Emily Brooks

7 Flips | 4 Magazines | @EmilyBrooks1 | A variety of Intriguing articles focusing mostly on the topic areas psychology, biology and criminology

How a Psychopath Learns to Lie

It’s likely that there are psychopaths among us … in our workplaces, in our circle of friends, maybe even in our families. Or at least that’s what …

Nerve implant 'restores consciousness' to man in persistent vegetative state

A 35-year-old man who had been in a persistent vegetative state (PVS) for 15 years has shown signs of consciousness after receiving a pioneering therapy involving nerve stimulation.<p>The treatment challenges a widely-accepted view that there is no prospect of a patient recovering consciousness if …

Neurology

Stress Literally Shrinks Your Brain (7 Ways To Reverse The Damage)

Stress is terrible for your brain. Here are seven strategies you can use to fix the damage and get your stress under control today.<p>We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious emotional, even physical, consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our …

Emotional Intelligence

Here's why people are afraid of clowns -- and what you can do to get over it

Lots of people are creeped out at the site of clown, whether it’s at the circus or creeping around in the woods at night. Movies like Stephen King’s …

4 Psychology Tricks to Boost E-Commerce Sales and Revenue | Inc.com

<i>By Jared Atchison, co-founder of WPForms.</i><p>The human mind works in mysterious ways and leads us to do things that are not always rational. When it comes to your business, studies show that 90 percent of all purchasing decisions are made subconsciously. That means the single most motivator in buying …

eCommerce

The 1 Deeply Sad Reason Success Can't Create Real Happiness | Inc.com

Success doesn't occur without exploitation. Using the conventional measurements of titles and money to define success--a limited definition to be sure--we can observe that obtaining a limited resource implies the negation of its access to others. Basically, if you're eating half of a warm apple pie …

Happiness

What Your Dreams Actually Mean, According to Science

If dreams were movies, they wouldn’t make a dime. They’re often banal, frequently fleeting and they’re screened for an audience of just one. As for …