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I Sense You’re Not Getting Enough Sleep - The Commentator

As college students, sleep deprivation is something that we’ve almost become totally accustomed to. My late night study habits (we’re talking 2:00am …

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Happiness Hacks: 9 Things Proven to Make You Happy

Abraham Lincoln once said, <i>“Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.”</i><p>While a good chunk of happiness is controlled by our …

The Difference Between Rationality and Intelligence

ARE you intelligent — or rational? The question may sound redundant, but in recent years researchers have demonstrated just how distinct those two cognitive attributes actually are.<p>It all started in the early 1970s, when the psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky conducted an influential …

Psychology

Solitude, Space Junk and Sea Monsters: the Eerieness of Point Nemo

<b>Q: What do sci fi pioneer Jules Verne, horror writer H.P. Lovecraft and the Russian space programme have in common?</b><p><b>A: Their overlapping interest in</b> …

Do We Have Left or Right Brain Personalities?

Is it true that some people are more 'right brained' or 'left brained?' Certainly some people are more creative and free-thinking, while others are …

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28 Underused Words You Really Need To Start Using

From absquatulate to vituperative, via Word Warriors.<p>For more underused words, visit the word warriors site.

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You And Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you'll sleep when you're dead, realize that you're making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>The short-term productivity gains from skipping sleep to work are quickly washed away by …

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