Seniors No Strangers to Happiness
Older Americans are quite satisfied, while Baby Boomers are the least content, survey shows
MONDAY, April 21 (HealthDay News) -- With age comes wisdom, and now new research suggests happiness tags along for the ride.
Surveys of Americans taken since 1972 suggest that plenty of older...
Iraq's Orphans Left to the Kindness of Strangers
The shocking pictures of neglect that emerged from a grisly state-run Baghdad orphanage this week revealed the Iraqi government's inability to care for some of its most vulnerable citizens.
With four years of war having cannibalised much of the Iraqi government, volunteers have begun providing...
Cats Purrfect at Getting Needs Met, Study Shows
.... So, she had a variety of people interact with their cats and record the morning "solicitation call," as well as other purrs. McComb's team then had strangers
listen to, and rate, all those recorded vocalizations.
"It turned out that the purrs that were getting the highest score on urgency and unpleasantn...
Eye Doctors of Washington Awards DC Resident Free LASIK as Part of its Good Deeds Campaign
...e plans on travelling the world to teach, volunteer and take in a new view of the world… with a changed outlook.
“I smile more around strangers
About Eye Doctors of Washington
Eye Doctors of Washington has been in the DC area for more than 40 years. Founded by a group of Georg...
A Random Act of Kindness Changes a Family's Life Forever as Alexzander Prado's Wish to Walk is Granted at Abilities Expo
... the days since the SoCal Abilities Expo, Miss Trujillo marvels at Alexzander's broadening horizons and revels in the simple pleasures the kindness of strangers
has afforded them. Mother and son can now walk hand-in-hand and play catch thanks to what Alexzander proudly calls "my new green walker."
In the ...
The power of prayer?
...University research in the Journal of Religion this month shows that over the last four decades, medical studies of intercessory prayerthe prayer of strangers
at a distanceactually say more about the scientists conducting the studies than about the power of prayer to heal.
Intercessory prayer has been the...
Online obituaries are changing the way we publicly remember the dead and how newspapers cover deaths
...orkers, but also between complete strangers. If the deceased was a veteran, strangers
express gratitude for that person having served the country. strangers
who shared a medical condition with the deceased convey empathy with the fa...
PIBH with NFL Star Doug Flutie Recognizes 23 PA Workers with Disabilities, 21 Organizations Supporting Those with Disabilities
...own completed his rehabilitation and re-entered the "real world" after only four months.
But the real world came with its own sets of challenges: strangers
staring at him and whispering about him; narrow doorways that claimed to be wheelchair accessible but in reality were not.
Brown knew he needed t...
Provocative Online Portrayals Can Get Teen Girls in Trouble
Previous studies have shown that girls from families with a lot of conflict, who have depression or have been abused and who communicate with strangers
about sex are most at risk on the Internet.
For this study, 173 girls aged 14 to 17 were asked to create an avatar and complete a questionnaire add...
CSI: Mayo Clinic Researchers Find Television Shows Inaccurately Portray Violent Crime
...were significantly different when compared to the data.
Dr. Lineberry says, "If we believe that there is a lack of association with alcohol, that strangers
are more likely to attack, and that homicide doesn't represent particular groups of people, it's difficult to create public health interventions that ...
Strangers in Medical Dictionary
...inars to parents, I always leave ... The question in question deals with separation anxiety . ... Separation Anxiety . My child is afraid of strangers
and never wants ... of separation anxiety . ... Separation anxiety usually peaks between ten and eighteen ... ...
Strangers in Biological News
Sorry, Charlie, you and Nemo aren't the only fish that talk
... Talking fish are no strangers
to Americans. From the comedic portrayal of "Mr. Limpet" by Don Knotts, to the children's Disney favorite, "Nemo," fish can talk, laugh and tell jokes...
Boffinry and Baftas: Brothers' double doctorates
... Eyes and Century but his favoured medium is television. In 1999 he won the Prix Italia for Shooting the Past and subsequent TV dramas include Perfect strangers
and the Emmy award-winning The Lost Prince.
