal cortex is necessary for processing information about the controllability of ...
Warning on Eating Shellfish Stepped Up
...lent in the future. It was only in 2004 that the illusion
of the cold Alaskan waters being a deterrent for the growth of Vibrio, was laid to rest. With an unusually warm summer an outbreak of gastroenteritis took place among cruise ship passengers who ate Alaskan-raised shellfish. Dr. Joe McLaughlin, a me...
Money Cannot Buy Happiness
...ues have come to the conclusion that it is only an illusion
that wealth brings happiness//. Kahneman shared th...er tension and stress". They add, "This focusing illusion
may lead to a misallocation of time, from accepting lengthy commutes (which are among the worst mome...
Precautious Measure Help Tolerate Nausea In Patients
... stripes – viewing the drum’s rotation induced the illusion
of self-motion. The drum was rotated at a constant speed for 16 minutes, unless participants asked that it be stopped early. While the drum was rotating, an intercom system was used to ask participants about symptoms of nausea and motion sickness, ...
Technical Reversal Of Virginity Now For Rs.20, 000!
...tention of 'keeping their future in-laws under the illusion
that they are virgins', said cosmetic surgeon Hemant Saraiya here. 'Two out of the seven girls who came for hymenoplasty to me said they were sex workers who wanted to get married. One of them didn't want her in-laws to know that she was not a virg...
Experiment Creates Illusion Of Weight Loss
...s done by fitting them with gadgets which gave the illusion
that their hands were moving inward. The scientist... are growing smaller. The results of the Pinocchio illusion
were published in the Public Library of Science Biology journal. The study reveals the parts of the ...
Popularity Among Peers Increases Susceptibility To Smoking Habit Among School Children
...r peers. These students were found to be under the illusion
that being among the first to experiment with smoking will help them stay popular. Popular students tried to set trends without deviating very far from the norms of the community. Because popular students model behaviors that others imitate, smoking...
Self control makes stress response easy
...oise bursts was the same for both groups - but the illusion
of control seemed to be important. The researchers caution that it's not yet clear how to relate this small lab study to stress exposure in everyday life. But it's a clear demonstration that control - rather than helplessness - could be a vital compo...