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How The Brains Of Happy, Successful People Are Wired

Greater connectivity in the brain may be linked to greater happiness and life satisfaction.<p>It seems that some people may really have all the luck. According to the "general intelligence g factor" theory, if you're adept at one cognitive function (like working memory), you're likely to be adept in …

17 Facts About Time That Will Hurt Your Brain

"Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so."<p><b>1.</b> Time passes faster for your face than for your feet (assuming you're standing up). Einstein's theory of relativity dictates that the closer you are to the centre of the Earth, the slower time goes – and this has been measured. At the top of Mount …

Can we reverse the ageing process by putting young blood into older people?

A series of experiments has produced incredible results by giving young blood to old mice. Now the findings are being tested on humans. Ian Sample meets the scientists whose research could transform our lives<p>On an August morning in 2008, Tony Wyss-Coray sat in a conference room at the Veterans …

Why do we intuitively believe we have free will?

Free will experiments may not explain whether we are in charge of our destinies – but they can nevertheless reveal just how little we know about our own minds, says Tom Stafford.<p>It is perhaps the most famous experiment in neuroscience. In 1983, Benjamin Libet sparked controversy with his …

Consciousness

A Sense Of Self: What Happens When Your Brain Says You Don't Exist

Science journalist Anil Ananthaswamy thinks a lot about "self" — not necessarily <i>himself</i>, but the role the brain plays in our notions of self and existence.<p>In his new book, <i>The Man Who Wasn't There,</i> Ananthaswamy examines the ways people think of themselves and how those perceptions can be distorted …

Consciousness

Ignore Your Feelings

A profanity-filled new self-help book argues that life is kind of terrible, so you should value your actions over your emotions.<p>Put down the talking stick. Stop fruitlessly seeking "closure" with your peevish co-worker. And please, don't bother telling your spouse how annoying you find their …

Self-help

Dos and don’ts to preserve your brainpower

From changing your diet to partying like you’re 21, here are six tips for protecting your brain from the ravages of time.<p>Like any good machine, the brain needs a little care and attention as it ages to ensure it continues to run in good working order. If only there were a manual to its maintenance …

The Brain

Can Surfing Reprogram the Veteran’s Brain?

Four men in camouflage fatigues stop our car. “ID,” one says.<p>I pull out my wallet and hand him my license.<p>“What’re you doing on base?” the soldier asks.<p>“We’re going surfing,” I tell him, nodding at the boards stacked in the back of the car. He glances at my friend, in the passenger seat, who I’ll …

Camp Pendleton

Sculpting beautiful eyebrows

Image:© Valua Vitaly/Fotolia<p>The eyebrows define a woman’s look more than any other part of her face. This seemingly unimportant and minor detail is …

The Science of Stress and How Our Emotions Affect Our Susceptibility to Burnout and Disease

How your memories impact your immune system, why moving is one of the most stressful life-events, and what your parents have to do with your predisposition to PTSD.<p>I had lived thirty good years before enduring my first food poisoning — odds quite fortunate in the grand scheme of things, but …

Emotional Intelligence

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A Heavenly 2 Storey Home Under 500 square meters (With Floor Plan)

• 1 |<p>An open floor plan is a trendy description when it comes to modern homes, but the spacious main living area here looks nearly timeless. A …

Interior Design

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10 Med School Food Hacks for Fueling Your Brain

You’ve heard the saying – you are what you eat. If this were possible, it’d never have been more likely than when I discovered fro-yo and lived off …

Nutrition

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Open-ended art projects like this are my favorite. I love setting up a creative invitation and watching what my kids create. I almost always join in, …

Amazing

If You Want To Live Long Eat These Eight Foods

We all wish to live a long life where we are healthy and enjoying every single detail, there are many things we can do in our youth in order to …

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