What Makes Some of Us Own Our Mistakes, But Not Others

Research identifies the key belief that makes us take responsibility.

Dec 18

Categories: Self-Criticism

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Blood Test Forecasts Concussion Severity

Levels of a protein fragment in the blood paralleled how long head injuries benched hockey players.

Dec 18

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues

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5 Reasons Giving Thanks Can Improve Your Life

If you're older than 9, it's hard to resist the urge to roll your eyes when someone at the Thanksgiving table suggests, "Let's all go around the room and share what we're thankful for!" It's a pretty corny holiday ritual you mostly do to keep your ...

Dec 17

Categories: Happiness

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How the Brain Uses Glucose to Fuel Self-Control

Steam power sets massive, clunky turbines into motion. Horsepower involves explosions of work, with engines hurtling cars down a freeway. Solar power taps the awesome might of the sun itself and may someday light entire cities. But willpower seems ...

Dec 17

Categories: Control Issues

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Why do friendly people usually lead happier lives?

You are what you see and what you choose

Dec 16

Categories: Friendships, Happiness

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Here’s The Curious Secret To Perfect Learning While You Are ...

How to learn while distracted as if you were totally focused.

Dec 16

Categories: Learning Difficulties

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Exercise Counteracts Genetic Risk for Alzheimer's

Regular physical activity may correct the brain's metabolism to stave off dementia

Dec 16

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues

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Health Effects of Stress in the City

Does your pace of life in the city impact your health?

Dec 15

Categories: Anxiety, Depression, Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Stress ...

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A Foolproof Way To Use Forgetting To Help You Remember, Study Reveals

When you save information digitally, your real memory for that information is worse, but a new study reveals a positive flipside.

Dec 15

Categories: Other

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Charisma: What It Is and How to Grow It

Five steps to developing personal charisma.

Dec 15

Categories: Self-Confidence

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Cognitive development across the lifespan

(Young minds’ edition) A contrast between cognitive abilities and crystallized intelligence.

Dec 13

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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4 Reasons to Forgive but Not Forget

Knowing how to forgive someone is an essential life skill. It serves us well in our love lives and professional relationships.Forgiving and forgetting is great in theory, but in reality it’s difficult. Below are four reasons why it’s important ...

Dec 13

Categories: Forgiveness

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Possible genetic link found in treatment-related cognitive issues in ...

Study associates poor neurocognitive outcomes with variations in genes related to brain inflammation and oxidative stress, highlight potential interventions

Dec 12

Categories: Cancer, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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Less Sleep Means More Stress for Teens

Teens stay up late at night and sleep late into the morning, a result of a natural shift in their circadian rhythms. That biological schedule puts them at odds with the adult world, as well as early start times for high school. But does the mismatch ...

Dec 12

Categories: Sleep Disorders, Stress Management

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Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals Tied to Lower IQ at Age 7

Children whose mothers were exposed to higher levels of phthalates, common chemicals in consumer products, in late pregnancy tend to score lower than other kids on intelligence tests at age 7.

Dec 12

Categories: Pregnancy & Birthing

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