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Alcohol-related terms too can lead to aggression

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 17:57

Are you exposed to terms related to booze but do not drink alcohol? Exposing people to alcohol-related terms can influence aggressive behaviour in ways similar to actually consuming alcohol, a study reveals.

Babies can remember words heard before birth

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 18:26

Moms-to-be, note! Your unborn baby can hear you, loud and clear.

Visual clues boost kids` vocabulary

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 19:20

Parents, please note! Making use of visual clues may be an effective way to help your kids learn new words.

Dementia can drain words of meaning

Last Updated: Friday, July 27, 2012, 23:42

Dementia can impair one`s ability to recognise words describing feelings such as `thrilled` and `annoyed`, according to the latest research.

Rude words ‘can trigger arthritis’

Last Updated: Monday, August 09, 2010, 00:00

Rude and mean behaviour can also trigger arthritis in older people, says a new study.

Brain region that helps us understand written words identified

Last Updated: Thursday, December 17, 2009, 00:00

Scientists from Johns Hopkins University in the USA have identified a brain region that helps us understand written language.

Human brain encounters over 100,000 words a day: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 15, 2009, 00:00

Having problem in concentration? Well, it could be due to over exposure to information that is enough to overload a laptop, says a new study.

Use ‘thoughtful words’ while fighting with partner to stay fit

Last Updated: Saturday, November 14, 2009, 00:00

Using thoughtful words while fighting with your partner is less stressful for couples, claims a new study.

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