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How does fertility affect women’s desire for variety in products? Women seek a greater variety of products and services when they are ovulating, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. “Fertile women seek more options in men and this drives their desire for alternative options as consumers. If you are open to checking out alternatives, you are simply more likely to [...]The post How does fertility affect women’s desire for variety in products? appeared first on PsyPost.
Possible progress against Parkinson’s and good news for stem cell therapies Brazilian researchers at D’OR Institute for Research and Education (IDOR) and Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) have taken what they describe as an important step toward using the implantation of stem cell-generated neurons as a treatment for Parkinson’s disease. Using an FDA approved substance for treating stomach cancer, Rehen and colleagues were able [...]The post Possible progress against Parkinson’s and good news for stem cell therapies appeared first on PsyPost.
Mythology Of the Easter Bunny Ends Death: I Found the Eggs... Now What? Caption: The Mythology Of the Easter Bunny Ends with Death's Hunt......
Gender difference in moral judgments rooted in emotion, not reasoning, study finds If a time machine was available, would it be right to kill Adolf Hitler when he was still a young Austrian artist to prevent World War II and save millions of lives? Should a police officer torture an alleged bomber to find hidden explosives that could kill many people at a local cafe? When faced [...]The post Gender difference in moral judgments rooted in emotion, not reasoning, study finds appeared first on PsyPost.
Fertility patients’ history is best predictor of risk for major depression A potent risk factor for developing major depressive disorder (MDD) during fertility treatment is something health providers are likely not even looking for, according to new research from San Francisco State University. Fertility treatment patients and their partners are far more likely to experience MDD than the general population, the study found, and a key [...]The post Fertility patients’ history is best predictor of risk for major depression appeared first on PsyPost.
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