Julianne Carroll

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Anxiety is necessary for survival, but it can run out of control. Here’s what you can do to offset it…<p>There is no magic bullet for anxiety. We know this, and yet if we have a propensity for the bowel-shaking kind of anxiety that fits within the “disordered” bracket, a cure is exactly what we pray …

Depression

13 Soothing Books To Read When Everything Hurts

It's hard to care for yourself in a world that insists your life doesn't matter. These books might help.

The Last Word: Stephen King on Trump, Writing, Why Selfies Are Evil

Stephen King's newest novel <i>End of Watch</i> (which arrived in bookstores earlier this month) is the concluding chapter in his <i>Mr. Mercedes</i> trilogy, …

22 Quotes From Salvador Dali That Creatively Inspire Success

For success today, you have to be creative or get passed by. Dali was an expert in thinking differently and teaches you his approach.<p>If you are simply doing business the same as everyone else you are destined for mediocrity. Whether you are a CEO building a company or trying to achieve top …

Mira Dancy Is an Artist on the Rise and a Dynamic Name to Watch

Mira Dancy’s studio, in the Gowanus section of Brooklyn, is bursting with voluptuous nude bodies—fluorescent-pink, purple, and blue odalisques in fluid motion, painted larger than life on canvas, on shaped Plexiglas sheets hanging from the ceiling, and populating a vast black-and-white mural that …

Los Angeles

The Fascinating Thing That Storytelling Does to Your Brain

A well-told tale causes fascinating changes in brain chemistry.<p>Here's a little piece of personal trivia for you -- my husband is a screenwriter. So around our house there's no shortage of talk about storytelling structure, and the bookcase is full of titles on the topic like Joseph Campbell's …

These 5 Questions Will Determine Your Chocolate Chip Cookie Personality

The most important personality quiz you'll ever take, probably.

The painter who entered the fourth dimension

A 1954 painting by Salvador Dalí features a mysterious, four-dimensional ‘hypercube’. Fiona Macdonald finds out how maths fascinated the great Spanish painter.<p>When mathematician Thomas Banchoff received a message in 1975 asking him to contact Salvador Dalí, his colleague told him: “It’s either a …

Artist Spotlight: David Drake – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

This 10-Minute Routine Will Increase Your Clarity and Creativity

<i>"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep." </i>-- Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests and is always on duty because it controls your heartbeat, blood circulation, and digestion. It controls all the vital processes and functions of your body and knows …

This is what's going on in your brain when you read - Futurity

Neuroscientists for the first time have observed the brain during "natural" reading. What they're learning could apply to artificial intelligence.

Supernova exploding in space sprinkled the Earth with stardust, scientists say

The Earth is scattered with shrapnel from one of the universe’s most spectacular explosions, scientists have said.<p>The blast of a supernova millions …

What does your music taste say about your personality? Researchers have the answer

Are you a fan of the Sex Pistols or are you more into some nice, calming Norah Jones or Adele?<p>This choice could speak volumes about your personality according to a group of psychologists from the University of Cambridge.<p>They divided humanity into two camps - those who like rules and order, and …

Scientists Find Evidence of 'Anti-Memories', And It Could Change Our Understanding of Neuroscience

Unmasking the process that silences dormant memories.<p>At one point or another, we've all experienced something that we'd rather forget, so it's a good …

Neuroscience

19 Tattoos That Will Make Art History Nerds Geek Out

Body art.

Antique Photos Were Used to Make This Realistic Footage That Looks 85 Years Old

Instead of rebuilding cities like New York, Boston, Detroit, and Washington, D.C. like a CG dinosaur, Alexey Zakharov used a technique where he …

50 Pieces Of Advice For Aspiring Authors

One of the questions I'm asked on a daily basis is some form of, "I want to become an author. Can you help?" There are certainly better people to ask than me. But after writing hundreds of articles and nine books in 15 years -- both traditionally published and self-published, both non-fiction and …

This Is What The Centre Of Our Galaxy Looks Like

Simply stunning.<p>NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has peered into the heart of the Milky Way to unveil a breathtaking view of more than half a million …

Did Psychedelic Mushrooms and Group Sex Play a Role in Human Evolution?

Psychedelic drugs “expand” one’s mind: this is how many people describe the changes in sensory experiences elicited by psychotropic drugs. A …

John Doyle: Appalling maleness of U.S. culture illuminated by election

Another Tuesday, another primary in the U.S. presidential campaign. This time, both a Democratic and Republican primary in Wisconsin. Another night of the most surreal, mind-blowing TV coverage imaginable.<p>After the GOP town hall on CNN last week, I finally, truly understood the meaning of the word …

Take This Test to See How Biased You Are Against Having a Woman as President

Last week, <i>Vox</i> writer Emily Crockett wrote a great article about gender bias in how we think about leadership. She reviewed the results of new political science research. "One <b></b><b>experiment</b>," she wrote, "just found that Clinton's gender could cost her as much as 24 points against Trump among male …

This Factor Is Key to Your Attractiveness

Humans are drawn to one another for countless reasons, and the fact that we’re often drawn to people who seem to “get us” emotionally is now borne …

Morgan Freeman has been traveling around the world learning about how we see God

The man famous for his godly voice and portraying God in “Bruce Almighty” doesn’t believe in God — at least in the traditional way.<p>Morgan Freeman believes that man invented God. But that doesn’t mean he is an atheist.<p>“My opinion does not question the existence of God, merely how we arrived at the …

Why The Gender Leadership Gap Is So Much Worse For Women Of Color

For black, Hispanic, and Asian women, negative stereotypes and unconscious bias have widened the gender gap.<p>“From corporate boardrooms to the halls of Congress, from universities to the courts, from religious institutions to philanthropic organizations, men are simply much more likely than women to …

What female authors taught me about the way we marginalize women

Last summer, I was sitting on a park bench reading <i>Little Women</i> — as you do on a warm day in July — when a man stopped by my side to offer a word of …

Feminism

Middle-class feminism has a blind spot over female cleaners

One in three families outsources its domestic work, mostly to women. But these isolated and low-paid workers often get a raw deal<p>Think of your colleague on the next computer, or the person who lives in the house opposite. What do you know about them? Their immediate family’s names, probably. Pets, …

Feminism

Buddha and the Wisdom of Acceptance

The night before his enlightenment, Buddha fought a battle with the Demon God Mara. It was an intense encounter; Mara used everything he had: lust, …

Paintings within Paintings Hit Disorienting New Show '#metadata'

“Information about the information." You might as well call Ryan McGinness' new show 'Artception.'<p>Paintings within paintings hung within a studio within a studio when I visited Ryan McGinness's workspace before his new show, <i>#metadata</i>, shipped to its resting place at Los Angeles' Kohn Gallery. …

Reading is basically a form of brainwashing

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are some things that neuroscientists know but most people don’t?</i> <i>Answer by Lidia Stanton, psychologist, teacher, tutor, lecturer.</i><p>Neuroscientists and cognitive psychologists joke that reading is a form of brainwashing—one that is good for people, …

How Kim Kardashian Killed the Term "Empowerment"

There's nothing wrong with feeling good about how you look in a naked selfie, but succeeding in sexiness isn't real power.<p>R.I.P. "empowerment." As a word, you had a good run. But you've hit peak meaninglessness, and it's time to kill you off.<p>"Empowerment" has been an empty term for a while now, …

Feminism