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Want to Know If Someone Is a Psychopath? Listen for How Much They Discuss These 3 Topics

Psychopaths are also way less likely to discuss other common subjects, research reveals.<p>How do you know if you're talking to a psychopath? For a definitive answer, you'd need to evaluate a suspected psychopath on a long list of scientifically validated traits, such as egocentricity and lack of …

The Science of Loneliness

When people ask me what my greatest fear is, I lie. I tell them about my fear of snakes. I say I have nightmares of being stuck in Fear Factor, lying …

9 Little Habits That Could Be Signs Of Anxiety Or Depression In Kids

Kids can express a plethora of scary or worrisome behavior, so it may seem difficult to differentiate which signs are red flags and signal that you …

8 TED talks that will change how you think about human psychology

TED talks on psychology rank as some of the most-watched and highest-rated of all-time, most likely because people are endlessly fascinated with …

Self-improvement

Did LIGO's Black Holes Come From the Dawn of Time?

The colliding black holes that generated the first detection of gravitational waves may have been primordial.<p>Where <b>did</b> those black holes come …

Changes in the teenage brain give clues to mental health issues

MRI scans might help to pin-point the first signs of mental health problems in teenagers, according to a new study.<p>Researchers from University …

8 Personality Traits of Highly Intelligent People (Backed by Science)

The scientific reasoning behind some of the personality traits that smart people share.<p>Over on Quora, more than 100 people have answered the question "What are the common traits of highly intelligent people?"<p>Some users claim to know from personal experience; others are just taking an educated guess.<p>…

Are You a Narcissist? Here's Why You Should Think Twice Before You Answer

It's not so easy to identify these traits in ourselves. Here's how to do it.<p>Narcissism: "Extreme selfishness, with a grandiose view of one's own talents and a craving for admiration, as characterizing a personality type." <i>--Oxford English Dictionary</i>.<p>Surely, few people would want to be classified as …

Is your phone damaging your attention span? Telling yourself stories could help

Automation has today penetrated nearly every aspect of our lives. Most of us now drive cars equipped with computers that automatically engage the …

We're One Step Closer to Mind Reading

<i>This article was originally posted on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Dyani Sabin</b><p>On Tuesday, a team from Johns Hopkins University made some headway in uncovering the parts of the brain involved with making decisions. Published in the journal <i>Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics</i>, the study is one of the first to image …

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New 3D Map of the Universe Features a Whopping 1.2 Million Galaxies

The astronomical map you see here doesn’t depict stars, <i>it shows galaxies—</i>1.2 million of them, to be exact, a new record for astronomers. This …

Success is not a matter of luck—it’s an algorithm

<i>This article originally appeared on Medium.</i><p>How does someone like Jack Dorsey go from a 14-year-old computer science nerd to serial entrepreneur, the …

Neuroscience Reveals the Nourishing Benefits That Silence Has on Your Brain

Here's what happens to your brain when it's surrounded by the noise of nothingness.<p>When's the last time you sat in total, utter silence? While it's not easy to find true peace and quiet, there's now evidence you may want to find more opportunities to embrace noiselessness throughout your day.<p>We …

Mindless words can betray whether you're romantically interested in your date — and scientists built a computer program to find them

Over a couple of drinks, you cover the usual suspects: favorite foods, dream jobs, where you each grew up.<p>On the way home, you wonder: <i>Were they into me? They were smiling a lot, so probably. But they also looked at their watch a few times, so probably not.</i><p>How frustrating.<p>Now imagine that the whole …

Sexuality

Roundup! The top 10 (mostly) free resources for learning Android app development

Like losing weight, building muscle or learning a new language, learning to create Android apps is an ambition shared by many. Just like those other goals though, it’s also an ambition that many of us will never get around to. Partly this is because there are more pressing concerns on our radar …

Android Development

5 Books That Will Inspire You to Never Give Up on Your Dreams

Sometimes, all you need is a reminder of where you're headed.<p>I am an avid reader. I read because there is so much incredible material out there to learn from, but I also read to stay inspired. In the same way movies and YouTube montages and podcasts inspire, books can have a tremendous impact on …

How to save Windows Spotlight lockscreen images so you can use them as wallpapers

Hold down your Windows key plus R [<b>Win + R</b>] to launch the <b>Run dialog prompt</b><p>Enter in the following command and then hit <b>OK</b>. Your best bet is to copy and …

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella just used an iPhone to demo Outlook

During the keynote speech at Dreamforce Wednesday, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was put in a situation where he had to use Apple's iPhone to do a demo — a sight that would've been unimaginable just a few years back.<p>"I'm going to first start on this iPhone, and it's not my phone, but it is an …

Satya Nadella