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Oct 24, 2014 - SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Lantern, a technology startup that offers online and mobile coaching programs to support mental health, has won early backing for its service. Executives at the 2-year-old startup said on Friday it has raised $4.4 million from ...and more »
Oct 24, 2014 - Toronto Star That is the question experts are asking, as Canada copes with a health-care system they say has pitiful access to mental health professionals. “There are clearly not enough resources here in Canada,” said Lorne Dawson, co-director of the Canadian ...Michael Zehaf-Bibeau a crack addict who tried to rob McDonald's so he could ...
Oct 24, 2014 - Baby’s first robot If  you could only learn a language with the innocent receptivity of a young child. That adage, repeated ad nauseam, once an adult has decided to learn French or Tagalog... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Oct 24, 2014 - Gazette News — In an effort to improve the mental health of its paramedics, Frontenac County Council has directed staff to investigate options for the development and delivery of a program to that effect, with a report to be delivered to Council early ...
Oct 24, 2014 - A criminologist contrasts the stories surrounding serial homicide with real data to help explain society’s macabre fascination with these tales -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Oct 24, 2014 - New research suggests a controlling parenting style can hinder autonomy and relationship development among teens. Investigators at the University of Virginia believe their findings are important because the teenage years are a time to establish a healthy degree of autonomy and closeness in relationships (rather than easily giving in to peer pressure). The longitudinal study […]
Oct 24, 2014 - A new study suggests music therapy may be used to reduce depression in children and adolescents with behavioral and emotional problems. Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast found children who received music therapy had significantly improved self-esteem and significantly reduced depression compared with those who received treatment ...
Oct 24, 2014 - This blog is the fifth in a series of guest posts on technology and the brain to celebrate Scientific American Mind’s 10-year anniversary. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com