Have you been manipulated, lied to, controlled by a toxic person? The person may be a psychopath (antisocial), a narcissist or a borderline. They've betrayed, exploited and misled you. They've seduced you with their charm and beguiled you with their lies. They've stolen your money, your life, ...
Date Posted: August 19, 2015
Would it surprise you to hear that the majority of actors are introverts? One would assume that someone who enjoys being in the spotlight would have to be an extrovert, but that’s not the way it is! The performances that constitute our impressions ...
As the years gone by, governments have come together to campaign for smoking cessation, making their detrimental effects known nation wide. There were campaigns, fines, and alternatives which smokers could turn to. But recently, a study shown that ...
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This therapeutic technique, called 'Socratic questioning' can really help depressed people, research finds. Socratic questioning is used by many therapists to help patients explore new perspectives on themselves and the world. Read on to find out ...
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Given the power of modern medicine, why have brain diseases increased by four times? Rates of brain diseases are increasing at almost epidemic rates, especially in the US, a new study reports. Read on to find out why.
What makes babies laugh? It sounds like one of the most fun questions a researcher could investigate, but there’s a serious scientific reason behind it. Despite the scientific potential, baby laughter is, as a research topic, “strangely ...
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Mr John F. Nash Jr, an American mathematician who won the 1994 Nobel Prize for Economics, was killed on May 23, along with his wife, in a car crash in New Jersey. He was the subject of a book and a film, both titled A Beautiful Mind. For the greater ...
Have that friend who is always being sarcastic and it gets annoying? Or have you ever been in that position where people ask terrible questions you snap back with a tinge of sarcasm? Well sarcasm doesn't always have to be a bad thing. Read on to ...
Always wanted to go on a diet but doubt its benefits? Always heard how certain actions/foods/habits will improve your memory? You are going to hear both in one now - a diet that may help you shed some belly fat, slow aging, and also help your memory ...
Always jetting off for a holiday? Or for a business trip? Or is the jet-set life already your profession? A study has shown that there is an effect of frequent, long-distance travel on mental health. Frequent, long-distance travel has been linked to ...
The rise of the selfie (and its widespread use on social media) has given people more control than ever over the impression they present to the world. Even Kim Kardashian has a book just based on her selfies. But to date, without any scientific ...
When you’re first diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you might have mixed emotions. On the one hand, you might feel relieved to finally have an explanation for your symptoms. On the other hand, you might feel ...
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Depressed and medication and therapy doesn't seem to work? These particularly hard-to-treat cases, now have a fresh option to turn to. Called repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), the outpatient treatment uses magne-tic waves to ...
Buying a gift can feel like a test. You want the gift to show how thoughtful you've been, and how you've taken the recipient's interests and personality into account. Yet according to the authors of a new psychology paper, this isn't the optimal ...
When it comes to food, color is money. Food companies scan their products on the line with custom colorimeters to ensure mathematically consistent hues. Fruits and vegetables are shipped in chemically "modified" atmospheres, because "better stem and ...
Fundamental differences between how the brain forms during adolescence have been discovered in children with schizophrenia and their siblings, a new study shows. The study opens up new avenues for researchers to explore when developing treatment for ...