Rob Stuart

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Constant Multitasking Is Damaging Millennial Brains, Research Shows

And their employers are making things worse.<p>You probably know that multitasking makes you less productive not more so. Neuroscientists, psychologists, and efficiency experts have been telling the world for years that since the brain can't actually pay attention to more than one thing at a time. …

From ketamine to cupboard therapy: the future of mental health treatment

With big pharma short on solutions, we talk to people pioneering new ways to beat conditions including anxiety, depression and schizophrenia<p>Once upon a time, the future of mental health treatment was drugs. The advent of Prozac and whole class of similar medication in the 1990s gave doctors an easy …

Mental Health

NASA is sending a probe to explore a strange object a billion miles beyond Pluto

The agency has approved a proposal from the New Horizons team to send the spacecraft — which was first sent to explore Pluto — to 2014 MU69. That's the completely uninspiring name of a hunk of rock in the Kuiper Belt, the ring of icy rubble leftover from the birth of the solar system.<p>Pluto also …

Tesla fatal autopilot crash: family may have grounds to sue, legal experts say

Despite Tesla’s safety warnings about autopilot, experts say Joshua Brown’s family could argue he was led to believe the system was more capable than it is<p>The family of a man killed when his Tesla hit a truck while under the control of its autopilot function may have legal grounds to sue the …

Autonomous Cars

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Am I a psychopath? You asked Google – here’s the answer | David Shariatmadari

Every day millions of internet users ask Google life’s most difficult questions, big and small. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p>Are psychopaths trendy? Does saying “I have psychopathic tendencies” pass the dinner table test? Is this merely the latest debilitating condition to be …

Psychology

Earth - It took centuries, but we now know the size of the Universe

"Let us go rambling about the Universe." This is the invitation that American astronomer Harlow Shapley gave to an audience in Washington DC in 1920. He was taking part in the so-called Great Debate with fellow scientist Heber Curtis on the scale of the Universe.<p>Shapley believed that our Milky Way …

Universe

A poor brain is as worthy as a rich brain: psychotherapy faces a privilege problem

A study showing psychotherapists are less likely to offer appointments to working-class people comes as researchers say poor communities and communities of colour grapple with inordinate levels of trauma<p>When Terrell Jermaine Starr, a high-profile 35-year-old political reporter, entered therapy for …

How to Keep Your Brain Young and Healthy

Learn how mindfulness can protect your brain from aging, make you more productive, and improve your overall happiness.<p>The death of Muhammad Ali is a somber reminder of what can happen when we take our neurological health for granted. A magical and iconic figure, Ali, the most eloquent of pugilists, …

This Neuroscience Hack Can Make You Unstoppable

Successful people always find ways to manage their emotions and thoughts. Steve Jobs, for example, used mindfulness meditation to remain centered and focused. Many CEOs have specific morning rituals to start their day on the right foot.<p>The neuroscience behind these behaviors is well-documented. …

Success

I was crippled by anxiety - and then I made it work for me

“I don’t think I can do it,” I said to my husband<p>“Do what?” he replied, baffled.<p>“I don’t know, I just…” I paused, struggling and failing to control my breath. “CAN’T!” I burst into tears.<p>We were on honeymoon. We’d arrived in San Francisco, the night before, after two relaxing weeks in Hawaii. We …

Yes, There Is a Key to Happiness (and It's Actually Pretty Simple)

Neuroscientific and psychological principles point a clear path to true happiness, and it's probably not what you think.<p>As a species, humans are pretty dissatisfied with ourselves, and nowhere is this more true than in America. Each year, 45 percent of us make New Year's resolutions. We spend some …

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New photo of a back-lit Pluto reveals possible cloud on the dwarf planet

A newly-released image taken during New Horizons' flyby of Pluto shows the back lit dwarf planet in a detailed new light.<p>The photo, captured just …

How To Harness The Brain Chemical That Makes You Trust Someone

Brain scientists still don’t understand why these simple behaviors release trust-inspiring oxytocin. But they know how.<p>Next time you’re having a fight with your partner try this: Reach out and touch them. Place your hand gently on their knee or their hand. Now, if the fight has escalated to …

