Grigorios Kokkinidis

26 Flips | 2 Magazines | @gkokkinidis | Keep up with Grigorios Kokkinidis on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Grigorios Kokkinidis”

Brain scans highlight a hidden, "higher" state of consciousness

Reaching a higher state of consciousness is a concept you're more likely to hear a spiritualist spout than a scientist, but now neuroscientists at …

Consciousness

Brains Of Gambling Addicts Cannot Recognize Risks Properly, Study Finds

For anyone who has been to a casino, it may be a familiar feeling: you have a bad streak going, you get dealt another bad hand, and the proverbial …

Why do some of us find it easier to forgive? Neuroscience sheds light

Whether we condemn the villain in a movie or feel that somebody has wronged us personally, many of us make moral judgments on a daily basis. From a …

Psychology

Steve Jobs Practiced This 1 Habit That Triggers Creative Ideas, According to Neuroscience

<b>Several new studies and books say this is the best way to spark novel ideas.</b><p>Visitors to Steve Jobs's house in Palo Alto or to Apple's corporate …

Babies need extreme comfort to overcome the damaging effects of stress

<b>(Getty)</b><p>Affection and attention are crucial for infants — they help the brain develop chemicals that protect against stress<p>Daniel Keating<p>April 16, 2017 5:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Born Anxious: The Lifelong Impact of Early Life Adversity and How to Break the Cycle.” by Daniel Keating (St. Martin’s …

Parenting

All you need is love — and funding: 79-year-old Harvard study of human happiness may lose grant money

For close to 80 years, Harvard University researchers have studied the lives of the same group of men. Since 1938, they’ve tracked their development, …

How Media Advertisements Influence Self-Esteem

<b>How Media Advertisements<br>Influence Self-Esteem</b> <b><br>How Self-Esteem Works</b><br>Beliefs and evaluations on the self based on own attributes (Solomon, …

Self-esteem

The news is making us more aggressive, apparently

Violent media is making us more aggressive, according to a new study.<p>Iowa State University found that violent media - from the news to video games - …

Here's why you should let someone else choose your Tinder photo

An unsung skill of the social networking age is the ability to pick a good profile picture, whether for Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter or Tinder. It’s …

Our brain’s map changes for the size of the space

Whereas humans can look at a complex landscape like a mountain vista and almost immediately orient themselves to navigate its multiple regions over …

Neuroscience

Researchers Find That Social Media Can Make You Happier or Miserable

People who enjoy a sincere connection with others online are happier than those fixated on image and marketing.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Social media has its many virtues and vices. Some believe people are becoming less social as a result of social …

Social Media

Modern Diplomacy - Modern Diplomacy

Intelligence10 hours agoIran’s military activity strengthens al Qaeda in Syria South Asia12 hours agoThe US Sacrificing Pakistan<p>Trending<p>Middle East2 …

Middle East

How treating moms for depression boosts kids

Mothers with depression who receive therapy pass the benefits of treatment to their children in a number of ways, say researchers.<p>One mother involved …

Parenting

The Better-Than-Average Effect Says Most People Think They're Better Than Most People

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Psychology

Treating Brain Disorders With Sound

Kristin “Sunny” Berry lived with essential tremor for more than 50 years. The neurological disorder caused her hands and jaw to shake uncontrollably, …

Neuroscience

Common Drug Could Help Treat ALS and SMA

<i>Summary: Researchers have identified a compound that can stabilize a protein implicated in ALS and SMA.</i><p>Source: Harvard.<p><b>Harvard Stem Cell Institute</b> …

Neuroscience

Autism, antidepressant link may not exist

Research showing a link between autism and antidepressant use in expectant mothers may be misleading, according to a study published …

Autism

How You’re Sabotaging Your Life—Based on Your Myers-Briggs Type

Your greatest strength gives way to your greatest weakness<p>Our personalities are responsible for our greatest strengths—but they also give way to our …

Got The Imposter Syndrome? Here Are 3 Strategies For Dealing With It

<i>This piece was cowritten with Isabelle Wechsler, an undergraduate scholar with COLE and will be an analyst with Moelis & Company.</i><p>Has the following ever happened to you?<p>You received praise or an award and wrestled with this:<p>1. A little voice tells you that you are not really qualified.<p>2. When you …

Why Hard Decisions Should Be Easy (But Aren't)

We make dozens of decisions on a daily basis: what to have for breakfast, which task to complete first, which article to read.<p>Most of these decisions are easy.<p>But then there are the hard decisions — the ones we agonize over, the ones that lead to sleepless nights. These decisions are hard for two …

Psychology

An Intricate Cross-Section of the Brain Depicted With Thousands of Layers of Gold Leaf | Colossal

<p>Taking nearly two years to complete, artist and neuroscientist Dr. Greg Dunn, along with his collaborator Dr. Brian Edwards, have mapped the neurons …

National Science Foundation

Which side of your face is the most attractive? Science decides

We are more likely to use the left side of our face in pictures than the right and there's a scientific reason why.<p>A theory called the "left-side …

Psychology

Neural Networks Explained

<i>Summary: A look at the history, and the future, of neural networks and deep learning.</i><p>Source: MIT.<p><b>Ballyhooed artificial-intelligence technique known</b> …

Science Says Parents of Successful Kids Have These 13 Things in Common

How do you measure up?<p>Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while …

Self-improvement

Are Gen Xers, boomers suffering serious psychological distress?

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Serious psychological distress" refers to a mental health problem that is severe enough to require treatment.<p>People in serious psychological distress are three times more likely to be too poor to afford general health care, and 10 times more likely to be too poor to pay for medications, …

Learning to distinguish “fear” from “fear of fear” is key to leading a happy life

There’s one piece of advice that’s always stuck with me: “The only way to not be scared of being punched in the face is being punched in the face.” This is quite true, as I learned after receiving the first (and only) punch in my life. Late one night, I inadvertently bumped into someone outside a …

Framing