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April 17, 2018
Research led by BYU psychology professor Scott Steffensen is showing that acupuncture can have a very real impact at the neurological level, better helping those recovering from addiction.

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March 27, 2018
A recent study by BYU psychology professor Daniel Kay suggests a dysfunction in the inhibition process could be what causes those with insomnia to have a hard time fully falling asleep.

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October 12, 2016
Teens use smartphones successfully to do almost anything: learn new skills, communicate with friends, do research and catch Pokémon. But a new study finds smartphones aren’t as useful for helping teens maintain weight loss.

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May 11, 2016
We know dogs are sensitive to human emotion, but a BYU professor set out to discover how they use that emotion.

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November 23, 2014
Parents who spend their time playing with and talking to their five-month-old baby may wonder whether their child remembers any of it a day later.

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November 28, 2012
Most people know when to be afraid and when it’s ok to calm down. But research shows that autistic children struggle to let go of old fears. The BYU study found that this fearfulness is linked to the severity of symptoms of autism.

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