Thursday, July 27, 2017
Supporting Men > Science

#Gifted #Child

The Guardian: Why there’s no such thing as a gifted child. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw4fHexjU https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/jul/25/no-such-thing-as-a-gifted-child-einstein-iq Eye-opening spin-off research, which looked in detail at 24 of the 3,000 individuals being studied who were succeeding against the odds, found something remarkable about what was going in at home. Half were on free school meals because of

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#Trolls #Understand #Hurt #Don’t #Care

ABC News: Trolls understand what hurts people but they simply don't care. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwp6v8tzU http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-07-13/trolls-understand-what-hurts-people-but-they-simply-dont-care/8701424 Cognitive empathy is the ability to recognise and understand other people's emotions. But affective empathy is the ability to experience and internalise other people's emotions. Put simply, cognitive empathy is the ability to predict how another person will feel

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#Smart #Stickers #Alarm #Sexual #Assault #MIT

RT: ‘Smart stickers’: Wearable tech will ‘cure disease of sexual assault’, says MIT researcher. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwjr3mxjU https://www.rt.com/viral/397382-intrepid-sexual-assault-prevention-sticker/ A MIT researcher has developed a product which can supposedly detect and prevent sexual assault in real time. The invention, known as a ‘smart sticker’, attaches to any piece of clothing and connects to an app on

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Antisocial #Personality #Disorder #Impairments #White #Matter #Microstructure

Antisocial personality disorder linked to impairments of white matter microstructure https://t.co/rAzC9K7QJF — PsyPost.org (@PsyPost) July 20, 2017 The study revealed white matter deficits in ASPD patients. One particular area of interest was the right uncinate fasiculus which is a white matter tract that connects the limbic system to frontal brain regions. Part

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#MDMA #Treat #Alcohol #Abuse

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/mdma-alcoholism-drugs-ecstasy-a7818086.html In a world first, scientists in Bristol are using the psychoactive drug MDMA as part of a treatment programme for addicts and alcoholics. The study was created by a research team at Imperial College London, and involves giving doses of MDMA – known by the street names Molly or ecstasy –

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#Cancer #Overdiagnosis

What is overdiagnosis? This refers to the detection of cancers that would never cause harm: https://t.co/tEJ7I54a1z pic.twitter.com/VY8okHOL9q— National Cancer Inst (@theNCI) June 30, 2017 Q: What is cancer overdiagnosis? A: Cancer overdiagnosis is the detection of asymptomatic cancers, often through screening efforts, which are either non-growing, or so slow-growing that they never

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