Briana Paige Nelson

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How to Stop Being Lazy: 7 Tips

Don't focus on motivation (or your lack thereof). Instead, use these simple behavior modifications.<p>When you're sitting around feeling bad for something you've failed to do, it's easy to think of laziness as a character trait, an inherent weakness that you need to struggle with and feel bad …

PREMIERE: Get Lost in Psychedelic Witchcraft's Occult 70s Doom Blues

Stream the fuzzed-out new album from these eldritch Italians (out 4/29 on Soulseller).<p>Psychedelic Witchcraft's new album, <i>The Vision</i>, sounds almost exactly how you'd expect a record from a band with a name like theirs to sound: vintage 70s rock with a fuzzy low end, a few hits of acid rock, and the …

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The Cognitive Origins of Religion

To understand the human brain we often turn to neuroscientists and psychologists. Two decades ago, Professor of Archaeology Steven Mithen decided to …

Here's The Real Story Of Why We Celebrate 4/20

How did 420 spread from a circle of California stoners across the globe?<p><i>This article was originally published on April 20, 2009, and has been reposted and updated each year since.</i><p>Warren Haynes, the Allman Brothers Band guitarist, routinely plays with the surviving members of the Grateful Dead, …

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Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, and Busta Rhymes Want to Free the Weed

The night before the first meeting of UN member-states to discuss drugs in nearly two decades, more than 1,000 leaders worldwide have signed a letter …

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Songs We Love: Elizabeth Cook, 'Methadone Blues'

Never in her decade-and-a-half recording career has Nashville's Elizabeth Cook been one to paint pictures of a perfect world in her songs. Frequently, though, she's softened the blow of stories about barely scraping by with fabulously keen wit or disarmingly detailed sentiment. Those writerly …

Men Are Creepy, New Study Confirms

According to new research from Knox College, creepiness is linked to unpredictability, working as a clown, and being a guy.<p>What constitutes a "creep"—or, if you're a sassy preteen living in 2003, a "creeper"—has long been a know-it-when-you-see-it kind of thing. Quaint olde synonyms include "sneak …

Google and Microsoft are making gigantic artificial brains

Computers have long been good at carrying out assigned tasks but terrible at learning things on their own.<p>Thus all the excitement around "neural …

Spring playlist: 15 fresh songs

Warmer weather is just around the corner: Give your playlists a spring cleaning with these new tracks from Gwen, Zayn, and some of EW’s other current …

LSD makes the brain more ‘complete’, scientists say as they claim to have unlocked secrets of hallucinogenic drugs

LSD makes the brain more “complete”, scientists have claimed in a pioneering and controversial new study.<p>The drug breaks down the parts of the brain …

LSD's impact on the brain revealed in groundbreaking images

First modern scans of people high on psychedelic drug has given researchers unprecedented insight into neural basis for its effects<p>The profound impact of LSD on the brain has been laid bare by the first modern scans of people high on the drug.<p>The images, taken from volunteers who agreed to take a …

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