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This Common Mental Shortcut Can Lead To Bad Decision-Making

The brain's natural tendency to cut corners can pave the way for irrational decisions.<p>Our brains like to take shortcuts wherever they can.<p>Mental shortcuts, known in psychology as heuristics, act as a way for the brain to conserve energy and work more efficiently. These little tricks and “rules of …

Psychology

Man Who Survived Suicide Attempt Off Golden Gate Bridge Shares His Story

“The millisecond my hands left the rail, it was an instant regret.”<p>On September 24, 2000, Kevin Hines walked onto the Golden Gate Bridge with one goal: He was going to kill himself.<p>“I vividly remember writing my suicide note,” he says in a poignant Buzzfeed video, published Thursday as part of the …

Mental Health

California woman investigated for hate crime after attacking Muslim men

A California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation employee is being investigated for a possible a hate crime after an incident involving two …

Apple names the best iOS apps of 2015

Apple on Wednesday announced its choices for the best iOS apps of 2015. Taking top honors was Periscope, an app Eddy Cue, Apple's senior vice …

Hyperloop Technologies Readies for First Test of Futuristic Transportation System

Elon Musk's dream of the Hyperloop -- that's high-speed travel in large pneumatic tubes -- is edging closer to becoming a reality.<p>Musk isn't …

Isolating Genes That Delay Alzheimer's Onset

<b>Scientists have identified a network of nine genes that play a key role in the onset of Alzheimer’s Disease.</b><p>The finding could help scientists develop …

BRCA1 Implicated in Alzheimers Cognitive Decline

<b>Depletion of BRCA1, long known to cause cancer, impairs brain cell function and may contribute to cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s …

Ranking The Best TV Shows Of The Summer, So Far

It may often <i>feel</i> like the summer has been a TV wasteland because most of the attention has been focused on <i>True Detective</i>, which has been met with mixed reviews, to put it kindly. Beyond <i>True Detective</i>, however, there have been a number of excellent series this summer, although most of them have been …

Key takeaways from the GOP's second-stage White House debate

CLEVELAND (AP) — Before the first Republican debate of the 2016 campaign for president, there was the undercard: a match-up of seven GOP candidates …

What Disney Pixar's 'Inside Out' Film Teaches Us About Embracing All Sides Of Our Emotions

Disney Pixar's new "emotion" picture, <i>Inside Out</i> is not only another endearing creative masterpiece, it also teaches us some important lessons on the nature of our emotions.<p>It turns out that our unique tapestry of emotional responses -- whether<p>joy, anger, curiosity, disgust, surprise, sadness, fear, …