Angela Marie

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Self-Care Is Not Optional: How Burnout Ended My Career at the Shelter

Four years ago on my birthday I gave my two weeks’ notice at the animal shelter where I worked. Quitting felt like defeat, guilt, and failure, …

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Study shows gender bias in science is real. Here's why it matters.

It’s tough to prove gender bias.<p>In a real-world setting, typically the most we can do is identify differences in outcome. A man is selected for hire …

Huh? Scientists find a version in each of 10 languages studied

Humans speak many languages, but we may be united in our confusion. A new study examined languages from around the world and discovered what they say could be a universal word: "Huh?"<p>Researchers traveled to cities and remote villages on five continents, visiting native speakers of 10 very different …

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Why Do Giraffes Have Long Necks?

Anyone who has seen this majestic creature in the wild, nibbling away at the top of an acacia tree, has to marvel at the wonder of evolution. The giraffe's long neck is a perfect adaptation to the animal's natural habitat. Clearly the giraffe evolved this uncommon and helpful trait in order to …

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The Compassionate Mind

Decades of clinical research has focused and shed light on the psychology of human suffering. That suffering, as unpleasant as it is, often also has …

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<b>Report: Emerging insights from the Collaborating States Initiative</b>. Learn more.<p><b>Brief: How district central offices are reorganizing for SEL</b>. Learn …

The Man Who Forgot Everything

In the movie “Groundhog Day,” the TV weatherman Phil Connors finds himself living the same day again and again. This has its advantages, as he has hundreds of chances to get things right. He can learn to speak French, to sculpt ice, to play jazz piano, and to become the kind of person with whom his …

Bulimia and the brain: responses to body image and food

Brains of women with bulimia respond differently to women without bulimia when shown images of slim women. Both groups responded similarly to …

Move Over Economists: We Need a Council of Psychological Advisers

<i>Much of governing involves predicting behavior or getting people to change it. Lawyers and economists need some help with both.</i><p>Though President Obama won reelection decisively, he won't have much time to celebrate. Many of the nation's problems -- stimulating employment, reducing the deficit, …

The Strange Behavioral Logic of the Sequester Stalemate

Imagine you’ve just returned from your annual physical, and it didn’t go well. Your doctor informed you that you’re overweight and are likely to have health problems if you don’t drastically change your diet and exercise routines. To make things worse, she set a hard deadline by scheduling a …

Cortical colouring in: what does your brain do with black-and-white images?

You’re looking out on a vast plain of crops of all different colours, shapes and sizes. Flowers of reds, yellows and greens explode under a sea of blue light from the sky. For the most part though, it’s all in your head. A green plant isn’t actually green, it’s just that the plant absorbs all of …

Bionic Eye Implant Will Become Available in U.S. in Coming Weeks

The Argus II retinal implant is like a cochlear implant for the blind. It looks like computing goggles such as Google Glass, but it sends the images …

The Limits of Current Neuroscience

<b>There is increasing media attention to conclusions from neuroscience research, many of which affect society. Unfortunately, often these conclusions</b> …

Neuroscience

Can Neuromarketers Really Peer Into Your Subconscious? They Say They Can.

The prefix “neuro” is attached to an increasing number of other terms these days. There are people conducting research in neuroeconomics, …

Buffer on Twitter: "What happens to our brains when we exercise and how it makes us happier http://t.co/v7K0asWIBS http://t.co/0iWu7bFBvJ"

New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>buffer</b><p>“@<b>buffer</b>: What happens to our brains when we …

What's Your Animal Personality Type?

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is an expansion of Carl Jung's ideas about personality types, expressed in one of 16 four-letter acronyms that express your dominant traits. The official test is available online.<p>The four letters in the Myers Briggs test represent your tendencies when it comes to …

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Why Can’t We Regrow Organs Yet?

Play­ing God can take dec­ades.<p>In 2006, Dr. An­thony Atala of the Wake Forest School of Medi­cine pub­lished a break­through study. In the sev­en …

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Why I hate neurons

Last week, Ben Lillie (director of the awesome Story Collider) asked people on twitter what science-related things first made them actually feel something. Who inspired your original spark of interest in science in the first place? Did you hate it at school, only to throw yourself into it as an …

Study links synaesthesia to autism

<b>A condition where people experience a mixing of the senses, such as tasting words, has been linked with autism.</b><p>Research suggests synaesthesia is nearly three times as common in adults with autism spectrum disorder than in the general population.<p>The two conditions may share common features such as …

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Forget Prozac, Psychobiotics Are the Future of Psychiatry

For millennia, the human race has sought to combat psychological disorders through the intervention of natural – and eventually synthetic – chemicals. Originally, the sources for these psychoactive substances were the various fruits and flowers, including the Areca tree (betel nut), the poppy …

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WANTED: Neuro-quants

<b>By Brian Caffo, Martin Lindquist and Ciprian Crainiceanu</b><p>Quantitative neuroscience is a flourishing discipline. Take as evidence President Obama's recently announced BRAIN Initiative (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies). Its ultimate goal is the mapping of the human …

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