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Mental Attitude: Head Injury Test Approved.
Traumatic brain injuries account for over two million trips to the emergency room in the United States each year and contribute to the deaths of about 50,000 people annually. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved new …
Mental Attitude: Games Calm Kids Before Surgery.
Playing video games may help calm anxious children before surgery. Investigators assessed 112 children about to have surgery that required general anesthesia. The children were either given a sedative or a tablet device to play games on …
Mental Attitude: Unhappy Relationships May Drive Suicidal Thoughts.
Being in a relationship does not always protect people from having suicidal thoughts. A study of 382 Austrian adults found that middle-aged people who were unhappy in an existing relationship with unresolved relationship conflicts were more …
Mental Attitude: Bigger Brain & Blood Flow Involved in Evolution of Human Intelligence.
Australian researchers are challenging the long-held theory that human intelligence evolved from bigger brains alone. The researchers analyzed the size of two holes in the base of fossil skulls and found …