Stephen Poliakoffs latest TV films Capturing Mary and A Real Summer (BBC TV November 2007) starred tal...
Who's bad? Chimps figure it out by observation
...ke judgments about the actions and dispositions of strangers
by observing others behavior and interactions in d...s about the presence or absence of these traits in strangers
in similar situations thereafter. These findings, ...ked at whether chimpanzees learn the reputation of strangers
indirectly by observation, or by first-hand experi...
Humans and monkeys share Machiavellian intelligence
...well-established social structure evaporates: when a group of rhesus macaques confronts another one and monkey warfare begins. Rhesus macaques dislike strangers
and will viciously attack their own image in a mirror, thinking its a stranger threatening them. When warfare begins, Even a low-ranking rhesus loner ...
Plants recognize their siblings, biologists discover
...nd that plants get fiercely competitive when forced to share their pot with strangers
of the same species, but they’re accommodating when potted with their sibli...hey don’t increase their root growth. Because differences between groups of strangers
and groups of siblings only occurred when they shared a pot, the root inter...
CU study reveals why starling females cheat
In contrast, some females cheat with males outside their group if they sense their mates are too genetically similar to themselves. Mating with strangers
increases their brood's genetic diversity, even though it does not reap additional help. As yet, it is unknown how females detect the genetic similari...
Tests for 'face-blindness' reveal disorder may not be so rare
...ifferently than other kinds of objects.
The condition can be embarrassing and lead to social isolation: Severe prosopagnosics may mistake complete strangers
for acquaintances even as they fail to recognize family members, close friends, spouses, and even themselves. Many report difficulty watching televisi...
Mice lacking social memory molecule take bullying in stride
...tutes of Health's (NIH) National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) have discovered. Mice engineered to lack this memory molecule continued to welcome strangers
in spite of repeated social defeat. Their unaltered peers subjected to the same hard knocks became confirmed loners ?unless the researchers treated th...
Rodent social behavior encoded in junk DNA
...receptors in brain areas involved in social behavior and parenting (olfactory bulb and lateral septum). They also checked out female odors and greeted strangers
more readily and were more apt to form pair bonds and nurture their young.
"If you think of brain circuits as locked rooms, the vasopressin recepto...
Plants respond similarly to signals from friends, enemies
... Two soil-dwelling strangers
?a friend and a foe ?approach a plant and communicate with it in order to e...ces, researchers at North Carolina State University have found that the two strangers
communicate with the plant in very similar ways. The plant's responses to b...
Strangers in Biological Technology
Ten Extraordinary Innovations Line Up For US $100,000 Saatchi & Saatchi Award For World Changing Ideas
...ng panel for the 2007 Award was announced earlier this month.
It is a line up of outstanding individuals, all well known experts in their
field and no strangers
to innovation themselves -- Edward de Bono, Peter
Gabriel, HRH Prince Hassan, Malcolm McLaren, Carolyn Porco and Philippe
The Award attracts...
Avoid Trading Tech Relationships Like Pokmon Cards
You are supposed to turn over the relationships you have earned through trust, kindness, reciprocity, good listening and companionship to absolute strangers
and say: Yes, kind stranger. Please feel free to contact my good friend at his office.
Say you got his name from me, notwithstanding the fact that...
Six signs you may be taking yourself too seriously at work
3) If you find yourself mentioning the most impressive data points while on your cell phone in a pathetic attempt to impress the total strangers
around you you know, the names of influential clients, the dollar amounts of deals or the lofty titles of your contacts you are in deep.
RelateNow.com goes live to tackle autism
... of various treatments. The site recently went live and was unveiled at the Autism Society of America 's annual conference.
Shaw and Gatzke are no strangers
to constructing a health website - they work on the Comprehensive Health Enhancement Support System at the University of Wisconsin-Madison , workin...
Strangers in Biological Dictionary
...iplines of psychology and sociology, including the... In IDENTITY , ten strangers
are stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm and soon find t...