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The search for the multiple orgasm - does it really exist?

I’ll set the scene. There will be a man and a woman and they are having sex. Up against a wall, in a bed, in a car, anywhere. Vertically, horizontally. Clothed or unclothed. None of that matters, because the outcome will be the same. Within a minute, usually, the man and woman will have an orgasm …

Sexual Health

The Dark Side of ‘Service With a Smile’

Emotional labor — or feigning feelings at work — taxes some of the deepest parts of the psyche. Employers can take steps to lessen the strain.<p>It …

Psychology

The easiest way to lucid dream, according to science

In Tibetan Buddhism, the group of tantric techniques known as <i>milam</i> aim to reveal the illusory nature of waking life by having practitioners perform yoga in their dreams. It’s a ritualized version of one of the most mysterious faculties of the human mind: to know that we’re dreaming even while …

7 Ways Being Alone Changes Your Brain, According To Science

Social isolation isn't known to be great for the body. Being alone a lot has been shown to increase everything from muscle tension to immune system …

Psychology

Schizophrenia as whole-body disorder – the 100-year-old idea only now being proven

A study from researchers at King's College London is suggesting that schizophrenia is not just a disorder of the mind but is also associated with …

The Brain

Geniuses really ARE touched by madness: Creative people are more likely to suffer schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other mental health issues, scientists discover

• <b>A definitive link between mental health and creativity has been established</b>• <b><br>More than four million Swedish public records were examined by</b> …

Mental Health

The Amazing and Practical Uses of Hagfish Slime

The creature known as a "snot snake" produces a surprisingly valuable substance<p>Hagfish slime is a gelatinous, protein-based substance secreted by …

Who Is the Father of Psychology?

Who is considered the father of psychology? This question does not necessarily have a cut-and-dry answer since many individuals have contributed to …

Psychology

Remembering Jajabore of many-hued excellence

Last week has been witnessing summer at its peak, which accentuates the typical strife and challenges of work and life. By evening, the impact of all …

This is the deadly sin that makes life awesome: 3 proven secrets

No, not lust. Calm down. This is not that kind of website.<p>I’m talking about pride. When you think about the deadly sins, pride’s actually kinda …

12 Hard Things You Need to Hear About Your Attitude

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, the mind is your ultimate battleground. It’s the space where the greatest and fiercest conflict resides. …

Our Three Brains - The Emotional Brain

In 1952, Paul MacLean introduced the term 'limbic system', which refers to the interconnected brain structures responsible for much of our emotional …

How to Build a Mini Supercomputer for Under $100

Wei Lin built a scalable computing cluster comprised of $7 chips.<p>Supercomputers are used by governments and research institutions around the world to solve some of science’s most complex problems, such as hurricane forecasting and modeling atomic weapons. In most cases, a supercomputer is actually …

Raspberry Pi

This is how to make close friends: 4 surprising secrets from research

Forget pandas. Close friends are the real endangered species these days.<p>That’s a painful thing. And I don’t mean “sad-painful.” I mean …

Dopamine's Role in Borderline Personality Disorder

Dopamine is a neurotransmitter (a chemical released by nerve cells) that plays an important and diverse role in how your brain functions.<p>Dopamine's …

You can actually learn to be wise, and it can help you feel less lonely

Most people were either stunned or amused when British prime minister Theresa May appointed a Minister of Loneliness a few months ago, acknowledging that, “for far too many people, loneliness is the sad reality of modern life.” Yet, this should not have come as a surprise or a joke. In study after …

Embodied Cognition: What It Is & Why It's Important

I recently conducted the following interview with Dr. Andrew Wilson and Dr. Sabrina Golonka in regards to embodied cognition. Together, they write …

3 Reasons Why You're More Attractive Than You Think

Fugère, M. A., Cousins, A. J., & MacLaren, S. (2015). (Mis)matching in physical attractiveness and women's resistance to mate guarding. Personality …

The Beginner's Guide to Recognizing and Changing Negative Thoughts

This strategy will help you learn to recognize and replace the negative thoughts that can hold you back in life.<p>A pessimistic, dismal outlook can take a toll on your life in more ways than you might think. Research consistently links negative thinking to increased risk of mental health problems, …

Could I rewire my brain to lose my worrier mentality? | The Star

A skew to one way or the other is known as a cognitive bias — in other words, an assumption we don’t know we are making. The direction and strength …

Psychology

The brain link between coffee and cannabis

Coffee is a complex substance and — as a new study finds — its metabolic interactions are equally complex. Surprisingly, coffee influences the same …

Northwestern University

'People Are Going To Get Over THC And Start Developing Their Terpene Palettes,' Predicts Neuroscientist Adie Poe

The future of cannabis connoisseurship is in terpenes—not THC, according to neuroscientist Adie Poe. The co-founder and Chief Science Officer of the …

I Drank Moon Juice for One Week and Here’s What Happened

Moon Juice has had a cult following for its line of “dusts” that promise to help you look, think, and sleep better. While I love the concept (more zzz’s? Yes please!), the skeptic in me is wary of any line of products that seems too good to be true. So when a friend tipped me on her latest …

Nutrition

51 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Willpower, Determination, and Success | Inc.com

Every successful person I know has willpower, determination, and drive. They may not be smarter than everyone else. They may not be more talented, more skilled, or more experienced.<p>But what they do have is the willingness to persevere. Here are 51 great motivational quotes to inspire you to keep …

Motivation

14 things you didn't know were invented by women

Throughout history, countless women have made invaluable contributions to the world, despite facing gender-based discrimination.<p>From the simple chocolate chip cookie to the first bulletproof fabric, we rounded up 14 inventions by women that you may not know about.<p>Check out their stories below:

LSD Brings Your Brain to the Edge of Chaos

This new LSD study is like an acid trip all on its own.<p>One Saturday in 1964, neurologist Oliver Sacks took a bit of amphetamines, LSD, a “touch” of cannabis, faced a white wall in his home, and said “I want to see indigo now—now!”<p>“And then,” he wrote in the New Yorker in 2012, “as if thrown by a …

There's one big reason to break up with someone, even if you love them

There's an anecdote in Jenna Birch's "The Love Gap" that I kept coming back to, probably because I hoped it would end more happily the next time I checked.<p>As Birch tells it, James and Lindsay met when they were 25-year-old med students. Pretty much right off the bat, they fell in love.<p>But when they …

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

10 Key Psychological Concepts Many People Just Don’t Get

Here’s an interesting thing about psychology: For the most part, everyone, regardless of their educational background, feels like an expert in the …