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7 qualities in men that women find attractive

Luckily for you, many scientists have wondered what women want. And they've done studies to figure it out. Here are seven traits that researchers have concluded women find irresistible.<p><i>Produced by</i> <i>Darren Weaver and Rebecca Harrington</i><p><b>Follow TI:</b>On Facebook<p><i>Sources:</i><i>Evolutionary Psychology, Journal of</i> …

Psychology

Donald Trump: Is this why the controversial Republican candidate keeps winning?

On television and on the stump, at debates and in speeches, Donald Trump is reminding the American people that they are going to die.<p>The reminders …

Donald Trump

Don't Read This! (It's Only the Most Valuable Psychology Hack You Can Learn.)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>“Don’t touch: wet paint.”</i><p>How many times have you seen that and wanted to touch the wet paint? How many times have you seen that sign, ignored it, and done the thing you’ve been explicitly told not to do?<p>If you’re anything like me, I’m …

Motivation

What happens when AI starts designing AI?

Why do we even want computers writing bodice-rippers? Won’t it help the headless robot cheetah slip its leash?<p>The Google Brain AI project seriously …

Scientists Discover A Whole NEW Species Of Humans

A new discovery by scientists in Southwest China could be changing everything we thought we knew about the evolution of humans. No really, <i>everything.</i> …

Biology

The Psychology of Genre

WHEN the musician Lucinda Williams was shopping around an early demo tape of what would become her self-titled album, she was at first turned down by all the record labels she tried.<p>“At Sony records here in L.A.,” she said, they told her “ ‘it’s too country for rock, and so we sent it to …

Psychology

Not Every Mass Murderer Is Insane, Study Says

Some people just have "extreme overvalued beliefs," apparently.<p><i>Read: We Spoke to a Psychologist About Hollywood's Depictions of Mental Illness</i><p>A study released Monday coins a new term to explain how some people commit extremely violent crimes despite not being mentally ill.<p>Researchers at the …

Charisma

A Company Is Trying to Resurrect the Brain Dead, a Really Bad Idea

U.S. company <b>Bioquark</b>, in partnership with India’s Revita Life Science, has embarked on what it calls the “<b>Reanima Project</b>.” They’re going to attempt …

New Evidence Could Break The Standard View of Quantum Mechanics

Just as we were beginning to understand it...<p>Quantum mechanics is difficult to understand at the best of times, but new evidence suggests that the …

Here's the trick our minds play on us to help keep us monogamous

Shutterstock<p>Our brains may have developed a way to help keep us from cheating — or, at least, to make cheating less appealing.<p>People in relationships …

Beijing AI startup SenseTime pioneers deep learning tech - Business

Artificial intelligence remains one of the world's fastest-growing areas of industrial development, highlighted again in March when Google Inc's …

Machine Learning

Google's Tensor Processing Units Change the Rules for Machine Learning

PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use.<p>One of the most interesting …

Machine Learning

WATCH: How to Solve The Famous 'Grandfather Paradox' of Time Travel

If you went back in time and killed your grandfather, would you still be born? Or did you just kill yourself?<p>The concept of time travel is …

Quantum Mechanics

How I Ended Up Producing Thousands of LSD Tabs in the 70s

Former 70s LSD tabletter Leaf Fielding talks about the golden age of acid, what it was like being infiltrated by the police, and the psychedelics he takes today.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>Last month, I spoke to Stephen Bentley, one of the undercover police officers involved in the …

Magic Mushrooms

3tags.org

The next AI is no AI

Jarno M. Koponen Contributor<p>Jarno M. Koponen is working on intelligent systems and human-centered personalization. He currently is product lead at Yle, one of the leading media houses in the Nordics.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>AI on your lock screen<br>• Your Algorithmic Self Meets Super-Intelligent AI<p>…

Artificial Intelligence

Two black holes are defying the limits of science

Even astrophysicists are occasionally surprised at what they find in the cosmos. University of Cambridge researchers have discovered that two black holes are consuming their companion stars at rates much faster than currently established limits would allow -- so fast, in fact, that the gas is …

How to Talk in Meetings When You Hate Talking in Meetings

Nobody loves meetings. But they can be especially taxing for people who crave a quieter setting for brainstorming or thinking through issues, or who struggle to have their voices heard in a room full of loud-talkers. How can these folks make sure their ideas are well-represented in team meetings? …

Public Speaking

Are We Fundamentally Good or Evil? Neuroscience Has an Answer

What underlies every box office hit, bestselling novel, and most compelling video games? A fight between good and evil, of course.<p>The argument over …

Psychology

7 Scientific Ways to Become Smarter

You can vastly improve your brain's performance by making a few minor changes in your daily routine.<p>A while back, I posted a column describing five scientific ways to become smarter. Since then, I've been reading more about neuroscience, hoping to find additional easy techniques to improve brain …

The Brain

LSD Makes Your Brain More ‘Flexible,’ Less Anxious

Breakthrough research shows how psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin expand the brain.<p>Psychedelic drugs like LSD and magic mushrooms seem to …

Violent video games eventually lose their ability to produce guilt in gamers

Rapidly advancing technology has created ever more realistic video games. Images are sharp, settings have depth and detail, and the audio is crisp …

Psychology

What Narcissists See in the Mirror

A core characteristic of narcissism is the tendency for people high in this personality trait to view themselves in the most positive light possible. …

Psychology

What it takes to work at Google DeepMind — a London startup no one has ever left

Today some of the smartest people in the world are queuing up to work at DeepMind, according to an article by Celemency Burton-Hill in The Guardian in February. Interestingly, the same article states that <i>no one</i> has ever left DeepMind, which has created a series of algorithms that can learn for …

Artificial Intelligence

Dostoyevsky on the Heart vs. the Mind and How We Come to Know Truth

“Nature, the soul, love, and God, one recognizes through the heart, and not through the reason… Reason is a tool, a machine, which is driven by the spiritual fire.”<p><i>“Emotions are not just the fuel that powers the psychological mechanism of a reasoning creature,”</i> Martha Nussbaum — one of the most …

What your susceptibility to contagious yawning says about your personality

Even if you’ve gotten enough rest, if your nearby coworker yawns there’s a good chance you will, too.<p>If you often yawn when someone nearby is yawning, it may be because you feel a closer connection with the yawner. In 2015, researchers from Baylor University found (paywall) a link between an …

Psychology

Neuronal feedback could change what we 'see' - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Ever see something that isn’t really there? Could your mind be playing tricks on you? The “tricks” might be your brain reacting to feedback between …

How Google Plans to Solve Artificial Intelligence - MIT Technology Review

Padded walls, gloomy lighting, and a ceiling with floral wallpaper. It doesn’t look like a place to make groundbreaking discoveries that change the …

Artificial Intelligence

Testosterone may reduce empathy by reducing brain connectivity

High levels of testosterone may reduce empathy by interfering with communication between parts of the brain involved in emotion, according to a study …

Neurology

Reading this will make you smarter (but only if you expect it to)

<i>This article was first published in the April 2016 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted</i> …

Psychology