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Neuroscience research reveals a simple daily ritual that can make you happier

Actually, I'm wrong…<p>The research says we're really big on touching — our phones, that is. People touch their phones 85 times a day.<p>But how many times a day do you touch <i>someone else</i>? Probably not nearly as often. That's kinda messed up, don't ya think?<p>You need to touch people more. It will improve …

The 7 Benefits of Keeping a Daily Journal

Though I typically write several thousand words a week, I have never been a consistent journaler. I’ve tried. I have friends who swear by it. It’s …

Want to Be an Outstanding Leader? Keep a Journal.

From The New York Public Library<p>Research has documented that outstanding leaders take time to reflect. Their success depends on the ability to access their unique perspective and bring it to their decisions and sense-making every day.<p>Extraordinary leadership is rooted in several capabilities: …

10 research-proven tricks that will make you appear smarter than you are

It's great to be smart, but intelligence is a hard thing to pin down. In many cases, how smart people <i>think</i> you are is just as important as how smart you actually are.<p>"I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow." —Woodrow Wilson<p>As it turns out, intelligence only explains …

Sweet drug clears cholesterol, reverses heart disease—and was found by parents

Here’s how parents of kids with rare disease found what may be blockbuster drug.<p>Two parents’ quest to save their twin daughters’ lives from a rare, …

Medical Research

Science Says Do These 7 Things to Be Happier Right Now | Inc.com

Had a bad day or feel down in the dumps? Tired of trying to think yourself out of your bad mood all to no avail? Check out these 7 scientifically proven ways to be happier.<p><b>1. Exercise</b><p>Although we've all heard it a million times, exercise is truly one of the easiest ways to a better mood--even if …

Happiness

10 mistakes you might be making in the first 10 minutes of the workday

The first few minutes of your workday are critical to your productivity for the next eight hours.<p>If you show up late to the office or get sucked into …

According to Science, You're a Huge Jerk If You Point Out Typos

Someone's gotta do it!<p>Does the above sign make you uncontrollably angry? Congrats, a new study says you're probably a douchebag. Kind of! New research from the University of Michigan, cheekily (or infuriatingly, if you're an asshole) titled "If You're House Is Still Available, Send Me an Email," …

Psychology

Some Disney Star Remade "Genie In A Bottle" And It's...Something

BRB, facing my impending mortality.<p>For example, the lyrics have been changed from "You gotta rub me the right way" to "You gotta ask me the right way."<p>Correction: <i>The Descendants</i> is a Disney movie. It's not a TV show. The Disney show Dove Cameron is on is called <i>Liv And Maddie</i>. The more you know 0 : )

Music Videos

Justice Department warns local courts about unlawful fines and fees

The Justice Department is asking local courts across the country to be wary of how they slap poor defendants with fines and fees to fill their jurisdictions’ coffers, warning that such practices often run afoul of the U.S. Constitution and have serious real-world consequences.<p>In a letter that will …

U.S. Department of Justice

University of California

A study of 35 families led by a UC San Francisco psychiatric researcher showed for the first time that the structure of the brain circuitry known as the corticolimbic system is more likely to be passed down from mothers to daughters than from mothers to sons or from fathers to children of either …

Neuroscience

Breaking the Code in Electronic Healthcare Data

The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) has recently (October 2015) been implemented in the United States in its 10th revision (ICD-10) after a significant delay (> 25 years) [1] and with high anxiety [2] reminding us of the Y2K panic. The ICD, maintained by the World Health Organization …