Suzana Filipecki

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Resignation syndrome: Sweden's mystery illness

<b>For nearly two decades Sweden has been battling a mysterious illness. Called Resignation Syndrome, it affects only the children of asylum-seekers, who withdraw completely, ceasing to walk or talk, or open their eyes. Eventually they recover. But why does this only seem to occur in Sweden?</b><p>When her …

Daydreaming may, in fact, be a sign of greater intelligence

Your high-school teacher may have been wrong to tell you off for not paying attention.<p>Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology recently published a study in the journal Neuropsychologia that suggested a strong correlation between a person’s tendency to daydream and the strength and …

The Brain

5 Cheap Travel Destinations "In-the-Know Travelers" Are Flocking to in 2018

While I hope that someday, money will be less of a deciding factor in all aspects of my life, "budget-friendly" still tops my list of requirements …

Travel

EU warns 'more cracks' in bloc as Spain dissolves Catalonia's parliament after it declares independence

The EU's most senior official warned that "more cracks" were emerging in the bloc on Friday after the Catalan parliament declared independence from Spain, plunging the country into political and economic turmoil.<p>Madrid swiftly responded to the vote by dissolving the Catalan parliament and …

Lonely? Short of friends? Try looking at it differently

You never see your friends at home alone in their pyjamas, eating pickled onion Monster Munch while watching The X Factor and feeling sorry for themselves<p>Psychologists are regularly berated for spending their workdays reaching blindingly obvious conclusions about the world – an accusation that …

Psychology