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The Best Veggie Burger

Line a baking sheet with a paper towel.<p>In a large bowl, combine the rice, beets, carrots, onion, parsley, garlic, cheese, sunflower seeds, oat flour, …

Veggie Burger

75% of Earth's Land Areas Are Degraded

MEDELLIN, COLOMBIA<p>A new report warns that environmental damage threatens the well-being of 3.2 billion people. Yet solutions are within reach.<p>More than 75 percent of Earth’s land areas are substantially degraded, undermining the well-being of 3.2 billion people, according to the world’s first …

Biodiversity

Emotions As a Second Language - Or Should They Be Our First?

Source: "Resplendent Sunrise", oil, F.J.Ninivaggi<p>​<p><b>Why is Emotional Literacy Relevant?</b><p>For humans as sentient beings capable of expanded knowing, …

Emotional Intelligence

Anxiety, depression can trigger smartphone addiction

London, March 22 (IANS) People who are less emotionally stable and suffer from anxiety and depression are more likely to be addicted to their …

Mental Health

Why alcohol makes people violent, solved by scientists

The mystery of why alcohol makes people violent has finally been solved.<p>Scientists recruited 50 young men and asked them to consume either vodka or placebo drinks which were alcohol free.<p>They found that after just two drinks activity diminished in the prefrontal cortex of the brain - an area which …

Work-Life Balance Is Killing Your Happiness. Here's What You Should Do About It

A lot of people don't like their jobs. Here's how they can do something about it.<p>Here's a true fact of running a business: some people on your team are keeping something from you. It's not that they aren't who they say they are, or that they're not doing their jobs. The secret is that many of them …

Work-life Balance

What's Behind Self-Righteous Attitudes?

Research suggests that we all perceive ourselves as more generous than others. For example, we tend to believe we are more likely than others to …

Diet and depression: Foods and nutrients for recovery

Depression is a prevalent mental health illness throughout the world, causing negative thoughts and behaviors in those who experience it.<p>Many people …

Brain Circuit Study Finds Key Links to Depressive Symptoms

<i>Summary: Researchers have discovered a link between specific neural circuits to distinct behavioral symptoms of depression. The study, published in</i> …

Neuroscience

Scientists Convince Stem Cells Within Brain to Migrate Toward Injury

To be able to fix the fine structure of damaged neural networks using transplanted stem cells would require a way to guide the stem cells to line up …

Stem Cells

A third of millennials have used Venmo to pay for drugs

A new survey finds that 33% of millennials have used Venmo, the payments app owned by PayPal that’s popular with the demographic, to buy illicit drugs.<p>The survey asked respondents if they had used the app to buy marijuana, Aderall, cocaine, or other illegal narcotics:<p>The survey was commissioned by …

FinTech

Renewable energy is becoming so cheap the US will meet Paris commitments even if Trump withdraws

Research analysts at Morgan Stanley believe that renewable energy like solar and wind power are hurtling towards a level of ubiquity where not even politics can hinder them. Renewable energy is simply becoming the cheapest option, fast. Basic economics, the analysts say, suggest that the US will …

Renewable Energy

Compulsive behaviour? It may make more sense than you think

Some compulsions are simply expressions of psychological needs we all feel<p>There are endless motivations for human behaviour, from the basic drives for food and sex to more complicated ones, such as compassion, envy and anger. But none of these explain behaviours that we feel irresistibly, often …

Mental Health

How Businesses Need to Change Their Leadership Style in a Tumultuous World

Here is how to develope organizational leaders to meet the challenges ahead.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Well, it´s official. 23,000 people from 21 countries deem 2016 to have been a bad year for the world according to a new YouGov survey and most Americans and …

Bank of America

Emotions Are Cognitive, Not Innate

<i>Summary: Researchers propose emotions are cognitive states which occur as a result of conscious experiences, and not innately programmed into our</i> …

To prevent serious medical conditions, scientists should be able to edit people's DNA, panel says

Scientists should be allowed to alter a person's DNA in ways that will be passed on to future generations, but only to prevent serious and strongly heritable diseases, according to a new report from the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine.<p>However, tinkering with these …

6 Reasons Why You May Not Know What You're Feeling

Source: CCO Public Domain/Pixabay<p>It might seem almost unfathomable that someone might not recognize what they’re feeling. But the phenomenon is much …

Psychology

The Latest: White House issues list of 78 attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST):<p>8:45 p.m.<p>The White House has released a list of 78 attacks it describes as "executed or inspired by" the Islamic State group.<p>The White House says most did not get sufficient attention.<p>The list includes incidents like a truck …

Donald Trump

Space Travel Will Morph the Shape of Your Brain

When traveling into space, your brain will literally change shape. In a recent study published in <i>Nature Microgravity</i>, researchers found that …

The Brain

Become A More Likable Version Of Yourself Thanks To These 3 Psychology Truths

For years, scientists believed that our brain functioned in a rational, logical way. However, as the world of cognitive heuristics began to be …

Neuroscientists Claim Mind-Reading Technology Could Soon Be Reality

'We need to start deciding how and why we might want to use it.'<p>Mind-reading has traditionally been the preserve of psychics and science fiction …

The Brain

Deep brain stimulation helps addicted rats kick heroin

If you've ever had the unique experience of trying to get a lab rat off of heroin, then you'll know that it can be very difficult – the narcotic is …

The Brain

Use posture to fight depression, study suggests

It may do wonders for your mood<p>The smallest of tweaks could have a massive effect in the fight against depression, according to new research. And …

Spotless mind: Manipulating the brain to rewrite memories

LOUISE had been haunted by his face for 30 years. Racked with anxiety, she could barely sleep. When she did, horrific memories of being raped, aged …

If you hate the sound of people chewing or babies crying you may have misophonia

Subscribe to WIRED<p>If you can't stand the sound of people chewing or leaky headphones, there could be a neurological explanation. Until now, the …

Neurophilosophy

A neuroscientist explains why working out in the morning is best for your brain

The author of "Healthy brain, Happy Life" and professor at the Center for Neural Science at New York University, Dr. Wendy Suzuki, explains the best way to exercise in order to improve brain function.<p><i>Special thanks to Michael Bultman and CrossFit NYC.</i><p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

The Brain

This Map of the World's Longest Highway is the Ultimate Road Trip

Considering a road trip, but want to do something a little more … extreme? The Pan-American Highway, the longest road in the world, spans 30,000 km …

South America