Month: May 2017

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Neuroscientists have discovered a key connection between areas of the adult female prairie vole’s brain reward system that promotes the emergence of pair bonds. Results from this study could help efforts to improve social abilities in human disorders with impaired social function, such as autism.

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A new study addresses the incomplete understanding of why males are more criminal than females by examining gender differences in biological functioning and behavior. It is the first study to demonstrate that men’s lower resting heart rate partly explains the higher rate of criminal offending.

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New work suggests that a common, inexpensive and safe chemical could slow the aging of human skin. The researchers found evidence that the chemical — an antioxidant called methylene blue — could slow or reverse several well-known signs of aging when tested in cultured human skin cells and simulated skin tissue.

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The closer you feel to your actual age, the less likely you are to be satisfied with your sex life, a study has found. The study looked at the attitudes of sex and aging of a group of 1,170 adults from their mid-40s to their mid-70s over a 10-year period.