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Late-Night Snacking Is A Widespread Habit That May Damage Memory - PsyBlog

Learning and memory could be damaged by this common habit.<p>Habitual late-night snacking could damage a type of memory and learning, a new study …

Micro-Rejections Impact Children's Self Esteem

<i>I am a 17-year-old boy. My parents are always criticizing me and telling me what I'm doing wrong in life. I don't get as good grades as my brother, but things come easier to him. I can't talk about any of this with my parents. They just tell me I have a bad attitude. I don't remember when I felt</i> …

The Perfect Mindfulness Practice For Every Astrological Sign

Many people in the wellness community love to meditate and tout the practice frequently. However, it can certainly seem like a hard sell for people …

Meditation

We must eat more roadkill. Yes, even you vegetarians

Factory-farmed meat may well be immoral. But even vegetarians should be open to eating animals killed by vehicles<p>The most popular and convincing arguments for the claim that vegetarianism is morally obligatory focus on the extensive, unnecessary harm done to <i>animals</i> and to the <i>environment</i> by raising …

21 Weird Things Almost All Guys Do But Don't Realize. As Told By Women.

<b>21 women recently answered the question, "What are some weird things that almost every guy does but doesn't realize." The results are hilarious.</b><p>1. …

3 Simple Stretches That Build Serious Muscle

Which of these doesn’t doesn’t belong: big arms; wide back; good flexibility; thick legs; big, round delts? If your answer is flexibility, you’re …

Exercise

How to get rid of love handles

No man wants lower back fat. Accumulating adipose tissue around your base is about as physiologically welcome as a double chin or a pair of man …

Training the brain to push the body beyond its limits

<b>London (CNN) —</b> "You fear things because some part of you knows you can do them, and may therefore attempt them" -- Dan Edwardes<p>As the founder and director of Parkour Generations, Dan Edwardes rarely stops attempting things that would scare most people.<p>Parkour, the "martial art of movement," …

The Brain

Why the new, proposed U.S. dietary guidelines are provoking controversy and ire

On Wednesday, a congressional hearing will take up the new, proposed U.S. Dietary Guidelines, a process that has <i>always</i> been political, but perhaps …

A Scientist Becomes a Photographer to Help Save Our Oceans

Doctor Enric Sala was working as a marine biologist when one day it dawned on him that he was “writing the obituary of the ocean.” He realized that his research alone wasn’t going to save the ecosystems he was so passionate about. So to the title of scientist he added a slew of new roles, including …

Wetsuits

Try It Now

20 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Truly Be Yourself

How often have you heard someone telling you to “just be yourself”? In reality, being ourself in a world that is constantly trying to make us …

Motivation

Why The Smartest Person Isn’t The Most Likely To Get The Job

Showing off how smart you are on your résumé could have a negative effect on recruiters. Attitude trumps IQ when it comes to success.<p><i>Genius</i>. The word has an undeniable cachet and implies capability beyond the ordinary. The pursuit of genius or at least being the smartest person in the room …

How To Eliminate 90% Of Your Regret And Anxiety By Thinking Like A Roman Emperor

Do you know what Steve Jobs, John D. Rockefeller, Amelia Earhart, and Ulysses S. Grant have in common?<p>They each possessed the talent of turning …

11 actions you can take today to start getting rich, according to a self-made millionaire

The good news is that success is a learnable skill, and anyone can start thinking, acting, and making choices like the super wealthy.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made millionaire identifies specific "millionaire mind actions" that could help you …

Easy Chest Workout Chart to Build Big Chest Muscles

Chest muscles affect movement of the arms and assist with shoulder function and stabilization. They let you swing a bat or racket, push carriages up …

Workouts

Intersex Surgeries Are A Human Rights Violation, Says U.N. Group

But some doctors and bioethicists argue that calling intersex surgeries "torture" could end up doing more harm than good for kids born with ambiguous genitalia.<p>This week the United Nations convened its first meeting to address the issue of human rights violations against people with ambiguous …

LGBTQI

Dessert Bar Recipes That Are Way Better Than Brownies

All kinds of yum.<p>Don't be mistaken, we're not saying we don't absolutely love brownies. (You should know that we do.) But dessert bars have a special place in our hearts. First, there are so many variations you can make: cookie bars, fruit bars, perfectly decadent bars loaded with lots and lots of …

Dessert

5 Important New Insights About Why We Get Angry

At the edge of Seoul, South Korea stands an amazing UNESCO World Heritage Site —the Hwaseong Fortress. I went there as an escape from the city's …

Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

Every month, we ask some of our favorite public-radio hosts to share their favorite new songs. For August, CBC Music's Grant Lawrence — a self-professed "fan of guitars" — picks a chiming, catchy tune by the emerging Canadian rock band Fast Romantics.<p>Also in the mix: the latest from veteran …

Radio Industry

8 Ways To Get Smarter Every Week

We’ve all heard the same statistic: 1 out of every 4 Americans don’t read any books during the course of an average year. It seems that, for many …

High School

Here Are 22 Diagrams For Anyone Who's Obsessed With Dessert

To dessert or not to dessert... Is there any question?

Do These 5 Moves to Lose Those Saddlebags

Exercise 1 Single-Leg Hip Raise<p>Begin on the floor, on your back, with your right knee bent and left leg resting straight on the floor. Keeping your left leg straight, raise it up to a 45-degree angle so that it is in line with your right thigh. Allow your arms to relax on the floor out from your …

11 incredible psychological tricks to get people to do what you want

Psychological research suggests there are plenty of ways to get people to do what you want — without them even realizing you've persuaded them.<p>We've rounded up 11 science-backed strategies for getting people to like you, to buy stuff, and to give you what you're after.<p>All of them will leave you …

10 Mind-Blowing TED Talks On How To Be Confident, Gorgeous- And A Better Person

Be careful: these 10 TED talks contain powerful insights about happiness, confidence, and improving humanity- they might just change your life!

TED Talks

High Five. Give $5. Help save big cats!

Your Support Will Help Save Big Cats<p>Big cats in the wild are disappearing at an alarming rate. In fact, within our lifetime, lions in the wild could …

Wildlife

20 cognitive biases that screw up your decisions

And you might think you approach all those decisions rationally.<p>Yet research suggests there are a huge number of cognitive stumbling blocks that can affect our behavior, preventing us from acting in our own best interests.<p>Here, we've rounded up some of the most commonly cited biases that screw up …