Michael Roennfeldt

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'It lifted me out of depression': is microdosing good for your mind?

Erica Avey, 27, microdosed on LSD for eight months, using an analogue that was legal in Germany, where she was living. “I started microdosing essentially because I was in a really depressed stage of my life. It was for mental health reasons – mood balancing, mood management. It was hard for me to …

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The 7 Breeds Of Psychopaths — And How To Spot Them

When we hear the word "psychopath," we either think this is simply hyperbole for the word "crazy"—or that we're literally talking about Jack the …

Psychology

A Python Cheat Sheet For Newbie Coders

Startup Stock Photos<p>Python is one of the best programming languages to learn. As you get started, this one-page reference sheet of variables, methods …

Python Programming

10 basic Android terminal commands you should know

For a lot of us, the fact that we can plug our Android phone into a computer and interact with it is a big plus. Besides the times when we've broken …

Here Are 10 Powerful New Insights From The Science Of Happiness

The most surprising, provocative, and inspiring findings from the last year.<p><i>This article first appeared on Greater Good, the online magazine of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley.</i><p>More than a decade after <i>Greater Good</i> first started reporting on the science of compassion, generosity, …

Science suggests pursuing your passions does make you a happier person

As we look ahead to the new year, a study published in the Journal of Happiness Studies poses a simple question: Given how beneficial it is to have one harmonious passion, what's the effect of having two?<p>Benjamin Schellenberg and Daniel Bailis didn't go into this research with any firm predictions: …

Here's How a Lack of Sleep Can Mess With Your Emotions

Even after just one late night.<p>The scientific evidence doesn't look great for regular night owls: experts say we need at least 7 hours a night to …

8 Fascinating Things We Learned About The Mind In 2015

Memory erasing is just the beginning.<p>As the New Horizons spacecraft made its historic flight to Pluto and some scientists explored the far reaches of our solar system, others were making some incredible advances in their exploration of the inner workings of the mind.<p>Studies published this year shed …

Are all meditation techniques the same?

As doctors increasingly prescribe meditation to patients for stress-related disorders, scientists are gaining a better understanding of how different …

The Scientific Reasons Why Introverts And Extroverts Are Different

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>I’m standing in the crowd in front of the stage at the small gritty music club. My two friends—both extroverts—are on either side of me, swaying along with the crooning Indie singer and smiling. I was having fun for a while, but now I’m ready to head home …

Learning Control Over Emotion Networks Through Connectivity-Based Neurofeedback.

2017 Feb 1;27(2):1193-1202. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhv311.<p>1Institute of Bioengineering, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), CH-1202 Geneva, …

Scientists say this simple psychological shift can help you achieve your goals

Fortunately, you'll have plenty of opportunities to redeem yourself, even before January 1, 2017.<p>The key? Be on the lookout for days that seem like transition points.<p>In doing so, you'll be harnessing the power of what researchers call the "fresh-start effect." Whenever we feel like there's a chance …

Will Practicing A Skill In Your Head Make You Better At It?

Short answer: Only if you’re already good<p>When Carson Palmer, the two-time Pro Bowl quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals, hurt his elbow a few years ago, he took a week off from throwing the football. But in his head, Palmer practiced every day. “You stand right behind the center, and you see the …

Top 10 Free Upgrades to Make Your PC Better

Chances are right now, you aren't using your PC to its absolute fullest potential. Maybe it's a little slow, maybe your monitor's colors aren't quite …

Mental health system changes: What you need to know

The Federal Government has announced a major shakeup of Australia's mental health system. But what are the key changes?<p>There is no new money, but …