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Abraham Maslow and the Hierarchy of Needs

Abraham Harold Maslow (1908-1970)<p>On April 1, 1908, American psychologist <b>Abraham Harold Maslow</b> was born. He is best known for creating Maslow’s …

What Really Happens to Our Brains When We're Sleep Deprived? A Neurologist Explains

Ugh.<p>As people in the Northern Hemisphere are preparing for the daylight saving time switch, many of us dread the loss of the hour's sleep we incur by …

University of Florida

Warren Buffett Once Told a 14-Year-Old Kid the Secret to Success in 1 Simple Sentence

At a Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting over a decade ago, Warren Buffett gave a 14-year-old a success lesson that was meant for all of us.<p>On May 1, 2004, Berkshire Hathaway held its annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, where nearly 20,000 people attended this annual ritual.<p>As reporter Jason Zweig …

Success

'I'm not sure I’m in love with you anymore'

"I'm not sure I'm in love with you anymore."<p>That text came at 3:45 a.m. Instantly, I called him. When he answered, I said: "I did it, didn't I? I ruined our relationship. It's all my fault."<p>***<p>I come from a family that never showed me how to love. Our communication was to verbally harass and …

Brain injuries can cause some people to become violent criminals and pedophiles — here's what scientists know so far about why that is

Four years ago, Chelsea fell head first onto the hardwood floor at her college. She had a seizure and stopped breathing, causing an anoxic injury — when the brain is damaged from not receiving enough oxygen.<p>Before the accident, Chelsea experienced a level of anger similar to any other person. She …

These brain cells could explain your anxiety

Anxiety is common, but how it affects the brain is, as yet, poorly understood. New research has revealed "anxiety cells," which provides a fresh …

Neuroscience

Scientists found a new way to slow Alzheimer’s progress

One of the biggest tragedies of Alzheimer’s is by the time patients suspect something is wrong, there’s usually not a whole lot that medicine can do to help.<p>The disease causes buildups of amyloid plaques and tau protein tangles that irreversibly degrade the brain, which leads to symptoms like …

Dementia

Bob Harper's Favorite No-Equipment, Total-Body, Do-Anywhere Workout

Proof you don't need fancy equipment or hours of free time to tackle an effective workout that will give you real results.<p>Walk into any full-size gym …

The Best Way To Win An Argument, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Type

Sometimes, trying to convince another person to see things from your point of view is an exercise in frustration, especially if neither of you …

What Is High-Functioning Anxiety–and Could You Have It?

What to know if you're worried, panicked, or fearful but hide it well.<p>While high-functioning anxiety isn’t exactly a real medical diagnosis, it’s …

University of Iowa

Taking GABA for Sleep: The Science Behind It and If It Really Works

Sleep is very, very important to us. Our busy lives (and technology addiction) cause seemingly perennial exhaustion—making the little time we allow …

7 ways to tell if you're talking to a psychopath or a narcissist

Generally speaking, you shouldn't walk around looking to diagnose your friends and coworkers as psychopaths and narcissists.<p>If someone looks over your shoulder while you're talking or seems weirdly distant, there's a good chance they're just having an off day and don't have a pathological …

Young couples are fighting over a topic their parents never even considered

In the days when I was single and dating, I used to do this thing where I'd refuse to tell my friends the name of the guy I was currently seeing. Instead I'd give him code names like, say, "X" or "the doctor." The logic being, of course, that if I gave him a concrete identity, I'd "jinx" any chance …

14 Netflix Series And Movies That Will Totally @#$%&! You Up

If Black Mirror wasn't enough for you, here are some picks with more nightmares, disturbing visions, and very weird plots.<p><i>This post was translated from Portuguese.</i>

30 Must-Read Books

<i>The Great Gatsby,</i> by F. Scott Fitzgerald<p>“It’s hard to say what anyone should or shouldn’t read, let alone <i>everyone,</i> but <i>The Great Gatsby</i> is a book I …

Books

10 of the best apps for independent travellers

Luckytrip<p>Want an adventure and don’t care where? Luckytrip is the smarter version of showing up at the airport and buying the first flight you can afford. Just set a budget and let the app plan the perfect trip: it will figure out somewhere to go, a place to stay and something to do, with …

Apps

These three strategies can help you master any subject

I learned a lot in 2017. I learned about how the European Union works, because Britain decided to leave it. I learned what a social media-obsessed presidency looks like, and the distinctive outlines of a political party that picks power over principle. I learned that a Trump presidency can force a …

Pedagogy

It's Possible to Plant False Memories Into Your Brain, And It Could Be a Good Thing

Your brain is protecting you.<p>Have you ever had an argument because you disagree about the way something happened? You were both there, you saw the …

Psychology

This Chart of How Long Foods Last in the Freezer Will Blow Your Mind

If you've ever reached into your freezer for something — anything — to make for dinner and spent a good 15 seconds wondering how long it's been in there (and the follow-up question: Is it still good?) before anxiously deciding if it belongs on your plates or in the garbage, you are going to want to …

How to Talk to Someone Who Refuses to Accept Reality, According to Behavioral Science

How to have a productive conversation with your local alternative facts fan.<p>Holiday family gatherings are right around the corner, which means you may soon find yourself face to face with that one kooky relative who believes that Obama is a Muslim, 9/11 was an inside job, or NASA staged the moon …

Ohio State University

75 Percent of Super High Achievers Come From Troubled Families. Here's Why

We can all learn something from the resilience a tough start in life can teach.<p>Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz grew up in a tough housing project. Oprah Winfrey faced horrifying abuse as a girl. Eleanor Roosevelt's father drank himself to death.<p>These aren't isolated incidents. According to a …

Howard Schultz

How to Make It Easier to Wake Up in The Morning, According to Science

Just five more minutes...<p>Getting a good sleep can be tough, and this can lead to feeling less than refreshed when you wake up in the morning.<p>Falling …

Having older brothers increases men's likelihood of being gay

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you're a guy with an older brother, there's an increased chance you're gay.<p>Scientists have noticed this pattern in previous research, but now they think they have a biological explanation as to why, and it starts long before birth. The results were published in the journal PNAS on Monday.<p>…

Sexuality

What interviewers really want to hear when they ask 'Why do you want to work here?'

"So why do you want to work here?"<p>Eventually this question comes up in every interview. Over the course of the last 30 years, I have been and I continue to ask this question all the time.<p>I have learned there is a limited set of answers applicants give in response to this question and one particular …

Employment

Why does restless sleep predict Parkinson's disease?

Rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder is associated with an increased risk of developing Parkinson's disease. For the first time, researchers …

15 reasons why people deny themselves happiness

I've been on a Brene Brown kick recently, and I'm not fighting it.<p>While reading Dr. Brown's book, The Gifts of Imperfection some time ago, I was struck by her, "Worthiness Prerequisite List." The worthiness list is basically a list of stuff in your head that you think needs to happen before you can …

Keep Gaming Forever to Save Your Brain, Scientists Say

Playing video games is better than learning to play the piano. Take that, parents!<p>Video games are part of the long, <i>long</i> list of supposedly lowbrow …

Retrogaming

There's a reason time seems to speed up as you age — but it's possible to slow it down

Ask an older person to recall their most vivid memories, and there's a good chance that many of them will come from the same time period — between the ages of 15 and 30.<p>That's the time period when six of the 10 most important events in a person's life typically happen, according to a 2004 study: …

Did Religions Arise From Our Misunderstanding of Human Consciousness?

Humans have been claiming to hear the voice of God for eons, but one psychologist's controversial theory disputes whether we ever heard it at all. …