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Digital books versus print books for children

Without enhancements, digital books may harm young children’s learning

When digital books have features that reinforce storylines they outperform print counterparts
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New understanding of brain’s fear response

A deeper understanding of the brain's fear response mechanism could lead to better ways to help people with anxiety disorders, says new research
Lady coach helping her coachee athlete

A transformational coach makes players more independent, less reliant

Long-term reliance on a coach might be counterproductive to athletes, a new study has found
old lady's hands depicting parkinson's disease

Does COVID-19 increase the risk of Parkinson’s disease?

Is the world prepared for a wave of neurological consequences that may be on its way as a result of COVID-19? This question is at the forefront of research underway at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health.
Emotional vocabulary concept | Red and green speech bubble

Your emotional vocabulary reflects the degree of your wellbeing

Whether your emotional vocabulary is negative or positive reveals your state of health and wellbeing, says new research
Obesity during pregnancy concept

Obesity during pregnancy may impede fetal brain development

Mother's obesity may play a role in fetal brain development, suggests new research
children playing in the natural world

The importance of childhood connection to natural world

Children who feel a stronger connection to natural world are more likely to work towards protecting it, a new review has found
Happy woman outdoors | Becoming happy improves your health

Becoming happy improves your health

We know that happier people are healthier, but does becoming happier lead to better health? Apparently it does, says new research
Shocked eyes reliving trauma

Your eyes are the window to your past trauma

Your eyes can reveal if you have suffered a traumatic experience in the past, reveals a new study by Welsh academics
Young girl looking at her smartphone in the dark | asthma risk

Asthma risk is higher among teens who sleep late

Teenagers who like to stay up late into the night have a greater predisposition to asthma and allergies, according to new research

IMPORTANT COVID-19 NOTICE!

Until the pandemic is declared to be over always:

  • Wear a proper face mask when stepping out
  • Maintain a distance of six feet
  • Wash your hands with soap and water frequently; Use a hand-sanitiser when outdoors

If you have COVID-19 or suspect that you do, but have mild symptoms, including mild fever, tiredness, dry cough or sore throat, you should self-quarantine right away.

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