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How Passive Aggression Hurts Children

Studies show that kids are sensitive to quiet marital resentment—not just all-out shouting matches.<p>Couples can communicate anger in all kinds of nonverbal ways: giving each other dirty looks or the silent treatment, for example. And while it’s widely understood that heated arguments and shouting …

What You Learn From Living In Italy

Life as an expat teaches you a lot about the new country you move to -- from the culture to the language -- but along the way you also learn a lot about yourself. Life in Italy can be very different to what you are used to and will certainly show you a new way of living. Not only will you change as …

10 Things That Don't Make Sense To Introverts

A loud, crowded party? Hard pass.<p>Introverts are falsely known for being standoffish or preferring their own “personal bubble” ― but there’s so much more to being a “quiet” type than that.<p>To love an introvert is to know them (and, yes, respect their space). That means accepting their little quirks. …

Personality

This is what a world map looks like when scaled according to population size

RECONSTRUCTING MAPS based on different variables can be super helpful for understanding the world form a different perspective. A new cartogram by …

Child marriage is allowed in more than 100 countries—including the United States

Over 700 million women currently living got married while they were just children, according to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) (pdf). That number is set to rise to nearly 1 billion by 2030, if current trends …

United Nations

This is your brain on pot: Neuroscientist studies long-term effects of medical marijuana

BELMONT — Staci Gruber vividly remembers her first hit of marijuana, back when she was in college. It made her so paranoid, she locked herself in a …

Cannabis

Apollo astronaut deaths raise serious concerns about deep space travel

Humanity is preparing to send astronauts on longer and deeper missions into space: Mars being the target of both national and private missions. And …

7 Things You Tell People Without Saying a Word | Inc.com

I shared an infographic recently that has really had me thinking about the impressions we make on others. Have you ever gotten the cold shoulder and wondered might you might have done to deserve it? Or been passed over for something you were sure you had in the bag -- whether it was a sale, a deal, …

Psychology

China wants to visit Mars by 2020 and beat Nasa to set up the first manned moon base

China has announced that it intends to explore Mars and plans to get there by 2020, as well as being one of the first countries to explore the "dark …

Sharpen Your Emotional Intelligence by Learning the Difference Between These 2 Key Qualities | Inc.com

<i>Before you criticize someone, try walking a mile in his or her shoes.</i><p>Chances are, you've heard that proverbial advice in one form or another. One could say it perfectly illustrates the quality of empathy, a hallmark trait of those with high emotional intelligence(EI or EQ)--the ability that allows …

Emotional Intelligence

The man who made Shakespeare famous

<i>Fifty years after his death Shakespeare was all but forgotten, his plays dated and derided. It took one actor, and one theatre, to bring him back from the dead</i><p>The 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death is nearly upon us, with a cavalcade of exhibitions, concerts, broadcasts and performances of …

The Theatre

The tumultuous life and times of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare’s creative output embodied everything from love poetry to history, fantasy, tragedy, comedy and magic. But little of what he wrote was an explicit commentary on contemporary events at the time he was writing, despite it being a fascinating and turbulent period in history: a time …

William Shakespeare

Therapy can actually make things worse for some people

For all the talk about dangerous side effects from medication, you rarely hear about negative consequences from psychological treatment. But researchers have found a significant minority of people who feel they are worse off after therapy.<p>A team led by mental health research professor Mike …

Depression

The Science of Crying

Michael Trimble, a behavioral neurologist with the unusual distinction of being one of the world’s leading experts on crying, was about to be …

Quit Your Job

A midlife career shift can be good for cognition, well-being, and even longevity.<p>Perhaps you are one of the lucky ones. Perhaps you have reached your 40s, 50s, or 60s blissfully happy in your job. You are engaged, fulfilled, and challenged. Your work draws on your natural talents and passions. If …

Complaining Is Terrible for You, According to Science | Inc.com

Why do people complain? Not to torture others with their negativity, surely. When most of us indulge in a bit of a moan, the idea is to "vent." By getting our emotions out, we reason, we'll feel better.<p>But science suggests there are a few serious flaws in that reasoning. One, not only does …

Happiness

Why ‘bowl food’ might be tricking your brain

A new food craze sweeping restaurants from London to California serves food only in bowls. Bowl food just “tastes better” says the fans. Could there be method in this madness?<p>“I’ve eaten the same meal on a plate,” New Yorker Lily Kunin told the NY Post recently. “It just wasn’t that good.” Others …

Peer-Reviewed

What makes you laugh says a lot about who you are

Humor has long been the subject of serious research among psychologists, linguists, sociologists, philosophers, and neuroscientists. There’s an entire journal devoted to the topic and, though it may be hard to believe when you’re engrossed in the latest Hangover movie, humor is so much more than …

Jokes

The Selects: Skateboarding in Church

Santa Barbara

Strike a pose: Celebrity passport photos through the years - Telegraph

Albert Einstein

Where to stay and what to do in San Sebastian

<b>What to do</b><p>Get involved in the Capital of Culture events<p>As part of the celebrations held in honour of its being chosen as European Capital of Culture 2016, San Sebastián will host a range of exhibitions, talks and events throughout the year. These will cover a variety of topics, from art to …

City Halls

Shape shifting birds: Murmurations of starlings, in pictures - Telegraph

See Incredible Vintage Photos of People Getting X-Rays

A man receiving an x-ray in Austria, circa 1910.<br>Imagno—Getty Images<p>1 of 15<p>X-ray photograph taken by Wilhelm Roentgen of his wife's hand in December …

Does speaking a second language really improve cognition?

It’s become accepted as fact that learning two languages improves brain function. New studies indicate otherwise<p>The idea that learning to speak two languages is good for your brain has come to be widely accept as fact, particularly in popular media. Studies have shown that bilingual speakers of all …

Binge Watching as a Young Adult Linked to Cognitive Impairment: Study

Sitting around watching TV and not doing any physical activity as a young adult may be linked to lower brain functioning even earlier than scientists …

A massive study just debunked a pervasive myth about male and female brains

But in a new study, scientists combed through the brain scans of more than 1,400 people, and found that while there are some distinct brain differences between men and women, there's no such thing as a distinctly "male" or "female" brain.<p>"Our study demonstrates that, although there are sex/gender …

Everyone loves an a**hole: Science explains our attraction to creeps and deviants

Always falling for the wrong guy or gal? New research suggests it may actually be a part of the human condition<p>Karl Gruber<p>November 29, 2015 6:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Are you a nice, well-rounded person, yet can’t seem to hit it off with the opposite …

Psychology

This is the biggest shift going on in artificial intelligence

Machine learning superficially mimics the interconnected structure of the human brain, but beyond that, it looks nothing like how humans think or reason.<p>But when Tech Insider asked 26 AI researchers whether AI has to mimic the human brain to be truly intelligent, many of them flat out said no. Many …

Artificial Intelligence

18 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Great artists, writers and innovators may have "messier minds."<p>Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly …

Scientists say this ridiculously simple strategy can help you learn anything

In other words, instead of reading and rereading a list of vocabulary words, you should read it once and then test yourself repeatedly.<p>The same strategy works for pretty much anything you're hoping to commit to memory, and there's a growing body of research behind it. Psychologists call this …

The Brain