Women who hug their partners before a stressful event have a lower biological stress response and reduced cortisol levels compared to women who do not embrace their partners.
Both genetics and environmental factors contribute to socioeconomic status' impact in an interplay with effects that spans several areas of the brain.
Before the 48-week mark of life, it is easier for an AI algorithm to determine the exact age of a baby, but not its gender based on temperament data. After 48 weeks, gender classification improved for all algorithms, suggesting gender differences in infancy become more accentuated at this point in life.
The sex of the drinker in addition to the brewing method may explain coffee's link to increased cholesterol. Drinking 3-5 cups of espresso per day increased serum total cholesterol, especially in males.
Intense sports training may be good for the body, but it might not always be so good for the mind. Researchers found the more intense a training session is, the lower both mood and heart rate variability are the next day.
Bipedalism dramatically reshaped the hominin pelvis into a real birth canal. Researchers report Australopithecus had complex birth patterns compared to Great Apes and were likely to have practiced co-operative breeding.