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The health authorities in Norway have not yet established a clinical follow-up program for children born to drug-addicted mothers. New research emphasizes that these children have a real need for it.
We like eating meat more than the thought of eating animals. Scientists conclude that we choose not to really think about what we eat, because if we do we lose the appetite.
Scientists at the University of Oslo have shown that the content of the "love hormone" oxytocin in blood plasma and serum is about 100 times higher than previously thought. At the same time, they documented the benefits of Open Science and new publishing methods: Better science, faster publication, larger outreach.
What is an emotion and how can it be measured? How does emotional understanding develop in children and what connection is there between hedonistic feelings and the brain? What is our emotional responses to music and why does culture hold a vital role in the study of emotion?
Social norms as solutions
Oct. 17, 2016
Climate change, biodiversity loss, antibiotic resistance, and other global challenges pose major collective action problems: A group benefits from a certain action, but no individual has sufficient incentive to act alone.
The Implementation of Internet Interventions for Depression: A Scoping Review
Oct. 10, 2016
Depression is one of the most common mental health problems among adults, but effective treatments are not widely accessible.
The International Handbook of Suicide Prevention, 2nd Edition
Oct. 10, 2016
Bergljot Gjelsvik har sammen med J.M.G. Williams, D. S. Duggan, C. Crane, S. R. Hepburn og E. Hargus skrevet kapittelet "Modes of mind and suicidal processes" i R. O’Connor & J. Pirkis (Eds.), The International Handbook of Suicide Prevention, 2nd Edition
The beauty, logic and limitations of twin studies
Sep. 26, 2016
During the last fifty years more than 2700 twin studies have been published, examining the etiology of a high number of traits.