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May 30, 2018, 01:51 ET d.health Summit Convenes Leadership Across Technology, Healthcare and Policy to Revolutionize Successful Aging

The growing aging population has given way to the $7.6 trillion 'Longevity Economy', spurring partnerships across several industries. To foster such...


May 02, 2017, 12:25 ET d.health Summit Showcases Disruptive Innovations to Support Successful Aging Now and Into the Future

Longevity is accelerating. Nearly one-fifth of the U.S. population will be 65 or older by the year 2030. To address this challenge and opportunity,...


Jul 08, 2011, 11:00 ET Children's Personalities Linked To Their Chemical Response To Stress

Is your kid a "dove" - cautious and submissive when confronting new environments, or perhaps you have a "hawk" - bold and assertive in unfamiliar...


Jul 01, 2011, 10:41 ET Neuroscientists Find Famous Optical Illusion Surprisingly Potent

Scientists have come up with new insight into the brain processes that cause the following optical illusion: Focus your eyes directly on the "X" in...


Jun 03, 2011, 09:30 ET Color Red Increases the Speed and Strength of Reactions

What links speed, power, and the color red? Hint: it's not a sports car. It's your muscles. A new study, published in the latest issue of the journal ...


Apr 15, 2011, 09:32 ET Parents' 'Um's' and 'Uh's' Help Toddlers Learn New Words

A team of cognitive scientists has good news for parents who are worried that they are setting a bad example for their children when they say "um"...


Jan 28, 2011, 09:30 ET Why Older People Are Generally Less Astute Drivers, and How the Answer Could Help Us Understand Schizophrenia and Depression

When elderly drivers get behind the wheel, they often confront the harrowing reality that they cannot easily see other cars, pedestrians, or cyclists ...


Jul 16, 2010, 03:49 ET Behavior Problems in School Linked to Two Types of Families

Contrary to Leo Tolstoy's famous observation that "happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way," a new psychology...


Jul 09, 2010, 09:30 ET Alternative Evolution: Why Change Your Own Genes When You Can Borrow Someone Else's?

It has been a basic principle of evolution for more than a century that plants and animals can adapt genetically in ways that help them better...


Jun 04, 2010, 11:48 ET Spending Time in Nature Makes People Feel More Alive

Feeling sluggish? The solution may require getting outside the box - that big brick-and-mortar box called a building. Being outside in nature makes...


Jan 15, 2010, 12:37 ET 'Weekend Effect' Makes People Happier Regardless of Their Job

From construction laborers and secretaries to physicians and lawyers, people experience better moods, greater vitality, and fewer aches and pains...