COVID testing programs may increase risky behavior, research suggests — ScienceDaily

Frequent, mandatory surveillance testing was one of the techniques deployed in some jurisdictions in an attempt to control COVID-19, but new research shows that such testing may have the unintended…

Findings support role of the default mode network in guiding goal-directed behavior and value-based decision making — ScienceDaily

Researchers have reported findings that add to our knowledge of how human behavior may be shaped by the default mode network, a specific network of brain regions with both resting…

Moral illusions may alter our behavior — ScienceDaily

Just as optical illusions can fool the eye to present a distorted image of reality, moral illusions can fool our decision-making ability, making us more selfish. This is the conclusion…

Altruistic behavior takes place in a different part of the brain to similar activity to help oneself, new research has found — ScienceDaily

An area of the brain specifically involved in putting in effort to help others out has been pinpointed by scientists at the University of Birmingham and University of Oxford. The…

Physician Dr. Madiha Saeed explains different ways eating right will improve children’s health and behavior

CHICAGO (CBS) – Looking for ways to get your children to eat a healthy balanced diet for life?  Naperville holistic doctor and author, Madiha Saeed, says she has the answer.…

Study sheds new light on the behavior of Darwin’s famous finches — ScienceDaily

Using radio transmitters, scientists have gained new insights into the behaviour of medium ground finches in the Galapagos Islands. A study led by McGill University researchers reveals daily movement patterns…

Modelling the behavior and dynamics of microswimmers — ScienceDaily

Microswimmers are biological entities that range from sperm to phytoplankton to bacteria, meaning that their study can have implications for fields in science as diverse as human health and ecology.…

Unexpected flow behavior in liquid metals — ScienceDaily

Some metals are in liquid form, the prime example being mercury. But there are also enormous quantities of liquid metal in the Earth’s core, where temperatures are so high that…

T cell behavior determines which tumors respond to treatment — ScienceDaily

Immunotherapy unleashes the power of the immune system to fight cancer. However, for some patients, immunotherapy doesn’t work, and new research may help explain why. When immune cells called T…

In mice, ‘turning over’ cells reverses cognitive, behavior problems — ScienceDaily

New research in mice raises the prospects for development of post-concussion therapies that could ward off cognitive decline and depression, two common conditions among people who have experienced a moderate…