Latest News

The ilk of human kindness: Older women with gumption score high on compassion

Older women, plucky individuals and those who have suffered a recent major loss are more likely to be compassionate toward strangers than other older adults, new research finds. Because compassionate behaviors are associated with better health and well-being as we age, the research findings offer insights into ways to improve the outcomes of individuals whose deficits in compassion put them at risk for becoming lonely and isolated later in life.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Link between proteins points to possibilities for future Alzheimer?s treatments

  • Brain circuitry for selecting among sensations

  • MRI shows association between reading to young children and brain activity

  • Babies as young as six months using mobile media

  • Giving books to kids before summer break can stem reading losses

  • Babies as young as 6 months using mobile media

  • Cell phones take parents' attention away from kids on playgrounds

  • Just an hour of TV a day linked to unhealthy weight in kindergartners

  • How to stop a stroke in its tracks

  • Significant increase in major depression reported during recent recession

  •