Self-confidence is critical for teens as they prepare for the challenges of adulthood, and both families and schools may together play a vital role in boosting adolescents’ confidence even in the face of difficulties with family, according to researchers. The researchers examined how a variety of factors affected adolescents’ self-efficacy—a person’s belief that they have
"The Pioneer Woman," Ree Drummond, wants you to cook up some fun — not just in your actual kitchen, but with her new Barbie kitchen play set too. Drummond’s The Pioneer Woman Barbie kitchen play set comes complete with a neon-hued kitchen, cooking tools and a Barbie doll that looks just like her too. (Well,
Violent video game play by adolescents is associated with increases in physical aggression over time, according to a Dartmouth meta-analysis published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Although most researchers on the subject agree that playing violent video games appears to increase physical aggression, a vocal minority continues to dispute this.
Researchers at the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience in Norway have discovered a network of brain cells that expresses our sense of time within experiences and memories. “This network provides timestamps for events and keeps track of the order of events within an experience,” says Professor Edvard Moser, Nobel laureate and director of the Kavli
Where would some people be without celebrities like Chrissy Teigen? This thought is something I wondered this morning as I learned that the internet police have once again put the celebrity in their crosshairs. Teigen’s most recent offense? Allowing a bug to rest on her arm while vacationing in Bali while 2-year-old Luna watched. It
Maintaining equal growth rates in opposing limbs is crucial for animals to achieve a symmetrical adult form; what happens if something goes wrong with one limb during development? According to a study publishing June 26 in the open access journal PLOS Biology by Alberto Roselló-Díez, Alexandra Joyner, and colleagues of the Sloan Kettering Institute in
(HealthDay)—As the number of older people in the United States continues to increase, pharmacists and health care professionals need to recognize and address the health care challenges associated with age, including frailty, according to an article published in Drug Topics. Noting that standardized and validated screenings to diagnose frailty are lacking, health care providers must
(HealthDay)—Pharmacists have been involved in the recent progress made toward reducing hospital-acquired infections (HAIs), according to an article published in Drug Topics. According to the latest data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, between 2008 and 2016 there was a 50 percent decrease in central line-associated bloodstream infections as well as other