Jenna Zimmerman

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Woman discovers father’s brain and heart secretly stored in hospital for 22 years

<b>A woman who told doctors her father did not want to have his organs removed after his death has discovered his heart and brain have been secretly</b> …

Northumbria Police

Job Interviews Are Way Less Helpful Than Everyone Thinks

When it comes to the question of how useful job interviews are for employers seeking to hire new talent, there’s a pretty big divide in opinion …

‘Pranayama Neurons’ And The Rhythm Of Breath

Snapshot<p>The discovery of this sub-group of neurons and the creative study of them along with yogic practices may usher us into exciting new …

Does the death penalty target people who are mentally ill? We checked.

In January, Dylann Roof was sentenced to death for killing nine black churchgoers at a prayer meeting in Charleston, S.C. Since then, some commentators have debated whether Roof should have had the right to fire his attorneys when they wished to introduce evidence of mental illness — and whether, …

Why Laziness May Be Contagious

How hard people work to achieve a goal has a lot to do with their personality. But according to a new study, it also has to do with the personalities …

Biases get in the way of clear and rational thinking. But once teachers can spot them, they’re easy to overcome<p>Our thought processes are not always clear or rational, and one reason for this is cognitive biases. These are thought processes that can alter how you perceive things and get in the way …

Psychology

You Can’t Be Fooled by a Con? Don’t Count On It

Sobering April Fool’s news from research on deception<p>A friend recently discovered a surprise on her credit-card account: nearly $20,000 in cash withdrawals, along with charges for private-jet flights and a trip to Acapulco. This was no April Fool’s joke. A young family friend, to whom she had …

Psychologists Explain The Benefits Of Baking For Other People

It's not just about giving them something sweet.<p>People who bake use any excuse to heat up their ovens. They bake a cake to crown someone’s birthday, labor over cookies to celebrate a holiday, and whip up brownies because everyone loves chocolate. But it turns out that baking is about more than …

These Striking Photos Show How Anxiety Really Feels

This is what we'd call "required viewing."<p>Sometimes a picture really does say it all ― at least when it comes to explaining anxiety to those who don’t understand it.<p>A stunning photo series by photographer Jasmine Kate Blanchard, a 19-year-old student from the U.K., showcases what having an anxiety …

How Science Can Tell Whether You're a Good Person

Imagine picking up the morning newspaper and feeling moral outrage at the latest action taken by the opposing political party. Or turning the page …

Bilingual reduced emotional resonance is fairly well-established, but why does it happen? And does that have a knock-on effect for different communities?<p>My dad had a liberal philosophy of childrearing, but he would always tell us off for swearing. As a result, I grew up feeling very uncomfortable …

Language

When I Say “You” But Really Mean “Me”

“You can’t always get what you want.”<p>“You can’t be too careful around there.”<p>“Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get."<p>…

The riders list for the Rolex CSI5* at the Winter Equestrian Festival

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Statement from FEI President on #notoharmonization

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What Does It Take to Climb Up the Ladder?

What drives success? Cognitive skills are important, but so are harder-to-measure strengths that fall under the heading of what is sometimes called character.<p>Richard V. Reeves, of the Brookings Institution, has been doing research on the persistence of social and economic disadvantage for a long …

These Are the Most Prestigious Diseases

This may sound like an obvious statement, but it’s an important one: Doctors aren’t computers. You can’t input a set of symptoms into a doctor and …

We’re still a long way from from being able to provide timely treatment to everyone who needs it, but we could be on the brink of change thanks to VR<p>Few tech topics are hotter right now than virtual reality (VR). Though it’s been around for decades, VR has at last entered the world of consumer …

Mental Health

Your child is not your confidant

Many well-meaning parents tend to overshare what’s going on in their personal lives with their kids — whether it’s by telling them about their most recent conflict at work or complaining about issues at home with their partner.<p>But according to psychologists, continuously confiding in your child can …

Parenting

Throwback Thursday Video: 1993 NAYRC Footage

Editor's Note: Sometimes we find posts in the archives that are too good not to share again. We originally shared this video back in 2013 in honor of …

Show Jumping Superstars Set to Compete in Longines FEI World Cup Final Omaha 2017

An impressive lineup of the world’s best show jumping riders and horses is set to compete in the 2017 Longines FEI World Cup™ Final in Omaha, NE. A …

Stanford researchers accidentally discover a whole new role for the cerebellum - ExtremeTech

By on March 20, 2017 at 12:00 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The cerebellum, that weird wrinkly …

Researchers review progress of treating glutamate signalling in depression

Major depressive disorder (MDD) impacts 15 million Americans and is the leading cause of disability, yet current treatments possess limited efficacy. …

Neuroscience

Researchers Develop A Blood Test That May Identify Depression And Schizophrenia

Twenty-five years ago, I was giving college lectures about searching for the physiological bases for mental disorders. When discussing the marked shortcomings of pseudoscientific “tests” like the Rorschach ink blot test and the TAT (Thematic Apperception Test), I would often voice the expectation, …

Neuroscience

The dark side of the brain: Too much emotional intelligence is a bad thing

A new study suggests that profound empathy may come at a price<p>Recognizing when a friend or colleague feels sad, angry or surprised is key to getting along with others. But a new study suggests that a knack for eavesdropping on feelings may sometimes come with an extra dose of stress. This and other …