Jose Gutierrez

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Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

Consciousness

Why men neglect their mental health

"You generally know what the expectation is of what you're meant to be so it becomes very easy to put that show on, especially if you've put that …

Here's What Happens to Your Brain on LSD

Yes, there's a good chance it could make you more creative.<p>There isn't a whole lot of research out there about LSD, but that research is slowly growing, helped by this very small study. Like, 10 people small. Still, it's the first since the LSD heydays to study the connection between the drug and …

Scientists find Luca, a single-cell, bacterium-like organism that is the common ancestor of all life on Earth

Scientists might have found the common ancestor that unites all life on Earth – and it’s called Luca.<p>Our ultimate relative was a single-cell, …

Medical marijuana has potential as Alzheimer's treatment, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Could medical marijuana treat Alzheimer's patients? One recent study found THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, stimulates the removal of toxic plaque in the brain, a common feature of the disease. Furthermore, the researchers discovered it blocks inflammation, which damages …

Dementia

Could Depression Be an Allergic Reaction?

Most people are still locked into the theory that depression is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain — a shortage of feel-good …

8 tricks for reading people's body language

Body language provides an amazing amount of information on what other people are thinking <i>if</i> you know what to look for. And who hasn't wanted to read people's minds at some point?<p>You already pick up on more body language cues than you're consciously aware of. UCLA research has shown that only 7% of …

Language

LSD makes the brain more ‘complete’, scientists say as they claim to have unlocked secrets of hallucinogenic drugs

LSD makes the brain more “complete”, scientists have claimed in a pioneering and controversial new study.<p>The drug breaks down the parts of the brain …

Consciousness

So This Is What Your Brain Looks Like On LSD

'Scientists have waited 50 years for this moment.'<p>A groundbreaking study has revealed the impact LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide) has on the brain, …

Consciousness

This Is What Really Happens to Your Brain When You Drop Acid

#Themoreyouknow<p>In the 1960s, LSD hit mainstream culture and did its part to define a decade. Now, 50 years later, science is finally catching up.<p>Researchers injected LSD into 20 healthy volunteers and recorded their brain activity, Stat reports. Their findings showed that LSD takes the brain's …

Ask A Physicist To Speak At Your Funeral

You want a physicist to speak at your funeral. You want the physicist to talk to your grieving family about the conservation of energy, so they will …

Physics

12 Habits Of Genuine People

Emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58% of success in all types of jobs. Suffice it to say, emotional intelligence is a powerful way to focus your energy in one direction with …

Emotional Intelligence

Prone To Depression? Scientists Say It's Due To Your Creativity

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

Exercise

52 Movies That Are So Clever They'll Have You Thinking For Days

All these films will stay with you long after they've finished playing.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Beginner's Guide: Paleo Diet For Weight Loss And Better Health

There are many diets out there that promise short term weight loss and enforce the idea of detoxing the body. However, dieting is not all about …

How Drake became the all-pervading master of hyper-reality rap

The Canadian artist’s success at spreading both his sound and self far and wide owes much to his desire to be everything to everybody – not to mention his ability to defuse the explosive content once at the core of hip-hop<p>If there is a single word that describes Drake, whose new album is released …

This Will Totally Change How You See 'The Devil's Advocate'

The devil is in the details.<p>What. The. Hell.<p>Looking back on 1997's "The Devil's Advocate," it's easy to remember the film's major stars (Al Pacino, Keanu Reeves and Charlize Theron), the crazy twist ending, and even Pacino's sinfully good quotes:<p>But there's something about the movie most of us …

17 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Most friendships develop so naturally that you don't even realize how or when they started.<p>Sometimes, though, you want to make an effort to befriend …

The Single Best Exercise For Your Lower Abs

A bodybuilder with a Ph.D. in exercise science swears by this movement<p>The lower abs might be the hardest place on your body to chisel.<p>That’s partly due to the obvious reason: People tend to carry more fat on the lower part of their torsos than the upper part, says exercise scientist Brad …

Is the Universe a Simulation? Scientists Debate

NEW YORK — Is the universe just an enormous, fantastically complex simulation? If so, how could we find out, and what would that knowledge mean for …

The problem with almost all movies

By now, most people have heard of “the Bechdel test.” To pass this famous three-part test, which measures whether female characters in a film are anything more than superficial, a movie has to (1) have at least two female characters (2) who talk to each other (3) about something other than a man.<p>It …

Lie Detection

50 documentaries you need to see

Ten of the best nonfiction film-makers today choose their own favourites, from serial killer stories and studies in the horrors of war to meta pranks<p>• Storyville’s Nick Fraser on the power of the documentary form<p><b>The Texan director’s feature debut, The Act of Killing (2012), and its follow-up, The</b> …

Non-fiction

Why Americans are so angry in 2016

The rise of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders, many say, is a reflection of the anger in America today.<p>In numerous polls, voters say America's economy is their No. 1 issue. They believe the middle class is dying, trade is killing U.S. jobs and that their kids won't have a chance to get ahead.<p>There's …

'untitled unmastered.' Proves Kendrick Lamar Is the Best Rapper Alive

Get God on the phone!<p><i>Image by Carter Bird via here and here</i><p>Kendrick Lamar is the best rapper alive, and it’s time we stopped arguing and started enjoying it. It’s been awhile since we had an undisputed best rapper, and we could have a million side arguments about the timeline of who rightfully …

“One of the most barbaric and inhumane aspects of our society”: Shaka Senghor on the horror of solitary confinement

<b>(AP/Steven Senne)</b><p>Former inmate and current activist for criminal justice reform talks with Salon about his new memoir<p>Elias Isquith<p>March 9, 2016 12:58pm (UTC)<p>Twenty-five years ago, Shaka Senghor was one of the thousands and thousands of young African-American men who were on their way to a life …

Mental Disorders

Is this meditation or just masturbation?

While most people would connect orgasms with sex, at the OneTaste Orgasmic Meditation clinic in New York City, practitioners emphasize a different …

Four Scientifically Proven Habits Of Powerful Presenters

There’s no shortage of speaking tips out there, but scientists are now figuring out how best to combine them.<p>What makes someone a great presenter? Why do some speakers seem to effortlessly captivate their audiences, while others struggle just to keep them awake? It turns out that scientists have …

Teaching kids philosophy makes them smarter in math and English

Schools face relentless pressure to up their offerings in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and math. Few are making the case for philosophy.<p>Maybe they should.<p>Nine- and 10-year-old children in England who participated in a philosophy class once a week over the course of a year …

Chew On This: Slicing Meat Helped Shape Modern Humans

Miss Manners and skilled prep cooks should be pleased: Our early human ancestors likely mastered the art of chopping and slicing more than 2 million years ago. Not only did this yield daintier pieces of meat and vegetables that were much easier to digest raw, with less chewing — it also helped us …

Humanity