Tips to Help You Fall Asleep

Most, if not all of us, have experienced nights when we just cannot get our brains to power down. We remain awake, tossing and turning, and it seems like to more we try to sleep, the less able we are to fall asleep. Thankfully, there are ways to ...

Mar 10

Categories: Sleep Disorders

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Can We Acquire a Super Memory?

Imagine this: a gameshow participant has to memorise four Rubik's cube puzzles at once, dive into a tank that is filling with water blindfolded, and solve them all before the water engulfs him or her? Just as you think that this is impossible, the ...

Mar 10

Categories: Academic Issues

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Being Grateful Will Make You Happier

Our expectations change the way we feel about things. They craft our moods and subsequent reactions to things. Studies show being grateful is a conscious choice people can make, and if they do choose to be grateful, they will be happier for it.

Mar 10

Categories: Empathy, Happiness

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The Influence of Fleeting Attraction

All of us make requests at time, minor or huge. Others’ likelihood of complying to our request is definitely something that can be increased if one knows the trick to it. New research has revealed that people seems to accede more to requests from ...

Mar 9

Categories: Mental Health in Asia

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The One (Really Easy) Persuasion Technique Everyone Should Know

Swearing. Talking in the right ear. Pouring coffee down someone’s throat. These various studies to increase one’s persuasion is fascinating, yet admittedly impractical to perform. New research has revealed an incredibly easy persuasion technique ...

Mar 9

Categories: Mental Health in Asia

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The Four Things That Kill a Relationship Stone Dead

Ever-lasting love is a romantic and dreamy concept that we all wish for. These love-tinted rose buds are however, fragile and tender. John Gottman here analyses four main things that one should never do in order to keep the love blooming and strong.

Mar 9

Categories: Mental Health in Asia

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Research Reveals How Time Will Change Your Personality

They say that time changes everything. Impermanence is the only constant and perhaps, even blessing in disguise. New research has further confirmed this as it reveals that people indeed, do change with age.

Mar 9

Categories: Mental Health in Asia

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Most People Don't Know This Is The Best Way To Empathise

All of us yearn to be understood and cared for. And most of us, at some point in time, wish to understand others - a family, friend, lover. Yet, such innate desire to understand and be understood often result in a labyrinth of confusion as we ...

Mar 9

Categories: Mental Health in Asia

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A Very Pleasurable Way To Improve Your Relationship

Human interactions are often centralised around the formation of meaningful and pleasurable relationships. New research has revealed a simple yet useful technique to injecting waves of happiness into relationships.

Mar 9

Categories: Mental Health in Asia

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How To Feel Happier Right Now

One quick gateway to happiness is to indulge ourselves in happy memories. New research has shown that we can do so via listening to both happy and peaceful music. What is worthy to note is that the type of happy music we listen to affects the ...

Mar 7

Categories: Mental Health in Asia

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The Good Thing About Being Easily Embarrassed

New research has shown that we no longer need to hide that pink flush on our faces when we get embarrassed! It has been proven that people who are easily embarrassed are perceived to be more honest and reliable. With these new findings, ...

Mar 7

Categories: Mental Health in Asia

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How To Dramatically Improve Your Motivation

All of us need motivation, whether it is to finish up that assignment, stick to a diet plan or even to wake up on a rainy day. It has been found that competition is one of the best motivators for us to stick to our plans, which will thus allow us to ...

Mar 7

Categories: Mental Health in Asia

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Exercise: The Key to Better Brain Function?

Recent research has finally proven that there is a correlation between increased brain function and physical fitness. The brains of older Japanese men who are more physically healthy perform similarly to those of men who are much younger than them.

Mar 6

Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues

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The Quest to Read Emotions from Brain Scans

Two separate groups of scientists have conducted studies to investigate the MRI scans of various people, and both have found that there are indeed patterns in people’s MRI scans when they are experiencing similar emotions.

Mar 6

Categories: Academic Issues

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The Social Trick To Increase Your Attractiveness To Others

We get our eyes, height, hair and smiles from a combination of mom and dad. Our appearances are physical representations of our genes and DNA. Yet, for those of you who inherited a nose that's slightly large or a body that's too thin, know that ...

Mar 4

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