Bryan Melius

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The Psychology of White-Collar Criminals

A researcher reflects on conversations with nearly 50 convicted executives about why they did what they did.<p>Two leading executive headhunters once wrote a book called <i>Lessons From the Top: The Search for America’s Best Business Leaders</i> that celebrated 50 titans of industry. Readers were encouraged …

University of Chicago

The 4 secrets to remarkable focus

Have you said any of these recently?<p><i>I get distracted and procrastinate.</i><p><i>I make plans but I don't follow through on them.</i><p><i>I get things done… but not the</i> …

5 Things that therapists wished their patients knew before coming to therapy

Here's what you need to know to make the most out of getting counseling<p>People ask me time and again what they should expect in therapy. “Will the …

Heavy cannabis use linked to thin bones and low weight, despite its ‘munchies’ reputation

Despite its reputation for causing “the munchies”, heavy use of cannabis has been linked to a reduction in body weight and thin bones that are more …

Cannabis

10 Reasons why you should eat real food and not junks

10 Reasons why you should eat real food and not junks<p>Junks are available everywhere we are, and can be said to be faster. Real food is whole, single …

5 Foods You Should Never Eat

When trying to eat healthy, there are some obvious no-nos we avoid. Categories like junk food, fast food, and candy are no-brainers to steer clear …

8 Toxic Foods That You Should Stop Consuming Immediately

The Scientific Reason Why We Crave Carbs

Pastries. Pizza. Pasta. Pretzels. Carbohydrates are an essential source of energy for the body, but gorge on the wrong kind (hint: any of the ones we …

Nutrition

Here’s what science says you should put in your Tinder profile to get the most right swipes

Different people have different thoughts on what should go into an online dating profile — or an app. Add a tiger pic? Or no? Or maybe the skydiving …

Science Says This Old-School Style of Note-Taking Will Supercharge Your Brain | Inc.com

Laptops and other devices mean you don't have to write your business notes by hand anymore, or even type them out at all. Defaulting to tech-based note-taking might not be the best route, though, with science showing the old-school approach of pen and paper might have bigger benefits.<p>What happens …

Note-Taking

5 Signs You're a Lot Smarter Than You Think

These surprising qualities and habits might indicate a higher intelligence.<p>Psychologist Dr. Jeremy Dean, founder and author of the popular website PsyBlog, caught my attention recently with an article about some really odd signs that suggest your IQ may be above average.<p>I went around the internet …

Psychology

The Sugar Industry Isn't as Sweet as It Pretends to Be

There’s no way to sugarcoat this: Sugar is terrible for you. Much worse than you probably think it is, in fact, because new research found that the …

Diabetes

The man who made scientists question themselves has just exposed huge flaws in evidence used to give drug prescriptions

Over the past decade, scientists have increasingly become ashamed at the failings of their own profession: due to a lack of self-policing and quality control, a large proportion of studies have not been replicable, scientific frauds have flourished for years without being caught, and the pressure …

Clinical Trials

One of Earth's Most Regular Climate Cycles Disrupted

Regular equatorial wind patterns high up in the Earth's stratosphere broke down earlier this year when eastward winds suddenly reversed direction. …

Climate Change

A GIF guide to epigenetics, the little-understood partner to our DNA

Last year a study came out that made a bold, unsettling claim: The children of holocaust survivors contained fingerprints of their parents’ trauma in …

Genetics

Science Explains Why Anxiety Can Be So Hard to Treat

Anxiety, and more broadly, stress, is a common part of everyone’s lives, and for good reason: It actually has its roots in a survival mechanism that …

The Brain

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11 Scientific Tips That Will Help You Learn Anything Faster - And Actually Remember It

Hack the learning process.<p>Kids can and should practice the skill of learning if they want a fighting chance at fulfilling all those lofty goals their …

Harvard Business School

The truth about superfoods

How hipster is seaweed? Are avocados actually a disaster for the environment? Do goji berries really make you live for ever? We examine the evidence<p>Few lies can be told in one word, but “superfood” manages it. It is such an appealing idea: that some foods are healthy, some unhealthy and some …

Nutrition

Peppermint Oil Promotes Hair Growth without Toxic Signs

Abstract<p>Peppermint (<i>Mentha piperita</i>) is a plant native to Europe and has been widely used as a carminative and gastric stimulant worldwide. This …

Drug Myths – Addiction Science Research and Education Center

For accurate scientific information on alcohol- and other drugs, see “Alcohol Facts” and “Drug Facts” on this website. The reader is referred to the …

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Beatles' Acid Test: How LSD Opened the Door to 'Revolver'

Psychedelic drug inspired their masterpiece – but also opened wounds that never healed<p>The story of <i>Revolver</i> began in a night of hell and …

Scientists solve puzzle of converting gaseous carbon dioxide to fuel

Every year, humans advance climate change and global warming - and quite likely our own eventual extinction - by injecting about 30 billion tonnes of …

Carbon Dioxide

Gut reaction: the surprising power of microbes

Most of us think of microbes as germs to be feared and killed. In fact they hold the key to improving our health – and may be the key to tackling obesity<p>‘So, what’s in the thermos?” I asked.<p>I was standing in a lift at Washington University in St Louis, with Professor Jeff Gordon and two of his …

Microbiology

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TV 'Homicide Hunter' Lt. Joe Kenda Shares Never-Before-Revealed Details On How He Hunted, Captured, and Put Away Nearly 400 Cold-Blooded Killers

During his 20–year career as a detective with the Colorado Springs Police Department, Lieutenant Joe Kenda solved 356 out of 387 murders—five of them …

Why Einstein and Many Other Scientists Have Been Such Prominent Supporters of World Peace

Why Earth’s Preciousness Inspires Efforts to Prevent Global War<p>Some of the most active advocates for peace have been scientists. Albert Einstein, …