Jenn Foster

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What Happens To Your Body When You Get Drunk And Stoned At The Same Time?

The science of the spins<p>The intoxicating effects of alcohol and of marijuana have been widely studied, but their combined effect—getting "cross-faded"—is woefully underexplored scientific territory. Here's a look at what we know about how pot and booze together affect the brain.<p>First, the basics: …

People Hate Being Bored So Much, They'll Do Almost Anything To Avoid It (Even Hurt Themselves)

<i>“Five percent of the people think; ten percent of the people think they think; and the other eighty-five percent would rather die than think.” ― Thomas Edison</i><p>It's vacation season. What could be better than sipping an ice-cold margarita and being alone with your own thoughts?<p>As it turns out, just …

7 weird things money does to your brain

The emerging field of neuroeconomics helps explain what your brain looks like on cash. It’s not always pretty<p>Money is packed with meaning, and it impacts our personalities, our relationships, and how we think. As you might imagine, a lot of stuff is going on in our brains when we think about money, …

Seth's Blog

What <i>other</i> people think of you is called "other-people esteem." That's a different thing altogether.<p>If it's better to think well of yourself, then by …

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Pavlok is a habit-forming wearable that will shock you

"Wake up sleepy head... it's time to go to the gym." "Put down those chips!" "Stop wasting time on Facebook." If any of the above statements resonate with you, then you're not alone. Maneesh Sethi, author and Stanford alumnus has said all of the above to himself at one point, and wanted to know …

What Is the Fastest Way to Learn a Foreign Language?