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7 Surprising Facts About Creativity, According To Science

The brain’s creative circuitry holds some unexpected secrets that scientists are only just beginning to understand.<p>Daydreaming. Horsing around. Aimless wandering. A sudden, traumatic loss. So many things that seem to conjure an automatic, negative connotation can actually have an …

Creativity

Teacher's Guide To Coping With Stress Is The Reading We All Need

All students literally everyone could use a list like this.<p>Alina Ramirez, a high school senior in Oxnard, California, tweeted a photo showing a list of “101 ways to cope with stress” on Sept 2., writing that her psychology teacher handed out the guide to his class.<p>It includes specific tips like …

Pets

Laughter-Based Exercise Programs May Benefit Older Adults, Study Finds

For those of us who have a tough time getting motivated to begin, as well as complete, our workouts, adding laughter may be the answer, according to a recent study of older adults published in the journal <i>The</i> <i>Gerontologist.</i><p>Researchers from Georgia State University found that by utilizing a technique …

Exercise

I Sense You’re Not Getting Enough Sleep - The Commentator

As college students, sleep deprivation is something that we’ve almost become totally accustomed to. My late night study habits (we’re talking 2:00am …

27 College Health Tips They Won't Teach You At Orientation

Spoiler alert: it's probably mono.<p>BuzzFeed Health spoke to Dr. Pritish Tosh, infectious disease specialist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and germ expert Kelly Reynolds, PhD, director of environmental health sciences at the University of Arizona, about how college students can stay …

Fatigue Is All in Your Head

Samuele Marcora, the 47-year-old director of research at the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences at England’s University of Kent, doesn’t consider himself an endurance athlete. But he’s fast becoming one of the most talked-about researchers in the field. Marcora, who is originally from Italy, …

The Brain

Research Links Heavy Facebook And Social Media Usage To Depression

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine recently conducted a study about the effects of social media habits on the moods of users. The research determined that the more time young adults use social media, the more likely they are to be depressed. The findings from this study …

Social Media