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Price of calling women crazy: Military women who speak out about sexual assault are being branded with “personality disorder” and let go

Noxious stereotypes about women being nuts and liars are being used to silence military women who report rape<p>As all too many rape victims discover when they speak out, many react by just wishing the victim would shut up and go away.<p>Most rapists attack someone they know, which means that holding …

Mindfulness therapy for mental health problems? 'It's more useful than drugs'

Many people, in an attempt to de-stress, have tried some form of mindfulness – the practice of sitting still and focusing on your breathing and thoughts. But does it work? And in what circumstances?<p>A new study has raised hope for its use in treating mental health problems. The biggest review of the …

Mental Health

African Storytelling Meets Comic Books With These New Superheroes

African superheroes are emerging, as comic book creators from the continent seek to change the meaning of diversity, bringing relatable characters and rich storytelling traditions to the increasingly popular industry.<p>Famed superheroes like Storm and Black Panther hail from the diaspora already, but …

30 years of research prove couples with children really do have worse marriages

Lots of women look forward to motherhood—getting to know a tiny baby, raising a growing child, developing a relationship with a maturing son or daughter. All over the world, people believe that parenting is the most rewarding part of life. And it’s good that so many mothers treasure that bond with …

Parenting

Temp worker sent home unpaid from PwC job 'for not wearing high heels'

When Nicola Thorp left drama school, she knew the way she presented herself would be key to getting work.<p>But it came as something of a shock when, while working as a temp between acting gigs, she found herself turned away from a receptionist role at City accounting PriceWaterhouseCoopers because - …

How To Cure A Migraine: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

A migraine is not just a headache, which is what some people assume (and scoff at) when colleagues aren't able to come in to work because they are …

Your Brain Has A “Delete” Button–Here’s How To Use It

This is the fascinating way that your brain makes space to build new and stronger connections so you can learn more.<p>There’s an old saying in neuroscience: neurons that fire together wire together. This means the more you run a neuro-circuit in your brain, the stronger that circuit becomes. This is …

These 10 Superfoods Can Help Balance Your Hormones and Reduce Inflammation

Hormonal imbalances and inflammation are common conditions in the U.S. They are often the culprit behind symptoms such as joint pain, fatigue, high …

It’s not “choices,” it’s pure sexism: Women get paid less for one reason — they’re discriminated against

Women continue to make 79% of what men make, and it’s not because they freely choose to make less<p>Tuesday, April 12 was Equal Pay Day, an annual day set aside to symbolize "how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year", according to the National Committee on Pay …

20 Simple Exercises That Show Results After One Workout

Yes, for real.<p>First thing's first: No, you can't get ripped overnight (no matter what that Instagram ad says.) But even though muscles aren't built in a day, that doesn’t mean a solid workout can't give you instant definition. See, by performing certain moves—think, three to five sets of eight to …

Finally, The Golden Ratio Gets Its Own Coloring Book

Venezuelan artist Rafael Araujo creates meticulously detailed drawings of the Fibonacci spiral in nature–now, you can color along.<p>When it comes to design, the golden ratio is mostly bullshit. Though designers sometimes use it, there’s just no proof people prefer that precise spatial ratio in their …

SolarCity Just Produced Enough Power to Charge Every Tesla on the Planet

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk should be over the moon right now: The reveal of the Tesla Model 3 (tsla) at the end of March was a veritable …

What Causes Codependency?

Once people recognize that they have codependent traits, they often begin to wonder where these codependent tendencies came from. Why are some people …

Siblings

The mystery of Republican women backing sexist Trump: They’re female misogynists who’ve grown to accept oppression

Most women hate Trump, but some are all too happy to go along with his ugly views on women<p>It's safe to say most women don't like Donald Trump. Polls show about 70 percent of women openly dislike the man, an unfavorability rating that far surpasses any other candidate/gender combination out …

Daughters of Unloving Mothers: 7 Common Wounds

In the years since I researched and wrote <i>Mean Mothers</i>, I’ve talked to women about our shared experiences. Every woman’s story is different; perhaps …

Why Women Are Tired: The Price of Unpaid Emotional Labor

<i>Authored by Christine Hutchison, Executive Editor for Psyched in San Francisco Magazine and therapist. Christine is studying for her doctorate in Psychology at the Wright Institute, as well as working as a Registered Marriage and Family Therapist Intern at New Perspectives Center for Counseling.</i> …

Gut bacteria regulate nerve fibre insulation

Far from being silent partners that merely help to digest food, the bacteria in your gut may also be exerting subtle influences on your thoughts, moods, and behaviour. And according to a new study from researchers at University College Cork, your gut microbes might affect the structure and function …

Neuroscience

The Way You Store Your Food Is Ruining It

Many of my clients assume they should be eating fresh, raw produce to reap the most health perks possible. But the reality is, several studies have …

Soda Consumption Falls to 30-Year Low In The U.S.

Slumping demand for diet sodas sold by PepsiCo and Coca Cola propelled a decline for the broader industry, as overall sales of carbonated soft drinks …

Why Should You Meditate?

Meditation has been gaining incredible momentum in recent years. Perhaps you've been wanting to try meditation but feel hesitant. This is understandable considering the fact that we place so much emphasis on <i>producing more</i>, and <i>working more</i>. We often hear from people comments such as, "I'd love to …

These Female Founders Put Health First to Thrive in Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you were to believe the headlines about entrepreneurship, you’d think it was the sexiest job around. A job of passion and wealth. Pick something you love, find a venture capitalist, sell before you’re 30 and live the good life.<p>If only …

“All women are idiots,” and other stuff people in Russia’s tech industry say about women

“In my opinion, all women are idiots. It may strike you as ironic, but I’m absolutely sure that women are stupider than men.” Those words weren’t spoken by a Communist-era Russian industrialist, but by Maria Podlesnova, the female founder of Rusbase, a Russian website about startups and venture …

Viva vagus: Wandering nerve could lead to range of therapies

With outposts in nearly every organ and a direct line into the brain stem, the vagus nerve is the nervous system’s superhighway. About 80 percent of …

A McKinsey report finds women are “unable to enter” the tech industry

Across most industries, there’s a notable gender disparity at the very top. But in some sectors, including tech, it’s hard for women to even get a foot in the door.<p>A report from McKinsey released Tuesday (March 22) finds that women are “unable to enter” the technology, energy and basic materials, …

Israeli professor whose technology can diagnose cancer by sensing breath earns int'l honors

“Precisely because I am not a doctor, I was able to conceive such a unique development – an inexpensive and noninvasive system for diagnosing …

Compilers

Photos of People Doing the Things That Make Them Really, Really Happy

Photographer Eva Szombat's latest project is simple: Find people who have discovered a thing they love, then put them in pictures.<p>Hungary is still perceived by many as a pretty gloomy place. Not too long ago, it was branded the most depressed nation in the world for six years running, and its …

New treatment fully restores memory function of Alzheimer Patients

Now there is ultrasound technology for removing neurotoxic amyloid plaques from the brain, thanks to the Australian researchers. These are structures …

Gene Required to Control Behavioral States May Be Linked to Autism

<b>In a study of worms, MIT neuroscientists have discovered a gene that plays a critical role in controlling the switch between alternative behavioral</b> …

Neuroscience

5 Things Everyone Must Understand About Verbal Abuse

The most maddening—and the most common—response I get when I write about the daughters and sons of unloving mothers is that people point out that the …

What we learned about the brain this week: anxiety and motivation

Anxiety has many physiological side effects; increased heart rate, nausea, dizziness. Now a new study has added another side effect: changes in …