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Psychology's Credibility Crisis: the Bad, the Good and the Ugly

Times are tough for young psychologists. This thought has been rattling around in my head lately because we just finished searching for a new …

Psychology

DIY - How to Make Outdoor Bench - Quiet Corner

Every porch needs a bench, at least that’s what Steve and I decided the other day. Actually Steve has had the concept for this bench in his head for …

Woodworking

Social Psychology Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

Psychology is the scientific study of how people act, think, and feel. <b>Social psychology</b> studies how people act, think, and feel in the context of …

Six College Students Create Backpack to Help Students on Autism Spectrum

Students who are on the autism spectrum have unique challenges in school, but a new backpack may help them excel in and out of the classroom.<p>It's …

Brain training: should you believe the hype?

Do the puzzles, say the purveyors of pricey brain training apps, and you’ll boost memory and concentration. Researchers have put their claims to the test<p>Everything you do changes your brain. Even reading this article. Right now, wherever you are, looking at these words is shaping and modifying the …

The Brain

The Very Best Learning Method Is Not Taught To Students Or Teachers

The one learning technique which works best is the one that students use the least.• Click here for your free sample of Dr Jeremy Dean's latest ebook …

eBooks

15 Things I Wish I'd Known When My Son Got an Autism Diagnosis

If I could rewind to five years ago when my son was diagnosed with autism, I'd have a lot to tell my younger self.<p>Autism surprised me five years ago, and it continues to surprise me today. Over the years, I've written this sentence so many times: "On my 32nd birthday, my son got an autism …

Autism
Faith

InfinityPV HeLi-on: World’s Most Compact Solar Charger and Battery Bank In One

<b>HeLi-on</b> from InfinityPV offers you world’s most compact solar charger that fits into your pocket, and even better, the solar panel can be rolled out …

Clean Energy

The Bible and science: The ultimate power couple

Many people today see science and the Bible as a bitterly divorced couple and feel forced to take sides. It’s a real tragedy because notwithstanding the impression created by extremists on both sides, the two are in fact remarkably harmonious.<p>As a theoretical physicist and Christian, I have …

Faith

The scientist behind the most comprehensive study of brain training says apps like Lumosity are based on shaky science

But no longer — the Federal Trade Commission has cracked down on Lumosity, which agreed to pay a $2 million settlement earlier this month.<p>"Lumosity preyed on consumers' fears about age-related cognitive decline, suggesting their games could stave off memory loss, dementia, and even Alzheimer's …

The Brain

8 Smart Ways to Boost Your Home Value

A modern kitchen and open floor plan can turn your family home into a hot property.<p>When Alec and Jennifer Harmes spent $264,900 for their first home …

Home Improvement

What causes autism? Environmental risks are hard to identify.

<i>This</i> <i>article</i> <i>originally appeared on</i> <i>Spectrum</i> <i>on Nov. 4, 2015.</i><p>In 2013, data from a massive study of more than 85,000 children in Norway suggested that …

Autism

10 New Rules For Finding Cheap Flights

It seems as if someone posts or prints a set of air ticket buying tips every day now, and most of those tips belong to the "round up the usual suspects" family: Be flexible, check alternate airports, fly a low-fare airline, visit all the websites, buy domestic tickets two months in advance and …

Flying

A fitness wearable that actually bears being called intelligent

In an era where we as consumers have suddenly become obsessed with tracking our every activity--from distance covered using GPS to heart rate trends …

Wearable Tech

The 25 Best Abs Exercises

Refresh your workout with these ab exercises<p>Nothing says fit like a washboard stomach. But scoring high-definition abs isn't as easy as cranking out crunch after crunch. To sculpt a stronger, more chiseled core, you need the best ab workout to work the two dozen muscles between your hips and your …

Workouts

5 Abs Moves You're Not Doing—But Should Be

Exercise 1 Swiss Ball Plank with Feet on Bench<p>Place a Swiss ball next to an exercise bench. Place your forearms on the ball so that your elbows are directly under your shoulders. Step one foot back onto the bench and then the other. Your feet should be separated about four to six inches apart. Keep …

5 Tips Sure to Help You Run Faster

<i>By Samuel Blackstone for DETAILS.</i><p><i>(photo: Ian Maddox)</i><p>There's nothing quite like a refreshing Sunday afternoon run in spring. The sound of rubber meeting asphalt, birds chirping in the background, lungs sucking in fresh, healthy air amid dark-green pastures and powder-blue skies. We got you in the …

Yoga

Strength Training for Runners: Weighted Lunges

Some of the most important leg muscles, like the quadriceps, hamstrings and gluteals, can be strengthened with one important exercise: the weighted …

Workouts

6 Signs Your Finances Are in Great Health

Rock your finances.<p>You have six months of take-home pay socked away in an emergency fund. You pride yourself on your 720 credit score. And you …

Personal Finance

20 Jokes That Only Intellectuals Will Understand

Losing My Religion: America's 'Post-Traumatic Church Syndrome'

When I read the Pew Research Center’s report on America’s changing religious landscape, I don’t see statistics. I see Post-Traumatic Church</b> …

Pew Research Center

New Math Model Shows How Neural Networks Create Memories

<b>Scientists at EPFL have uncovered mathematical equations behind the way the brain forms – and even loses – memories.</b><p>Memory is one of the most crucial …

The Health Benefits of 4 Types of Running Workouts | Men's Health

Shorter intervals, for instance, increase your VO2 max (one measure of aerobic endurance), while longer sessions boost your “Qmax,” the volume of blood your heart can pump.<p>Smart (and fast) guys take advantage of four key types of training—speedwork, threshold sessions, speed-stamina workouts, and …

What are theoretical physicists actually up to? - Futurity

Theoretical physics is a lot like sex, Nobelist Richard Feynman once quipped. "Sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it."

8 Energy-Efficient Home Design Ideas To Invest In | Investopedia

How much money do you spend every month on utility bills? If it seems too expensive to keep the lights on and the water running, maybe it’s time to …

Home Improvement

Use Pain Interviewing To Get The Job

You’re not going to make an impression in a job interview by sitting there like a mouse. You have to change the conversation, because if you don’t, your hiring manager will not pay close attention to what you’re saying.<p>He or she will ask the standard boring questions and you will give the standard …

Employment

Study rules out link between autism and MMR vaccine even in at-risk kids

At least a dozen major studies have found that early childhood vaccines do not cause autism. But one possibility remained: that immunizations could cause autism in a small group of children who were already primed to develop the disorder.<p>Now, new research has ruled out that possibility too.<p>A study …

10 Terrible Traits of Lousy Leaders @coolcatteacher