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It’s 25 years since Wagamama opened its first branch. Sophie Wilkinson reveals how the chain stays fresh<p>A waiter scribbles on my placemat, asking: “Have you eaten here before?” Yes, of course, because I’m at Wagamama, the 128-strong chain which has been feeding hungover, shopping-weary and other …

Ice Cream

Best Ever Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Melt the butter and add in the garlic and fry until fragrant (about one minute). Add in the …

The One Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast You Should Eat This Week For Weight Loss, According To A Dietician

Breakfast is truly the most important meal of the day, especially when your goal is losing weight. Starting your morning with anti-inflammatory foods …

Nutrition

All of Helsinki's Saunas — Public and Private —Will Open to Visitors for One Day

Sure, it may only be October, but that doesn’t mean it’s too early to start thinking about exciting spring break destinations.<p>Next year, instead of …

5 of the Filthiest Places to Avoid on Airplanes

When it comes to flying, nothing about a close proximity to strangers and bathrooms for hours on end feels particularly clean. And while you may not …

20 Quick and Easy Chicken Thigh Recipes

Quick and easy weeknight dinners are an absolute must in my meal plan. And on nights when chicken is on the menu, I turn to a pack of meaty chicken …

Nothing spells autumn quite like mushrooms<p>Talk of “earthy flavours” is pretty common at this time of the year, but it really bears repeating in the case of mushrooms, because they taste so very much of the soil from which they grow. Mushrooms don’t have any chlorophyll, so are unable to harvest …

Recipes

Beurre Blanc Sauce Recipe

Beurre blanc is a simple butter-based emulsified sauce that's great with fish or seafood. It's a relative newcomer to the culinary repertoire, having …

A relationship psychologist reveals what you should ask yourself before getting married

Eli Finkel, author of "The All-or-Nothing Marriage," and a professor of psychology at Northwestern University says that addressing longterm compatibility before popping — or answering — questions is a major factor in avoiding divorce down the line. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Eli Finkel:</b> …

Public radio’s digital moment: Smartphones, streaming, and the future of listening

Public radio and digital tech are having a moment. Not only has National Public Radio listenership hit an all-time high, NPR podcasts and digital …

Save the Children opens Senegal talks on child marriages

Though laws may forbid minors from marrying, forced premature matrimony remains a major issue for girls across the world. Many are condemned to lives …

Intervention gives at-risk moms ways to cope with depression - Futurity

A new intervention shows success in helping low-income mothers at risk for depression avoid symptoms, which could in turn helps their kids.

How to combat racial bias: Start in childhood

<b>(Getty/FatCamera)</b><p>Computer training can decrease children’s biases<p>Gail Heyman<p>October 16, 2017 3:00am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on The Conversation.<p>Racial bias can seem like an intractable problem. Psychologists and other social scientists have had difficulty finding effective ways to …

Psychology

What Is Synesthesia? Definition and Types

Does Sound Have a Flavor? It Could Be Synesthesia<p>The term "<b>synesthesia</b>" comes from the Greek words <i>syn</i>, which means "together", and <i>aisthesis</i>, which …

Tech’s Troubling New Trend: Diversity Is in Your Head

OAKLAND, Calif. — Discussing her work at Apple at an event last week about fighting racial injustice, Denise Young Smith, the company’s vice president of diversity and inclusion, said, “There can be 12 white, blue-eyed, blond men in a room and they’re going to be diverse, too, because they’re going …

Cognitive chatbots in customer service: Beyond the hype and behind the scenes

A prominent AI company CEO and product designer explains key issues in cognitive computing and offers advice to enterprise buyers looking at …

Donald Trump and our crisis of loneliness

Scott Gilmore: Surveys reveal that people are living increasingly isolated existences, and it may help explain the rise of far-right politics<p>One …

Donald Trump

Psychology and behaviorism in *Blade Runner 2049*

From my email, by Jason N. Doctor:You provide a good perspective on Blade Runner 2049. In addition to the biblical references and themes, I was also …

Interparental conflict linked to higher levels of Machiavellianism in boys -- but not girls

Conflict among parents is associated with higher levels of Machiavellianism in boys, according to new psychological research published in <i>Personality</i> …

What Happens When Machines Know More About People than People Do?

Artificial intelligence may learn to track predispositions and personality traits, turning our inner personalities into a detectible second skin.

Todorov explores the 'Irresistible Influence of First Impressions'

In this Q&A, Princeton psychologist Alexander Todorov discusses his research on first impressions and the power of the human face.

How to dump someone the humane way | The Star

Planning on dumping a partner, firing an employee or otherwise delivering bad news to someone this week? A new Brigham Young University study offers …

Research

Why Do Divorces Seem to Run in Families? The Psychological and Genetic Links

A specific set of personality traits could be partly to blame.<p>Social scientists have known for a long time that people who have divorced parents are more likely to experience divorce in their own lives. For example, a 1991 study published in the <i>Journal of Family Issues</i> found that parental divorce …

Habit Mastery: My New Course to Help You Level Up Your Skills

I’m excited to tell you about my new video course, Habit Mastery, which is designed to help you practice and level up your habit skills.<p>It’s a …

Stanford University

The Clinical and Affective Neuroscience Laboratory (CLANlab) | The Britton Lab

The <b>CLANlab</b> studies contemplative, affective, and clinical neuroscience. Co-directed by neuroscientist and clinical psychologist Willoughby Britton, …

IBM’s AI Photobooth Prints Portraits That Reflect Subjects’ Unique Personalities

<b>Artificial intelligence</b> (AI) is quickly emerging from sci-fi fantasy to become a reality—the Cognitive Photo Booth is a case in point as it seeks to …

The Surprising Upside to Having a Bad Boss

According to a new study, working for an unsupportive supervisor can actually increase happiness—if you channel your frustrations the right way.<p><i>This</i> …

Why Weinstein Held On For So Long and Fell So Fast

An interview with Timur Kuran, the social scientist who wrote a path-breaking book on "preference falsification."<p>More than three dozen women have now alleged that Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed or assaulted them. It’s been little more than a week since the New York Times and The …

How to stay positive with negative people

If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance that you’re interested in how to thrive at work—how to be your most productive, effective, energized self in all of your professional endeavors.<p>And yet, it’s statistically likely that you’re working with at least a few people who are pretty disaffected …

A sense of humor could mean you're a healthier, happier, and smarter person

Albert Einstein attributed his brilliant mind to having a childlike sense of humor. Indeed, a number of studies have found an association between humor and intelligence.<p>Researchers in Austria recently discovered that funny people, particularly those who enjoy dark humor, have higher IQs than their …