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Antibiotics fail in fifth of post-op infections as experts warn resistance could have 'catastrophic' results

Antibiotics are now failing to work in a fifth of patients who suffer an infection after hospital surgery, according to the first major study investigating the crisis.<p>The global research, published by the Lancet, found that one in eight patients undergoing common procedures such as appendix removal …

Researchers used virtual reality to gain insight into how our brains assemble memories

Memory Research<p>Researchers are using virtual reality (VR) to better explore how human brains assemble memories and organize them in context. In a new …

Cognitive Neuroscience and the Awareness of Ignorance

Researchers shed light on areas of the brain associated with metacognitive judgement.

The idea that everything from spoons to stones is conscious is gaining academic credibility

Consciousness permeates reality. Rather than being just a unique feature of human subjective experience, it’s the foundation of the universe, present in every particle and all physical matter.<p>This sounds like easily-dismissible bunkum, but as traditional attempts to explain consciousness continue …

This Could Be The One Key Hormone That Set Us Apart From Apes

It's not just about brain size.<p>Even though you might not believe it on a crowded subway train, humans have a unique set of social skills that set us …

Neuroscience

The 7 Worst Foods for Your Brain

Your brain is the most important organ in your body.<p>It keeps your heart beating, lungs breathing and all the systems in your body functioning.<p>That’s …

How the brain controls sex and attraction

Scientists made a significant advancement in figuring out how the brain is controlling sex.<p>By studying female mice, the researchers discovered that a …

Neuroscience

Forget Willpower. This Science-Backed Strategy Is Much More Powerful

Breaking free of the past, bad habits, and temptation has less to do with willpower than it does with these four steps.<p>Let's start off with the conventional wisdom. Willpower is how we break free of the past; it's how we undo bad habits and avoid temptation. You've heard this your whole life. If …

What does the way you hug say about you? Science discovers what sided hugs are more meaningful - IBTimes India

The study revealed that in less emotionally-charged hugs, people tend to lean to their right, while in case of more intense hugs, we lean to our left.<p>…

How To Manage The Four Strong Personalities You See In Meetings

We’ve all got our quirks, and most of us bring strengths and some weaknesses to the teams to which we belong. But there are four strong personalities that stand out for their ability, both positively and negatively, to impact team dynamics, especially when it comes to meetings.<p>There are the</b> …

This 150 Year-Old Letter Shows Exactly How Exceptional Bosses Make Their Employees Feel

Motivated? Sure. Inspired? Absolutely. But just as General Grant did for Sherman, there's another way every employee should feel.<p>In late 1864 Union General William T. Sherman marched into Atlanta, crippling the southern war economy. The practical effect was massive but so was the psychological …

Instantly Be More Persuasive With These 12 Tips

Command, convince and convert the audience the next time you speak.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What if I told you that there is a strategy for increasing your conversions while actually doing less work? Would you be interested in knowing?<p>It isn't a new whiz-bang …