Sharon Jordan

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Guest View: Want to crush your organization strategy? Study up on neuroscience

How many times have you started the year with a list of New Year’s resolutions meant to transform yourself into an entirely new person? And how many …

What is time? Unravel the mysteries of past, present and future with these fascinating books

We recommend the best books on the universe’s most puzzling phenomenon: time<p>Time is one of the most complex properties of our universe to explain. …

Is There a Fourth Dimension? Experiments Using Lasers and Light Reveal Alternate Reality

Try picturing a fourth dimension. Take a few steps forward. Veer left for a second dimension, then jump up for a third dimension. Then dive off into …

How Alzheimer's disease spreads throughout the brain – new study

Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating brain illness that affects an estimated 47m people worldwide. It is the most common cause of dementia in the …

Use This Trick to Get an Amazing Memory

If you’ve ever watched someone memorize and recite back a string of numbers or a long list of words and thought, “I wish I could do that,” we’ve got …

Human Brains Have Evolved Unique 'Feel-Good' Circuits

A brain system involved in everything from addiction to autism appears to have evolved differently in people than in great apes, a team reports Thursday in the journal <i>Science</i>.<p>The system controls the production of dopamine, a chemical messenger that plays a major role in pleasure and rewards.<p>"Humans …

Neuroscience

This is how to recover from tragedy: 4 secrets from research

I’d love to start with witty jokes, but we’re talking tragedy here, so brace yourself. This story isn’t comforting.<p>On May 1st, 2015, while …

<b>Exclusive:</b> as evidence emerges that schizophrenia could be an immune system disease, two-year trial will use antibody drug currently used for MS<p>British scientists have begun testing a radically new approach to treating schizophrenia based on emerging evidence that it could be a disease of the …

Mental Health

A 21-year-old created a genius replacement for nutrition labels — and it reveals a better way to decide what's healthy

What's black-and-white, clunky, and impossible for 90% of Americans to read?<p>A standard nutrition label. The receipt-size panels are unwieldy things, sometimes listing up to 25 different food components at time. This makes sizing up the healthiness of a bag of chips or a box of crackers a tall order.<p>…

We may have found a pathway that controls aging

Cracking Aging in Animals<p>A team of researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has identified a conserved molecular pathway …

The truth about cat and dog food

Those little paws leave a big environmental footprint.<p>It’s enough to make an animal-loving eco-warrior cringe.<p>A new study that calculates the carbon footprint of cats and dogs brings troubling news for pet owners. It turns out the environmental impact of our four-legged friends is considerable, and …

We Might Be Closer to a Lab Test for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Nailing Down Diagnostics<p>Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome, or ME/CFS, affects at least one million Americans. The illness causes …

50 Awesome April Fools’ Day Pranks Your Kids Will Totally Fall For

Because if your kids don't learn pranking at home, they'll learn it on the streets.