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Violence

violence 1. The quality or state of being violent; highly excited action, whether physical or moral; vehemence; impetuosity;... Read More

Neural mechanisms of genetic risk for impulsivity and violence in humans

Neural mechanisms of genetic risk for impulsivity and violence in humans Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg,*†‡§ Joshua W.... Read More

Physical and sexual abuse linked to asthma in Puerto Rican kids

Children who are physically or sexually abused are more than twice as likely to have asthma as their peers, according to... Read More

Bad Moon Rising: the persistent belief in lunar connections to madness

Over and above Alina Iosif and Bruce Ballon I see the bad moon arising. I see trouble on the way. I see earthquakes... Read More

Falls

Fall 1. To descend, either suddenly or gradually; particularly, to descend by the force of gravity; to drop; to sink; as,... Read More

Traumatic Brain Injury may lead to Seizure

Traumatic Brain Injury May Lead to Seizure Traumatic brain injury (TBI), traumatic injuries to the brain, also called... Read More

Spring

spring 1. To leap; to bound; to jump. The mountain stag that springs From height to height, and bounds along the plains.... Read More

Storm

storm 1. A violent disturbance of the atmosphere, attended by wind, rain, snow, hail, or thunder and lightning; hence,... Read More

Why Some People React Aggressively Without Provocation While Others Don’t

Specific personality variables, such as anger or irritability predict the tendency to either engage in aggressive behavior... Read More

Spout

spout 1. To throw out forcibly and abudantly, as liquids through an office or a pipe; to eject in a jet; as, an elephant... Read More

Spoil

spoil 1. That which is taken from another by violence; especially, the plunder taken from an enemy; pillage; booty. Gentle... Read More

Bleed

Bleed 1. To emit blood; to lose blood; to run with blood, by whatever means; as, the arm bleeds; the wound bled freely; to... Read More

Robust

robust 1. Evincing strength; indicating vigorous health; strong; sinewy; muscular; vigorous; sound; as, a robust body;... Read More

Drive

Drive 1. To rush and press with violence; to move furiously. Fierce Boreas drove against his flying sails. (Dryden) Under... Read More

Burst

Burst 1. To fly apart or in pieces; of break open; to yield to force or pressure, especially to a sudden and violent... Read More

Rescue

rescue 1. The act of rescuing; deliverance from restraint, violence, or danger; liberation. Spur to the rescue of the noble... Read More

Pant

pant 1. To breathe quickly or in a labored manner, as after exertion or from eagerness or excitement; to respire with... Read More

Explosion

Explosion 1. The act of exploding; detonation; a chemical action which causes the sudden formation of a great volume of... Read More

Spoils

spoil 1. That which is taken from another by violence; especially, the plunder taken from an enemy; pillage; booty. Gentle... Read More

Burn

Burn 1. A hurt, injury, or effect caused by fire or excessive or intense heat. 2. The operation or result of burning or... Read More

Tear

Definition noun, plural: tears (physiology) The watery secretion of the lacrimal glands verb To pull (apart) by force or by... Read More

Decline

Decline 1. A falling off; a tendency to a worse state; diminution or decay; deterioration; also, the period when a thing is... Read More

Breach

Breach Origin: oe. Breke, breche, as. Brice, gebrice, gebrece (in comp), fr. Brecan to break; akin to dan. Braek, MHG.... Read More

Affect Regulation and the Origin of the Self: The Neurobiology of Emotional Development

Affect Regulation and the Origin of the Self: The Neurobiology of Emotional Development  ... Read More

Revolution

revolution 1. The act of revolving, or turning round on an axis or a center; the motion of a body round a fixed point or... Read More

Brute

Brute 1. Not having sensation; senseless; inanimate; unconscious; without intelligence or volition; as, the brute earth; the... Read More

Rare Ant May Help Solve Some Mysteries Of Social Evolution

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Last fall, ecologists at Ohio State University cracked open an acorn they had found in an Ohio park and... Read More

The clinicians’ dilemma

The clinicians' dilemma1 G D Fraser Steele MD FRCPsych Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist, Runwell Hospital Wickford, Essex... Read More

Health Belief Systems and the Psychobiology of War

Health Belief Systems and the Psychobiology of War NEIL J. ELGEE, MD, Seattle Belief systems overlie powerful biological... Read More

Genes don`t control human behavior, evolutionist says

"Evolutionary psychology" - the discipline that attempts to explain much of human behavior as a creation of... Read More

Lab experiments “terrifying” for animals

The most harmless-seeming lab experiments spark panic in the creatures going through them, according to a new report. But... Read More

Primate behavior explained by computer ‘agents’

The complex behaviour of primates can be understood using artificially-intelligent computer ‘agents’ that mimic their... Read More

Humans and monkeys share Machiavellian intelligence

When it comes to their social behavior, people sometimes act like monkeys, or more specifically, like rhesus macaques, a... Read More

Emergence of a Peaceful Culture in Wild Baboons

Emergence of a Peaceful Culture in Wild Baboons PLoS Biol 2(4): e124. This is an open-access article distributed under the... Read More

Wound

Wound 1. A hurt or injury caused by violence; specifically, a breach of the skin and flesh of an animal, or in the substance... Read More

Lab experiments “terrifying” for animals

The most harmless-seeming lab experiments spark panic in the creatures going through them, according to a new report.... Read More

Violent Video Games Affect Boys’ Biological Systems, Study Finds

November 14, 2008 — A new article describes how heart rate and sleep in boys are affected by violent video... Read More

Animal Rights Extremists Threaten Researchers And Health Outcomes, Scientists Say

September 15, 2009 — Two new expert commentaries released in the September 16 issue of The Journal of... Read More

Descend

Descend 1. To pass from a higher to a lower place; to move downwards; to come or go down in any way, as by falling, flowing,... Read More

Load

Load 1. To lay a load or burden on or in, as on a horse or in a cart; to charge with a load, as a gun; to furnish with a... Read More