Taryn Eng

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Surgical Patients May Be Feeling Pain—and (Mostly) Forgetting It

Amnesic anesthetics are convenient and help patients make a faster recovery, but they don't necessarily prevent suffering during surgery.<p>In June 2007, in a small room that leads into the operating theater, a middle-aged woman lies on a metal trolley. She is here for a hysterectomy, though no one …

Signs of ADHD can be different in girls

When asked to describe a typical child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), most people would describe a young boy who climbs on things, is impatient and does not do what he is told.<p>Few people would describe a bubbly young girl with lots of friends, who works hard to get good …

Autism

Gaslighting: How A Flicker Of Self-Doubt Warps Our Response To Sexual Harassment

When I was 16, I was sitting with my best friend in a park by the Connecticut River on a tumble of rocks. We hadn't seen anyone in the hour we'd been there. We were midconversation when my friend whispered, "There's a naked man over there." Sure enough, there was. A man, maybe in his 40s or 50s, …

Sexual Harassment

What’s that brown sauce in Chinese takeout?

<i>Amuse Our Bouche</i> <i>is</i> The Takeout’s <i>column that answers your burning, boiling, and flambéed food questions.</i><p>Why does your attempt at home-cooked Chinese …

On The Dark Days Of Motherhood, This Is What We Need To Hear

We moms all have dark days. Days that start at 5 a.m. and don’t even end after our heads hit the pillow. Days where we can’t listen to one more …

Questioning A Doctor's Prescription For A Sore Knee: 90 Percocets

I recently hobbled to the drugstore to pick up painkillers after minor outpatient knee surgery, only to discover that the pharmacist hadn't yet filled the prescription. My doctor's order of 90 generic Percocet exceeded the number my insurer would approve, he said. I left a short time later with a …

Medicine

I Thought My Son Was Just Difficult, But He’s Actually A Highly Sensitive Child

When my son was younger, he was not a “go with the flow” kind of child. Everything had to be just as he liked it. If it wasn’t, he would put up a …

Parenting

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Reinhardt's influence on American health policy is hard to overstate.<p><i>This is the web version of VoxCare, a daily newsletter from Vox on the latest twists and turns in America’s health care debate. Like what you’re reading? Sign up to</i> <i>get VoxCare in your inbox here</i><i>.</i><p>Earlier this week, we learned of …

Why incompetent people often think they’re actually the best

There’s a psychological phenomenon behind it: the Dunning-Kruger effect.<p>Maybe you’ve experienced this at school or work before: Dealing with someone who thinks he’s much better at his job than he really is. This can not only be really annoying, but it can lead to disaster as a group project is made …

Raze, rebuild, repeat: why Japan knocks down its houses after 30 years

Unlike in other countries, Japanese homes become valueless over time – but as the population shrinks, can its cities finally learn to slow down and refurb?<p>In the suburban neighbourhood of Midorigaoka, about an hour by train outside Kobe, Japan, all the houses were built by the same company in the …

Housing

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Spain's Slice of Africa: The Vacation Spot Even Spaniards Don't Know About

“Where’s that?” asks my friend when I tell him about my upcoming trip. “Why are you going there?” inquires the ticket vendor at the ferry station, …

You are not a burden

Here’s something you might need to hear one day.<p>Maybe that’s today, right at this moment. Maybe it’ll be next week when your anxiety’s spiraling. …

Your salary does not define you: How to separate your net worth from your self-worth

Money, in its most literal sense, is just paper. Intrinsically, it holds no value; it’s a currency that makes it easier to exchange goods and …

Personal Finance

A Manager’s Job Is Making Sure Employees Have a Life Outside Work

A young man with cancer at our Silicon Valley firm requested additional sick time for post-cancer treatments and checkups.<p>Another employee, one who had been born in Vietnam and came to this country with his parents, requested one day per month when he would work remotely. He would return to south …

