Liccy Hernandez

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These 16 Psychological Tricks Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Psychology

If You Don't Believe in Setting Goals, It's Because You Don't Know How to Do It | Inc.com

I have a secret to tell you.<p>You can achieve practically any of your wildest dreams.<p>It really doesn't matter how big.<p>Suspicious?<p>Doubtful?<p>By the end of this blog post, you won't be. I'm going to break down exactly how this works on both psychological and spiritual levels.<p>You Need To Decide What You …

Self-improvement

8 Ways to Stop Worrying About What Other People Think

To feel accepted is a nearly universal human desire. After all, we evolved to survive better in groups, where fitting in and having the trust and …

Rich or poor? Your face might give it away

Throughout the late 1960s and 1970s, the English artist David Hockney painted a series of "double portraits," two subjects depicted side by side -- of the fashion designer Ossie Clark with the textile designer Celia Birtwell; of the author Christopher Isherwood with the artist Don Bachardy; and one …

Psychology

Should we be treating suicide differently?

Robin Williams’ recent death has triggered many discussions about suicide. But as David Robson discovers, scientists are finding new ways to identify those at risk – potentially opening the way for better targeted treatments.<p>It is so easy to read meaning into the smallest things after a tragedy. In …

Robin Williams

How to speak the language of thought

We are now beginning to crack the brain’s code, which allows us to answer such bizarre questions as “what is the speed of thought?”<p>When he was asked, as a joke, to explain how the mind works in five words, cognitive scientist Steven Pinker didn't hesitate. "Brain cells fire in patterns", he …

The Brain

Could your birthday predict your fate?

Your month of birth could influence your lifespan, mental health and even your eyesight. David Robson explains how.<p>With my birthday in the first week of October, my horoscope tells me that I should be fair-minded and balanced; courageous but indecisive. It may even describe my physical …

Psychology

Is fast food making us depressed?

Do burgers, sugary snacks and other unhealthy foods exacerbate the effects of mental illness? David Robson investigates the evidence, and discovers a surprising new idea to help treat depression.<p>The people entering Felice Jacka’s offices over the next few months will be in the throes of depression. …

Mental Health

This Pen 3-D Prints Live Cells On A Damaged Bone

Everyone from McDonald’s to Apple is jumping on the 3-D printing bandwagon. But it’s only when you see live cells being printed right onto a damaged bone that you finally start to grasp what this technology is capable of.<p>A new “bio pen” will allow surgeons to “draw” layers of cells on damaged bones …

13 Money Mistakes To Stop Making By Year's End

One of the hardest parts about staying on top of your money is that life gets in the way — work, family, errands, chores, and what’s that other thing? Oh, right — having fun.<p>For that reason, as we head into the final stretch of the year, you may remember a few financial tasks you had meant to do …