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What Teenagers Are Learning From Online Porn

Drew was 8 years old when he was flipping through TV channels at home and landed on “Girls Gone Wild.” A few years later, he came across HBO’s late-night soft-core pornography. Then in ninth grade, he found online porn sites on his phone. The videos were good for getting off, he said, but also …

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Neuroscientists have identified how exactly a deep breath changes your mind

Breathing is traditionally thought of as an automatic process driven by the brainstem—the part of the brain controlling such life-sustaining functions as heartbeat and sleeping patterns. But new and unique research, involving recordings made directly from within the brains of humans undergoing …

The Brain

101 Quotes by Lao Tzu That Will Open Your Mind to New Dimensions

Lao Tzu was an ancient philosopher and writer who founded the philosophical framework for Taoism, which has had a huge influence on Chinese …

7 Mindfulness Techniques That Literally Rewire Your Brain to Let Go of Anxiety and Worry

Anxiety is a big problem for many people in America. According to recent statistics, more than 3.3 million people in the US suffer from an anxiety …

Mindfulness

Diabetes could be a warning sign of cancer, new study suggests

Diabetes could be a warning sign of cancer, a new study suggests.<p>The research found 50 per cent of patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer had been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes the previous year.<p>The study of nearly 1 million patients in Italy and Belgium was led by the International Prevention …

Diabetes

How the brain stores memories

Every week there is a new dementia study, raising hopes that we can find a way to halt memory loss. Interestingly, in any form of dementia our memories don’t vanish immediately but fade gradually – our memory systems have a property known as ‘graceful degradation’.<p>A neuroscientist explains: how the …

The Brain

Scientists Have Confirmed a Brand New Phase of Matter: Time Crystals

Constant motion without energy.<p>For months now, there's been speculation that researchers might have finally created time crystals - strange crystals …

This Simply Daily Habit Will Raise Your IQ By 23 Percent, According to Neuroscience

In less than the time it takes you to have breakfast, you could be raising your intelligence. Sound too good to be true? You might want to read …

This coffee-avocado smoothie recipe might be the best thing to happen to your mornings

The mornings that allow for sitting and savoring a hot cup of coffee <i>and</i> a plate of avocado toast are to be treasured. But the reality is that the …

Breakfast

Here's what a credit or ATM card skimmer looks like — and the one trick to use to protect yourself

Did you know that your credit card information and — worse! — your debit card account details can be accidentally compromised by your own hand?<p>The …

This AI can spot skin cancer as accurately as a doctor

In what could be a significant breakthrough in the treatment of skin cancer, artificial intelligence has been trained to spot the telltale signs of …

2 babies with leukemia are in remission more than a year after getting treated with gene-edited cells

Layla Richards became the first person in the world to get the "off-the-shelf" cell therapy developed by French biotech firm Cellectis at Britain's Great Ormond Street Hospital in 2015. A second girl was treated soon afterwards.<p>Now the team involved in both cases have published details of their …

How Stress Affects Your Sex Life — And What To Do About It

<i>For</i> SELF, by Korin Miller.<p>It has more of an impact than you might think.<p>You’re no doubt well aware of the fact that stress isn’t good for you. Unfortunately, stress doesn’t just impact your mindset — it can impact you physically as well. “Stress can wreak havoc on a person’s body,” women’s health …

Orgasmic Meditation Can Break Your Sex Rut

If you've been hearing a lot about orgasmic meditation lately, you're not alone: In recent years, the technique has gone from something of a taboo to a pretty commonly used (and talked about) form of alternative meditation. But what is it, and what (if anything) can it do for you?<p>Orgasmic …

Brain activity is too complicated for humans to decipher. Machines can decode it for us.

Why we need artificial intelligence to study our natural intelligence.<p>Over the past several years, Jack Gallant’s neuroscience lab has produced a string of papers that sound absurd.<p>In 2011, the lab showed it was possible to recreate movie clips just from observing the brain activity of people …

Return of the White Death: TB could make our progressive, innovation-driven world unsustainable

The emergence of antibiotic resistant TB can kick off a public health emergency that we are not equipped to handle.<p>We live in a world where …

Public Health

Dutch scientists' artificial leaf can create medicine anywhere

Wouldn't it be great to have the ability to concoct medicine anywhere the sun shines, even if it's on another planet? A team of Dutch scientists from Eindhoven University of Technology have developed an artificial leaf-like device that could make that happen. The researchers, inspired by plants …

Brain, Mind, Body And The Disease Of Addiction

The standard definition of drug or alcohol addiction is that it's a chronic, incurable disease of the brain.<p>In a comprehensive report on the topic, published last month, the surgeon general gives this familiar definition a more positive spin. He eschews the "cure" word and focuses instead on the …

Chronic Disease

Guitar Essentials: Three Pentatonic Exercises Every Guitarist Should Know

0<p>SHARES<p><b>PHOTO: Gabriel Pollard | Flickr Creative Commons (cropped)</b><p>Pentatonics are the basis for most of every guitarist’s lead work, whether you play …

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High-dose vitamin C injections Shown to Annihilate Cancer

<b>Groundbreaking new research on the cancer-fighting potential of vitamin C has made the pages of the peer-reviewed journal Science Translational</b> …

How To Control Your Thoughts, Rebuild Your Brain, and Become a Zen Master - Law of Attraction Blogs - A Spiritual Community

This is the final installation of a three part series on identifying and eliminating limiting beliefs and ultimately becoming a master of your …

A Neuroscientist Explains What Happens To Your Brain When You Meditate

Meditation is becoming very popular lately. Perhaps it’s the anecdotal evidence friends are sharing with each other or the fact that more and more …

Power of psychedelic drugs to lift mental distress shown in trials

When Aldous Huxley was dying in 1963, he asked his wife to inject him with LSD, and he passed away, she wrote afterwards, without any of the pain and distress that cancer can cause in the final hours.<p>“All five people in the room said that this was the most serene, the most beautiful death,” Laura …

Depression

Build Lean Muscle with Intermittent Fasting, Carb and Calorie Cycling

<b>So, you want to get leaner and build some muscle?</b> This is the ultimate goal. Surprisingly, it is easier to reach the ultimate goal than you think. …

Recent Quantum Mechanics Research Says Time Travel Is Actually Possible

A team of scientists and researchers from various institutions made a controversial claim that shakes all conventional knowledge of space and time. …

Quantum Mechanics

How to Get “High” Without Drugs

<b>Binaural Beats</b> are the products of two different sounds in harmony; they produce sounds that are only heard by the brain. The effect of this can be …

Signs of wasting your time in a relationship

Post Views: 4,178<p>Are you happy in your relationship? Are you just staying out of comfort? Here are 20 signs you’re wasting your time in a one-sided …

Relationships