Daily dose of violent video games has no long-term effect on adult aggression, researchers find

Playing violent action adventure games for prolonged periods does not make adults more aggressive, say researchers. A new study looked at the influence long-term violent video game play has on aggression levels, and compared this with playing a life simulation game or not playing a video game at all.
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Trump Effect Faces Test as Race to Control Congress Gets Real

  1. Trump Effect Faces Test as Race to Control Congress Gets Real  Bloomberg
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  3. Today’s the day to cast your ballot in local, state primaries  Bryan-College Station Eagle
  4. Dave Wasserman on Twitter: “Breaking: in TX’s 15 largest counties, early voting in Dem primary spiked 105% (!) vs …  Twitter
  5. National Democratic Chairman Tom Perez questions DCCC actions in CD 7 race  Chron.com
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A neuron can cause a domino effect

If the sense of smell disappears, this can indicate a disease such as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease. However, unlike previously assumed, general degenerations in the nervous system do not play a leading role in the loss of the sense of smell with increasing age, but individual nerve cells or classes of nerves are decisive.
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