Marijuana Legalization for Medical Use Does Not Increase Crime, Says Study

Marijuana Legalization for Medical Use Does Not Increase Crime, Says Study

Researchers in Dallas at the University of Texas found that legalizing medical marijuana use does not increase crime. More so, the study also says that in some instances it may decrease crime altogether. The study was published in PLOS One on Wednesday. The researchers led by Robert Morris, an associate professor of criminology, looked at […]

Childhood Obesity: A Simple Fix

Childhood Obesity: A Simple Fix

Raylene Reimer, a nutrition professor at the University of Calgary in Canada, has begun a study that may find a simple fix for childhood obesity. The research involves drinking a glass of water every evening before dinner. Dissolved in the liquid is a unique fibre that could potentially help with the condition. Reimer told the […]

Mickey Mouse Damages a Child’s Intellect, Study Suggests

Mickey Mouse Damages a Child’s Intellect, Study Suggests

A new Canadian study suggests that talking animal characters such as Mickey Mouse and Winnie the Pooh may damage a child’s intellect. For a more educational experience, children’s literature or cartoons with realistic animals is now recommended. The findings were published in Frontiers in Psychology. The study, conducted at the Department of Applied Psychology and […]