Climate change's toll on mental health

Climate change’s toll on mental health When people think about climate change, they probably think first about its effects on the environment, and possibly on their physical health. But climate change also takes a significant toll on mental health, according to a new report. Climate change’s toll on mental health Source: Science Daily Mind &…

Prudence, impatience and laziness: Are these contagious personality traits?

Prudence, impatience and laziness: Are these contagious personality traits? People tend to unconsciously imitate others’ prudent, impatient or lazy attitudes, according to a new study. ‘Prudence,’ ‘impatience’ or ‘laziness’ are typically thought of as entrenched personality traits that guide how people weigh the cost of risk, delay and effort (respectively). However, new research shows that…

Strong early education equals better long-term relationships with parents, research shows

Strong early education equals better long-term relationships with parents, research shows Scientists say children who are given high-quality education at an early age — starting at six weeks — are more likely to be employed full-time and have better relationships with their parents as adults. Strong early education equals better long-term relationships with parents, research…

Common sedatives linked to increased risk of pneumonia in people with Alzheimer's disease

Common sedatives linked to increased risk of pneumonia in people with Alzheimer’s disease Commonly used sedatives called benzodiazepines are associated with an increased risk of pneumonia when used in people with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study. Common sedatives linked to increased risk of pneumonia in people with Alzheimer’s disease Source: Science Daily Mind &…