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Street Photography

Why attitude is more important than IQ

When it comes to success, it's easy to think that people blessed with brains will inevitably leave the rest of us in the dust. But new research from Stanford University will change your mind (and your attitude).<p>Psychologist Carol Dweck has spent her entire career studying attitude and performance, …

Self-improvement

This Is What It Feels Like to Treat Depression with Magic Mushrooms

We spoke to a woman who's been trialling a psilocybin micro-dose treatment for a month, and the doctor who devised the method.<p>When Sue* greets me, she's all sparkly eyes and smiles. Beaming, she shakes my hand firmly and, as she sits, talks animatedly about her dash from the office to our meeting. …

Magic Mushrooms

Hollywood DSM: Industry Shrinks Reveal What's Wrong With Actors, Producers, Agents and More

Every job in town, from studio exec to screenwriter, actor to agent, has a dominant dysfunction — and diagnosis. For THR's annual Doctor's Issue …

Channeling Neuroscience & Movement: 3 ways to Access your Intuition.

As I slipped deeper and deeper into my body’s intuitive intelligence, I experienced existence in a dimension of consciousness devoid of time and self.<p>…

Why We Act Irrationally: A Harvard Psychologist Reveals the One Word That Drives Our Senseless Habits

It was 1977 and, although nobody knew it at the time, psychologist Ellen Langer and her research team at Harvard University were about to conduct a …

You would’ve hated your heroes: Why history’s great people seem so morally deficient

Winston Churchill was racist. Albert Einstein was a chauvinist. And that’s not even the half of it!<p>In Woody Allen’s "Midnight in Paris," the film's protagonist finds himself transported back in time to the Paris of the 1920s, where he rubs shoulders with the likes of Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott …

The Grapes of Wrath: 10 surprising facts about John Steinbeck's novel

<b>John Steinbeck, who was born on February 27, 1902, was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1962. His 1939 book The Grapes of Wrath, published 75 years ago on April 14, has sold more than 14 million copies in the past 75 years. Here are 10 things about the novel that may surprise you.</b><p>The book …

Literature

Depression: Psychology Lessons from Harry Potter

“Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it”<br>Albus Dumbledore, <i>Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire</i><p><i>The following was</i> …

Never tried BDSM? Go on, it’s good for you

Fifty Shades of Grey is opening people’s eyes to the joys of BDSM. And it isn’t just a bit of bedroom fun – it has serious benefits for you and your partner<p>Late last year, Christian Joyal and his colleagues published a paper in the Journal of Sexual Medicine titled, What Exactly is an Unusual …

15 Great Existential Movies That Are Worth Your Time

8. The Mother and the Whore (Jean Eustache, 1973)<p>Over the course of the narrative of the film The Mother and the Whore there are some suicidal …

Scientific knowledge is as much about culture as education

One in four Americans doesn’t know that the Earth revolves around the Sun, but this says much more about culture than it does about education<p>A recent US National Science Foundation Study of more than 2,200 randomly sampled American adults suggests that a quarter of Americans do not know that the …

Gay couple threaten to sue UK government over same-sex marriage

Michael and Paul Atwal-Brice found they could not marry unless they first formally dissolved their civil partnership<p>A gay couple from Barnsley are threatening legal action against the government after discovering they will not be able to marry on 29 March, when the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act …

Rubbish music: why we judge others for their musical tastes

It's common to judge someone based on the music they like, despite musical preference being largely subjective. But why do musical tastes differ so, and why do we feel the need to criticise those with tastes that don't match our own?<p>While working in music retail, I hitched my sanity to a sense of …

'Placebo Sleep' Can Improve Cognitive Skills

If you tell people they slept better than they did, they are likely to perform better on math and word association tests.<p>If you can't get <i>real</i> sleep, perhaps you can make up for it with <i>placebo</i> sleep. Or such is the suggestion of a new study that found that people did better on cognitive tests after …

These two might look like your typical, mischievous 7-year-olds, but they know more about friendship than most adults. Watch how they coped when one of the boys was diagnosed with leukaemia: http://fw.to/SJ0cvnG

Men – if you're not a feminist, it's fine, just move on

Feminism doesn't need allies who caveat any support by saying how difficult life is for men. Take these handy tests to work out where you stand<p>Anecdote 1: Last year, I gave a talk at the Women of the World festival about body hair and sexism. A male feminist friend watched it, and texted me to say …

Scientists find secret to writing a best-selling novel

Computer scientists have developed an algorithm which can predict with 84 per cent accuracy whether a book will be a commercial success - and the secret is to avoid cliches and excessive use of verbs<p>Scientists have developed an algorithm which can analyse a book and predict with 84 per cent …

Matched

Australian Science Agency Apologises To Little Girl For Not Researching Dragons

The Australian national science agency has apologised to a 7-year-old girl for not doing enough research into the existence of dragons.<p>The girl, …

The changing face of psychology

After 50 years of stagnation in research practices, psychology is leading reforms that will benefit all life sciences<p>In 1959, an American researcher named Ted Sterling reported something disturbing. Of 294 articles published across four major psychology journals, 286 had reported positive results – …

Homemade Porn Accidentally Uploaded From Stolen Smartphone By New York Couple

A woman in Brooklyn has called for cops to investigate after a mystery couple took selfies during sex using her stolen phone.<p>Victoria Brodsky had her …

The high cost of being a legal immigrant in the US: $465

For some undocumented immigrants, applying for temporary relief and work permits comes at too high a price<p>A year and a half ago, President Barack Obama announced a band-aid for the immigration system, providing two-year work permits for undocumented immigrants who were brought to the US as children …

Whales, Dolphins Are Collateral Damage In Our Taste For Seafood

Hundreds of thousands of marine mammals are injured or killed every year by fishermen around the world. And because most seafood in the U.S. is imported, that means our fish isn't as dolphin-friendly as you might expect.<p>Under pressure from conservation groups, federal regulators are preparing to …

Video: How sugar affects the brain

When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and your brain all take notice. What happens when you overload?<p>Check out this …

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