Physiology News

Jun 25, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Elevated levels of the stress hormone cortisol could be linked with lower rates of participation in elections, says a new study published in the journal Physiology and Behavior. The new study shows cortisol levels can affect voter turnout. Credit: Pete Souza / Richard Whitney / CC BY-SA 3.0. As witnessed by recent voter turnout in primary elections, participation in U.S. national elections is low, relative to other western democracies. In fact, voter...

May 28, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A multinational team of researchers led by Dr Philipp Khaitovich from Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, has suggested...

Jul 26, 2013 by Sci-News.com

A new study published in the journal Current Biology provides the first scientific evidence that the lunar cycle can influence human sleep. New study shows...

May 15, 2012 by Enrico de Lazaro

A team of scientists at the University of California in Los Angeles has found that binging on soda and sweets for as little as six weeks may make you stupid. Crystalline...

Mar 9, 2012 by Sci-News.com

A team of researchers from the Catholic University of Brasilia, A Coruña University in Spain and the James Cook University in Australia has found that...