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7 Things to Do Each Morning That Will Make You Happier All Day

Hate mornings? Adding any of these activities will help.<p>Want a happier workday? The way you start it out makes a huge difference. Here are 7 first-thing-in-the-morning activities that will elevate your mood for the entire eight (or however many) hours to come. Most take no more than a couple of …

Work-life Balance

Buddha's Feet: Walking Meditation

<i>Walking meditation reveals our true "buddha-feet"</i><i></i> <br>Walking meditation is not so very well known in the West, but is a common practice in the …

7 Ways to Think Yourself Thin

In fact, although the brain makes up only 2 percent of total body weight, it demands 20 percent of our resting metabolic rate (RMR)—the total amount …

Sometimes When You’re In Love, You’re Not

Lessons in love from the MRI-based carnival art of Brent Hoff<p>Are you in love or are you in lust? Neuroscience would say the difference is in whether or not your brain is producing oxytocin, the bonding chemical that scientists associate with monogamous relationships. To oversimplify, love includes …

Relationships

This Is Your Brain on Magic

Psychologists and neuroscientists have an unlikely ally in their quest to understand human nature: professional magicians.<p>“I’m going to flip through here and I want you to glance at a card in the middle,” Jay Olson tells his volunteer, offering the deck of cards in his hands. “Not the bottom …

The Coming Boom In Brain Medicines

TONY COLES COULD have had any job he wanted in the drug industry. In five years at the helm of cancer drug developer Onyx Pharmaceuticals he increased its market cap eightfold by purchasing an experimental blood cancer drug for $800 million, developing it into a big seller and flipping the whole …

Immune System

7 Ways Meditation Can Actually Change The Brain

The meditation-and-the-brain research has been rolling in steadily for a number of years now, with new studies coming out just about every week to illustrate some new benefit of meditation. Or, rather, some ancient benefit that is just now being confirmed with fMRI or EEG. The practice appears to …

You’re 16. You’re a Pedophile. You Don’t Want to Hurt Anyone. What Do You Do Now?

There’s no helpline for pedophiles who want treatment before they act. So a teen with a terrible secret had to find his own way to save himself and …