Painkillers Might Also Dull Your Emotions

Headaches, cramps and other painful twinges in your body can be relieved by popping an over-the-counter painkiller, but the aches of the soul are harder to treat. Yet studies show that the acetaminophen (sold as Tylenol) can actually dull emotional ...

Apr 21

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Food that can Protect the Aging Brain

Keeping both mentally and physically active is key to brain health. Nutrition may play a role as well. Here is a look at some ingredients and supplements that may help protect and sharpen aging brains.

Apr 21

Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues

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Critically Examine Information to Avoid Garbage In, Gospel Out

Do you know that 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years alone?

Apr 20

Categories: Workplace Issues

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The Weirdest Way People Communicate Their Happiness

One more reason why happiness is contagious

Apr 20

Categories: Other

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Careful of your painkillers, it might just kill your positivity

A new study finds Acetaminophen/Tylenol/Paracetemol could just kill positive emotions. The painkiller could blunt both physical and psychological pain. This is the first time one tries to test the popular painkiller’s effect on both negative and ...

Apr 18

Categories: Drug Addiction, Emotional Abuse, Pain management

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Are e-cigarettes useful?

E-Cigarettes were invented to help smokers to quit smoking. But it is getting increasingly popular with teenagers, even those who have never smoked. Over 10,000 children were surveyed about their use of e-cigarettes. Using it at least once was more ...

Apr 18

Categories: Addictions, Drug Addiction, Teenage Issues

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Forgetting how painful your marathon is

It seems like a total accomplishment when you tell others that you have ran a marathon. But is running a marathon that easy? It could be painful. What makes a runner run again? Perhaps they have forgotten their experience during the last run.

Apr 18

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Daydreaming related to well-being

Daydreaming is often associated with lapses of attention, memory loss and depression. Daydreaming consumes as much as 50% of our awaken state. If it is maladaptive, it might be disastrous. Whether daydreaming is good for one, it depends on your ...

Apr 17

Categories: Mindfulness

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Does female superheros have an empowering influence over women?

We see lots of traditional gender stereotypes of powerful, strong and smart superheros in Avengers, The Hulk, X-Men, etc. But are female super-heroines as empowering as those male counterparts? Heroine characters are often hypersexualised with ...

Apr 17

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A Supplement that Prevents you from falling into Depression

Researchers have found that probiotics helped people’s rumination. Ruminating refers to one’s focus on bad experiences and feelings. Probiotics is said to help to stop sadness from turning into depression, by helping people to let go of their ...

Apr 17

Categories: Depression

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Stress eating helps, when they're these superfoods

When work deadlines begin piling up and your social calendar is booked, the last thing you want to hear is to steer clear of the vending machine. Who has time for healthy eating? But when it comes to combating stress levels, what you eat may ...

Apr 16

Categories: Stress Management

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Psychologists can influence people's moral choices by tracking their ...

Where we look betrays what we're thinking. For instance, given a choice between two snacks, people spend longer looking at the alternative that they ultimately choose. A new study digs deeper into this process and asks: is gaze direction also ...

Apr 16

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New Video game undergoing FDA Trial as potential treatment for ADHD ...

While most start-ups have opted to market and sell their mobile weight loss games and diabetes trackers directly to consumers, Akili has decided to pursue the long, expensive, risky path of clinical trials through the Food and Drug Administration. ...

Apr 15

Categories: Adult ADHD, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism ...

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Probiotics can help you become less focused on recurrent bad feelings

People focus less on bad feelings and experiences from the past (i.e. rumination) after four weeks of probiotics ...

Apr 15

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Why some people hear colour, taste sounds

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have shed new light on synesthesia - the effect of hearing colours, seeing sounds and other cross-sensory phenomena.

Apr 14

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