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Huckabee compares Kaine's debate performance to a 'yappy Chihuahua'

Former Arkansas governor and Donald Trump supporter Mike Huckabee weighed in on Tuesday’s vice presidential debate, hitting both Tim Kaine’s overeager performance and Hillary Clinton’s wealth.<p>“Tim Kaine seems to think a VP serves the same function for a President as a yappy Chihuahua does for a …

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4 Ways to Calm Yourself When You’re Anxious

How to locate the “off” switch to your jitters.<p>The human brain is good at creating anxiety. The good news is that it's possible to undo your anxiety …

6 Things You Need To Get Right About Depression

<b>Patricia Deldin:</b> Depression is often misunderstood in the public. Sometimes people think that people with depression are weak, or lazy, when in …

Bursts Of Light Create Memories, Then Take Them Away

You can't just open up a living brain and see the memories inside.<p>So Roberto Malinow, a brain scientist at the University of California, San Diego, has spent years trying to find other ways to understand how memories are made and lost. The research — right now being done in rats – should lead to a …

Tone Deaf? Science Can Probably Give You Perfect Pitch

If you’re one of the many people in this world who can’t distinguish between musical notes or carry a tune to save your life, get excited -– science …

10,000 Hours May Not Make a Master After All

There are many roads to greatness, but logging 10,000 hours of practice to help you perfect a skill may not be sufficient.<p>Based on research …

President Obama Calls For A BRAIN Initiative

This week President Obama announced his BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) Initiative, which the White House describes as "a bold new research effort to revolutionize our understanding of the human mind." National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins …

Monty Python's John Cleese Almost Explains Our Brains

You've met them, I'm sure. People who are so learned, so scholarly, so deeply invested in what they're doing, that you can't understand a word they're saying — well, maybe you catch a familiar word or two, but the gist? No. They seem to be speaking a language near yours, like the Sims in "SimCity." …