Mayra Lopez

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This Is the No. 1 Thing That Holds Most People Back From Success

What’s the number one thing that holds most people back from success?<p>It’s not intelligence or hard work.<p><b>It’s your attitude.</b><p>Sound like the drivel your …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

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UN condemns Vatican child abuse cover-up

The UN has rejected a Vatican argument that it cannot implement a children's rights convention beyond its walls, saying the church has "placed the reputation of the church and the protection of the perpetrators above children's interests."<p>The Vatican was denounced on Wednesday by a UN human rights …

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Fatal air strike hits wedding convoy in Yemen

At least 13 people have been killed on their way to a wedding in Yemen by a suspected United States drone strike, local officials have said.<p>The air strike occurred on Thursday in the village of Qaifa, in Yemen's central al-Bayda province.<p>A military official told Associated Press news agency that …

'Determination' can be induced by electrical brain stimulation

Doctors in the US have induced feelings of intense determination in two men by stimulating a part of their brains with gentle electric currents.<p>The men were having a routine procedure to locate regions in their brains that caused epileptic seizures when they felt their heart rates rise, a sense of …

What's Best for Weight Loss: Cardio or Strength Training?

An expert weighs in on how you should spend your gym time<p><b>The question:</b> To lose weight, should I spend my gym time doing more cardio or more strength training?<p><b>The expert:</b> Personal trainer Mike Donavanik, C.S.C.S., C.P.T.<p><b>The answer:</b> It depends what you mean by "lose weight." If you are in an epic …

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Saudi police arrest two over 'free hugs' | Saudi Arabia News

Saudi religious police arrested two young men offering a "free hug" to passers-by in the ultra-conservative Muslim kingdom's capital, local media reported.<p>The arrests were made in the main Tahlia Street where the two men were waving banners marked "Free Hug" in English, according to news website …

How sights, sounds, and touch are mapped onto the brain

<i>Chapter 8 of my book, 50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know. Here's the introduction to the book, the chapter about mirror neurons, and my post about the most important idea in neuroscience</i>.<p>Summary: The body's surface and certain features of the external world are mapped onto the brain in a …

Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep

While the brain sleeps, it clears out harmful toxins, a process that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's, researchers say.<p>During sleep, the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain increases dramatically, washing away harmful waste proteins that build up between brain cells during waking hours, a …

Forget Prozac, Psychobiotics Are the Future of Psychiatry

For millennia, the human race has sought to combat psychological disorders through the intervention of natural – and eventually synthetic – chemicals. Originally, the sources for these psychoactive substances were the various fruits and flowers, including the Areca tree (betel nut), the poppy …

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Scientists grow miniature human brain in a lab

'Cerebral organoids' model development of the mind in human embryo<p>Scientists have long been taunted by the human brain. After all, the very organ that gives us knowledge remains largely unmastered — something President Obama has set to rectify, in part, with an ambitious effort to map the brain. An …

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