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The New York Times' Well blog reports on research that has shown that computers may be better than humans at detecting emotions in human facial expressions. In the study, published in Current Biology, participants either had their hands dipped in ice cold water, which caused an expression of true pain, or...
Calling a girl, "too fat" may actually increase her chances of being obese later in life, the Los Angeles Times reports. The finding is based on a study in JAMA Pediatrics that asked 10 year old girls to report if they were labeled "too fat" by their "father, mother, brother, sister, best girlfriend, boy...
"State Treasurer Bill Lockyer announced the approval Thursday of $75.3 million in grants that aim to stabilize residents with severe mental illness before they land in jail or suffer multiple hospitalizations," according to an article in the Los Angeles Times. "The 20 grants will go to 28 counties for new...