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Just Thinking About Coffee Is Enough to Wake You Up, New Study Finds

So entrenched is the association between coffee and ideas of ambition and focus that merely thinking about the drink is enough to increase the body’s arousal levels and focus your thoughts, according to researchers at Monash University and the University of Toronto. Reporting their findings in the journal Consciousness and Cognition, the researchers write that… Read More »

Parents’ divorce is more damaging to adolescents than to younger children, U.K. study finds

LONDON — Unhappy parents should not stay together “for the sake of the children,” as divorcing is less harmful if it takes place earlier in childhood, new research shows. The first large study to assess the emotional impact on children of their parents splitting up has found that the greatest risk of repercussions in the… Read More »

Poll finds support for paid family leave tumbles when Americans are presented with costs

The idea of a new a government program for paid leave is overwhelmingly popular among Americans, right up until they are informed about the possible costs. That’s the conclusion of a new YouGov survey conducted with the libertarian Cato Institute. According to the poll of 1,700 Americans, a whopping 74 percent support “a new federal… Read More »