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After Returning From Her 'Girl Power Trip,' Malala Continues Advocating For Education

This past week at the United Nations General Assembly, Malala Yousafzai met with key world leaders — including President Emmanuel Macron of France — to discuss increased investment in education, with a focus on opportunities for girls. Malala stepped onto the world stage in 2012 after she was shot …

How to change minds and influence people's behaviour

Can Youth Sports Actually Discourage Leadership? A Former Olympian Wants You Coaching Kids (and Employees) Correctly | Inc.com

Soccer Hall of Famer Claudio Reyna hung up his cleats as one of the greatest soccer players of all time and set out to determine the next chapter of his life.<p>No, not '<i>Dancing with the Stars'</i>.<p>The two-time Olympian and twice national college player of the year, four-time World Cup player (twice as …

Going to bed angry: don't do it!

‘Never <b>go to bed angry</b>’ is age-old advice, and new research shows why.<p>Studies found that, if you’re feeling stressed or unsettled, it is harder to …

'Serial Killer' Accused of Seven Shootings in Five Days

A suspected "serial killer" was charged Tuesday after randomly gunning down four people and wounding three others over five days, authorities said.<p>Read more here.

Scientists Have Reversed Brain Damage in a 2-Year-Old Girl Who Drowned in a Swimming Pool

She was in the water for 15 minutes.<p>Researchers in the US have reported what they believe is a first-of-its-kind reversal of brain damage, after …

A New Program Scours Twitter for School Bullying

One of the challenges with nipping school bullying in the bud is that students are often reluctant to let teachers and parents know what's going on. …

Finally, Scientists Think They Know How Lithium Treats Bipolar Disorder

You can't fix something until you understand it.<p>Almost 50 years after lithium was first approved to treat patients in the US, scientists think …

Mental Health

This is what eight weeks of mindfulness training does to your brain

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettPractising mindfulness – spending time paying attention to your current mental experiences in a non-judgmental way – has been …

Psychologists studied 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — here are their 6 key takeaways

Follow thousands of superbright kids for four and a half decades, and you learn a thing or two about how to raise a high-achiever.<p>One of the biggest …