Aliscia Scheinrock

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The Science Behind How Boredom Benefits Creative Thought

Recent studies show that a little boredom in your day opens up the potential for more creative thinking.<p>Boredom gets a bad rap. Truly amazing ideas and offbeat solutions have often come from endless hours of daydreaming.<p>If space and time is what you need to make unusual connections, then why does …

The Psychology of Inspirational Women: The Walking Dead’s Michonne And Carol

<i>Welcome to our Psychology of Inspirational Women series, in which Licensed Clinical Psychologist Dr. Janina Scarlet talks us through the mindset of</i> …

Mental Health

Blood type can affect brain function

A new study finds that people with AB blood type are at higher risk for age-related cognitive decline<p>Blood type may affect brain function as we age, according to a new large, long-term study. People with the rare AB blood type, present in less than 10 percent of the population, have a higher than …

Why is it difficult to make friends after 30?

I am grateful to have cherished friends from childhood I talk with often but seldom see. I’ve also maintained college friendships formed nearly 20 …

Complaining, for Your Health

The mental and physical benefits of airing your grievances<p>In his 1964 book <i>Games People Play</i>, psychiatrist Eric Berne describes what he calls the “Yes, but” communication pattern: First, one person states a problem. Next, another person responds by offering suggestions on how to solve it. The first …

7 Ways Meditation Can Actually Change The Brain

The meditation-and-the-brain research has been rolling in steadily for a number of years now, with new studies coming out just about every week to illustrate some new benefit of meditation. Or, rather, some ancient benefit that is just now being confirmed with fMRI or EEG. The practice appears to …

Mindfulness

Dave Matthews Sings with Grover on 'Sesame Street'

The letter of the day is "A," as in "Awwwww": Dave Matthews stopped by <i>Sesame Street</i> recently where he and Grover shared a song about feelings. The …

Dave Matthews

Dave Matthews Band Live Trax 32 | Berkeley 2014

For the 32nd edition of the Dave Matthews Band’s <i>Live Trax</i> series of archival releases, the band didn’t have to go back too far in time. <i>Live Trax 32</i> …

Yahoo and Live Nation Announce Dave Matthews Band Will Launch New Live Streaming Concert Channel

In its attempts to compete with Google in the video vertical, Yahoo announced a partnership with Live Nation to stream one live show every day for the next year. While the venture—initially made public in April just a few days after both parties signed on and with very few details—isn’t itself new, …

James Shields Update: Cubs Legitimately Interested, But Padres May Be Favorite

Good morning, friends. Sleep well? Stay up late checking your phones like it was the Winter Meetings and Jon Lester had started calling teams to tell …

Chicago Cubs and Pedro Strop Avoid Arbitration, One Year and $2.525 Million

The Chicago Cubs’ last remaining arbitration case has been settled, as the team has signed reliever Pedro Strop to a one-year, $2.525 million deal …

Chicago Cubs: Shields' signing not on the horizon

This past off-season has been one of the most productive and entertaining Chicago Cubs fans have experienced in several years. Finally, Theo Epstein …

Medicinal marijuana grower and UBC hope to test pot as PTSD treatment

After developing post-traumatic stress disorder during his second deployment in Afghanistan in 2007, Canadian army veteran Fabian Henry tried numerous anti-depressants to quell his suicidal thoughts and violent rages. For three years, he was on as many as nine pills a day. But only one drug worked …