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Consciousness has less control than believed, according to new theory

Consciousness — the internal dialogue that seems to govern one’s thoughts and actions — is far less powerful than people believe, serving as a …

Consciousness

7 Reasons Your Boobs Hurt

<b>You're Upping Your Workouts</b><br>Maybe you did an impressive round of pushups or dove into a serious new weight-lifting routine. This may seem like breast pain, but the discomfort actually stems from the muscles underneath the breasts. "There are the pectoral muscles there," explains Shirazian, and this …

The neuroscience of placebo effects: connecting context, learning and health.

2015 Jul;16(7):403-18. doi: 10.1038/nrn3976.<p>1Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado, Boulder, 345 UCB, Boulder, Colorado …

This is what happened when Australia introduced tight gun controls

<b>(CNN) —</b> It doesn't have to be this way, President Barack Obama said.<p>"At some point, we as a country will have to reckon with the fact that this kind of mass violence does not happen in other advanced countries. It doesn't happen in other places with this kind of frequency. It is in our power to do …

Guns

Language fail: 22 funny and embarrassing tales of Japanese language missteps

They say that one of the main reasons so few Japanese people master the English language is because they’re worried about making mistakes or …

How to keep your feet looking great when you're older

“People always say to me: ‘My feet didn’t used to look like this!’” says podiatrist Margaret Dabbs. “Well, the fact is: they didn’t. Feet go through the ageing process in exactly the same way as the face does.” My feet definitely didn’t used to look like they do now. Last week, the heels looked …

Dry Skin

How to learn 30 languages

Some people can speak a seemingly impossible number of tongues. How do they manage it, asks David Robson, and what can we learn from them?<p>Out on a sunny Berlin balcony, Tim Keeley and Daniel Krasa are firing words like bullets at each other. First German, then Hindi, Nepali, Polish, Croatian, …

Language Learning

What Is Infused Water?

<b>Infused water</b> is becoming really popular among people who like to lead a healthy lifestyle! Don't know what infused water is? Read along to know what …

10 Mini Hacks to Overcome Procrastination

Is procrastination taking over your life?<p>We are all familiar with the phenomenon of procrastination. You have a task you need to do, but instead of …

Procrastination

Quantum Theory Explains What Consciousness Is

<b>For a very long time mankind has questioned what consciousness is</b> – whether our ability to think, our free will, is tied directly to our soul or if …

How Do We Tell The Difference Between Male And Female Faces?

Scientists pinpoint the neurons behind facial recognition—in monkeys, at least<p>Humans, like other primates, aren’t born with the ability to discriminate between faces--it takes time for the brain to develop enough to do so. Though researchers have long hypothesized that the inferior temporal cortex, …

Man Reporting Crime Given Less Than 2 Seconds To Drop Gun Before Officer Shoots Him

Dashcam of Bryant Heyward shooting from The Post and Courier on Vimeo.<p>It took less than two seconds for Bryant Heyward to end up with the gunshot wound that sent him to intensive care.<p>Heyward called 911 last Thursday to report that intruders were breaking into his mother’s home. But when Charleston …

9 Ways to Cheer Yourself Up in 30 Seconds

Because who has time to be bummed out?<p>Soaking up the sun in the great outdoors. A sweaty cycling session. Watching a funny movie. These are all sure to put a smile on your face. The problem? They take some time. And let’s be honest: Sometimes you need a pick-me-up ASAP. Happy people have a lower …

Do your genes determine your entire life?

Whenever you read stories about identical twins separated at birth, they tend to follow the template set by the most remarkable of them all: the “two Jims”. James Springer and James Lewis were separated as one-month-olds, adopted by different families and reunited at age 39. When University of …

Bill Clinton

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 …