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The six most common sexual fantasies revealed... so is YOURS on the list?

THE most common erotic fantasies have been revealed, thanks to a groundbreaking new study that lifts the lid on secret sexual cravings.<p>Dr Justin …

Sexuality

What’s the Real Difference between Bi- and Pansexual?

When queer activist and <i>Younger</i> star Nico Tortorella is asked how he identified, he takes a big breath before replying, “Well that’s a loaded …

lgbtq

These Are The Best Audiobooks As Read By The Authors

Some books are just meant to be listened to.<p>Some books are meant to be read, others are best listened to. The audiobooks below are all narrated by their authors, adding another form of intimacy to the experience. In their expert voices, they might deliver a great joke, or emphasize a great sentence …

Books

Elephant DNA Reveals the Evolutionary Reason (Most) Mammal Balls Drop

But some testicles are more shy than others.<p>Puberty is full of ups and downs — sometimes literally. The moment when testicles descend is a pivotal …

Evolution

Will we stop speaking and just text?

The young often text more than make calls so is speech itself doomed? Texting may be closer to speech than formal written language, writes James Harbeck.<p>Say this out loud: <i>zomg wtfffffff im going 2 pwn you!!!!1111 lololol</i><p>Well, OK, you can’t. And yet, in its loosely structured live interactivity, …

Language

Female Nipples Call Long-Standing Evolutionary Biology Theory Into Question

Variations in nipple size are perplexing scientists.<p>Evolutionary biologists think a lot about nipples, but they also find them perplexing. Why are …

Biology

A Christian Perspective on Homosexuality

One of the most volatile and important issues facing the Church today is the question of homosexuality as an alternative lifestyle. The Church cannot …

Building Self-Esteem and Improving Relationships

Positive self-esteem is critical to an individual’s mental health and ability to relate well to others. By strengthening one’s self-esteem, one will …

New study reveals how brain waves control working memory

MIT neuroscientists have found evidence that the brain’s ability to control what it’s thinking about relies on low-frequency brain waves known as …

The Amazing Ways Exercise Boosts Your Brain Power

Your gym session doesn't just keep your body on-point—it sharpens your mind too.<p><i>Photo: Tang Yau Hoong/Getty Images</i><p>You know exercise is great for your …

The Brain

Aging Envy

Envy is a repulsive feeling. Not only that you wish something that someone else has, but that you sometimes wish them ill so that they do not have it …

Ketamine treatment could offer new hope to patients with severe depression

CHICAGO (WGN) -- Depression affects an estimated one in 15 adults, and is the leading cause of disability and loss of productivity in the world. It’s absolutely debilitating for some. But when conventional treatments fail, what’s next?<p>Ketamine, a drug usually found in the operating room (and …

Depression

Psychologist Reveals 7 Behaviors That Are The Biggest Predictors of A Healthy Relationship

“(The) most common research finding (is) that the first negative attribution people start marking when the relationship becomes <i>less happy</i> is “my …

Why Being Awkward Is Actually Good For You

Melissa Dahl, author of the book ‘Cringeworthy,’ argues that the next time you cringe, celebrate it.<p>One night last week, I stumbled home after a long …

20 Positive Affirmations to Say to Yourself Every Day

Positive affirmations aren’t just woo-woo nonsense. They really can change your brain and your life in powerful ways. Here is how.<p>First of all, let’s …

This Could Be The One Key Hormone That Set Us Apart From Apes

It's not just about brain size.<p>Even though you might not believe it on a crowded subway train, humans have a unique set of social skills that set us …

Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Cognitive Neuroscience and the Awareness of Ignorance, on the site Neuroscience News

Summary: Researchers shed light on areas of the brain associated with metacognitive judgements.Source: Juntendo University.Metacognitive judgments on …

This Uncommon Practice Will Support You in Tough Times

Uncommonly Healthy<p>Most of us know that showing kindness and compassion for others is good for our health. Fewer of us are aware that practicing …

5 Signs of Depression That Are Rarely Ever Talked About

<b>Usually, people associate depression with symptoms such as chronic fatigue, increased or decreased appetite, isolation, feelings of hopelessness or</b> …

The idea that everything from spoons to stones is conscious is gaining academic credibility

Consciousness permeates reality. Rather than being just a unique feature of human subjective experience, it’s the foundation of the universe, present in every particle and all physical matter.<p>This sounds like easily-dismissible bunkum, but as traditional attempts to explain consciousness continue …

Consciousness

This is how humans are able to remember birthdays, random facts and to-do lists

Ever wondered, how people remember their childhood birthday parties or wedding days? According to researchers from the University of Colorado at …

How the brain controls sex and attraction

Scientists made a significant advancement in figuring out how the brain is controlling sex.<p>By studying female mice, the researchers discovered that a …

13 Interesting Qualities People Who Everyone Likes Have In Common

We all know someone who is just inherently likable. You know who I'm talking about: it's that one friend you have who can seemingly do no wrong in …

4 Things We Think We Need Today that Won’t Matter at All in the Long Run

<i>Do more than just exist. We all exist. The question is: Are you living?</i>On a rainy Sunday morning 15 years ago, as Angel and I were struggling to cope …

Scientific research shows gender is not just a social construct

When my colleague Corinne Purtill bought her doll-loving daughter an engineering kit, she had to laugh when the then-three-year-old used the present as a hairbrush. For all Corinne’s efforts at gender-neutral parenting, her daughter clearly enjoyed some traditionally feminine toys.<p>A study published …

Psychology