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Why painful memories linger with us

If we didn’t forget pain, women would never go through childbirth twice – or so says the myth. But the truth is that agonising memories don’t always diminish.<p>If you visit someone with a newborn baby, their description of the pain of childbirth often includes the phrase “never again”. One friend …

Childbirth

Pain Really Is All In Your Head. Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

Rich People Are Less Sad—But They Aren't Any Happier Than The Rest Of Us

In fact, new research shows that richer and poorer people are generally as happy as each other. Where they differ is in their level of sadness: …

Happiness

How Men And Women Process Emotions Differently

Are women "wired" to be more emotional? Not exactly -- but new research provides more evidence that the male and female brain may have very different ways of processing emotion.<p>Previous research has shown that women generally experience higher levels of emotional stimulation than men. Now, a new …

Gender

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

10 Facts You Must Know About Stroke

Find out if you're at risk for this deadly disease<p><b>1</b>. A stroke is an injury in the brain that occurs when your brain’s blood supply is interrupted.<p><b>2.</b> How does that happen, exactly? Doctors point to a couple potential reasons, classifying strokes into three categories: hemorrhagic strokes, caused by …

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

5 Secret Places She Sizes You Up

Decode her stealth signals in the office, at the beach, and more summer hangout spots<p>Men aren’t exactly discreet about the way they ogle women. Ladies, on the other hand, are masters of flying under the radar. The trick is knowing how to spot her subtle stares. “In about two-thirds of all …

9 Relationship Problems That Actually Aren’t

These might seem like red flags, but they’re making your relationship stronger<p>Many guys believe it—that harmony in relationships is the ideal, and conflict is to be avoided at all costs. Just take a look at all the happy, cuddly couples on Facebook.<p>Guess what? That's not reality, and not what you …

How to Communicate Your Needs in a Relationship | The Art of Manliness

As we’ve discussed before, many men these days have trouble being assertive. One of the things these “Nice Guys” struggle with is communicating their …

4 Mistakes Guaranteed to Get You Friend-Zoned

Follow our expert tips to avoid being banished to relationship purgatory.<p>I’m chatting with my friend Patrick, and he’s telling me about a girl he recently went to dinner with. He says she’s hot, and that she’s been texting him a lot—but what should he text back?<p>I ask him about the content of her …

Tips on Seeing People for Who They Really Are

<i>"The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them."</i> -- Maya Angelou<p>The first week working with a new client, she says some things that really rubs you the wrong way or makes you feel as if she doesn't respect you and your time... along with emailing you a bagillion times. You brush it …

Attracting the Love of Your Life

Are you single and ready for a loving relationship? Do you deeply desire to attract the love of your life?<p>We attract people at our common level of woundedness or health. What this means is that if you want to attract a kind, loving, caring, compassionate, empathic, happy, alive, passionate, fun, …

Relationships

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Split brains reconnect via alternate routes

Scientists uncover how patients born without a corpus callosum can still communicate information between right and left brain.<p>Your brain is divided …

How to Drink Whiskey | The Art of Manliness

While whiskey was first billed as a medicinal substance — aquavitae or “water of vitality” — it soon gained popularity and became one of the most …