Growing up with smokers doubles fagging risk

Researchers have found that that growing up in a home with a regular smoker nearly doubles the chances of a child becoming an adult smoker.

Omega-3 diet can curb anti-social behaviour in kids

A diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids commonly found in fish OILhelps reduce anti-social and aggressive behaviour problems in children, shows a promising research.

Bayern Munich's Mario Gotze apologises for sharing joke with Barcelona keeper
Bayern Munich's Mario Gotze apologises for sharing joke with Barcelona keeper

Bayern Munich striker Mario Gotze has apologised for his behaviour after his German club’s 0-3 loss to Barcelona in the first leg of the European Champions League semi-final on Wednesday night at the Camp Nou Stadium in the Spanish city.

Alcohol-related Facebook posts trigger binge drinking

Do online posts about yourself influence your behaviour? Yes, says a new study.

Parental training improves behaviour of autistic kids

Children suffering from autism spectrum disorder show improved behaviour when their parents are trained with specific, structured strategies to manage tantrums, aggression, self-injury, and non-compliance, a new research has found.

Carlo Ancelotti doesn`t understand Cristiano Ronaldo`s Santigo Bernabeu boos
Carlo Ancelotti doesn`t understand Cristiano Ronaldo`s Santigo Bernabeu boos

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has leapt to the defence of World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo after criticism of his behaviour towards his teammates in Wednesday`s 3-0 win over Almeria.

'Monkeys behaved peculiarly ahead of quake'

An animal lover on Sunday said monkeys in the Taj city displayed peculiar behaviour ahead of Saturday's earthquake.

This brain protein can curb binge drinking

A new study has proposed that a naturally-occurring protein in the brain can act to suppress binge alcohol drinking.

Even kids won't help if others are around
Even kids won't help if others are around

Children as young as five are less likely to help a person in need when other children are present and available to help, new research shows.

Chelsea condemns racist Paris train fans
Chelsea condemns racist Paris train fans

Chelsea Football Club said Wednesday it was prepared to ban self-proclaimed racist fans who were filmed preventing a black man from boarding a Paris subway train, saying their behaviour was "abhorrent".

Socialise with neighbours for a greener Earth

Can your socialising with neighbours be a boon for the environment? Yes, claims a new study.

Now, app that ranks your relationship with people you interact

Researchers have launched a new app that monitors the reaction and behaviour of the users while interacting with others.

Genetic links found to size of brain structures

In a significant finding, an international team of scientists has discovered five genetic variants that influence the size of structures within the human brain.

Crows may not be as 'bad' as previously believed
Crows may not be as 'bad' as previously believed

A new study has helped demystify the bad reputation of crows, suggesting that their notoriety is not entirely merited.

Latest wearable tracking devices alone can't change health behaviour

A new research has suggested that the latest wearable tracking devices alone can't change behaviour and improve health for those that need it most.

Know what makes kids generous
Know what makes kids generous

By recording brain activity in kids, a study has found that generous behaviour among kids requires a controlled thought process.

6 percent of global population suffer from internet addiction
6 percent of global population suffer from internet addiction

A new study has revealed that internet addiction is more common than people think, as 6 percent of the global population suffers from it.

Antisocial behaviour may be in your genes
Antisocial behaviour may be in your genes

Genes may interact with negative environmental factors to increase the risk of delinquent behaviours in teens, scientists have found.

Parental behaviour behind tot's anger issues

A new study has revealed that that parental behaviour may influence the development of an association between physical aggression in toddlers and the frustration caused by language problems.

Toxic nectar affects behaviour of insect pollinators
Toxic nectar affects behaviour of insect pollinators

Natural toxins in nectar and pollen can poison insects and affect their memory, behaviour and reproductive success, researchers have found.