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William Faulkner diagnosed modern ills in As I Lay Dying

<i>In our series, Guide to the classics, experts explain key works of literature.</i><p>To hear William Faulkner tell it, to write As I Lay Dying he “took this …

Literature

There's No Such Thing as Being Right or Left-Brained, And 9 Other Brain Myths We've All Heard

We don't only use 10% of our brain.<p>However long you've been alive, chances are you've heard a completely incorrect "fact" about the brain. The human …

Quiet Rest Helps Us Retain Detailed Memories

Researchers report resting for 10 minutes after learning a new piece of information helps us to create and retain more detailed memories.

Neuroscience

Cherophobia is the fear of being happy — here are the signs you might have it

You know that feeling when something seems too good to be true — when it looks like a lot has happened in your favour recently, so it's suspicious?<p>Some people can't get over this feeling, and their good fortune takes a sinister turn in their mind.<p>People who have an irrational aversion to being …

This is how to “work smarter not harder”: 3 secrets from research

“Work smarter, not harder.” Sounds good. But how do you actually do that?<p><i>*crickets*</i><p>Well, luckily someone finally took up the challenge of finding a …

Work-life Balance

How to Immediately Change Your Life For The Better

Ready for a change? Here's how you can make it happen.<p>There's an old joke where a man says, "I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years--and I'll be 50 in seven years!" A wise friend replies, "And how old will you <b>be in seven years if you don't go?"</b><p>If you're not where …

personaldevelopment

Everyone Is Miserable: Here’s What We Can Do About It

Johann Hari’s book Lost Connections explores how our society may be creating a world of unhappiness.<p>Johann Hari took his first antidepressants at age 18, and the experience, he says, was like a “chemical kiss.” The burden was lifted immediately from his whirring brain. He kept on taking the pills …

Happiness

How to Make Friends as an Adult — and Why It's Important

Anyone who’s ever made room for a big milestone of adult life–a job, a marriage, a move–has likely shoved a friendship to the side. After all, there …

Psychology

Neuroscience News wrote a new post, How the Brain Constructs the World, on the site Neuroscience News

Summary: Two new studies shed light on the processes that underlie the integration and storage of sensory information.Source: SISSA.How are raw …

5 Weird Psychological Reasons Someone Might Fall in Love With You

While love will always be a mysterious part of life, psychologists have done their best to understand why certain people fall for others. According …

It's better to be single, according to science

Give Tinder a break and take yourself on a date tonight.<p>Being single has a handful of benefits, scientific research has found. Alone time is one of them.<p>Single people are more likely to not only embrace solitude, but benefit from it, recent studies have suggested.<p>Bella DePaulo, a psychologist at …

We're Not Addicted to Smartphones, We're Addicted to Social Interaction

<i>Summary: A new study reports cell phones may be making us hypersocial, rather than antisocial as previous research suggests.</i><p>Source: McGill University.<p>…

Psychology

When the Eyes Move, the Eardrums Move Too

According to a new PNAS study, our eyes and ears team up to process the sites and sounds we experience.

The Seat of Consciousness

<b>At least two regions of the brain decide what we perceive.</b><p>People have never been exposed to as many sensory stimuli as they are today. We do not, …

Neuroscience