Jacob Olson

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These truisms proved false in 2015

Some truisms turned out to be false in 2015 — notably, <i>Brontosaurus</i> exists only in pop culture, the speed of light is always constant and fish are …

Understanding and working with: Hearing voices, delusions and paranoia

This workshop aims to develop knowledge and understanding of coping strategies for voices.<b>Timetable</b>Location: Ramada Hatfield (Hertfordshire)De …

Interview Request - Family Dynamics

Price: €5.99<br>Published: July 16, 2015<p>Perspectives and support on my Instant reactions to my parents/family, like when even hearing my dad’s/mom’s …

Anger

I Wish I Could Relax: The Constancy of Paranoia

There’s a dude who goes to the coffee shop I go to everyday to write. He’s quiet, unassuming has a thick beard and keeps to himself. I admire him for …

Mental Health

Hawk battled paranoia, had ‘break with reality,’ friend says

Dallas County District Attorney Susan Hawk has been battling a mental illness for several months, despite at least one attempt at an intervention, a …

Mental Health

“I’ll Do It Later”

Do you have ADHD, and have you ever made one of these statements?<p>“I’ll do it later.”<p>“I’ll just finish this page/article/e-mail/task first.”<p>“This …

ADHD

Ultra low-power wireless communication through the human body using magnetic fields

Be it on the inside or the outside, the human body is becoming host to an ever-increasing array of electronic devices that need to wirelessly …

Engineering

For future wearables, the network could be you

People who wear networked gadgets all over their bodies may someday become networks themselves.<p>Researchers at the University of California, San …

Internet of Things

Shift from electronics to spintronics opens up possibilities of faster data

Electronics is based on measuring the tiny electrical charge of electrons passing through electronic circuits. An alternative approach under …

The magnetic mystery at the center of the Earth

Earth’s depths are a hellish place. More than 5,000 kilometers belowground, the iron-rich core scorches at temperatures comparable to the sun’s …

Learning Archaeology: Pre-Ex: Geophysics: Magnetometry

Magnetometry<p>Magnetometry is the technique of measuring and mapping patterns of magnetism in the soil. Ancient activity, particularly burning, leaves …

Archaeology

Experience the power of magnetism in How It Works Issue 77

Magnetism is a truly incredible force. We have known about it for thousands of years, but only recently have we been able to understand its full …

Bigger

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Bigfoot, UFOs and ghosts: Science explains our belief in the paranormal

Psychological research sheds new light on “magical thinking” — and why we fall prey to pseudoscientific phenomena<p>I loved magic shows when I was a kid. I remember being absolutely fascinated by mysterious events and the possibility that some of us might possess supernatural powers such as the …

The art of handwritten letters is alive and well, thank you

Old-fashioned is very much in fashion these days.<p>People are choosing to do the things their grandparents once had to, though perhaps in a more studied way.<p>Some grow and can their own vegetables and some sew their own clothes.<p>Some even — don't be shocked — write letters. The kind that need envelopes …

Researcher Crowdsources Doting Dog Owners for Canine Insights

All that energy people put into posting YouTube videos of their clever — or dumb — dogs can be harnessed for the good of scientific research.<p>A team at Duke University found that dog owners could competently test their pets at home for studies on canine intelligence. They were even happy to pay for …

Seroxat study under-reported harmful effects on young people, say scientists

An influential study which claimed that an antidepressant drug was safe for children and adolescents failed to report the true numbers of young people who thought of killing themselves while on it, re-analysis of the trial has found<p>Study 329, into the effects of GlaxoSmithKline’s drug paroxetine on …

Clinical Trials

What Space Does to Your Body and Mind

Expedition 44 to the International Space Station has been successfully completed after three astronauts landed in Kazakhstan. The mission saw a …

What is Your Dream?

About a month ago I gave a talk on street photography at EyeEm headquarters in Berlin. During the question and answer session, there was a member in …

What does Guitar Center sound like? Two musicians secretly recorded customers to find out

This summer, a pair of independent musicians -- Baltimore's Danny Greenwald and Brooklyn's Noah Wall -- released new albums online. This is not exactly notable, and on the surface there is little overlap between them; Greenwald's music favors woozy loops and dreamlike soundscapes, while Wall's …

Guitar

Why Saying This Four-Letter Word Can Transform Your Productivity

A neurochemical shift happens in your brain when you say “done” at the end of even the smallest tasks.<p>Perfectionists are often reminded that “done is better than perfect.” But it turns out there’s another reason we should all try to create more “done” moments in our workdays.<p>Saying the word <i>done</i> can …

Forget Resolutions, What’s Your “Beautiful Question” For 2015?

Big questions can lead to big breakthroughs, writes Warren Berger, author of A More Beautiful Question. Here’s how to find yours.<p>With New Year’s comfortably behind us, we’ve all had enough talk of resolutions. But for those still looking for a way to spark change in their lives, I’d like to suggest …

It’s 2015 and I just bought a Sony Walkman

Advertisement<p>40 Comments<p>Credit: Kevin C. Tofel/Gigaom<p>As someone who was born when The Beatles were still together (just barely!), I’ve witnessed much …

Audiophile

Where to Move If You Want a Job, More Money, or Lots of Single People

A new Census tool reveals which large cities are the nation's leaders in earnings, unemployment, and unmarried young people.<p>Springfield, Massachusetts, is the most single. San Jose, California, is the most international (richest, too). Provo, Utah, is the youngest workforce in America, and McAllen, …

The Verge 50

<i>The</i> Verge <b>Fifty</b><p>Welcome to the 2014 Verge 50<p>Tweet<br>• Share<p>Who are the 50 most important people at the intersection of technology, art, science, and culture? Who are the 50 people whose work this year will shape the next 50 years?<p>That's the question we ask when we assemble the Verge 50, our definitive …

This Site Visualizes Your Death

And your birth, plus everything in between.<p>Ever wonder how you fit into the teeming swarm of humanity, statistically? Now in beta, Population.io is a great new site designed by Benedikt Groß (previously featured on Co.Design for his typeface made up of satellite imagery) that visualizes your place …