Naomi Silverstein

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The science of sexiness: why some people are just more attractive

Probably the most important is facial symmetry. Having a face which is equal on both sides is a biological advert which tells prospective partners …

Near-Death Experiences: What Happens in the Brain Before Dying

In the moments before death, the heart plays a central role, conventional wisdom says. That is, as the heart stops beating and blood stops flowing, …

7 Books That Will Change How You See The World

If you’re a human and you have a brain, then you probably like using your brain. And if you like using your brain, then you love having those …

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The Dangers of Riding Your Natural High | Inc.com

Who wouldn't want a perpetual high that has these effects: causes you to be sharper than ever, elevates your mood; makes you excessively energetic; allows you to work well into the wee hours of the morning without rest or sleep; provides overly optimistic feelings; makes you abnormally talkative, …

Criminal Minds Are Different From Yours, Brain Scans Reveal

The latest neuroscience research is presenting intriguing evidence that the brains of certain kinds of criminals are different from those of the rest …

Study: Social Anxiety is Associated with Being an Empath

Those of you who are familiar with social anxiety will understand how hard social interactions may be for people suffering from this disorder. Simple …

Sacred Geometry and Ancient Knowledge

Have you ever experienced social phobias and anxiety? A recent scientific study has linked social anxiety to being an Empath!

What Is Social Anxiety Disorder?

Most of us would admit to feeling shy from time to time, or anxious about public speaking: the larger the crowd the greater the terror. It’s also not …

Love is like cocaine: The remarkable, terrifying neuroscience of romance

Yes, you really are addicted to love<p>On popular websites, we read headlines such as “Scientists are finding that love really is a chemical addiction between people.” Love, of course, is not literally a chemical addiction. It’s a drive perhaps, or a feeling or an emotion, but not a chemical addiction …

The surprising downsides of being drop dead gorgeous

Good looks can get you far in life, but psychologists say there are unrecognised pitfalls for the beautiful. David Robson reports.<p>Can you be too beautiful? It is hardly a problem that most of us have to contemplate – as much as we might like to dream that it were the case.<p>Yet the blessings and …

30 Reasons Why Some People Always Impress You

What makes someone stand out may vary from person to person. But some people have traits that are undeniable magnetic. They always seem to easily …

Human Soul Found? Quantum Theory Of Consciousness ‘Orch OR’ Claims Both Science And Religion Are True

Has the human soul been found by science? A controversial quantum theory of consciousness called “Orch OR” (which stands for “orchestrated objective …

Psychology: the man who studies everyday evil

Why are some people extraordinarily selfish, manipulative, and unkind? David Robson asks the scientist delving into the darkest sides of the human mind.<p>If you had the opportunity to feed harmless bugs into a coffee grinder, would you enjoy the experience? Even if the bugs had names, and you could …

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