Research led by BYU psychology professor Scott Steffensen is showing that acupuncture can have a very real impact at the neurological level, better helping those recovering from addiction.
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Call it the “paleontologist’s curse.” Rod Scheetz can’t sit through a dino flick without twitching a bit. He’s simply incapable of tuning out his scientific sensibilities—even for an hour or two of Hollywood fun. But at BYU, he feels no such friction operating a scientifically rigorous paleontological research facility and museum on a faith-based campus. It is, he says, a "natural fit".
What Roe. v Wae couldn’t predict was the advancement of scientific technology capable of detecting the intricate design inherent in the unborn child and the astonishing level of development taking place earlier and earlier in the womb. See how American views are changing as technology progresses.
When you can't get to sleep at night, you might explain it to someone as your brain not being able to shut off. But does that mean you're not asleep? The question is: What role does conscious awareness have in our definition of sleep? A new BYU Study examines this very question.
From HuffPost: Need help out of a funk? Call your sister. A 2010 study published in the Journal of Family Psychology showed having a sister can boost your mental health and self-esteem. In particular, researchers from Brigham Young University found sisters help protect their siblings from “feeling lonely, unloved, guilty, self-conscious and fearful.”