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Evaluating the risk of school violence using natural language processing and machine learning; Children can “catch” their parents’ hidden emotions through synchronization of physiological responses; A risk-prediction model using patient electronic health records may help predict suicide risk in diverse populations
Human mobility restrictions limited the spread of COVID-19 in China; Vaping can change the oral microbiome and promote infection; Researchers wake unconscious monkeys through brain stimulation
Environmental conditions during childhood impact gene transcription, resulting in health issues during adulthood; The opioid epidemic toll likely higher than originally reported; Patient age may bias cardiac health care
2-AG, a naturally occurring molecule produced by the brain activates endocannabinoid receptors, protecting against stress by reducing anxiety-producing connections between the amygdala and the prefrontal cortex; The brains of infants and adults synchronize during natural play; Leveraging mobile sens ...
The rate of increase in cannabis use has increased more rapidly among those with depression; More activity linked to lower risk for several cancer types; Computer game may help to predict reuse of opioids
Fetal lipid levels linked to future psychological health in children; An adolescent window of plasticity for recalibration of the HPA axis in humans; A polygenic risk score (PRS) based on data from genome-wide association studies (GWAS) improves psychosis risk prediction in high-risk individuals with schizophrenia.
Employment quality as a determinant of health; Abnormal auditory tonotopy in patients with schizophrenia; Mindfulness may improve methadone maintenance therapy and decrease opioid cravings.
Understanding the effects of infectious disease stigmas; Peer-adult network structure has implications for network-informed suicide prevention; Twitter used to analyze messages about nicotine symptoms, dependence, and withdrawal.
Making long-term memories requires teamwork; Double the benefit: Treating posttraumatic stress disorder leads a decrease in the incidence of type 2 diabetes in veterans; Your networks influence your social perceptions
Seeing is feeling - How Artificial Intelligence is helping us understand emotions; Why give up now? Scientists gain new insights into motivation and reward seeking; Stress during pregnancy is linked with long-term effects on mother’s health