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Scientists reverse genetic aging, memory decline in rats

As we age, memory function tends to suffer. Understanding and preventing this creeping deficit is a priority for many scientists. Now, a recently …

4 Reasons Why the U.S. Needs to Decriminalize Drugs—And Why We're Closer Than You Think

Half of all adults in the U.S. have used an illegal drug at some point. If this was your loved one, family member or friend, would they deserve to be …

Cannabis

13 psychological biases that explain why we make terrible financial decisions even though they 'feel' right

We all have these biases, yet most of us don't know how powerful they are. They frame information for us so that it "feels" like you're being rational. But they're leading you to make decisions that are completely wrong. That's why you end up making horrible decisions with your money.<p>You may have …

Critical Thinking

An FBI Behavior Expert Reveals 7 Ways To Get People To Like You

Research shows relationships are vital to happiness and networking is the key to getting jobs and building a fulfilling career.<p>But what's the best way to build rapport and create trust? Plain and simple, who can explain how to get people to like you?<p>Robin Dreeke can.<p>Robin was head of the FBI's …

Self-help

10 Menu Design Hacks Restaurants Use to Make You Order More – Learn

<i>Whether we like it or not, marketing and psychology have been fast friends for a long time.</i><p>So it’s quite likely that pretty much any design has at …

Napa Valley

Why Group Brainstorming Is a Waste of Time

To grow and innovate, organizations have to come up with creative ideas. At the employee level, creativity results from a combination of expertise, motivation, and thinking skills. At the team level, it results from the synergy between team members, which allows the group to produce something …

Creativity

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

Psychology

Study shows humans are evolving faster than previously thought

Results of largest ever genetics study of a single population could also help refine dates for major events during human evolution<p>Humans are evolving more rapidly than previously thought, according to the largest ever genetics study of a single population.<p>Scientists reached the conclusion after …

Northern Europe

15 Psychological Studies That Will Boost Your Social Media Marketing

How does your audience decide what it wants to click, share, favorite, and purchase?<p>Understanding a bit of behavioral psychology can go a long ways …