Are you tone deaf? Or do you just think you are?

Have you ever been told you were "tone deaf" in music classes because you "can't sing in tune"? And thus, you've always assumed you were tone deaf just because someone labelled you as one? Tone deaf is known as amusia and you're not actually as tone ...

Jul 27

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Why the 'I'll start from tomorrow' plan is most likely a trap

King and Queens of procrastination? How many times have you heard someone, or even yourself, say, “I’ll start from tomorrow” or “I’ll start from Monday” or “I’ll start from next month” whenever there is some new habit to form or a ...

Jul 24

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Your personality can invite loneliness, and loneliness can shape your ...

It's often assumed that personality is largely fixed, like your height or shoe size. But a better analogy might be between personality and body weight. After all, like an expanding waist span, there's evidence that personality changes as we get ...

Jul 22

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The Truth Behind Your Rainbow Profile Picture

After the watershed US Supreme Court decision to legalize same-sex marriage across all 50 states, many people watched their Facebook feed turn into a rainbow. The rainbow was a longstanding emblem of support for gays and lesbians and Facebook ...

Jul 15

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Study: The Four Kinds of Drunken personality

Summer is round the corner and it means parties showered with heavy coolers and pitchers of mojitos. But first, you may want to recall how your personality morphs after a few drinks too many during last summer.New research have suggested that there ...

Jul 14

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Study: The fear you experience playing video games is real - and you ...

With the advent of video games, a frequently asked question has been whether we get as engrossed in them emotionally as we do when we see a scary movie. The answer is yes and in new ways, according to new research by faculty in Indiana ...

Jul 1

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Alzheimer's disease works differently in patients with and without ...

A study revealed differences in the way brain inflammation, considered a key component of Alzheimer's Disease (AD), is expressed in different subsets of patients, in particular people with Down syndrome (DS) and AD.

Jun 30

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Therapy affects the brain of people with Tourette Syndrome

In addition to its effect on chronic tics, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can change the brain function of people with Tourette syndrome, new research confirms. Tourette syndrome is a neuropsychiatric disorder mainly characterized by motor and ...

Jun 29

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The Reasons Why People Maintain Negative Self-Evaluations

Why is it that people maintain negative self-evaluations? One explanation is found within the Cognitive Experiential Self-Theory, which proposes that people have a need to maintain a coherent self-view. A negative coherent self-view produces less ...

Jun 24

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Thick cortex could be key in Down syndrome

The thickness of the brain's cerebral cortex could be a key to unlocking answers about intellectual development in youth with Down syndrome. It could also provide new insights to why individuals with this genetic neurodevelopmental disorder are ...

Jun 23

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The Benefits of Watching Cute Cat Videos Online

Watching cute videos of cats online can boost energy and positive emotions, a new study finds. Not only that, but they can decrease negative emotions like sadness, annoyance and anxiety.

Jun 22

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Why We Love Cats: What Felines Can Teach Us About Affection

When someone who you like gives a hug or tenders affection, experiment with letting it in. Be a cat. Get out of your head and be mindfully present with how it feels in your body to receive affection from a loved one. Whether from a cat or human, ...

Jun 18

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Eye's motion detection sensors identified

Studying mice, scientists have identified a neural circuit in the retina that carries signals enabling the eye to detect movement. The finding could help in efforts to build artificial retinas for people who have suffered vision loss.

Jun 18

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Personality Test: How Open To Experience Are You?

How open you are to new experiences?

Jun 13

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Your handwriting speaks a lot about you

What can you learn from a single page of writing? Learn fun facts about yourself or your friends.

Jun 13

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