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Memory Tip: Show Your Brain What's Important

For example, if you're trying to remember what you read, highlighting doesn't help.<p>On the other hand, flash cards do.<p>The difference lies in what psychologists call <b>desirable difficulty</b>.<p>Essentially, when learning <i>feels</i> difficult, learning is actually happening.<p>It's like when you lift a weight that's …

The Brain

Psychology: Why does guilt increase pleasure?

Feelings of guilt can make our temptations feel even more seductive. So could we be healthier and happier if we just embraced a little bit of vice, asks David Robson.<p>This year, my New Year’s Resolutions are going to take a somewhat different form to those of previous Januaries. I’m forgoing my …

Psychology

3D printing points way to smarter cancer treatment

LONDON (Reuters) - British scientists have developed a new use for 3D printing, putting it to work to create personalized replica models of cancerous parts of the body to allow doctors to target tumors more precisely.<p>The initiative is the latest example of medicine harnessing the rapidly emerging …

The Real Connection Between Ambition And Mental Health

We're a culture that tends to define success in terms of money and power. But finding other ways to measure self-worth isn’t just intrinsically worthwhile -- it could help prevent a troubling mental health diagnosis.<p>How one views social status, including financial status, can predict mental health …

Can identifying mental illness stop terrorism? Researchers link psychological problems to 'lone wolf' attacks

• <b>New studies challenge thinking that mental illness plays only a minor role</b>• <b><br>Dozens of attacks analysed including soldier shot by Canada parliament</b> <b></b>• <b><br>Found</b> …

Neuroscientist Susan Greenfield warns young brains being re-wired by digital technology

The use of digital technologies is reshaping human brains and the impact on young people must be considered by their parents and educators, a …

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot

The Brain On 23

We are the 23-year-olds. We are the ones squirming in our chairs at the office because we still feel awkward in our grown-up clothes. We strut through city streets with eyes cast toward our screens, desperately seeking any source that will tell us the decisions we've made are valid. We work hard in …

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5 Moves for Toned Arms and Shoulders

It may not feel that way just yet, but spring is right around the corner—and that means short sleeves, bathing suits, and generally showing off those glorious shoulders of yours. This five-move circuit contours your arm and shoulder muscles for a sexy spaghetti-strap-ready look. So grab a pair of …

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What Happens to Your Body When You Do Yoga

How this ancient form of exercise slays stress and revs you up, physically and mentally<p><b>Brain</b><br>What seems like a slow start—breathing deeply, in and out—fires up your prefrontal cortex, the brain's center for higher thought. You just got smarter: In one study, people scored higher on cognitive tests …

How to Reap the Benefits of Yoga — Starting Now

Shares 1.7K<p>Photo: Pond5<p>There’s more to yoga than just getting to class, doing a few flow sequences, and being done with it. Unlike some forms of …

The 5 Most Difficult Yoga Poses

Photo: Courtesy of Rina Yoga.<p><i>Rina Jakubowicz of Rina Yoga in Miami, Florida gives R29 a breakdown of the five most difficult yoga poses — and how to</i> …

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