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Using community choirs to boost well-being

Loneliness is a significant and growing problem. A recent study investigates the effect of belonging to a community choir on well-being in older adults.

Checking very preterm babies’ head size can help identify long-term IQ problems

Regular early head circumference assessments add valuable information when screening for long-term neurocognitive risk – according to new research.

Autism behaviors show unique brain network fingerprints in infants

A new study has identified unique functional brain networks associated with characteristic behaviors of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in 12- and 24-month old children at risk for developing ASD.

How strangers judge personality based on body shape

New research illuminates the value judgments we make about strangers’ personality traits, based solely on the shapes of their bodies.

Dynamic audiovisuals increase spectator attention, but inhibits conscious processing

According to a new study, scene changes diminish a spectator’s blink rate, producing an increase in attention. The results of the study demonstrate that a dynamic and chaotic audiovisual editing causes more activity in the visual processing areas, whil…

New concussion recommendations for kids

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its concussion recommendations to support children and teens engaging in light physical activity and returning to school as they recover. The report, revised for the first time in eight years, also a…