Parent: I'm ticked off by the college admissions scandal — and all parents should be

Parent: I'm ticked off by the college admissions scandal — and all parents should be

More: What we know about Olivia Jade, Lori Loughlin's daughter caught up in admissions scandal But there are scads of other powerful people on the list of those charged in the case, which involves accusations of paying bribes to get kids into top-flight colleges.

Shaquille O'Neal Talks Coparenting With Ex-Wife Shaunie

Shaquille O'Neal Talks Coparenting With Ex-Wife Shaunie

The retired NBA star also said that he has a team player mindset when it comes to balancing fatherhood with his other endeavors, like his new eatery.

Enabling Your Adult Child? A Short Quiz To Find Out!

Enabling Your Adult Child? A Short Quiz To Find Out!

When your adult child is struggling, do you fear that if you don't put on your SWAT team parenting gear she will lose her job, never get a job, fail out of college, or become homeless?

Schizophrenia and the Gut

Schizophrenia and the Gut

This means the researchers were able to transfer the symptoms of schizophrenia to mice using only the gut bacteria of a schizophrenic subject.

Squad Mode, Solo Mode, and Human Evolution

Squad Mode, Solo Mode, and Human Evolution

In such a squad-mode context, we might expect individuals to express, toward other members of their band, such attributes as: The traits, which sit at the core of many models of universal morality, represent an other-oriented approach to living.

Spayed Female Dogs May Have Reduced Communication Skills

Spayed Female Dogs May Have Reduced Communication Skills

The guess was that in the absence of some of the female hormones produced by the ovaries, the spayed dogs would be less socially attentive and responsive to gestures meant as communication.

Letter from softball player prompts change to MLB video game

Letter from softball player prompts change to MLB video game

The throwing game taunted players who missed the target with a comment of, "Hey, there's always softball!" Lisa Marcum She sat down at the family kitchen table on Feb. 18 and decided to write a letter, which her mother, who is a high school teacher, initially posted on Facebook before making it private.

How AI and Genomics Can Treat Epilepsy

How AI and Genomics Can Treat Epilepsy

In a study led by Alexander Bassuk, MD, PhD, UI professor of pediatrics and neurology, a team of researchers used gene expression profiling and bioinformatics to identify potential new anti-seizure medications.

Neuroscientists Discover a New Brain Reward System

Neuroscientists Discover a New Brain Reward System

In mice that were not trained in the whisker-task, the water reward did not fire the somatosensory dendrites. Dr. Bruno reasons that a yet-to-be-discovered neuromodulator in the somatosensory cortex functions in a similar manner to dopamine in other areas of the brain’s reward learning system.

Does Molting Make Animals Anxious?

Does Molting Make Animals Anxious?

In a new study , Fossat and his colleagues sought to determine whether the stressful events of molts induce anxiety-like behaviors in crayfish.

Neuromorphic Computing Breakthrough May Disrupt AI

Neuromorphic Computing Breakthrough May Disrupt AI

Simon, and Magnus Berggren created an organic electrochemical transistor (OECT) that can learn, form new connections between an input and output, and has both short-term and long-term memory.

Google and Facebook AI Make New Linguistics Discovery

Google and Facebook AI Make New Linguistics Discovery

The research team of Laura Graesser, Kyunghyun Cho, and Douwe Kiela used the latest in artificial intelligence (AI) techniques to create a computational framework “in which agents equipped with communication capabilities simultaneously play a series of referential games, to study the properties of natural language.” According to the team, theirs is a novel framework because they used the latest-generation deep reinforcement learning that could process rich sensory input.

Making Super Bowl Decisions

Making Super Bowl Decisions

In a paper I wrote with Sandeep Mishra and Ron Camp II called " For the win: Risk‐sensitive decision‐making in teams ," we found that decision-makers consider need when choosing whether to pass or run.

Stanford Neuroscientists May Revolutionize Pain Management

Stanford Neuroscientists May Revolutionize Pain Management

The Stanford researchers sought to discover the neurons responsible for the emotional experience of pain. Using a combination of brain-imaging and molecular testing, the researchers discovered a group of cells in the amygdala that serves as an on-off switch to pain aversion in laboratory mice.

New Discovery on How the Brain Filters Visual Information

New Discovery on How the Brain Filters Visual Information

They discovered that depending on pattern contrast, individual neurons could filter details regardless of whether it was fine or rough.

