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Yes, Oxytocin Makes You More Trusting and Generous. So Does Booze.

“The Moral Molecule.” “The Cuddle Hormone.” If you’ve been paying attention the past few years, you’ve heard about many of the near-magical effects of the hormone oxytocin on the brain.

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Read or Perform Systematic Reviews? A Must-Read Paper

People often complain that systematic reviewers make use of arbitrary quality thresholds to select or reject papers for inclusion in meta-analyses and do not allow for bias in any included studies that are not perfect. 177 more words

Richard Lilford

ARPIL: NEW REVIEW ON CANCER SURVIVORSHIP, PSYCHOSOCIAL INTERVENTIONS & EMPLOYMENT

A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW PUBLISHED ON EFFECTIVENESS OF PSYCHOSOCIAL INTERVENTIONS WITH CANCER SURVIVORS TO PROMOTE EMPLOYMENT

A systematic review by Carlton Fong, Kathleen Murphy, John Westbrook  215 more words

Walking Exercise for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

O’Connor, S. R., Tully, M. A., Ryan, B., Bleakley, C. M., Baxter, G. D., Bradley, J. M., & McDonough, S. M. (2014). Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation. 294 more words

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Biodiversity promotes ecosystem multitasking

Today, colleagues from around the globe and I published a paper in Nature Communications titled “Biodiversity enhances ecosystem multifunctionality across trophic levels and habitats.” The paper is an important step forward in connecting biological diversity — the variety of organisms living in an ecosystem — to the myriad processes operating in natural, functioning ecosystems. 1,796 more words

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