A sociologist explains why wealthy women are doomed to be miserable

The US is riveted by images of the rich and famous. But it also tends to be scornful of wealthy women. Bravo’s <i>Real Housewives</i> franchise is predicated upon the idea that women of leisure are catty, vain, and frivolous, jetting off on expensive girls’ weekends only to descend into vicious—yet …

Income Inequality

How to spot a narcissist, according to a psychotherapist

While there are many articles out there to help you spot a sociopath and psychopath, can you spot a narcissist? After writing about whether social …

Research: Becoming a Manager Increases Men’s Job Satisfaction, But Not Women’s

Who wouldn’t want a promotion, particularly to a role with leadership responsibilities? It’s hard to argue against more power and more pay. And indeed, promotions to managerial roles are typically associated with an increase in job satisfaction. Management scholars and practitioners have long …

This Is The Side Of Parenting Others Don’t See

This is real life.<p>This was me, two nights ago. My hair is frizzy from being interrupted by a screeching baby mid-blow-dry. This is me wearing a …

Always Ask 1 Simple Question at the End of Your Job Interview | Inc.com

Literally, I have advised 100s of college students about job interviews. Teaching at a small college means I wear many hats, and this aspect of guiding students as they embark on internships and first jobs is one I very much enjoy.<p>Let's face it, there are tons of articles, opinions, and viewpoints …

Communication Skills

How to Work with a Manipulative Person

Almost everyone who’s ever gone to work has had to deal with an office manipulator. Unfortunately, most employees hesitate to go public with their concerns. And with good reason: Even if they do, typical corporate responses range from wary or dismissive to actually retaliating against the victim, …

This Viral Video Is The Most Realistic Depiction Of Childbirth, Ever

This particular childbirth reenactment is unique, to say the least<p>It’s hard to know what to expect during labor. Even if it’s your second, third, or …

5 Cheaper Dupes for Expensive Skincare Products

You really don’t need to spend a ton for similar results.<p><i>This story originally appeared in Racked’s daily newsletter. Want more news from Racked?</i> <i>Sign up for our newsletter here</i><i>.</i><p>There’s a time-honored tradition of hunting for skincare and makeup products that are similar to and cheaper than more …

We Asked Men and Women to Wear Sensors at Work. They Act the Same but Are Treated Very Differently

Gender equality remains frustratingly elusive. Women are underrepresented in the C-suite, receive lower salaries, and are less likely to receive a critical first promotion to manager than men. Numerous causes have been suggested, but one argument that persists points to differences in men and …

How to Fall Back in Love With Your Partner (According to a Relationship Expert)

After the tingly thrills of a new relationship wear off, you might be left wondering why you don’t feel as into your partner as you once did. The …

Creepy (but Cute!) Bento Boxes, Just in Time for Halloween

With Halloween around the corner, why not infuse every element of your life with a little bit of spook, lunch included? The midday meal should, obviously, be delicious, but where there’s flavor, there’s always room for flair. Enter the Halloween bento box lunch. In recent days, these …

Decorations

A Survey of How 1,000 CEOs Spend Their Day Reveals What Makes Leaders Successful

What makes a CEO effective? The question has been studied extensively, of course, including in HBR. Yet we still know fairly little about how CEOs behave day-to-day and how their behavior relates to the success or failure of the companies they run. Previous studies have typically had limitations. …

CEOs

Ditch the Monthly Gym Fees — Get Fit With These 5 YouTube Channels

It’s Monday night, and the siren song of your comfy couch and that “Game of Thrones” you recorded has you skipping the gym. Again. What’s it been now …

Rice Cooker Thai Masaman Curry

All in one pot, Rice cooker Thai Masaman Curry<p>The season has just changed from Summer to Fall. Even though there’s not such a big change in Houston …

I drank 16 ounces of water every morning for a week—here’s what I learned

If you took a shot (of Poland Spring) every time a celebrity said they start their day by drinking lemon water—well, let’s just say you’d be well …