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A Neuroscientist explains the origins of emotions

We don’t all make the same expressions when we’re sad<p>I am known for being hard to read, to the point that friends complain that they can never tell what I’m thinking by looking at my face. But, says neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett, it’s possible that they might remain confused even if my face …

Emotional Intelligence

Don't try to be happy. We're programmed to be dissatisfied

Perpetual bliss would completely undermine our will to accomplish anything at all – that’s why perfect contentment has probably been evolved out of us<p>In the 1990s, a psychologist named Martin Seligman led the positive psychology movement, which placed the study of human happiness squarely at the …

Happiness

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In The Hike, Author Drew Magary Zips Readers Through a Dark, Psychedelic Journey

The latest book from <b>Drew Magary</b>, his second novel <i>The Hike</i>, immediately and unceremoniously takes readers on a series of eerie mini-adventures that …

Some great leaders had mental illness - it may have helped

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of America's greatest leaders in history have had mental health problems and it may have helped in times of crisis, psychiatrists and psychologists said.<p>Presidents Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy, along with Civil War generals Ulysses S. Grant and William Tecumseh Sherman …

Mental Health

5 Proven Ways Posture Can Help Improve Mental Health

We’ve always heard our parents telling us to sit up straight, to walk tall, and to have proper posture. But, why is it that good posture is so …

Mental Health

Why do we wake up stiff in the mornings? Scientists discover the answer

Scientists have discovered why we wake up stiff in the morning - because our body's natural ibuprofen has not kicked in yet.<p>Researchers revealed the reason our limbs can feel rigid and achy when we rise is because the body's biological clock suppresses anti-inflammatory proteins during sleep.<p>When …

10 Slavic Spirits And Monsters You've Probably Never Heard Of

Existing alongside Egyptian and Greek paganism, pre-Christian Slavic deities remain among the most mysterious ancient beliefs in history. Passed down …

Ancient History

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Why Interrupted Sleep Is Worse Than Short Sleep

Illustration by Peter Oumanski for TIME<p>Illustration by Peter Oumanski for TIME<p>Illustration by Peter Oumanski for TIME<p>Illustration by Peter Oumanski …

Holistic Medicine

Junk food is tricking your brain: The depressing science behind your binging

Research reveals fats and sweets alter the brain’s satiety-control mechanism, sending our appetites into hyperdrive<p>Matthew Brien has struggled with overeating for the past 20 years. At age 24, he stood at 5′10′′ and weighed a trim 135 pounds. Today the licensed massage therapist tips the scales at …

Neuroscience

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 …

Neurology

The psychology of bad decision making: How to stop choosing the wrong thing - Firstpost

Varun woke up to the sound of his ringing alarm. “Oh no!” he panicked. He had an exam to write in less than an hour and he was not at all prepared. …

Die Hard

House of Leaves — The Most Meta Mystery Story Ever?

Mark Z. Danielewski says his novel is easier to read than it is to explain. It’s been sold as an existential horror story, but he’d prefer it be …

The reasons why exhaustion and burnout are so common

More and more people are suffering ‘burnout’ – but is this the fault of modern life or is physical, mental and spiritual exhaustion a far older condition? BBC Future investigates.<p>A few years ago, Anna Katharina Schaffner became the latest victim of the exhaustion ‘epidemic’. It began with a kind of …

Pope Benedict XVI

'Everyone' needs to take vitamin D supplements as modern life is bad for bones, health officials warn

Everyone should take vitamin D supplements during the British autumn and winter because modern lifestyles and gloomy weather have led to deficiencies, health officials have warned.<p>Indoor jobs and poor diets are depriving people of the “sunshine vitamin”, according to Public Health England (PHE), …

The perfect breakfast for people with depression

Antidepressants and therapy, while both effective, are not the only means available to combat depression. Exercise has been described as a “wonder drug” for reducing symptoms, walking in nature reduces negative thoughts, and meditation can have a powerful positive effect.<p>But there’s another, often …

Wellness

Photo of the Day: Finding 'zonkeys' in Tijuana

The beauty of reporting is that on the way to one story, you make unexpected discoveries about another. Tuesady, while reporting on an architecture story in Tijuana, I stumbled into a stable where the city's famed "zonkeys" — donkeys painted to look like zebras — are kept.<p>There was something …

The problem isn’t that life is unfair – it’s your broken idea of fairness

Unless you’re winning, most of life will seem hideously unfair to you.The truth is, life is just playing by different rules.The real rules are there. …

Brain training is nothing more than a placebo: study - ExtremeTech

By on June 22, 2016 at 2:45 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>A thriving industry has been built …

Humanity

Zu San Li – A Point of a Hundred Diseases On Your Body: Here is What Will Happen if You Massage it!

There is a story told in a Japanese myth, about one happy man who inherited valuable knowledge from his father, his father told him the information …

An Army Buddy's Call For Help Sends A Scientist On A Brain Injury Quest

<i>Editor's note: This longform journalism project chronicles a soldier-scientist's quest to figure out how battlefield explosions injure brains. It was first published on Shots in June, and is running on NPR's Morning Edition on July 25 and Aug. 1. The project includes a second story on how the U.S.</i> …

The Brain

Интеллектуальный инсульт»: как лишние знания нас отупляют

Психолог из Лондонского университета Гленн Уилсон в 2005 году провел эксперимент, участниками которого стали сотрудники офисов. Условия напоминали …

What Kind of Introvert Are You?

Are you an introvert? It depends on which book you read.<p>Here's a sampling of the various conceptualizations of introversion in pop culture …

Psychology

6 Reasons You Can’t Wake up for Your Morning Run

Struggling to get out the door even after a solid night’s sleep? These could be holding you back.<p>Hooray! You got a solid 8 hours of sleep last night. But then why was it still impossible to drag yourself out of bed for that morning run? Facing the day refreshed isn’t as simple as logging those …

Sleep

Scientists Think They've Found The Key to Ketamine's Unprecedented Anti-Depressant Effects

It's not the high.<p>Back in February, we reported how patients with severe depression have been reporting "unbelievable" relief from taking the …

Depression

Do You Even Lift? Why Lifting Weights Is More Important For Your Health Than You Think

Health and Medicine Photo credit: Lifting weights can seem inaccessible if you don’t know how to do it. Pascal, CC BY-SARegular participation in …

Exercise

You Think You Have Free Will? Science Says Think Again | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You make decisions every day, don't you?<p>You assert yourself hourly. Especially if you're American.<p>You take life by the horns and you show it who's boss.<p>I have some news: You may be deluding …

Consciousness

Does Addiction Treatment Require A Higher Power?

In the field of addiction treatment, already brimming with intensely personal and emotional debates, there may be nothing more controversial than the role of 12-step programs, which are based on Alcoholics Anonymous.<p>At least 80 percent of current American addiction treatment— for both alcohol and …

Mental Health

The Ultimate but Practical Guide to Achieving Optimal Body Composition | Poliquin Article

The successful way to get the body you desire is with a simple approach that includes proper training and correct nutrition so that you maintain body …

Nutrition