8 of the best humidifiers for 2019

8 of the best humidifiers for 2019

Ultrasonic cool mist humidifiers run quietly, so they’re best for bedrooms, said Pennington. A cool mist humidifier is best for little kids, as there’s no risk of burns, like some steam or evaporative models, said Pennington.

Childhood Trauma Exposure Is All Too Common

Childhood Trauma Exposure Is All Too Common

“Our study suggested that childhood trauma casts a long and wide-ranging shadow,” the researchers say, associated with elevated risk for many adult psychiatric disorders affecting many “important domains of functioning,” with impacts in the form of diminished health, financial and academic success, and social life.

Mario Lopez and wife expecting 3rd child — watch the family's announcement

Mario Lopez and wife expecting 3rd child — watch the family's announcement

In the video, Lopez is joined by wife Courtney and their two kids, Gia, 8, and Dominic, 5, as each of them gives a brief update on what’s new in their lives.

Why Self Esteem Development is Overrated

Why Self Esteem Development is Overrated

According to Dr. Moore, when children are focused on having high self-esteem, they become self-conscious and fearful of challenges. For proponents of children and teens developing high or healthy self-esteem, their intentions are good.

Watch LeBron James lift son's spirits with perfect pep talk after basketball game

Watch LeBron James lift son's spirits with perfect pep talk after basketball game

In the video, James wastes no time in letting his son know that, while Bryce may not have scored as many points as he would have liked, he did plenty to help his team win.

Audrey Chisholm, teen with Down syndrome, is a cheer champ

Audrey Chisholm, teen with Down syndrome, is a cheer champ

Audrey Chisholm, a 13-year-old from Homer Glen, Ill. who has Down syndrome, competed with her team at a national cheerleading championship in Orlando. Audrey Chisholm, a 13-year-old from Homer Glen who has Down syndrome, and is competing with her team at a national cheerleading championship in Orlando.

Study: Don't Send Report Cards Home on This Day

Study: Don't Send Report Cards Home on This Day

For the study, Bright's team compared a year's worth of child abuse cases verified by the Florida Department of Children and Families with the dates that elementary school report cards were sent home.

What Should You Do When Your Kid Wants to Quit Sports?

What Should You Do When Your Kid Wants to Quit Sports?

2. It’s very important to find out the reason(s) your child wants to quit. If the child does drop out, there may be other opportunities to play in a sport program that doesn't have the negative factors that prompted the decision to quit.

We're All in This Together, Or Are We?

We're All in This Together, Or Are We?

The first film, The Dawn Wall, features two climbers, Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson, who try to spider up what’s long been considered an unclimbable face —a smooth, 3200-foot granite table tipped upright.

10 Ways to Test Whether You’re Letting Karma Rule Your Life

10 Ways to Test Whether You’re Letting Karma Rule Your Life

Whether or not you believe in karma, though, it’s possible that you have the related view that you can jinx yourself into experiencing a negative outcome by virtue of the way you think about your odds of being successful.

Rapid Test for Cancer Developed by Researchers

Rapid Test for Cancer Developed by Researchers

Dec. 5, 2018 -- A 10-minute test that can detect cancer cells anywhere in the body has been developed by researchers. They used the test on more than 200 tissue and blood samples and found that it was 90 percent accurate in detecting cancerous cells, CNN reported.

Solving the Puzzle of ADHD

Solving the Puzzle of ADHD

My assignment covers the usefulness of certain medications in treating the symptoms of ADHD in children diagnosed with Pervasive Developmental Disorders, a condition now included in ASD.1 These reports, along with expert consensus opinions when necessary, will be woven into the final guidelines.

Solving the Puzzle of ADHD

Solving the Puzzle of ADHD

The Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (SDBP) has recently taken on the task of developing evidence based guidelines to help physicians diagnose and treat children and adolescents with complex ADHD.

The Hot Hand Phenomenon of Teamwork: Success Begets Success

The Hot Hand Phenomenon of Teamwork: Success Begets Success

As the researchers sum up, “Our results show that prior shared success between team members significantly improves the odds of the team winning in all sports beyond the talents of individuals.”

How to Avoid “Death by Meeting” in the Workplace

How to Avoid “Death by Meeting” in the Workplace

When well done, meetings can be a highly effective form of teamwork in which major problems are solved and important decisions are made, thus energizing the team and aligning its members towards productive goals.

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