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"Chatting" with Watson Sparks More Creativity in Humans

<b>Georgia Institute of Technology researchers are exploring and pushing the boundaries of artificial intelligence (AI) by partnering with one of AI’s</b> …

7 Cognitive Biases That Are Holding You Back | Inc.com

The brain is surprisingly resource intensive, making up about 2 percent of your body weight, but consuming 20 percent of your calories. Because of this, the human brain has evolved with numerous mechanisms in place to reduce energy consumption wherever possible.<p>Thanks to two of those mechanisms, …

Critical Thinking

Kevlar for the Mind: Anxiety medications can be effective

<b>Q. My therapist referred me to another doctor for medication to treat my anxiety. I've done an Internet search on anxiety medications and there seems</b> …

Depression

Mechanism that Controls When We Sleep and When We Wake Discovered

<b>Simple 2-cycle mechanism turns key brain neurons on or off during 24-hour day.</b><p>Fifteen years ago, an odd mutant fruit fly caught the attention and …

Neuroscience

Learning New Information is Easier When it is Composed of Familiar Elements

<b>Carnegie Mellon psychologists uncover critical relationship between working memory and strength of information ‘chunks’.</b><p>People have more difficulty …

Researchers Visualize Critical Part of Basal Ganglia Pathways

<b>Breakthrough could help see pathways that degenerate with Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease.</b><p>Certain diseases, like Parkinson’s and Huntington’s …

Do You Have a Vitamin B-12 Deficiency?

While our bodies are strong and can withstand a lot of abuse, they are also fragile in many ways. If you are deficient in one nutrient or vitamin, …

Your Brain on Sleep: The Five Stages of Your Sleep Cycle [Infographic]

Have you ever wondered what happens in our brains and bodies while we are sleeping? Want to know how much sleep you really need in order to be productive and alert?<p>Sleeping helps us to create and consolidate memories, maintain a healthy immune system, and stay energetic when we're awake.<p>My company …

Workout Secrets To Get Your Best. Sleep. Ever.

Illustrated By Ammiel Mendoza.<p>No matter the frequency or type of sweat session, we feel better when we workout. And, while it’s been touted that …

A Better Reason to Be Fit

<b>"Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity." -- John F. Kennedy</b><p>Here's a question for you: Why do you exercise? Why do you try to stay in shape?<p>(And if you don't exercise and hate everything about …

How to beat anxiety without medication

A few years ago, my father was diagnosed with a fairly common form of prostate cancer. As a result, he needed surgery to get it out of his body before it spread anywhere.<p>When he got out of surgery, we were informed by the doctors that they could not remove the breathing tube at the moment. He’s a …

Mental Health

What's Wrong with Antianxiety Drugs?

In the 1960s, major pharmaceutical companies began a concerted effort to find new and better treatments for problems related to fear and anxiety. …

Five (5) facts about benzodiazepine withdrawal (you need to know)

Benzodiazepine withdrawal can be debilitating. The limbic system in the brain kicks into overdrive. Symptoms such as extreme fatigue, depression, and …

Understanding the Human Eye and How To Retouch it Naturally

I can assure you that this isn't another boring tutorial on how not to overdo eyes with Photoshop. Searching for the perfect method has come to an …

Tutorials

Science says your “gut feeling” isn’t a metaphor

The brain’s powers are a little overrated. To keep your body going, you don’t need a functioning brain, but you do need something to provide energy. Enter the gut.<p>We may not give it much thought—because, literally, it happens without conscious thought—but the process of extracting energy from food …

Medical Research

How To Worry Less And Sleep Better

<i>By Maya Borgueta, Psy.D and Senior Coach at Lantern</i><p>For anyone who has ever spent a long night wide awake with worry, it may come as no surprise that anxiety and long nights of sleeplessness often make familiar-and unfortunate-bedfellows. The anxious thoughts that keep you up at night can run the …

Articles about tiny hollywood home mad mens vincent kartheiser on Dwell.com - Dwell

Mad Men’s Vincent Kartheiser has all he needs in his compact, 580-square-foot Hollywood abode.<p>Beautiful things can come in small packages.<p>To avoid major reconstruction, JAC Interiors employed bright colors and eclectic textures to create a fresh, vibrant atmosphere...<p>A new exhibition at the Museum …

Mad Men

Think You Can Live Without a Brain? This Man Pretty Much Did (and He Didn't Even Notice)

(Newser) – As it turns out maybe the Scarecrow didn't need that brain after all. Real Clear Science revisits a bizarre case from 2007 in which a …

How to Use Lightroom's Radial Filter to Enhance Your Subject

When post processing images in Lightroom, the Basic Panel is a powerful tool in enhancing the total image. Just above the Basic Panel are three easy …

Tutorials

What to Do With Your Mind During Meditation

<i>By Lodro Rinzler</i><p>I have been teaching peaceful-abiding meditation for 14 years now, and over that time I have realized that there are many misconceptions about what to do with your mind during meditation. If you have ever sat down in a cross-legged posture, began focusing on your breath, and …

How to Properly Clean Your Lenses, Filters, Mirror and Sensor

If you're like me, the thought of touching, let alone fully cleaning your precious glass or even worse, your sensor, strikes fear into your heart. …

Nobody Leads a Charmed Life. Get Over It.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the biggest problems up-and-comers face these days is that it’s all too easy to get caught in the trap of “Why isn’t my [career, business, life … fill in the blank] going as well as that guy’s?” After all, thinking you’re getting …

13 Ways You May Be Accidentally Making Yourself Unhappy

Mental health experts weigh in on the things that aren't as good for you as you think.<p>If you haven't been feeling so hot, these little seemingly normal things might be a problem. To help, BuzzFeed Life talked to a few mental health experts about the most common behaviors that might not be as …

Online

Ask JJ: Sleep Supplements

<b>Dear JJ: Many nights I struggle to fall asleep. I've seen a wide variety of over-the-counter natural sleep aids. Can you tell me which ones are most effective?</b><p>I've written about seven fat-regulating hormones that can become out of whack with sleep loss. One study found even a partial night of sleep …

How To Get High-Quality, Uninterrupted Sleep Every Night

You've seen the infographic that shows the vast, devastating havoc too little sleep creates in your body. Perhaps you've also seen studies that show …

Immune System

Articles about 8 companies are revolutionizing kit homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers.<p>In the past, talk of a kit-built house would sometimes conjure images of a tumble-down, rustic timber cabin.<p>Inspired by Nordic nature, Honka offers prefabs and custom-built log home kits at an …

Prefab Homes

Sustain Design Studio Packs Serious Functionality into 480 Square Foot Solo 40

1/10<p>Solo-40-Altius-RSA<p>Sustain Design Studio recently unveiled their latest prefab model, the Solo 40, a smart and efficient modular home that packs a …

Prefab Homes