Skyler Pannekoek

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Will running in sneakers on the beach save your soles—or is it better to go barefoot?

Few things beat a summertime beach workout (just ask Halle Berry), but if at some point you hear the siren song of the shoreline begging you to run …

Scientists Have Discovered a New Organ in the Human Body. What is the Interstitium?

It’s not a second stomach or a mini-brain. But scientists have discovered an important new organ that may play a critical role in how many tissues …

Stem Cells

Signs you’re a food addict – and who’s most at risk of becoming one

We all love a good tasty dish, but for some that feeling towards food goes beyond love and can turn into an obsession. When that love becomes out of …

Let's Get Physical: The Psychology of Effective Workout Music

“I dare them to find the iPod on me,” Richie Sais told the <i>New York Times</i> in 2007, when he was preparing to run the Marine Corps Marathon. USA Track & …

workoutmusic

Study confirms rapid antidepressant effect of ketamine extends to Taiwanese patients

A team of scientists from Taiwan and the United States have uncovered the first evidence that ketamine has dose-related antidepressant effects. The …

Brains of Physically Fit Kids Show More Gray Matter

Physically fit children, particularly those with higher aerobic and motor abilities, exhibit more gray matter in several cortical and subcortical …

Study reveals what depression, anxiety look like in the brain

People with depression and social anxiety have some common and specific structural abnormalities in their brains that can be spotted in imaging scans.<p>…

The Brain

Homocysteine

Homocysteine (Blood Test)

Neuroscientists Say This Tool is the Secret to Persuasion

Thanks to advanced brain scanning techniques, we've learned more about persuasion than we've ever known.<p>Although I've studied persuasion for 25 years, the last ten years has seen an explosion in research, thanks to advanced brain scanning techniques. We've discovered more in the last decade about …

Public Speaking

If You Say Yes to Any of These 7 Questions, You're Much More Successful Than You Think

Numbers come and go, but feelings are forever -- especially when those feelings involve how you feel about yourself.<p>Sometimes comparisons can be useful... but where your sense of satisfaction and fulfillment are concerned, they're definitely not.<p>Like if you constantly you compare yourself to other …

Self-improvement

'I found a job I love through battling depression'

At her lowest, Catherine wondered whether she would be able to finish her degree.<p>"I lost all concept of the future. I felt I was losing control of my mind.<p>'It was my second year at Manchester University, and early on I began feeling very tired.<p>"Blood tests showed I was anaemic.<p>"Towards Christmas, I …

The Model in 'the Racist Dove Ad' Just Spoke Up--and Taught a Major Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

Lola Ogunyemi, the face of the controversial Dove ad that went viral, shares a very thoughtful take.<p>Lola Ogunyemi, the model at the center of the Dove advertisement that many have accused of having racist overtones, wrote an editorial that was published yesterday on <i>The Guardian.</i> (If you haven't yet …

Women of Color

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

The 3 Time-Management Habits of Millionaires

How the most productive (and wealthy people) approach their to-do list.<p>Several years ago, I completed an international survey of over 20,000 business owners and leaders around the world. Many of the entrepreneurs I interviewed were millionaires, mostly due to their smart ideas, hard work -- and …

Time Management

Insulin resistance cause found, reversed in animal study

UC San Diego scientists say they've discovered a cause of insulin resistance — a hallmark of type 2 diabetes — and reversed it in mice.<p>If the study …

Diabetes

6 High-Performance Habits Only the Most Extraordinary People Share, Backed by Science

Incredibly successful -- and happy -- people consistently do six things. And you can too.<p>Why do some people succeed more quickly than others, and maintain that success over the course of decades? And out of that extremely small subset of people, why do some of them seem miserable, while others live …

Self-improvement

Your fall fitness workout plan—straight from the founders of Tone It Up

It can be <i>really</i> hard to swap the easy-going vibes of summer—one day you’re picking peaches, the next you’re shibori dying your sheets (possibly …

A counterintelligence expert says there are 4 types of people — and you can't earn someone's trust without knowing theirs

At some point during his career with the FBI, Robin Dreeke abandoned the "golden rule" — the old adage that you should treat others as you would like to be treated.<p>He replaced it with another guideline, this one from author and speaker Tony Alessandra, called the "platinum rule": Treat others as …

The brains of men and women aren’t really that different, study finds

In the mid-19th century, researchers claimed they could tell the sex of an individual just by looking at their disembodied brain. But a new study …

Empathizing-Systemizing Test

Do you have a male or female brain? The simple test that investigates your 'gender personality'... and the answer will surprise you

• <b>A person's brain often reflects their gender. However their hands can also indicate if their brain is more female or male</b>• <b><br>Why are some skills or</b> …

How men's and women's brains are different

“I wanted to find and explore neural circuits that regulate specific behaviors,” says Shah, then a newly minted Caltech PhD who was beginning a …

Redirect Notice

Study finds some significant differences in brains of men and women

Do the anatomical differences between men and women—sex organs, facial hair, and the like—extend to our brains? The question has been as difficult to …

This high school kid taught himself to be an AI wizard

If you're deep into the world of artificial intelligence, you certainly know Kaggle, the Google Cloud-owned platform where AI coders compete on …

3 Ways This Facebook Chatbot Is More Appealing Than Traditional Therapy

Even though about one in five adults in the US suffers from mental health issues each year, only 40 percent of them actually received help in 2015. And though approximately half of the student population on college campuses around the US report symptoms of depression and anxiety so severe it …

Mental Health

A Study Found Homes Painted These Colors Sell For More Money

What color to paint the different rooms in a home is always a hotly debated topic. Interior designers have their standbys, trends point towards another set of colors, and mood boosting or calming hues dictate their own palette. But Zillow found that homebuyers place a premium on certain colors — …

Tip: The Very Best Low-Body Mobility Exercise

If you're only going to do one mobility drill to improve your squat, this should be it.<p>The Ass Was Far Away From the Grass<p>As someone who struggled …

Psychiatrist Bandy Lee: “We have an obligation to speak about Donald Trump’s mental health issues. . . . Our survival as a species may be at stake”

<b>Bandy Lee; Donald Trump (Yale/Getty/Mark Wilson)</b><p>“Malignant reality is taking hold” in American politics, says shrink who held conference on Trump’s mental health<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>May 25, 2017 9:00am (UTC)<p>President Donald Trump is a clear and present danger to the United States and the world.<p>He has …

4 Reasons Not To Learn To Code

Thirst for exciting and lucrative careers is a powerful motivator. Ambition drives the market for education of many types, from elite university MBA programs to modeling schools to competitive kindergartens. The message is simple and enticing: Attend this school, and you’ll be a success.<p>Now on the …