Emily Taylor

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A Way To Heal The Body Using Electricity

Cincinnati scientists may have found a way to use electricity to help our bodies quickly heal from injury and wounds.<p>Their experiment works on the …

Particles

6 Life-Changing Decisions Successful and Happy People Make

A true dedication to success and happiness takes much more than just hard work and a cheerful demeanor. Here's what you need to do.<p>While luck certainly plays a part, success is usually the result of making a number of smart choices.<p>And so is happiness.<p>Here's a guest post from Ryan Robinson, an …

Entrepreneurship

Moments of Happiness

There are countless moments of happiness scattered through our lives. In fact there are countless moments of happiness scattered though each and every day. The laughter of a child, the touch of a loved one, the beauty of a sunrise, the smell of fresh rain, a smile from a stranger. These moments ask …

The Most Paralyzing Blocks That Successful People Have Overcome To Be Happy In Their Work

This week, I had a career consultation with a client that hit me right between the eyes. While I’ve delivered hundreds of laser-focused consulting sessions in the past, in this one, it was clear in literally 10 minutes why this individual had struggled for 20 years in her work as an attorney, and …

Scientists say these 25 habits can help you feel happier and healthier

Each of the little things we do to boost our mood — from reading an adventure story to keeping a gratitude journal or even gazing up at the stars on a clear night — can add up to greater overall satisfaction.<p>But happiness doesn't come easy. We have to work at it.<p>Here are some of the things that …

Happiness

9 easy, scientifically-proven ways to be happier

After all, if it's been poked and prodded at by scientists, the findings definitely sound like they have more validity.<p>It's up to you to figure out what works for you, but these strategies are worth trying.<p>Here are some things that will increase your life satisfaction, according to studies:<p>Unhappy …

Why Staying Connected Constantly Is Your Enemy in the Long Run

If you don't disconnect yourself from your job ever, it's only going to harm your work performance in the end.<p>In our age of e-mail, Google docs, and smart phones, it's easier than ever to stay connected with your work no matter where you are. I’ve written a lot recently about how the rise of …

Google Docs

8 Things That Make You Happier: Backed by Research

Wouldn’t you love a real list of things that make you happier? Here’s what scientific research says will work:<p><b>1) Thank Someone</b><p>First thing in the …

Happiness

13 Incredibly Smart Tips To Be Happier From Mental Health Experts

Genius tips from people whose job it is to make you feel better.

Depressed? Your cellphone might be able to diagnose you

We take them to bed. We dine with them at our sides. We turn to them when we're bored, lonely, needy or procrastinating. It should come as no surprise that our smartphones -- those faithful companions we tote through life -- could detect whether depression has settled in for a stay.<p>New research …

Sound Waves Could Speed Up Wound Healing

Sounds good to us<p>Application of ultrasound has been shown to speed broken bone regeneration by one third, and even restore memory to mice with Alzheimer’s. Now researchers have found that ultrasound can accelerate healing time of skin wounds too.<p>The elderly and those with diabetes can often develop …

Rudeness at work spreads like a virus

Dealing with rude behavior at work makes people more likely to perceive rudeness in later interactions, a new study shows. And that perception makes …

The Workplace

Can’t tell a smile from a scowl? Get more sleep

If you have trouble distinguishing friend from foe, you might not be getting enough sleep.<p>A new study shows that sleep deprivation dulls our ability …

UC Berkeley

Screaming For Science: The Secrets Of Crying Babies And Car Alarms

It's almost impossible to ignore a screaming baby. (Click here if you doubt that.) And now scientists think they know why.<p>"Screams occupy their own little patch of the soundscape that doesn't seem to be used for other things," says David Poeppel, a professor of psychology and neuroscience at New …

Ovarian hormones may fuel binge eating risk

A complex relationship among genes, hormones, and social factors can lead to eating disorders in women. New research shows that during the menstrual …

Mental Health

Here’s Why Screams Raise Your Mental Alarm

It’s because the sound oscillates in a unique way<p>Screams can jar you from a deep sleep, instantly making you feel panicked even if you were in the deepest state of relaxation. Now researchers from New York University understand why screams affect us the way they do: the frequency of the sound …

The Brain

Aiyeeeee! Human screams jolt brain's fear-response center

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If you feel like a human scream jolts the deep recesses of your brain, there’s a good reason for it. That is precisely what is happening, scientists say.<p>Young girls scream as they spin around on a ride at the annual San Diego County Fair in Del Mar, California in this June …

Natural Gas

Why screams are scary (hint: It's not because they're loud)

You know it when you hear it -- the blood-curdling peal, the hair-raising shriek -- but for years scientists have not fully understood what makes a scream a scream, says one team of researchers who believe they have figured out the secret ingredient.<p>"Everyone screams and everybody has an intuition …

Science of screaming: acoustics that trigger our fear centre identified

Study on human screaming at New York University reveals how rapid rate of wide unperceived volume changes or ‘roughness’ elicits emotional response<p>Human screams have a unique acoustic property that triggers the brain’s fear centre more effectively than almost any other sound, scientists have …

New York University