Κυριακή, 15 Ιουνίου 2014

ScienceDaily: Living Well News

ScienceDaily: Living Well News


12 minutes of exercise improves attention, reading comprehension in low-income adolescents

Posted: 12 Jun 2014 07:49 AM PDT

12 minutes of exercise can improve attention and reading comprehension in low-income adolescents, suggesting that schools serving low-income populations should work brief bouts of exercise into their daily schedules.

What's the best way for toddlers to acquire verb meaning?

Posted: 11 Jun 2014 10:20 AM PDT

New research is shedding light on what kind of sentences are best at facilitating the growth of toddlers' vocabularies. A new study provides evidence that toddlers can learn verbs after hearing them only twice. For example, if a dad says to his two-year-old toddler, "I see a boy, and a balloon. I see waving," and another dad says to his two-year-old toddler, "A boy is waving a balloon," is one of them more likely to learn the verb "waving" than the other? The researchers said yes.

Baby-safe hand relief available for mothers

Posted: 11 Jun 2014 08:27 AM PDT

From weird cravings to swollen feet, pregnant women deal with a lot during those nine months. Some women even suffer from hand pain when there are simple, baby-safe options to treat the symptoms. Carpal tunnel syndrome and de Quervain's tenosynovitis are the two most common causes of hand pain for women who are expecting or have just delivered.

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