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How the Brain Keeps Time

Neuroscientists discover networks of neurons that stretch or compress their activity to control timing Anne Trafton | MIT News Office Timing is …

Neuroscience

Bad news for the highly intelligent

<b>(akindo via iStock)</b><p>Superior IQs associated with mental and physical disorders, research suggests<p>David Z. Hambrick • Madeline Marquardt<p>December 12, 2017 1:54am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>There are advantages to being smart. People who do well on standardized …

Boost Your Emotional Vocabulary With These Precise Terms From Around the World

There are more words out there to describe how you feel besides sad, mad, and glad—in fact, there’s a whole world of words that can describe your …

Language

The Power of Negative Thinking

Pessimists fare better than people with a sunnier disposition.<p>DEspite America’s reputation for optimism, nearly three-quarters of U.S. adults are pessimistic about the country’s future. <b>[1]</b> This may not be all bad, though. Decades of research have found that positive thinking isn’t always so …

Psychology

According to a Harvard Psychologist, People Judge You Based on Two Criteria

Judging people is less a conscious choice and more an instinct. No shame, we all do it. But when you're being judged, or you're the one doing the …

Reality Check: What Is Bitcoin?

What Is Bitcoin?<p>Dec 11, 2017<p><b>By George Friedman</b><p>Bitcoin has transformed from an idea that some treated with great enthusiasm to an asset of strikingly …

A 12 Diet Cokes-a-day habit like Trump's is worth changing

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump downs a dozen Diet Cokes each day, The New York Times reported this weekend. His love of the bubbly beverage is shared by many Americans and at least one of his predecessors. President Bill Clinton was frequently photographed with a can in his hand and reportedly …

Diabetes

Uber's Massive Scraping Program Collected Data About Competitors Around The World

For years, Uber systemically scraped data from competing ride-hailing companies all over the world, harvesting information about their technology, …

Former Facebook executive has sworn off social media because he doesn’t want to be “programmed”

While Facebook’s business is booming and the company continues to expand its tentacles to every corner of the internet, its early employees and investors are growing more and more vocal about the damage it has wrought among its users.<p>Former Facebook vice president of user growth Chamath …

Social Media