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Como el azúcar y el chocolate alimentan el ciclo adictivo en nuestro cerebro

Parece claro que cuando se trata de la ingesta de azúcar, chocolate y otras golosinas, hay algo en el cerebro que pierde el control. Algunas personas …

8 vitamins and supplements that are a waste of money — and could even be dangerous

Vitamins and minerals are essential to health, but that doesn't mean megadoses will keep you out of the hospital or make you live longer. Some may be harmful. In most cases, it's preferable to get these nutrients from a balanced diet. High doses of certain vitamins and minerals may be appropriate …

Los noctambulos estarían bajo mayor riesgo de morir a temprana edad

Malas noticias para los noctámbulos. Un estudio de investigadores estadounidenses ha encontrado que las personas que prefieren quedarse despiertos …

How intermittent fasting can increase weight loss

Intermittent fasting, without restricting overall calorie intake, has been found to reduce weight and improve metabolism. A new investigation hunts …

14 Best Science-Fiction Books to Read

These days, it seems like the headlines being splashed across our TVs, phones, and computer screens seem more like they're from a book or movie than actual real life. It's all enough to make you think to yourself, "Wait, did they just... is this a science-fiction novel?"<p>Not quite — this is all very …

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5 Aplicaciones Imprescindibles Para Animar Una Fiesta

Probablemente bebidas, charla y música de fondo, no sea suficiente para animar a una fiesta en casa entre amigos. Sin embargo una actividad …

Students Zap Their Brains For a Boost, For Better Or Worse

Last October, Matt Herich was listening to the news while he drove door to door delivering pizzas. A story came on the radio about a technology that sends an electric current through your brain to possibly make you better at some things — moving, remembering, learning. He was fascinated.<p>The …

The Brain

Netflix's Secret Codes Unlock More Movies Than You Can Imagine

Access this hidden list of hyper-specific Netflix genres with our help.<p>How many movies do you think are currently available on Netflix? Well, you’re …

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This 23-Minute Morning Ritual Will Transform Your Whole Day

How cool is science? Now you can set yourself up every morning for an awesome day by doing these simple activities.<p>When I learned of Harvard-trained happiness researcher Shawn Achor's recommendations for training your brain to be more positive, I admit, I did a little eye-roll. I mean, watching …

6 Foods That Protect You Against Alzheimer's

The role of diet in brain health has grown to such an extent that it even has its own name – neuro-nutrition. And no wonder: there’s strong evidence …

Want an Ivy League Education? These Free Online Courses Are Just as Good

Ivy league schools aren't the only place to get a top quality education.<p>Ivy league schools like Harvard and Yale are the holy grail for young, idealistic students on their way into the real world.<p>But they definitely aren't the only place to get a great education.<p>In fact, the movement towards more …

What Are the Three Ways to Train Your Brain to Be Happy?

You can train your mind to be unhappy and you can train it to be happy.<p>Training your mind to look for errors and problems (as happens in careers like …

Marriott CEO: Stop Applauding People Who Boast About Not Sleeping

"You've got a glorification of folks who say, 'Oh, I only sleep three to four hours a night' -- which is dead wrong."<p>Arne Sorenson gets seven-and-a-half hours of sleep each night, and he's proud of it.<p>In a Friday interview with The Huffington Post's Jo Confino at the annual World Economic Forum …

A 5-Minute Exercise That Will Boost Your Mood

Try these guaranteed mood boosters, created by game designer Jane McGonigal, PhD, author of the forthcoming book Superbetter.<p><i>On left: Positive emotions, On right: Negative emotions</i><p>Look over the emotional states above and on a separate piece of paper write down any you've felt in the past 24 hours. …

40 Habits That Make You Sick and Fat

You look and feel great! But even though you’re fit and healthy right now, that doesn’t necessarily mean your daily so-called “good” habits will help …