Emily Anderson

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The brain’s miracle superpowers of self-improvement

We used to believe our brains were hardwired at birth. Now we believe we can will them to change. Is that true? Will Storr analyses the truth and hokum about 'neuroplasticity'.<p>For years she had tried to be the perfect wife and mother but now, divorced, with two sons, having gone through another …

The Brain

Paris attacks leave parents, schools with tough questions

BOSTON (AP) — The deadly attacks in France left schools and parents around the world grappling with what to say to children, and how to say it.<p>When …

Justin Bieber Tweets Heartfelt Tribute to Friend Killed in Paris Attacks

Justin Bieber is mourning the loss of those killed in the shocking Paris attacks, including friend and Universal Music Group executive Thomas …

Paris Attacks

The husband of Paris victim tells ISIS: You can't make me hate

<b>(CNN) —</b> "You will not have my hatred."<p>That's the defiant message the husband of one of the Paris attacks victims is sending to ISIS.<p>Antoine Leiris lost his wife Helene Muyal in the Friday violence that shook the French capital, taking the lives of at least 129 and injuring hundreds more.<p>He penned …

France

7 explosions heard at police standoff near Paris

At least seven explosions have been heard at the scene of a police standoff with suspects in last week's deadly Paris attacks.<p>Associated Press reporters at the scene could hear what sounded like grenade blasts from the direction of the standoff in the heart of the Paris suburb of Saint-Denis.<p>The …

Senate Intelligence Committee

Up to 20 people behind Paris attacks: Top House Republican

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee said as many as 20 people could be behind the Paris attacks, he said on Tuesday.<p>“We believe that there’s a wider conspiracy net,” Michael McCaul, a Texas Republican, told CNN in an interview. He said he …

'Dante's Inferno': Officer gives terrifying first account of police assault on Bataclan attackers

"There were dozens of bodies lying on top of each other on the ground, the dead, the injured, the survivors who were pretending to be dead,” officer says<p>• Cameron to make case for Syria military action as EU troops could be sent to France - latest news<p>Terrorists holding 20 people hostage in the …

Paris explosives are a key clue to plot

<b>(CNN) —</b> French prosecutors say the bombs used in the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday were made from TATP, a fact that yields important clues about the way the plot was planned and executed.<p>TATP-based bombs are built using the common household ingredient hydrogen peroxide, which is used to …

Terrorism

Paris Attacks: Probe Centers on Brussels Suburb of Molenbeek

<i>Tuesday's explosions at Brussels airport and on the subway network will turn the spotlight on the Belgian capital's Molenbeek suburb — which has long been a hotbed of Islamist extremism. Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam was also nabbed there on Friday. In November, NBC News took a look at the</i> …

Special Forces

France seeks to reassure business as tourists cancel trips

The French economy minister has reassured business leaders that security measures put in place after the Paris terror attacks are not designed to paralyse economic activity.<p>It came during a meeting with Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday, a source close to the ministry told AFP.<p>EasyJet’s chief executive …

German police: Aachen suspects released after no link to Paris found

Seven people arrested near the German city of Aachen in connection with the Paris attacks have been freed. At least three of those detained were …

Terrorism

The 129 Paris victims were from 19 countries, and many were under age 30

The global reach of the attacks in Paris that killed at least 129 and injured hundreds more continued to grow as the names and nationalities of the dead emerged.<p>French President Francois Hollande said Monday that the victims were of 19 different nationalities and that the attackers targeted "youth …

Death Metal

Phobias

Overview<p><b>A phobia is an overwhelming and debilitating</b> <b>fear of an object, place, situation,</b> <b>feeling or animal.</b><p>Phobias are more pronounced than fears. …

Life After Death Is Real, Concludes Scientific Study Of 2,000 Patients

bodymindsoulspirit | July 6, 2017 | 1 Comment<p>by David Gutierrez, <i><br>NaturalNews</i><p>In the largest such study ever conducted, researchers have found evidence …

Is Depression Destroying Your Relationship? Eleven Commonly Overlooked Symptoms

The quality of our lives depends upon the quality of our relationships with others. Relationships are the source of so much of our happiness and success, but they can also be the cause of our pain and despair. And when we have problems with our primary relationships, it's difficult to find joy in …

Personality Traits & Personality Types: What is Personality?

What makes someone who they are? Each person has an idea of their own personality type — if they are bubbly or reserved, sensitive or thick-skinned. …

In the Age of Loneliness, Connections at Work Matter

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Loneliness is a feeling we’d all like to avoid. Research shows it’s terrible for our health; it diminishes cognitive performance and the immune system, increases the risk of heart disease and dementia and hastens early death. And the psychological effects are just as bad; studies show that …

Immune System

Learning: The Mental State You Won't Believe Can Aid Understanding - PsyBlog

Working through this state of mind helps people learn more deeply, psychological research finds.<p>Confusion isn’t necessarily a sign that it’s time to …

Learning

5 TED Talks That Will Help You Understand--and Improve--Your Brain

Your brain is the most important yet least understood organ in your whole body.<p>Without it you couldn’t keep breathing, let alone reading this column. Yet how often do you think about your own brain–how it works, what it needs, and how it could work better? Your brain is both the most important and …

The Brain

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Hacking sleep: Meet the transhumanists making sleep obsolete

Not everyone wants to sleep in. A growing transhumanism community wants to sleep less, and better, and they’re going to great lengths to make it …

How to Be Happy When Everything Goes Wrong

6 min read<p>This story originally appeared on james clear<p>In the summer of 2010, Rachelle Friedman was preparing for one of the best periods of her life. She was recently engaged, surrounded by her best friends, and enjoying her bachelorette party.<p>Friedman and her friends were spending the day at the …

Happiness

Research Supports Your Longing to Read Fiction

Whether they believe it or not, every work of fiction a dedicated reader picks up to read in their free time benefits them significantly, at least in …