Norway is often seen as a shining example of how a country can make its transportation greener by encouraging consumers to purchase electric cars. But Norway’s approach isn’t for everyone — and it may be hampering the country’s efforts to make its transport solutions truly climate friendly.
Many children and young adults spend a lot of time on social media, much to the concern of their parents and guardians. Researchers at NTNU have now taken a closer look at the impact of using social media such as Instagram, Snapchat and TikTok on young people’s mental health.
In Norway, girls are much better at reading than boys. But girls and boys perform equally well when using a new teaching method.
It’s not true that women are subjected to sexual double standards, researchers say. Most people tend to be more liberal than they think other people are. But not all behaviour is OK.
Sometimes you become so absorbed in a task that you forget everything else. We call it finding the flow. A new test can measure it.
The more comfortable students feel at school, the better they feel they are mastering the subject matter.
It looked like the COVID-19 pandemic might be a good time to be an introvert. Now a large study shows that extroverts handled the situation better.
Some people feel worse than others after a stroke. Stroke patients with cognitive and emotional problems tend to experience fatigue more often and sleep more during the day, according to recent research.
Many children struggle with reading. A new method offers hope. The focus is on giving children the right challenges.
Stroke patients who experience delirium during a stroke could be more prone to developing cognitive and psychiatric difficulties.
Things slow down for a lot of us as we get older. But your brain can stay healthy longer with a little effort.
Some children resort to food as a comfort or eat more for other reasons. But the link between predicted obesity-promoting eating behaviour and high BMI may not be what you think.
Girls do not lose body fat from being more physically active. Nor is how round they are connected to how active they are. But researchers have found these links for boys.
Did you ever want to get really good at something when you were younger? Over the years, you tend to lose some of the spark and the belief in yourself that you’ll succeed. But – there’s hope.
Many people who experience problems with memory after a stroke regain their memory within three months.
A lot of young people have depressive symptoms. Ruminative thinking, and even thinking about how much you ruminate, reinforces the symptoms. But there is hope.
Some people succeed at flirting more often than others. Plenty of people are obviously more attractive than the rest of us, but it also seems that a lot of them know what works. Now researchers do, too.
Some occupations got a lot busier when COVID-19 hit. Sleep and quality of life for many workers in essential occupations have been strongly impacted.
Depression is one of the most common mental disorders in adolescence and is found in children as young as kindergarten age. Unfortunately, the disorder often lasts into adulthood, but an NTNU study gives cause for optimism.
Many people have been robbed of a very basic need during the pandemic: physical contact. Human touch triggers hormones like serotonin, dopamine and oxytocin. Hormones that make us feel good flourish when we touch each other.
Just over two months after UN Secretary-General António Guterres described a new climate report on the state of the planet as “code red for humanity”, the nations of the world have the chance to do something about it. But will they?
Scientists find remarkable similarities in the olfactory pathways of such diverse creatures as humans and insects.