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A Guide to the Anatomy of the Brain

The human brain is not only one of the most important organs in the human body; it is also the most complex. In the following tour, you will learn …

Neurology

How to create the perfect résumé, according to a CEO and former Googler

<b>• Résumé tips often focus on mistakes to avoid.</b><p><b>• But Google alum and WayUp CEO Liz Wessel has a recommendation for what you should do that could help your résumé stand out.</b><p><b>• She said you're going to need to avoid generic descriptions.</b><p>A résumé is basically a first impression in document form. So you …

The Real Reason Why Your Brain Is so Scared of Failure

Failure doesn't scare you. Not knowing does.<p>You've just recklessly jumped ship -- left the security of your job or refused the investor who isn't offering exactly what you want. You find yourself gripped by a cold, raw fear. What are you <i>actually</i> afraid of?<p>Imagine you're driving along a clear …

Self-help

You may be a genius if you can answer these 12 science trivia questions people always get wrong

Newly Discovered "Super-Deep Diamond" Reveals a Rare Earth Mineral Inside

"It's what most natural scientists dream about."<p>The Cullinan mine, located on a diamond-bearing kimberlite pipe in the Gauteng province of South …

Geology

LSD Treatments Can Actually 'Harmonise' The Brain, Study Shows

Huge finding for treating mental disorders!<p>In recent years, scientists have been uncovering potential therapeutic benefits of psychedelic substances …

These key psychological differences can determine whether you're liberal or conservative

Politically, Americans are highly divided.<p>When it comes to issues of race, immigration, national security, and environmental protection, they disagree about how the government should handle things like never before.<p>Relative to polls in the 1990s, Republicans are now much more likely to say poor …

Political Science

This 1 Piece of Advice Won't Be Popular, But It May Save Your Career

"A moment of patience in a moment of doubt can save you a million moments of regret."<p>During this time of year, my social media feeds get flooded with new years resolution advice. Everywhere I look, there's another tip or life hack. Although I've read hundreds, I'm always curious to see if someone …

Motivation

Detached Attachment

According to Buddhism, all our struggles stem from attachment. People can form multiple types of attachment to multiple things; materialistic things, …

A handful of clinics is embracing a 'party drug' that could be a rapid-fire depression treatment — we got a look inside

After a 45-minute infusion of ketamine, clients at a clinic in San Francisco's Nob Hill neighborhood are not partying.<p>Instead, they're in a state of quiet contemplation — reclining on cushioned chairs, listening to music, or occasionally striking a tranquil yoga pose.<p>These clients are patients at …

Neuroscientists have discovered an important clue about how we push away negative thoughts

When an intrusive, unwanted thought comes to mind — something like, 'That interview went really poorly!' or 'I wish I hadn't said that!' — most of us are capable of simply pushing it away.<p>In people with psychiatric diseases like depression and PTSD, however, these thoughts can run wild, churning …

Are Some Psychiatric Disorders a pH Problem?

The human brain frequently undergoes changes in acidity, with spikes from time to time. One main cause of these temporary surges is carbon dioxide …

The Brain

Why Happy People Cheat

A good marriage is no guarantee against infidelity.<p>“Most descriptions of troubled marriages don’t seem to fit my situation,” Priya insists. “Colin and I have a wonderful relationship. Great kids, no financial stresses, careers we love, great friends. He is a phenom at work, fucking handsome, …

3-hectare desert farm in Jordan can grow 286,600 pounds of veggies each year

Vegetables are sprouting in the desert at the Sahara Forest Project’s recently inaugurated launch station in Aqaba, Jordan. The project draws on the …

European Union