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Breastfeeding Infant's Health Nutrition Today's Healthcare
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Unsafe feeding methods spiked during infant formula shortage      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

A survey finds nearly half of parents who rely on formula for their babies resorted to potentially harmful feeding methods during the infant formula shortage.

Relationships
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Phone communication spurs a cascading effect on social influence      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Social influence from phone communications is significant, reaching as far as four degrees of separation from the original caller, according to a new study.

Breastfeeding Child Development Children's Health Infant and Preschool Learning Infant's Health Parenting
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Dads are key in supporting breastfeeding, safe infant sleep      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Fathers can make a huge difference in whether an infant is breastfed and placed to sleep safely, according to a recent survey of new fathers.

Child Development Infant and Preschool Learning Parenting Relationships
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Conflict in marriage less harmful for kids when dad keeps it constructive      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Conflict is unavoidable in all marriages. When it erupts in families with children, stressed or angry parents may take their pain out on the kids, projecting their anger or withdrawing emotionally or physically. In the worst cases, children's socioemotional development can suffer. But the way parents, especially fathers, deal with marital conflict can make a difference to kids, according to a new study.

Relationships
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Married people who cheat don't often regret it      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Married people who have affairs find them highly satisfying, express little remorse and believe the cheating didn't hurt their otherwise healthy marriages, finds a new report on the psychology of infidelity.

Relationships
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The brain reacts differently to touch depending on context      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

The touch of another person may increase levels of the 'feelgood' hormone oxytocin. But the context really matters. The situation impacts oxytocin levels not only in the moment, but also later.

Relationships
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Married couples who merge finances may be happier, stay together longer      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

The Beatles famously sang, 'Money can't buy me love,' but married couples who manage their finances together may love each other longer, according to new research.

Psychology Research Relationships
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Human brains process social situations similarly -- researchers discovered a brain network for social perception      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

A recent study shows that different people have similar brain activity when perceiving social situations. Researchers discovered an extensive neural network in the human brain that effectively processes various social information.

Relationships
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Social consequences of using AI in conversations      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Researchers have found people have more efficient conversations, use more positive language and perceive each other more positively when using an artificial intelligence-enabled chat tool.

Depression Relationships Stress
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Study examines how social rank affects response to stress      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Scientists say their study could shed light on stress-related mental illnesses but that more research is needed.

Breastfeeding Child Development Infant and Preschool Learning Infant's Health Nutrition Parenting
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Beneficial bacteria in the infant gut uses nitrogen from breast milk to support baby's health      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

A nutrition scientist who has spent his career studying breast milk has demonstrated how beneficial microbes in the gut of infants use nitrogen from human milk to support pediatric nutrition and development.

Relationships Stress
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Positive experiences in close relationships are associated with better physical health, new research suggests      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Social relationships influence physical health, but questions remain about the nature of this connection. New research suggests that the way you feel about your close relationships may be affecting the way your body functions.

Relationships
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Few people seem to find real joy in JOMO      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Most people who ranked high in 'joy of missing out' or JOMO also reported high levels of social anxiety in a recent study. The term JOMO has been popularized as a healthy enjoyment of solitude in almost direct opposition to the negative FOMO, the 'fear of missing out' people may have when seeing others having fun experiences without them. In an analysis of two samples of adults, researchers found mixed results when it comes to JOMO with evidence that there is some anxiety behind the joy.

Relationships
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Personality, satisfaction linked throughout adult lifespan      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Certain personality traits are associated with satisfaction in life, and despite the changes people may experience in social roles and responsibilities over the course of their adult lives, that association is stable regardless of age, according to new research.

Child Development Infant and Preschool Learning Parenting Relationships
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How moms and dads view each other as co-parents affects kids      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

How mothers and fathers see each other as co-parents of their children plays a key role in how well-adjusted their kids become, a new study suggests.

Nutrition Psychology Research Relationships
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Leptin helps hungry mice choose sex over food      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

To eat or to mate -- that is the question (and the answer is: moderately hungry mice choose to mate). Researchers show that hungry mice prioritize interacting with members of the opposite sex over eating and drinking when their brains are stimulated with leptin, an appetite-suppressing hormone.

Child Development Relationships
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Robot helps students with learning disabilities stay focused      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Engineering researchers are successfully using a robot to help keep children with learning disabilities focused on their work.

Relationships
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Cohesion and connection drop in aging population      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Social cohesion and connection decline in an ageing population, according to a new study of one of humanity's closest relatives.

Relationships
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Social isolation triggers astrocyte-mediated deficits in learning and memory      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

In animal models, social isolation triggers memory and learning deficits that are mediated by hyperactivity of the most abundant brain cell, the astrocyte. Importantly, inhibiting this hyperactivity reversed the cognitive deficits associated with social deprivation.

Relationships
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The relationship between ghosting and closure      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Odds are, you know someone who has been ghosted. And according to a new study, it can be a haunting experience. A recent study found nearly two-thirds of participants have ghosted -- ended a relationship by ignoring the other person, without offering a clear explanation -- and have been ghosted.