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Scientist Has Solved The Mystery Behind Brain Disorders Such as Alzheimer’s And Schizophrenia

Beth Stevens, being a very well-known brain researcher, may have thought of microglia as being much of an annoyance during her very first years of …

Neuroscience

Fascinating Psychological Effects that most of us don't know about

Psychology has been defined in numerous ways as it has grown and changed throughout the history. Here are some interesting different types of …

Psychology

Follow Your Heart, Not Your Fear: How to Make the "Right" Choice

<b>“Unnecessary fear of a bad decision is a major stumbling block to good decisions.” ~Jim Camp</b><p>Twenty years ago, my wife and I decided to move from …

Your brain does not process information and it is not a computer – Robert Epstein

No matter how hard they try, brain scientists and cognitive psychologists will never find a copy of Beethoven’s 5th Symphony in the brain – or copies …

Singularity

A Map Of How Emotions Influence Our Lives, Commissioned By The Dalai Lama

When the Dalai Lama teams up with a top psychologist, who teams up a top data viz firm, you get the Atlas of Emotions.<p>The five circles slowly pulsing on my screen are meant to visualize the entire core of human emotion. Fear. Disgust. Anger. Sadness. Enjoyment.<p>Reductive? Yes. But that’s exactly the …

The hysteria about immigration statistics doesn’t stand up to scrutiny | Jonathan Portes

The so-called migration ‘swindle’ is anything but that. However, the government shot itself in the foot by not releasing the data earlier<p>The Office for National Statistics report published yesterday on migration has provoked some predictable hysteria: the Sun’s headline is “Great Migrant Swindle”, …

Can You Train Yourself to Stop Stressing Out?

Test-driving a fancy device that teaches you to calm down.<p>My neutral state is stressed out. I am not unique in this experience (especially living in a city of crowds, commutes, and corporate ladders), but I'm not kidding when I say I might have to backtrack all the way to kindergarten playtime hour …

The 1 Question You Should Ask Yourself Every Single Day to Boost Productivity

Ask it aloud as you are brushing your teeth or getting ready.<p><i>What is the one habit that can transform your world forever? originally appeared on Quora -- the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, productivity hacker,</b> …

Save More Money By Acting Broke

The biggest reason you spend money is because you think you have it. If you were broke, you’d be hesitant to spend every penny. So, if you want to …

The Best 50 Colleges for African Americans

Choosing a college is one of the most important decisions black students will make in their lives. Here's our definitive list of the schools that …

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 …

Brain training: should you believe the hype?

Do the puzzles, say the purveyors of pricey brain training apps, and you’ll boost memory and concentration. Researchers have put their claims to the test<p>Everything you do changes your brain. Even reading this article. Right now, wherever you are, looking at these words is shaping and modifying the …