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An Interactive Map Of The Brain

Time to play "name that cortex."<p>Can you point out the small squiggle of gray matter that makes up the brain's motor cortex? Or how about the eye fields, which control visual attention and eye movements? No? Take a look at this handy interactive infographic created by Open Colleges, an Australian …

Why Depression Ruins Your Memory

It can impede the brain's ability to encode different, but very similar, memories, a process called pattern separation.<p>Depression has been linked to memory impairment, but being depressed doesn't affect all types of memory uniformly. A new study suggests that people with depression can remember the …

Serotonin deficiency may not cause depression after all

<b>(hikrcn/Shutterstock)</b><p>New research may lead to a more direct and effective treatment than common SSRIs<p>Jeanene Swanson<p>December 13, 2013 1:30pm (UTC)<p>Depression strikes some 35 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization, contributing to lowered quality of life as well as an …

How A Change of Attitude Can Change An Entire Life

<i>“Your greatest limitation comes from within, not from without!”</i> Master Choa Kok Sui<p>There are tons and tons of quotes, proverbs and advices that are …

‘Girls’: Graphic Content, Objectification, and That Scene

This week’s episode of Girls graphically depicted the results of a male character’s climax. Why the scene has outraged some, and why it’s a watershed …

15 Foreign Terms of Endearment English Should Adopt

English is packed with great words, but even the best words can fall short when you’re feeling affectionate. Want something new to call your sweetie? …

15 Terrific Alternatives to “Hello”

First impressions are important, so why be boring when there are so many other ways to greet and say “Hello”?<p>1) “What’s the craic?”<p>How they say …

11 Breeds of Dogs That No Longer Exist

What makes a dog breed go extinct? Some are mated out, completely turned into new types of dogs to fit the fashion or function of the day. Others are …

FYI: Does Thinking Too Hard Wear You Out?

If it does, it's all in your head.<p>The brain makes up about 1⁄50 of our body weight but consumes about one fifth of the oxygen we breathe. It's natural to assume that overtaxing the cerebrum would leave one feeling lethargic, but that's not quite true. The brain uses most of its energy just to …

Angelina Jolie’s “Legacy” Maleficent Trailer Leans Heavily on the Nostalgia

Some modern retellings of fairytale classics take great pains to separate themselves from earlier, familiar versions. Take, for example, 2012’s <i>Snow White and the Huntsman</i> which did everything short of swap the apple for an orange to make you forget about the iconic Disney film that came before it. …

Five Pieces of Sleep Science You Need to Know

Today is World Sleep Day, designed to make us all celebrate sleep and, presumably, try to get a little bit more of it. But even if you can't catch …

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Missing Malaysia Airlines jet: Pilot's last words came after systems shutdown

On Saturday, Malaysia's government confirmed the plane was deliberately diverted and may have flown as far north as Central Asia, or south into the …

First Study Of LSD's Psychotherapeutic Benefits In Four Decades Breaks Research Taboo

Today <i>The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease</i> published results from the first study of LSD’s therapeutic potential in humans to appear in more than four decades. The controlled, double-blind study, which was conducted in Switzerland under the direction of Swiss psychiatrist Peter Gasser, measured …

Could this app allow you to read War and Peace in a day?

A new app called Spritz claims to be able to increase users’ reading speed to as much as 1,000 words a minute. Will it revolutionise how we read?<p>Spritz, a new speed-reading app, claims to allow users to take in up to 1,000 words per minute – more than three times as much as the average adult …

This 15-Year-Old Absolutely Nails What 'Patient Centered' Is - And Isn't

<i>Update the next night: because of the intense response to this post (trending on Forbes to #7, last night), Morgan now has her own Twitter account: @Morgan_Gleason.</i><p>Ever tried to get sleep in a hospital? Ever wonder if anyone even <i>taught</i> them what care <i></i>is? Some hospitals are great, but some sure …

Can Social Media Help Direct Mental Health Aid?

For most people, a selfie's just a selfie. But looked at the right way, tweets and online posts may be very revealing about the way people and communities think and feel.<p>Researchers are beginning to tap hundreds of thousands of tweets emerging from conflict zones to see what the trove of data can …

AUX CORD: 14 Korean Artists You Should Be Obsessing Over

Music<p>Your trusted destination for top music news, music industry information, and concert details.<p>Pop<p>They're practically twins in the accompanying …

Angel Haze: A New Rapper We Love

Not so new. And not just a rapper. She's full of surprises.<p><b>Twenty-two-year-old Angel Haze</b> is a Michigan native who started rapping as a teenager and began putting out her own mixtapes. Her rapid-fire delivery was dazzling as she freestyled over songs by Eminem, Lil Wayne, and others. She connected …

Angel Haze's Revolutionary "Battle Cry" - PAPER

As if you needed another reason why Angel Haze is the most fearless MC in the rap game right now, she just released a new video, "Battle Cry," whose content -- like the song's lyrics -- goes into thematic territory rarely seen in rap videos: childhood sexual abuse, doubting one's faith, self-harm, …

Angel Haze: 'My mum knew I was going to tell everything'

Hailed as rap's most original new voice, Angel Haze's dramatic life may explain why she calls her music a 'volcanic eruption'<p>'On a visit to the British Museum, while sitting on the steps of an interior staircase, the rapper Angel Haze makes a startling revelation. She tells me how her father died. …

Why Angel Haze Is the Brave New Face of Rap. - PAPER

On December 18, hip-hop artist Angel Haze tweeted, "So sorry to Island/Republic Records, but fuck you." And with that, the 22-year-old proceeded to make the nightmare of any record company come true: Frustrated by the seven month delay of her much-anticipated debut album, <i>Dirty Gold</i>, Haze uploaded …

Angel Haze and Bastille Collaborate on “Weapon”

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f5WV8qIi4AU]<p>If Bastille and Angel Haze have any downtime on their current tour, they’re not letting it show. …

Angel Haze Talks About The Epidemic of Youth Depression

"I feel like I would probably be advised not to write about this on the internet..."<p><i>Angel Haze has got a new column with Noisey. This time, she discusses the epidemic of youth depression.</i><p>A few months ago, I was going through some very crazy shit. I feel like I would probably be advised not to write …

Domestic violence: Hard for women in a small town but a growing number are making a bid to escape the abuse

''They alway say there's a reason why you can't go. I got the same thing,'' Tamara* said. ''If you want to stay because you love him, that's …

Malaysia Airlines MH370: Pilot's home searched as investigators look for motive in plane disappearance

Police are combing through the personal, political and religious backgrounds of pilots and crew of a missing Malaysian Airlines jetliner, trying to …

US doctor claims ADHD does not exist

''He's saying, 'My personal experience outweighs all the scientific evidence available to people, my information is going to be more persuasive …

Pacific castaway Jose Salvador Alvarenga holds tearful meeting with dead shipmate's family

The Salvadoran castaway who says he survived more than a year at sea has held a tearful meeting with the family of his shipmate who did not make it …

An iWatch For Epileptics, With A Brilliant UI

Dialog is a wearable concept designed to help patients track and manage their seizures. Even Jony Ive would approve.<p>So far, the future of wearables has been framed mostly in the context of fitness, but what will it mean for those afflicted with lifelong medical issues? Dialog, a new concept by …

Teenage pregnancies won't be stopped by shaming young mothers

More than anything, girls at risk of becoming pregnant need education, contraception - and love<p>Teenage pregnancy. The term still sends terror shooting through my veins, even now, seven years clear of my teens. It hung over me like a sceptre, whispering: "Whatever you do, don't get yourself …