Antidepressant use soars despite findings effectiveness is lower than believed

Use doubles after 16 years and researchers find taking antidepressants alone is ineffective for up to 40% of patients<p>Antidepressants are less effective than previously thought, yet use of the drugs has doubled among Australians over the past 16 years, a review published in the Medical Journal of …

Kepler Has Nearly Doubled the Number of Confirmed Exoplanets in Our Galaxy

Wait, you thought the Kepler Space Telescope was dead? Think again. Today, NASA’s Kepler team announced the discovery of a whopping 1,284 new …

Universe

How to Pick Music for People on LSD, From a Scientist Whose Job That Is

Neuroscience PhD student Mendel Kaelen researches the relationship between psychedelics and music. He explains how he picks the songs.<p>Since its 60s counterculture heyday, LSD has been closely associated with music. But it's not just artistic proclivities that link them: Researchers have found that …

Dead could be brought 'back to life' in groundbreaking project

A groundbreaking trial to see if it is possible to regenerate the brains of dead people, has won approval from health watchdogs.<p>Indian specialist Dr Himanshu Bansal, working with Biotech companies Revita Life Sciences and Bioquark Inc, has been granted ethical permission to recruit 20 patients who …

Dark Matter Dwarf Galaxy Found Hidden in Spacetime Warp

There are few things that get us more excited than the mysteries of dark matter and the warping of spacetime, but when you have both wrapped into a …

5 Habits To Get Over Self-Limiting Beliefs

“Iceberg beliefs”–self-limiting, below-the-surface doubts–could be major obstacles to your success. Here’s how to overcome them.<p>Sometimes the biggest thing holding you back from greater success is something you might not even be aware of.<p>They’re called “iceberg beliefs,” and they could be major …

Buzz Aldrin’s plan for a permanent presence on Mars

Buzz Aldrin was the second man to walk on the Moon. Now the Nasa veteran, and trained engineer, is setting his sights on another part of our Solar System – Mars.<p>Buzz Aldrin’s passion is clear for all to see. It’s not the jeans, jacket or unexpected striped red braces, but on the T-shirt. Beneath …

Meet The 'Rocket Girls,' The Women Who Charted The Course To Space

In the 1940s, an elite team of mathematicians and scientists started working on a project that would carry the U.S. into space, then on to the moon and Mars. They would eventually become NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (or JPL), but here's what made them so unusual: Many of the people who charted …

Jet Propulsion

The Panama Papers reveal the corrupt roots of global extremism

In the aftermath of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists’ (ICIJ) release of the so-called Panama Papers—a massive leaked database of documents from offshore law firm Mossack Fonseca—it’s become public knowledge how many powerful people, including world leaders, have kept, …

How Fast Does Earth Move Through The Universe?

Most likely, as you’re reading this right now, you’re sitting down, perceiving yourself as stationary. Yet we know — at a cosmic level — we’re not so stationary after all. For one, the Earth rotates on its axis, hurtling us through space at nearly 1700 km/hr for someone on the equator.<p>That’s not …

Knowledge Management

Sorry, but you can’t blame your children’s genes | Oliver James

From intelligence to mental health, nurture is the crucial influence on human development<p>Are poor people poor because of inferior genes? This notion is especially popular with members of the ruling elite, who like to think their position is the result of genetic superiority rather than the fact …

Mental Disorders

8 Secrets Insanely Successful Entrepreneurs Know That You Don't

Success is an effect, not a cause―the outward manifestation of an internal reality.<p><i>"Circumstance does not make the man; it reveals him to himself."</i>―James Allen<p>Success is an effect, not a cause―the outward manifestation of an internal reality. To be successful, you must see the world different from …

NASA Just Released This New Hubble Image of Two Galaxy Clusters About to Collide

When worlds collide, literally.<p>NASA has just released a new image captured by the Hubble space telescope, revealing what it looked like moments …