Morning and afternoon naps helped prevent some of the hormonal and immune changes that occurred following a night of sleep deprivation.
People who regularly played action video games such as Call of Duty or Assassin's Creed were better at learning a new sensorimotor skill on the computer than their non-playing peers.
Squatting down makes it quicker and easier to poop as compared to sitting down, probably because sitting upright leaves a kink in the gut that straightens out when we squat.
Teachers who use humor in their classrooms tend to get better student evaluations by their students, regardless of learning outcomes.
Within the same grade, younger students are more likely to be diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than older students.
Napping for 20 minutes in either a chair or bed improved mood and sleepiness for habitual nappers, but napping in a bed was associated with greater alertness post-nap.
The mere presence of a cell phone, whether or not it was used, decreased people's performance on tasks that involved attention and cognitive processing.
Adolescent girls who reported using social networking sites more than two hours per day were more likely to report being dissatisfied with their body weight due to perceiving themselves to be overweight, as compared to those who used these sites less.