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5 Things Never To Say To Someone With Anxiety

Witnessing suffering (especially in a person you care about) can be frightening and upsetting—especially if it's something you aren't used to seeing. …

5 Powerful Exercises You Can Do Today to Become a Happier Person

Increase your long-term happiness with these simple, short-term actions.<p>Happiness. Such a simple word. Such an important word. Happiness matters for everyone, even if what it means varies from person to person. Despite the differences in what defines happiness for each person, there is consistency …

Happiness

"I Love Learning; I Hate School"

Q&A with Susan Blum, author of an important new book on higher ed.

How diet shaped human evolution: The Neanderthal rib-cage and pelvis expanded to adapt to a high-protein diet in Ice-Age Europe

The Neanderthal rib-cage and pelvis expanded to adapt to a high-protein diet in Ice-Age Europe<p>A new study finds that the Ice-Age diet -- a …

Expert forensic anthropologist testifies in Ryan Lane murder trial

<i>WARNING: Details in this story are graphic and may be disturbing to some. Discretion is advised.</i><p>CALGARY – An expert in forensic anthropology told …

Anything but selfies - Global Social Media Impact Study

In every respect we are delighted with the launch of our project. We now engage in daily interaction with thirteen thousand students registered on …

New evidence bolsters case that ‘hobbits’ of Indonesia were a separate human species

They are among the smallest of our ancient relatives and also one of anthropology's biggest mysteries.<p>Now, a reanalysis is shedding light on the tiny, upright creatures, nicknamed "hobbits," that apparently lived on the Indonesian island of Flores even as our own <i>Homo sapiens</i> ancestors were …

Leaving People Alone

In the garden of her shabono, a palm-thatched communal dwelling slung with hammocks, Mariazinha, a Yanomami community leader in Brazil, is speaking …

Stanford University

Correspondences: The Internet — Cultural Anthropology

The Internet is a ubiquitous part of contemporary life, yet conceptually it is impalpable and defies easy definition. For those less technically …

Cost of social status may leave couples too broke for kids

Keeping up with the Joneses has become much more complicated—and expensive. Couples must spend more to climb the social ladder, which could help …

Fertility

Can a Dress Shirt Be Racist? | Backchannel

<b>In 2008,</b> an entrepreneur named Seph Skerritt was frustrated with the way he shopped for clothes. Then a student at MIT’s Sloan School of Management, …

Native Americans

Between Self and Service: Women Veterans’ Experiences with Re-entry

Over caffeinated and hungry, yet too nervous to eat, I entered the conference room today to present for the first time on my dissertation research. …

Anthropology at the Crossroads

In many West African societies, the crossroads is place of danger. It is where the social and spirit worlds intersect. Among the Songhay people of the Republic of Niger, the crossroads is a fork in the road, which, in Songhay incantations, is called a point of misfortune. When you reach the fork in …

How Human Sacrifice Propped Up the Social Order

James Frazer’s classic anthropological study <i>The Golden Bough</i> contains a harrowing chapter on human sacrifice in rituals of crop fertility and harvest …

Anthropology

How to Stop Self-Sabotaging Your Creativity

It's easier to start from scratch than it is to get out of a creative rut. That's because we know a lot more about what sparks creativity than we do about what blocks it. The Greeks believed that inspiration came to us through muses who literally visited us. Freud insisted that creativity was a …

Here's an Easy Way to Become More Patient

Would you rather take $30 today, or wait for $50 three weeks from now? While the average person would grab the money and run, a new study finds that …

Self Control

11 Things to Do in Your 20s That Will Benefit You for a Lifetime

At the end of 2015, I started to take stock of everything that was going on in my life. On the surface, it all looked very together — the twenty-something equivalent of having it all. I was doing well in my career, I had a boatload of friends, I knew just about everyone in town and I liked the …

What Can Our Craziest Dreams Teach Us?

“During sleep the mind can be a remarkable engine of problem solving and emotional processing.”<p>Most dreams are boring, and immediately forgotten. For every monstrous nightmare that wakes you up in a cold sweat, or fantastical dream of flying, there are fistfuls of dreams where you’re probably just …

Male Intellect, Memory May Deteriorate Faster

On most cognitive tests, older women outpace male counterparts<p>The normal decline in memory and intellect that comes with aging may occur earlier—and faster—in men than women, says a study in Psychology and Aging.<p>Older women outscored older men on most tests of cognitive function administered over …

Cognition

Ultimate Guide: Self-Help Tips To Deal With Depression

It’s never too late. Whether you’ve hit middle age or your golden years, the benefits of exercise are profound.<p>But as we age, not all exercises offer …

Yoga

19 Big and Small Classroom Management Strategies

Big Strategies: Fundamental Principles of Classroom Management<p><i>1. Follow the first step of hypnosis.</i><p>A hypnotist's first induction technique often …

You Judge People Within A Second Of Meeting

And you're being judged right back.<p>We'd all like to think we give strangers the benefit of the doubt. New research proves otherwise.<p>Our brains actually process opinions and judgments about people within milliseconds of meeting, according to a study conducted by folks at the Albert Ludwigs …

Why We Trust People Who Are Clearly Untrustworthy

Simply put, trusting others is a psychological default setting that’s tough to change.<p>This presidential election season has highlighted quite a number of fascinating human behaviors, but one stands out. The PolitiFact team has consistently analyzed candidates’ statements and found many of them to …

Psychology

5 Ways To Increase The Serotonin In Your Brain

<i>Serotonin acts as a neurotransmitter, a type of chemical that helps relay signals from one area of the brain to another…it is believed to influence a</i> …

Wellness

The #1 Way To Have a Happier, Longer Life

Who wants to live a happy, healthy, long life? Yeah, everybody. Turns out an incredible amount of scientific evidence points to one simple …

Happiness

Jessica Jones: the antihero we need | TV | Sight & Sound

Despite a fretful wait, in which showrunner Melissa Rosenberg (Dexter, The Twilight series) and fans worried that upcoming title The Defenders would …