This survey study of US physicians examined whether there were differences by race/ethnicity in burnout, symptoms of depression, career satisfaction and work-life balance.
A team of researchers from Michigan State University, University of Michigan and Dartmouth College is the first to demonstrate that placebos reduce brain markers of emotional distress even when people know they are taking one
A practical communication guide designed for oncologists to assuage the fear, anger and anxiety among patients with cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic is proposed in this qualitative study.
New research by neuroscientists at the University of Pittsburgh and UC San Francisco (UCSF) revealed that a simple, earbud-like device developed at UCSF that imperceptibly stimulates the brain could significantly improve the wearer's ability to learn the sounds of a new language. This device may have wide-ranging applications for boosting other kinds of learning as well.
As COVID-19 spreads rapidly around the globe, the pandemic has given conspiracy groups a bigger platform than ever before. Researchers from QUT's Digital Media Research Centre in Australia have taken a deep dive into their world to trace wild rumours on Facebook claiming the coronavirus was caused by 5G technology. They found what was once being preached to the already converted was quickly fanned further afield by social media and celebrities spreading the message.
With COVID-19 dominating the headlines, searches for climate change are on the decline. That worries authors of a new study showing that even brief, involuntary attention to environmental issues moves people to care more and act.
Individuals playing a virtual reality (VR)-based game showed a higher navigational efficiency and less disorientation than those playing a non-VR immersive desktop version.
The number of abortion clinics in a state is not the only way to judge access to abortion care, says new research conducted by a consortium of research scholars from across Ohio, the Ohio Policy Evaluation Network (OPEN), which includes scholars from the University of Cincinnati.
New research shows that children's own temperament could be driving the amount of TV they watch. The research shows how the brain responses of 10-month-old babies watching a clip from Disney's Fantasia on repeat could predict whether they would enjoy watching fast-paced TV shows six months later. The findings are important for the ongoing debate around early TV exposure.
A survey conducted immediately before and after the 2016 US presidential election reveals that the election of Donald Trump had a negative effect on Europeans' image of the United States, but it did not seem to affect the willingness of Europeans to sign a trade and investment agreement with the country.