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How Is an Anxiety Disorder Diagnosed?

How Is an Anxiety Disorder Diagnosed?<p>Updated on December 4, 2016<p>Living in Fast Forward<p>Do you ever get the sense that you are living in fast forward? …

Men And Women Literally See Things Differently

The brains of men and women interpret visual cues in different ways, biologists find.<p>If you thought men and women tend to see things differently, you were right in a surprisingly literal sense.<p>As it turns out, this colloquial observation has a real basis in brain differences. New research finds …

The Brain

If you're left-handed, this is how your brain might work differently

Aside from the fact that I was robbed of the opportunity to use colorful gel pens as a tween (it was rough, guys, let me tell you), I absolutely love …

The Introvert/Extravert Myth: Here's the Trait You Actually Need to Succeed in Life and Business

The tough-love truth for diehard introverts and extraverts.<p>If you don't know whether you're an introvert or extravert, you live under a rock.<p>The terms were invented by Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Carl Jung in the 1920s. They've since adopted a prominent, if not undying, life of their own. …

Psychology

A leading procrastination expert reveals which personality types tend to put stuff off

If you're impulsive, disorganized, or consider yourself a perfectionist, Pychyl says you might not be knocking out tasks in a timely fashion.<p>Pychyl is an associate professor at Carleton University. He has been studying procrastination for the better part of two decades, which makes him perhaps the …

Procrastination

Here's When We Might Finally Find Out Why Samsung's Note 7 Phones Were Exploding

Samsung Electronics and battery supplier Samsung SDI expect to announce the results of their probe into the cause of fires in some Galaxy Note 7 …

The Fatal Mistake That Doomed Samsung’s Galaxy Note

On the verge of challenging Apple’s mobile phone dominance, the South Korean company made a rushed decision, based on incomplete evidence, that later forced it to kill the model.<p>The X-ray and CT scans showed a pronounced bulge.<p>After reports of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones catching fire spread in early …

Mobile

J.D. Power finds higher-end phones make you happier

Into a barrage of damaging headlines comes a rare bright spot for Samsung, whose fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 has been nothing short of disastrous. A J.D. Power study published Thursday found that Samsung phones rank highest in overall satisfaction among AT&T and Sprint customers. T-Mobile and Verizon …

Galaxy Note 7 recall becomes a presidential punchline

Samsung is having a tough time. The fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 is one the biggest blunders ever in tech and now President Obama is using it as a punchline.<p>During a speech about the Affordable Care Act at Miami Dade college in Florida, the Commander in Chief made an analogy about issues with Obamacare …

Galaxy Note 7 owners are angry Samsung is refusing to pay compensation

The Note 7 recall has already passed into Halloween costume territory, but for owners of the phone who experienced its dangers firsthand, it's not as funny. According to a report from <i>The Guardian</i>, a number of individuals who suffered property damage when their Note 7 exploded say Samsung is …

Google's Daydream View VR headset is available for pre-order

Google announced via Twitter on Thursday that its forthcoming VR rig, the Pixel-powered Daydream View is now available for pre-order. The offer currently only extends to customers in the US, the United Kingdom and Germany. The Daydream will retail for $80 and can be ordered from either Verizon or …

Scientists confirm genetics of schizophrenia

<b>(CNN) —</b> Creating an effective treatment for schizophrenia requires a better understanding of its biology, of the genes that cause it. Using technology to illuminate chromosomes, scientists confirmed the underlying genetics of this mental disorder. The identified genetic disruptions occur at a …

This exploding Galaxy Note 7 Halloween costume is the absolute bomb

It’s the spookiest month of the year, and people across the US are gearing up to impress their friends with this year’s Halloween outfit. Unfortunately, there’s already a clear winner — and it’s also a fire hazard.<p>While Halloween costumes typically range from celebrities to Tinder profile pictures, …

Samsung made YouTube remove video of GTA mod that turns Note 7 into a bomb

Really?<p>Samsung apparently doesn't see much humor in a <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> mod that turns the recalled, hazardous Galaxy Note 7 into an in-game weapon. In fact, the company is trying to erase it from the internet completely. Samsung has issued a DMCA takedown targeting a YouTube video that showcased …

EPGL working on iPhone apps compatible with 'smart' contact lenses for AR

Exclusive<p>Medical supply company EPGL, known for "smart" contact lens technology in development, intends to develop apps compatible with iOS for …

Samsung will now swap or refund your Note7 at the airport

Samsung really doesn't want any Galaxy Note7 mishaps mid-flight, thank you very much.<p>Given the growing airline ban on Samsung's explosive smartphone, …

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7 Samsung Galaxy S8 Leaks Reveal Why It Is Worth Waiting For

Rumor has it that Samsung plans to announce the Galaxy S8 device on February 26, 2017, which is one day before Mobile World Congress starts. And according to The Korea Herald, Samsung is already placing component orders for the Galaxy S8. The launch of the Galaxy S8 is a big deal because Samsung is …

Samsung is setting up Note 7 exchange booths at airports around the world

They'll give you a new phone and swap over your data<p>Samsung is setting up Galaxy Note 7 exchange booths in airports around the world, hoping to stop customers taking the dangerous device onto flights at the last minute. The first of these new "customer service points" appear to have been introduced …

Galaxy S8 Production May Be 'Aborted' If Samsung Can't Figure Out Cause Of Note 7 Fires

Like any major company after a PR disaster, Samsung is in full-on goodwill tour mode right now, setting up counters at airports around the world to offer immediate loaners phones for Note 7 owners about to fly and reportedly compensating Note 7 parts suppliers for lost revenue. Heck, even Samsung …

4 Personality Disorders That Can Seem Like Narcissism But Can Actually Be A More Serious Condition

When someone seeks attention, only cares about themselves, and steps on the toes of others, we are quick to call them a narcissist. However, there …

And the Award for the Worst Gadget of All Time Goes to ...

Officially discontinued, banned from airports--does it get any worse than this for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7?<p>You are forbidden from taking one on a plane. The South Korean government is now investigating the product's tendency to explode. There was a massive recall, followed by a complete …

HTC brings its virtual reality storefront to mobile

HTC really wants VR to happen. For all of their mobile handset woes, the company is keen to grab the next platform shift by the horns and have the ecosystem and infrastructure in place to become an early powerhouse in the space.<p>The company’s VR presence has notably been lacking in the mobile …

Virtual Reality

Multi Taskers Have 'Fluctuating' Brains

Multi Taskers Have ‘Fluctuating’ Brains<p>October 16, 2016<p>119<p>125<p>Do you know why some people are better at performing complex duties and multi-tasking? …

This Is How To Deal With Psychopaths And Toxic People: 5 Proven Secrets

I know what some people are thinking: <i>I’m never going to deal with psychopaths. This is just more sensational clickbait junk.</i>Wrong. The experts are …

What’s the Difference Between a Psychopath and a Sociopath?

You see them on the movie screen; you read about them in the news. They’re calculating, charismatic, cold-hearted. But are they psychopaths or …

Psychology

What Most People Get Wrong About Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

A clear disconnect exists between how we perceive physical and mental illnesses. This cognitive dissonance isn’t particularly logical (because no one would choose to live with anxiety, schizophrenia, depression or any of the other maladies laid out in the DSM-5 or ICD-10 diagnosis codes), but that …

3 Psychological 'Truths' That Are Now in Doubt

Just because it makes it into print, doesn't mean it's eternally settled.<p>I'm going to let you in on a little secret. Bloggers love new research findings. They're novel and interesting. They sound authoritative and helpful, and the people behind them are generally eager to chat with a nosy writer …

Psychology

WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in election

WASHINGTON (AP) — A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief:<p>CLIMATE CHANGE<p>It's as if Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton live on two entirely different Earths: one warming, one not. Clinton says climate change threatens us all, while Trump …

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